OS X Lion Nearing Its First Release Candidate, Not Gold Master

OS X Lion Nearing Its First Release Candidate, Not Gold Master
As Apple continues development of OS X Lion to keep up with a Summer release date, there are murmurs of the OS hitting Gold Master. However, Apple has yet to give developers an initial Release Candidate A month ago Apple released a Beta of OS X Lion through the Mac App Store. The current release Read more…

Apple Gazette Giveaway: Five Free Subscriptions To YouMail For The iPhone

Apple Gazette Giveaway: Five Free Subscriptions To YouMail For The iPhone
Apple Gazette has five (5) 1-year subscriptions to YouMail’s awesome voicemail transcription service which is valued at $100 annually. The rules are similar to our previous SugarSync subscription giveaway. YouMail recently updated its iOS App with a new user interface and features. The service focuses on transcribing your voicemails and making them available on your Read more…

The 5 Best Lego Apple Creations

The 5 Best Lego Apple Creations
At Apple Gazette we have a soft spot for everything Apple and Legos. If you combine the two you’ll get one very happy team of Bloggers. Continuing our fascination of Lego-ified iProducts is the 5 best Lego Apple creations. 1. A Working Lego Mac Perhaps one of the best Lego creations on this list is Read more…

Apple Gazette Giveaway: Two 30GB SugarSync Accounts For Your New iPad

Apple’s newest iPad goes on sale today and what better way to celebrate its retail debut than a special giveaway exclusively for Apple Gazette readers? To celebrate the iPad 2’s release, we’re giving away two 30 GB SugarSync accounts! SugarSync uses the cloud to sync and backup your important documents such as photos, music, videos Read more…

1st Generation iPad Now $399, Apple Offers $100 Rebate To Recent Buyers

1st Generation iPad Now $399, Apple Offers $100 Rebate To Recent Buyers
Amidst Apple’s iPad 2 announcement was news the original iPad would not only be sold alongside its newer brother at a discounted price but that recent purchasers would be refunded $100. The first generation iPad is now being sold at a $100 discount starting at $499 and refurbished units being offered at $349. However, the Read more…

New OS X Trojan Found In The Wild & How To Protect Yourself Against It

New OS X Trojan Found In The Wild & How To Protect Yourself Against It
A new Trojan for OS X that operates remotely to steal user information and crash a Mac has been found by security researchers Sophos. The “backdoor Trojan” called BlackHole Rat and dubbed MusMinim-A by security researchers operates in the background of an infected Mac. MusMinim’s biggest threat to users is the ability to display fake Read more…

OS X Lion Hits Torrent Sites, Should You Download It?

The developer preview of Mac OS 10.7 Lion has arrived on the most popular torrent site. Question is, is it safe to download? Apple made the developer preview of Lion available Thursday through the Mac App Store. As of now, developers who paid the $99 annual fee to Apple’s Developer Connection can legally run and Read more…

Apple Overhauls “About This Mac”, Makes It Easier To Understand Your Hardware

Apple Overhauls "About This Mac", Makes It Easier To Understand Your Hardware
Part of the changes coming OS 10.7 Lion is an overhaul to the aging System Profiler and About This Mac panel to make the hardware in your computer more understandable. The “About This Mac” view in Mac OS X gives you a very limited view of the basic hardware in your Mac. While you can Read more…

OS X Lion Adds Better SSD Support

OS X Lion Adds Better SSD Support
The latest developer preview of Mac OS X Lion introduces TRIM support for Solid State Drives which will improve long term performance. Apple is starting to add SSDs to the MacBook Pro line and eventually its desktop Macs to improve battery life and shorten boot up times. However, Snow Leopard can’t optimally handle the drives. Read more…