Next generation Macs delayed due to defective Sandybridge parts

The next generation of Macs, particularly the MacBook and iMac are set to receive the newest line of Intel CPUs and chipsets dubbed Sandybridge. The new CPU architecture would bring increased power efficiency and faster clock speeds to any Macs that utilize Intel’s Core i5 and i7 CPUs. Intel’s recall of Sandybridge parts could delays Read more…

XServe replacement being released by Active Storage?

XServe replacement being released by Active Storage?
The Xserve is being discontinued in just a few days which has generated a considerable amount of outcry from the community as Apple would leave a massive hole in its server line. To pick up the slack, enterprise users would have to rely on the Mac Pro or Mac Mini running the server version of Read more…

Apple posts best earnings call, can fare well with or without Jobs

Yesterday was Apple’s earnings call and the company posted one of the best quarters it has ever had following the holiday rush. While Apple’s stock dipped following the news Steve Jobs would be taking a other medical leave of absence, the company can prove that it can beat expectations even without Jobs at the helm.. Read more…

The Typography Of Apple – Typeface Design From 1984 To Today (Infographic)

Understanding the Typography of Apple and typefaces used
Since the Mac’s inception typography has played a monumental role at Apple. Designing the first digital typefaces for the Mac was influenced by the analog world and later sparked a war between Adobe. The progress made at Apple in developing typefaces has formed digital typography into it what it is today. The info graphic I Read more…

Mac App Store Opens Its Doors With 1,000+ Apps

Mac App Store Opens Its Doors With 1,000+ Apps
The Mac App Store is available now for users and opens its doors with over 1,000 Apps including iOS favorites such as Twitter and Angry Birds. Announced during Apple’s “Back To The Mac” event, the Mac App Store has been anticipated by users for weeks as developers readied their Software for Apple to approve. Apple Read more…

Mac App Store Launching ‘Noon’ EST January 6th As Developers Prepare Their Apps

Mac App Store Launching 'Noon' EST January 6th As Developers Prepare Their Apps
During Apple’s “Back To The Mac Event” the Mac App Store was announced and given a tentative release date of “within 90 days.” An official launch date of January 6th was given but now we have an exact time of when the Mac App Store will be making its OS X debut. According to The Read more…

More Nails Going In To DVD’s Coffin: iTunes Gaining New Movie Features

More Nails Going In To DVD's Coffin: iTunes Gaining New Movie Features
Yesterday I published my first post of 2011; the hopeful prediction of Apple killing the near obsolete optical drive. Apple seems to agree that the physical media is going by the wayside as new features are being added to movie downloads on the iTunes store. The new features show up in movies such as “The Read more…

Final Cut Updates Could Be Coming This Spring

Final Cut Updates Could Be Coming This Spring
A Substantial Upgrade To Final Cut Studio French site HardMac reported today the next version of Final Cut Studio would debut sometime this Spring. Apple has been testing two version of the video editing Software in Beta form: one version for Snow Leopard and another for Lion. The later version will harness Quicktime components not Read more…

The Death Of The Optical Drive Will Not Be Greatly Exaggerated

Many people start the new year off with a few resolutions (my personal resolution being 720p – I see an AppleTV coming soon) but I’m more interested in looking at the potential in tech companies, mainly Apple. What’s in store for us as consumers in 2011? My personal hope is the death of the optical Read more…

13″ MacBook Pro Makes Amazon’s List Of Top Selling Gadgets In 2010

13" MacBook Pro Makes Amazon's List Of Top Selling Gadgets In 2010
The iPhone and iPad topped eBay’s 2010 top-selling items list but the Mac took top honors on Amazon. The 13-inch MacBook Pro made Amazon’s best selling items list for 2010. The portable pro machine also scored on high Amazon’s bestselling and most wished-for item list. Read more…