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…

Skype Video Calling Comes To iOS, Competes With FaceTime

Skype Video Calling Comes To iOS, Competes With FaceTime
Not one to take VOIP and video conferencing competition lying down, Skype has brought video calling to its iOS App. Skype has updated its iOS App to support video calling to any Skype client on any OS – a far wider reach of devices than those supported by Apple’s FaceTime. The update requires iOS 4.0 Read more…

Untethered Jailbreak For iOS 4.2 Out Now In Beta Form

If you’ve been waiting for an untethered Jailbreak, you may be in luck. However, a word to caution for those looking to try it: it’s in beta form. The iPhone Dev Team announced a beta version of its untethered Jailbreak but it isn’t for the faint of heart. This beta is only available for the Read more…

Apple To Reveal Q1 Results January 18th

Tuesday, January 18th, Apple will announce its financial results< /a> foe Quarter 1. The call, which starts at 2:00 PM, has analysts, investors and Journalists interested in Apple’s success with the iPad, iPhone, iPod and the Mac. It will be interesting to hear how much pre-holiday shopping has impacted Apple’s earnings and whether or not Read more…

Can’t Open That File? Search The Mac App Store

The Mac App Store will be arriving on January 6th an already details are starting to trickle out. It looks the App Store may make opening pesky files a lot easier. When you try opening a file that Mac OS X doesn’t recognize, it gives you the option to select an App on your computer Read more…

Controversial WikiLeaks App Pulled From App Store

Controversial WikiLeaks App Pulled From App Store
WikiLeaks, which has made headlines recently for the distribution of thousands (and counting) of US cables between diplomats, arrived on the App Store in the form of an unofficial App. However, Apple has opted to pull the App which is no longer avilable to purchase. The $1.99 App was removed from the App Store without Read more…

Apple Closing Mac OS X Downloads Section

With the announcement of the Mac App Store it should come as no surprise that the historical downloads section on Apple’s website will be closed come January 6th. Apple sent developers an email about the change: Apple Developer ———————————– Dear [name], Thank you for making the Mac OS X Download site a great destination with Read more…