The Most Popular Apple Gazette Posts of 2013

The Most Popular Apple Gazette Posts of 2013
Wow, 2013 is just about done and you know what that means: Year End Posts! That’s right, with the year winding down it’s time to look back and remember where we were in the past 365 ¼ days. To start this week in review off with a bang, we’re going to look back at some Read more…

Can Apple Go Completely Wireless?

completely wireless
Everyone hates wires. Nobody ever got a brand new phone and thought, “Hey, I can’t wait to see how the charger plugs in!”  With this in mind, it’s no wonder that researchers have been working on ways to charge devices without wires. While inductive charging is nothing new, getting it to work flawlessly with phones, Read more…

21 Ways That Option Click Makes OS X Better

21 Ways That Option Click Makes OS X Better
The Option key on the Mac keyboard gives users a lot more…well…options. Just about anything you can click on inside of OS X can be Option clicked to open up a world of new features and abilities. You could click around OS X and find all of these for yourself, but below are the top Read more…

The Future of the iPod

The Future of the iPod
Apple has an assortment of iPods available including the iPod Classic, Nano, Shuffle, and the Touch. These round out the lineup of handheld devices that aren’t iPhones or iPads, but one has to wonder, does Apple really need this many iPod devices? Could Apple narrow its lineup of iPods to only include two models and Read more…

How to customize the OS X Right Click Menu Using Automator

How to customize the OS X Right Click Menu Using Automator
Computers are here to do our bidding. When we have boring, repetitive tasks the best possible way to get them done is to get a computer to do them. OS X knows this, which is why there are some awesome tools included in the operating system to give you the ability to automate these tasks Read more…

Apple’s Big Plans For Television

Apple’s Big Plans For Television
Ever since the release of the original Apple TV back in early 2007, the device’s popularity has continued to grow. As of late however, the hockey puck-sized device has become somewhat stale. Even with Apple adding new channels and more content, there has to be more in store for Apple TV, but the question is Read more…

5 Ways To Clean and Maintain OS X Mavericks

5 Ways To Clean and Maintain OS X Mavericks
One of the great things about OS X is that it basically runs itself. Left to its own devices Apple’s operating system will keep itself pretty clean and issue-free, but even with this there are times that you need to intervene to do some good old-fashioned manual maintenance. The 5 tips outlined below can be Read more…

Apple iBeacon: Cool or Creepy?

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This past Friday Apple enabled location-aware transmitters in all of their U.S. retail stores. Called iBeacon, this service works via Bluetooth and the Apple Store App for the iPhone to get location-based information when arriving at one of their stores. The iBeacon system is far more precise than GPS-based methods for finding exactly where someone Read more…

How To Install OS X Mavericks On An External Drive

How To Install OS X Mavericks On An External Drive
You may not know this, but you can install OS X Mavericks to just about any USB drive out there that has enough free space for the operating system. You may be wondering why you would want to install OS X to a portable drive when the internal drive is usually larger, faster, and well, Read more…

Will the iPhone 6 be the iPhone Air?

iPhone Air
It’s no secret that Apple tries to make every product they release lighter and thinner, but the iPhone has been the slowest device to follow this path. When Apple released the MacBook Air, it was the thinnest notebook computer in the world. While other devices have since claimed this title, it’s a good point to Read more…