NetNewsWire is now FREE!

NetNewsWire, which to many is the absolute best RSS Reader Mac is now officially out of beta with version 3.1, which launched today – and guess what? Now it’s FREE! I’ve never used a desktop RSS Reader before, but I’m going to download NetNewswire and give it a shot. If you’d like to do the Read more…

Apple expanding to 500 ‘Best Buy’ stores

After speaking with Best Buy executives at CES, The Street is reporting that the Best Buy/Apple partnership is continuing to grow. In Oct. Apple announced that they were expanding to 270 Best Buy stores. Now, according to the execs at Best Buy, that number is growing to 500. The reason is partially because demand for Read more…

‘No Zunephone’ say Bill Gates

In an interview with Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Microsoft CEO Bill Gates said that Microsoft WILL NOT release a direct competitor to the iPhone. “No, we won’t do that. In the so-called smart phone business we will concentrate solely on software with our Windows Mobile program,” Gates was quoted as saying. “We have partnerships with Read more…

Apple to Standardize European iTunes Prices

Apple today announced that they were planning to standardize the price of content in iTunes throughout Europe by lowering the prices in its UK store. What’s interesting about the this announcement, and the press release in particular (which you can read below) is that Apple makes it very clear that they are perfectly willing to Read more…

Jailbroken iPhones get their own Trojan!

Those of you that like to complain about Apple keeping the iPhone locked up – here’s ONE reason why they do it. (I’m not saying it’s the ONLY reason, by far – but it is a darn good reason.) An 11 year old kid has written the very first Trojan for jailbroken iPhones. From the Read more…

Garmin has a secret product for Macworld

GPS manufacturer Garmin has a secret product that they’re going to unveil at Macworld 2008. The software is called “Bobcat” according to the Garmin Blog. The blog post also mention “new Mac-compatible software and hardware” that Garmin will be showcasing. There is no official word on just what “Bobcat” or the new software and hardware Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 185 – iTunes Movies on Fox DVDs Confirmed, and more!

New Apple Products, iTunes Movies on Fox DVDs confirmed, and more! You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can listen to the episode right here: right here In addition to that, you can also download the Apple Gazette Daily Widget and listen to every episode of the show right on your Read more…

Leopard Quicktip – Preparing iWork documents for Quick Look

When you create a document with iWork ’08 (Numbers, Pages, or Keynote) you can take an extra step to ensure that the document will display with proper formatting in Quick Look by selecting the “Include Preview in Document” check box when you save. Alternatively you can set this feature to be checked by default in Read more…

FlyTunes – Radio for your iPhone

There’s a new option in radio – or there will be on January 21st. It’s called FlyTunes, and it’s coming out of the gate taking shots at satellite radio. The new service will have an iPhone specific interface that can even allow you to timeshift your music and store as much as 30 minutes of Read more…

2008 Keynote Bingo Card now Online

The 2008 Macworld Bingo card is online now, and you can already mark one square off for the Mac Pros. Macworld Bingo has become increasingly popular over the last few years. I’ve never really gotten into it myself, but you can find the PDF file right here so you can play along next Monday if Read more…