Apple Gets Trademark for Its Store Design

The Apple Store has a look so distinctive that you’d know you’re in one even if you’re led inside blindfolded and all of the products are covered up. The cool mix of minimalist design and the floating glass staircase are distinctive touches that spell Apple. With Apple’s store design so uniquely Apple, it was an Read more…

Got MacBook Battery Issues? Make Sure You Get the Firmware Updates

Got MacBook Battery Issues? Make Sure You Get the Firmware Updates
Here’s a quickie for you who have older MacBooks (MacBook Pros and MacBook Airs). Apple just rolled out three small firmware updates that address potential battery problems on the older models. If you’re struggling with yours, then you will definitely want the update as it is supposed to give your battery a new life. Well, Read more…

DIY Airplay Speaker Using Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Model B
The size of a credit card – and definitely more constructive – the Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer that excited computer enthusiasts around the world when the concept was announced. The computer is not a fluke, even though it hasn’t been much more than a year since its official launch. There have been reports Read more…

Does the 128GB iPad 4 Spell Death for the 64GB MacBook Air?

iPad 128GB
Yesterday, gadget enthusiasts were treated to the news that there is a new iPad 4, one boasting a whopping 128GB of storage. I don’t know about you, but the first thing that came to mind was, “Why?” Oh, I am sure there are plenty of justified reasons for wanting – and actually using – a Read more…

iOS 6.1 Is Out, Now What?

iOS update
The hundreds of millions of iOS devices out there have been busy in the past 12 hours or so – busy downloading the latest update to the mobile operating system – and if you have not done so already, there is no better time to do it than now. Then again, there might really be Read more…

A Glimmer of Hope for ‘jOBS’?

A Glimmer of Hope for 'jOBS'?
I’ve made no secret of my disdain for the idea of Ashton Kutcher taking on the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming movie jOBS (despite his uncanny resemblance to the late tech icon). Kutcher’s never struck me as a very good actor. Then I saw this first clip of Kutcher in action… and I’m Read more…

The Dish on How Apple Makes Its Money

How Apple Makes It Money
I don’t know about you, but I am getting tired of seeing all the headlines and links about how Apple’s earnings have not met expectations. I am not the staunchest Apple defender – I even take digs at the brand now and then – but all the pundits chiming in like a flock of seagulls Read more…

iPad Mini sales may be affecting iPad

iPad Mini sales may be affecting iPad
The launch of the iPad Mini has been a success as evidenced by its robust sales. But this success may have been met at the expense of another product in the Apple family – the iPad. According to a report published by Reuters, insiders involved in the production of Apple’s iPAds mentioned that the order Read more…

Freebie Alert: 8 Mac Apps Free

Freebie Alert: 8 Mac Apps Free
MacLife is offering an incredible freebie for the next ten days: 8 downloadable apps for your Mac, 100% free in the “Mac Freebie Bundle.” Read more…

Travel Apps That Actually Give You Value

Travel Apps That Actually Give You Value
Got travel plans this year? You probably do, and if you’re thinking of how to make your travel planning – and the trip itself – relatively painless, you are also probably thinking of tools (read: apps) that can help. The truth of the matter is that there is a glut of travel apps out there. Read more…