The Joy of a Macbook Pro and an External Display

The Macbook Pro is working well so far, and along with its delivery yesterday, I also received another box…this one from Dell. Inside was a 24 inch widescreen LCD display. As you can tell, by the horrible picture above (taken with my iPhone) that’s a lot of screen real estate. I have never had a Read more…

Video: New ‘Get a Mac’ Ad” Office Stress

The latest ‘Get a Mac’ ad went online last night, and this one is much more up my alley than the previous efforts. In this ad PC is stressed out because Microsoft Office 2008 has been released for the Mac, and he’s worried about how the fact that the two are so compatible. Take a Read more…

The Macbook Pro has returned yet again…

Yesterday afternoon DHL delivered the Macbook Pro for the 4th time. I opened it up and found a list that stated at another 4 things had been replaced in the machine (I didn’t realize that the inside of the Macbook Pro had this many parts that could be replaced). It also said that the “3rd Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 244 – iPhone + Blu-Ray? And MORE!

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Parallels Server beta 3 has been released

Parallels have released Parallels Server beta 3. The update includes an integrated toolset that includes Parallels Tools, Parallels Image Tool and Parallels Transporter (a P2V and V2V migration tool) to the hypervisor solution for server virtualization. Built on Parallels’ bare metal hypervisor architecture and award-winning hypervisor-based virtualization technology, Parallels Server for Mac enables organizations to: Read more…

Apple accidentally reveals iPhone 3G Chipset

According to some exploratory work by ZiPhone.org, Apple has revealed the chipset that will be used in the 3G iPhone. If these reports ring true then the 3G iPhone will be using the Infineon’s SGOLD3 “3.5G” processor. This new Infineon hardware will not only add 3G over HSDPA but will also run at 7.2 megabit Read more…

Apple releases EFI firmware and keyboard updates, and iPhone SDK Beta 3

Apple updated the EFI firmware for the Macbook, Macbook Pro, Macbook Air and iMac late yesterday. These updates all “fix compatibility issues” with their respective machines. A firmware up date was also issued for the new aluminum keyboard, resolving an issue where a key could unexpectedly ‘stick’ and repeat characters. It also mends “other issues” Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 243 – iPhone 2.0 Expired, Final Cut Server, and More!

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Zuma, Scrabble added to iTunes, older iPod games removed

Apple has updated their iPod games line today, adding titles like Zuma and Scrabble to the iPod Classic and Nano mix, but removing older 5th Generation iPod games like Bejeweled, iQuiz, Lost, Mahjong, Musika, Royal Solitaire and Vortex. iQuiz and Vortex come pre-installed on all current generation Nanos, so those games haven’t faded away, but Read more…

Apple releases Final Cut Server

Apple announced today that Final Cut Server, a software solution for media asset management and workflow automation, is now shipping. Final Cut Server is a scaleable server application that automatically catalgs large collections of assets, allowing searching across multiple disks and SAN volumes. It enables viewing, annotation and approval of contnet from anywhere using a Read more…