Airport Extreme update adds USB Hard Drive back-up function

Yesterday’s Time Machine/Airport update finally activated a feature that just about everyone has been waiting for. You can now attach a USB external hard drive to your Airport Extreme and back up your files wirelessely from any Mac on the network. Essentially, it makes your Airport Extreme and an external USB drive into your very Read more…

The Macbook Pro RETURNS…but does it work? UPDATE: The Answer is NO!!!!

So, those of you interested in the ongoing Macbook Pro repair saga will be happy to know that DHL just knocked on the door and dropped it off. The real question will be…does it work? For those coming in late, Apple already dropped it off once, and all they had done was pop out some Read more…

Adobe confirms they are bringing Flash to the iPhone

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Apple Gazette Daily 230 – Tivo and iTunes play nice, iTunes Tax for CA, and more!

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New York is “Hell” according to the iPhone

This is something interesting…Apparently, when you type in “Hell” in the iPhone weather widget, the first thing that pops up is “New York, NY”. NY is followed by Hellertown, PA, Hellier, KY, Hellin, and Castilla-La Mancha(Spain). Interestingly, Hell, Michigan, which is a real place, isn’t listed at all. This is one of those little “easter Read more…

Apple releases Safari 3.1

Apple today announced the release of Safari 3.1 for both Mac and Windows. Apple’s press release focuses almost entirely on speed, touting all the various things that Safari can do faster than any other browser. In addition to speed, though, Safari 3.1 does have some interesting improvements. It is the first browser to support audio Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 229 – Airport Express, Blu-Ray on Mac, and more

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iPhone Clamshell Patent sure to get rumor mill stirred up

The latest Apple patent to be uncovered is described as a “dual sided trackpad”. It would have a translucent cover with a capactive, multi-touch trackpad that accepts input on either side and can activate controls depending on the pad’s position according to Electronista. The primary interaction for a pad like this could be on a Read more…

Apple introduces New Airport Express, now with 802.11n

In a slightly surprising announcement for a Monday, Apple announced the immediate availability of the newest version of the Airport Express Base Station featuring. “Priced at just $99, AirPort Express is the world’s smallest 802.11n-based mobile base station. It can be plugged directly into the wall for wireless Internet connectivity and USB printing at home Read more…

Does Apple really need to move to Blu-Ray anytime soon?

There has been some talk over the weekend about why Apple hasn’t yet moved to adding Blu-Ray drives to its computers. Some seem to think that now that the “format war is over” that Apple should be saddling into the Blu-Ray bandwagon (which they originally committed to at the start of the Blu-Ray format) and Read more…