.Mac troubles and tips from Apple for the MobileMe switch

Throughout the day I have noticed troubles with the .Mac service. Earlier this morning MacNN reported that the mac.com homepage was down and the service was experiencing extended worldwide outages. While I haven’t had a complete outage, and the website currently works for me, I have not been able to log onto iChat, and have […]

Download Day – Firefox 3 Available Now

Today is a big day for the Mozilla foundation. They’re trying to set a Guinness World Record for the most software downloads in 24 hours. The software in question is Firefox 3, the first version of Firefox ever to be primarily built with Cocoa. This version of Firefox also has drastically improved memory handling, and […]

Spore Creature Creator for Mac Available Now!

At Macworld this year I had a chance to play with the “Spore Creature Creator” from EA. Today, the creature creator has been released for PC and Mac, both as a free trial, and as a $9.95 retail version. The Creature Creator allows you to build your own creatures from over 228 parts, paint them […]

“strings” file reveals iSight HD possibility

It looks like Apple is working on a next generation iSight camera. The source for this (thanks MacRumors) is a QuickTime localization file which you can find here: /System/Library/QuickTime/QuickTimeUSBVDCDigitizer.component/Contents/Resources/English.lproj/Localizable.strings You can open the .strings file with either TextEdit, or a simple Quicklook, but either it its’ very clear that: /* Next Generation USB iSight */ […]

Site Trouble…

Apple Gazette is having some trouble this weekend, and we’re working diligently to get everything up and running properly. Until then, please feel free to navigate the posts listed in the comments to the right hand side of the page. All they all still work, and you can read anything you like. Thanks for stopping […]