Apple is the #1 music retailer in the US…no wait…nevermind

In January Apple was the #1 music seller in the US. In Feb, however, Wal-Mart reclaimed their spot at the top according to Ars Technica. The reason for the spike in Jan. can most likely be attributed to customers redeeming iTunes gift cards that they received at Christmas. What’s extremely interesting about this, though, is […]

iTunes, Quicktime and Front Row all receive updates

iTunes, Quicktime, and Front Row updates have been released by Apple. The iTunes update, which weighs in at 46 mbs, features “bug fixes to improve stability and performance.” While the Front Row update, 20.5 mbs, increases compatibility with the latest version of iTunes. Compelling stuff. The Quicktime update gives us security fixes for Leopard, Tiger, […]

Apple Gazette Daily 239 – Mac scareware, France, Germany, and more!

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Review: mStation Orb

The mStation Orb is a very intriguing looking iPod Speaker System. The spherical design stands out just about anywhere you put it, and the size of the unit makes it an instant eye catcher when you walk into a room. It comes in a variety of glossy colors – black, white, silver, blue, green, pink, […]

Apple releases two new ‘Get a Mac’ Ads

Last night Apple premiered two additional ‘Get a Mac’ ads. ‘Yoga’ is another Vista basher, featuring PC trying to relieve stress after horrible failure of the latest Windows OS. While ‘Breakthrough’ points out that Apple computers are built by one company and thus, the OS only has to work with certain hardware, while PCs are […]

TV Shows launch in iTunes Germany

Apple launched TV shows in the German iTunes store today, expanding the availability of television in iTunes further into Europe. 35 shows launched with the release, including German hits like ‘Stromberg’ and ‘Tramitz and Friends’, as well as several American shows like ‘South Park’ and ‘Lost’. Suprisingly, the prices for the shows will vary from […]