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…

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…

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…

Game-Changer: Apple’s New Tool for Creating Apps

Game-Changer: Apple's New Tool for Creating Apps
Who says only programmers should be able to make great apps? What if creating iOS apps was as easy as creating a WYSIWYG Word doc? A new Apple patent suggests that very idea — an idea so obvious, so genius, it’s going to change everything. Read more…

The Smartwatch Apple Should Have Thought Up

The Smartwatch Apple Should Have Thought Up
“Pebble” may be a dumb name, but it’s a killer idea: a smartwatch that connects to your iPhone via Bluetooth, uses an e-ink display for long battery life, and even comes with a free SDK so devs can make their own apps for it. Read more…