Happy New Year from Apple Gazette!

Hey everyone, I hope you all had a happy and safe New Year’s Eve. Welcome to 2009. It should be a very interesting year for Apple. There are a lot of changes afoot with the company, from this year’s Macworld being their last, to the obvious shift away from Steve Jobs as a primary focus Read more…

iTablet Rumors are back AGAIN – This time Backed by TechCrunch

iTablet Rumors are back AGAIN - This time Backed by TechCrunch
So guess what? The iTablet rumor is back – AGAIN. This time it’s being reported by TechCrunch, a source I actually consider somewhat credible – but if this is true, I think it’s a huge mistake on Apple’s part. Michael Arrington is reporting that 3 separate sources have confirmed this thing, and one of them Read more…

IDG to hold “Town Hall” meeting next week at Macworld

IDG to hold "Town Hall" meeting next week at Macworld
IDG is not letting Macworld go down without a fight – and with that in mind, they’re going to be holding a “Town Hall Meeting” on Wed. January 7, at 5PM PT (at Moscone’s Gateway Ballroom – room 102) to discuss where Macworld should go without Apple’s direct involvement in the future. Everyone in attendance Read more…

Angry Apple Fan wants “Silence” During Schiller Keynote

Lesa Snider King is mad at Apple – and she’s not shy about it. She is calling for a “silent protest” at the Phil Schiller Keynote to let Apple know how upset you are about Apple abandoning Macworld. Here’s her take on the situation: On Tuesday, Dec. 16 Apple Inc. announced that Steve Jobs would Read more…

Macworld Expo set to continue with or without Apple

IDG World Expo was quick to respond yesterday with assurances that the “Macworld Expo” event would continue to happen in 2010 and beyond – with or without Apple. IDG vice president Paul Kent released a statement shortly after Apple’s press release yesterday afternoon. “We are on track for a terrific show this year, with strong Read more…

RUMORMILL Magic 8 Ball shakes out “Mac Mini” refresh at Macworld

Apple Insider, the same site that reported the official DEATH of the Mac Mini in 2007, is now claiming, via a Wired report, that the Mac Mini is due for a refresh at Macworld. There is nothing really detailed to report here – just that some guy heard this thing from another guy who might Read more…

Would a $99 iPhone “dilute” the Apple brand?

Would a $99 iPhone "dilute" the Apple brand?
I keep reading commentaries on the idea of a $99 iPhone. What surprises me, is that some people seem to think that a $99 iPhone would somehow tarnish or “dilute” the Apple brand. I can’t for the life of me see why. A $99 iPhone is a great idea. Apple has made it very clear Read more…

POLL: Do you buy movies in iTunes?

“The Dark Knight” is available for purchase on iTunes. It’s $14.99 on iTunes, and $14.95 (this week only) at Wal-Mart. I thought about buying it today when I was walking through the store, but I decided against it. Then I thought about buying it again when I got home, and decided against it again. I’m 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…

Does it matter if Obama uses an iPod or Zune?

Does it matter if Obama uses an iPod or Zune?
Sometimes I look at the things that blow up on the Internet and I just hang my head in disbelief. We’re currently in one of the worst economic states this country has ever been in. The entire world is looking a recession, and after handing our banks oodles and gobs of cash, our automotive industry Read more…