Hack Store: for Mac App Rebels

Hack Store: for Mac App Rebels
Based on the belief that Apple shouldn’t have the right to approve or disapprove of the apps it sells in the Mac App Store, a group of Russian developers have put together an alternative app store for Mac users, called Hack Store. Read more…

You Have to See This: CGI History of Apple

You Have to See This: CGI History of Apple
A CGI production studio called Transparent House put together this beautiful tribute to Apple that traces the company’s history, from the original Apple I to the first iPad. Read more…

Brydge Turns Your iPad Into a MacBook Air

Brydge Turns Your iPad Into a MacBook Air
Boy oh boy, is Kickstarter becoming the go-to place for the most innovative Apple accessories. A few weeks ago, I told you about the Pebble e-ink watch. Just this week, I reviewed the Cosmonaut stylus. Today, I’m going to tell you about a smart new iPad cover with a keyboard that transforms your iPad into Read more…

ITC Rules Apple Infringes on Motorola Patent

ITC Rules Apple Infringes on Motorola Patent
Apple recently received less than favorable news with the US International Trade Commission ruling that Apple is infringing on a patent involving 3G wireless technology that Motorola Mobility owns. The Commission further stated that Apple’s action also compels other companies to infringe on this same patent without even knowing that they’re doing it. This is Read more…

Review: Cosmonaut Stylus

Review: Cosmonaut Stylus
It’s probably the oddest stylus you’ve ever seen. At first glance, it seems to be a big, black crayon. In reality, the Cosmonaut is the stylus, reborn. Re-imagined from the ground up, it’s an effort to throw out all the rules and create something a whole lot smarter. Read more…

35+ New Pics from Inside Apple HQ

35+ New Pics from Inside Apple HQ
Want to see even more of Apple’s super-secretive headquarters? We’ve just added over 35 photos to our gallery of the inside of Apple’s Cupertino, California campus, more than doubling the original count. Read more…

This Is Why I Never Report Rumors

This Is Why I Never Report Rumors
Okay, maybe “never” is a strong word. But it’s a rare thing when I write about a rumor (I don’t even consider it unless it’s a sure thing), because 99% of rumors turn out to be bunk. Like that story about Tim Cook visiting Valve Software last week. You know, that completely non-news piece of Read more…

About 140,000 Macs Remain Infected with Flashback

About 140,000 Macs Remain Infected with Flashback
Apple recently released the official removal tool and a patch that will remove and protect Macbooks from the Flashback malware, it is still installed on many Macs. In a blog post, computer security company Symantec reported that 140,000 Macs are still infected with Flashback. Even though it is a huge drop compared to the 600,000 Read more…

Make & Sell Your Own iOS Games with Sketch Nation Studio

Make & Sell Your Own iOS Games with Sketch Nation Studio
Hitting the app store this Wednesday (4.18.12) is a clever new app that puts the tools in your hands to create and sell your own iOS games — right from your iPhone or iPad. Read more…