iLife ’11 – Must Buy, or Do You Care?

iLife '11 - Must Buy, or Do You Care?
It’s funny how two people can have completely different reactions to the same thing. I watched the big press event yesterday live, with my wife popping into my home office here and there to check things out. I caught myself dozing off a bit while iLife ’11 was being introduced, mostly because I rarely use Read more…

The MacBook Air: Lust & Logic

The MacBook Air: Lust & Logic
I’ve talked before about my lust for small computers, particularly the 12-inch PowerBook. That’s why yesterday’s news about the new MacBook Air models was a welcome relief for me. But at the same time, a bit disappointing as well. The specs were just as the rumors pointed out, and that’s a good thing. The SSD Read more…

Back to the Mac Event: Wrapup

Back to the Mac Event: Wrapup
So what happened at today’s Back to the Mac event? Here are the deets, provided in a convenient list form. Looking for commentary? It’s coming soon. iLife ’11 Introduced – Free with every new Mac, $49 retail. Available Now. iPhoto ’11 Full screen display for all features New Slideshow themes Album view very similar to Read more…

Apple Gazette Reviews: iFrogz Envoy

Apple Gazette Reviews: iFrogz Envoy
It seems like very few things in life will make me happy, particularly when it comes to iPad cases. A while back, iFrogz sent me over one of their iPad cases for review (full disclosure: it was free), and now that I’ve spent some time with it, I have to say that I’m pleasantly surprised. Read more…

The Obligatory Apple Event Speculation Post

The Obligatory Apple Event Speculation Post
Well, it’s still early but at 10 am PST, Apple has an event called Back to the Mac, which is presumably about OS 10.7. But what else will be announced? As is tradition, I’m going to go out and make a few predictions here, and wildly speculate about what’s going to happen in a few Read more…

Want a White iPhone 4? Here’s One Option

Want a White iPhone 4? Here's One Option
Sure, the white iPhone 4 is a bit of a sore subject on the Apple front. After all, it’s October now, and we still don’t have the pale version of everyone’s favorite mobile phone, but there are still a few options to make your black model look a bit lighter. Like this iPhone 4 case Read more…

AppleTV V.2 Doing Just Fine, Thanks

AppleTV V.2 Doing Just Fine, Thanks
So how is the new AppleTV selling? Apparently, quite well. MacRumors has the specifics: During today’s earnings conference call, Apple CEO Steve Jobs noted that the company has sold over 250,000 units of the revamped Apple TV that was unveiled at the company’s September 1st media event and began shipping at the very end of September. Read more…

No 7-Inch iPad Coming

No 7-Inch iPad Coming
Want a 7-inch iPad? I wouldn’t hold your breath. Turns out that Steve isn’t a huge fan of the concept, at least according to what he said on yesterday’s Q4 call. Here’s the quote from MacRumors: Commenting on avalanche of tablets heading to market. Just a handful of credible entrants. Almost all use 7″ screen, Read more…

Review: Camtasia

Review: Camtasia
If you’re looking to record video directly from your computer screen, you won’t find an app that’s easier to use yet robust enough to suit every need, than Camtasia for Mac. It offers a well-rounded list of features and a slick, easy-on-the-eyes interface that’s right in keeping with the aesthetic that Mac users expect. When Read more…

iPhone 4 Back Swapping

iPhone 4 Back Swapping
[Image via Unplggd] I love my iPhone 4, but that doesn’t mean that I’m not cautious with it. I have my case, and I am concerned about what could potentially happen to the glass should something strike the phone the wrong way. But now it looks like there’s another option that isn’t too pricey, and Read more…