Psystar tries a new angle in their case against Apple

Psystar tries a new angle in their case against Apple
The Psystar/Apple mess continues, now that Psystar has revised its argument against Apple. The Mac-clone maker is no longer claiming antitrust (since the judge already smacked that down) and is now focusing on copyright. Specifically, Psystar is alleging that Apple is guilty of copyright misuse in regards to the OSX EULA and the DMCA. They Read more…

Steve Jobs isn’t interested in Netbooks – just ask him

Steve Jobs isn't interested in Netbooks - just ask him
Analyst Ezra Gottheil from Technology Business Research (TBR) needs to find another job. If you can make it through this very long winded article on Apple Insider, what you’ll find is that Gottheil is certain that Apple is going to release a $599 netbook sometime in the first half of next year. He bases this Read more…

RUMOR: Wal-mart to sell a 4GB iPhone? Genius.

RUMOR: Wal-mart to sell a 4GB iPhone?  Genius.
A 4GB iPhone 3G being sold at Wal-mart is either A) a genius idea by Apple that will happen soon, or B) (and more likely) a genius of an idea by someone with too much time on their hands that is trying to make news during a slow time of year. Frankly, I hope its Read more…

Apple suspects Psystar is part of a Larger Conspiracy

Apple suspects Psystar is part of a Larger Conspiracy
Groklaw has taken a closer look at the amended Apple lawsuit against Psystar, and things are getting very, very interesting in this case. Not only does Apple assert that Psystar has violated the DMCA, it goes further to accuse the company of pushing buyers to commit copyright infringement (and also violate the DMCA) by using Read more…

Apple removes Anti-Virus Support page

Apple removes Anti-Virus Support page
Yesterday a variety of sites posted about Apple’s support page that “encouraged” users to install anti-virus software on their Macs. After it was discovered that the article had actually been up for an extended period of time, Apple removed it, saying that it was “old and inaccurate”. “We have removed the KnowledgeBase article because it Read more…

Apple now recommends “Anti-Virus” software for Mac

Well, we all knew it was going to happen sometime… Apple, after years and years of jabbing Microsoft about the need for virus protection, has very quietly posted an article in their knowledge base, suggesting that it might be a good idea to have anti-virus software on your Mac. Apple currently recommends Intego’s VirusBarrier X5, Read more…

Apple is offering the Mini Display Port spec license for free

Apple is offering the Mini Display Port spec license for free
One of the biggest changes when Apple released the new Cinema Display earlier this year, was the Mini Display Port. This is an Apple-designed min-version of the VESA-approved Display Port, and Apple – apparently – want to make it a standard. As such, they are offering no-fee licenses to any company interested in producing products Read more…

Apple offer “Cyber Monday” shipping discount

Apple has posted a “Cyber Monday” special on the online Apple Store today. All products at the store will be eligible for free shipping, regardless of the expense of the item. The deal is not U.S. only – so far it’s been confirmed for Canada, France, and the U.K. as well. You can head over Read more…

The Simpsons visit a “Mapple” Store (w/Video)

The Simpsons visit a "Mapple" Store (w/Video)
Last night “The Simpsons” paid a visit to the “Mapple” store, with a pretty darn funny send up of die hard Apple fanboys. I’m sure that the hardest of the hardcore will be upset by the outdated numbering of the operating system that Comic Book Guy mentions, or with the reference that Steve Jobs was Read more…

POLL: What is the BEST Apple Product of 2008?

Sure, we still have a little over a month to go before the end of the year, but it’s safe to say that Apple is done offering up new products in 2008. Looking back on the developments of the year, there are some pretty impressive things that have come out of 2008 in regards to Read more…