Texas based University hands out iPhones/iPod Touches to all Freshman

In the summer of 2007 ACU (Abilene Christian University) began exploring the possibilities of using mobile devices to enhance the education experience. They are not the first to begin embracing technology for teaching – some schools hand out laptops to elementary school kids these days – but they are the first to develop a variety Read more…

Video Quick Tip: Copy and Paste in Leopard’s Finder

Yesterday after reading a few people say that you can’t copy and paste in the Finder, I quickly put together this screencast with Screenflow. Take a look. Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 215 – New Macbooks, iPhone update, and more!

New Macbooks, Macbook Pros, an iPhone update 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 Dashboard. Click Read more…

iPod/iPhone firmware 1.1.4 update released – still no SDK

Apple has released the iPod Touch/iPhone 1.1.4 firmware update, labeling it only as “bug fixes”. There is no official word just yet on what exactly it will fix – my hope is that it will correct the txt messaging problems that I’ve had since the 1.1.3 update. In the Apple Developer’s Center there is still Read more…

“Hit Me On My iPhone” now available as iPhone Ringtone and MP3

I’m sure you remember this hilarious video featuring the guy from the iPhone guided tour remixed to lip sync Pete Miser’s insanely funny (and accurate) “Hit Me On My iPhone” song. Thankfully, Pete has decided to make his song available to the world either as an MP3 or an iPhone ready Ringtone. Each is available Read more…

Microsoft Employee talks about how MS is copying Leopard for next OS

Brandon is a developer for Microsoft. He has a Macbook that he carries around at work because its a well built machine. He barely uses OSX on it, and he even knows some people at his job who have them and have completely deleted the OSX partition – because the hardware is THAT good…but, you Read more…

iTunes is now the Number 2 Music Retailer in the US

Well, that Amazon MP3 store must not be doing as well as I thought it would. Apple today issued a press release announcing that iTunes is now the #2 music retailer in the United States, trailing only behind retail juggernaut Wal-Mart. Apple also announced that there are over 50 million iTunes customers now, and that Read more…

Apple Introduces new Macbook and Macbook Pro models

Apple today FINALLY released the latest updates to the Macbook and Macbook Pro lines, although they are primarily only spec upgrades. The Macbook Pro now features the same multi-touch trackpad featured on the Macbook Air, but neither the Macbooks nor the Macbook Pros feature any real significant cosmetic changes. The new MacBook Pro features the Read more…

It’s Tuesday and the Apple Store is down

It’s Tuesday. The Apple Store is down. People are excited. We’ll have more info as it happens. Thanks for the emails. Read more…

Gameloft releases Bubble Bash for iPod

Gameloft continue to release games for the iPod at a swift pace, this time creating a ‘Bust-a-move’ clone called ‘Bubble Bash’. If you’re familiar with ‘Bust-a-move’ then you know exactly how the game plays. ‘Bubble Bash’ joins ‘Pirates of the Caribbean – Aegir’s Fire’ and ‘Yahtzee’ as the latest releases for the iPod gaming platforms. Read more…