Christmas in May, June or July at the Apple Store, Boston

by Jeff Cutler When I’m sitting in line outside the Boston Apple Store’s Boylston Street entrance on May 15, I’m going to be blogging and probably Twittering about the experience. It won’t be totally about the free T-shirt I’ll get at 6PM when the doors are reportedly going to open for the first time to Read more…

Apple is not “abandoning” its exclusive carrier model anytime soon.

I’ve read online in a few places, including Apple Insider, that Apple is “abandoning” its multiple carrier model once the 3G iPhone is released. It’s amazing to me the kind of blatant lies that can come out of the simplest bits of news. It has been announced that that Vodafone is releasing the iPhone in Read more…

Apple is losing money on iTunes Movies – Will it pay off?

It was reported late last week that Apple is paying $16.00 for every $14.99 movie that it sells in iTunes under its new deal with major studios like 20th Century Fox, The Walt Disney Studios, Warner Bros., and Paramount Pictures…just to name a few. All the major studios are involved…and now its clear why. Apple Read more…

Unimaginative Apple parody in ‘Grand Theft Auto IV’

The folks at Rockstar games, apparently, are not Apple fans. TUAW thinks their parody is brilliant. I’m not as impressed. Drew over at TV Jab and I have been debating and discussing this game for weeks because I don’t have a very high opinion on of it. That was before the Apple parody, mind you, Read more…

AT&T to cut iPhone price to $199 – right after pigs fly

Yup – this rumor is everywhere. I know, I know…you want it to be true. I want it to be true – we ALL want it to be true. BUT…do you really think the 3G iPhone is going to come out at a price point that is $200 dollars cheaper than the current model? Sure, Read more…

Safari Hack exploit was public for almost a full year

Last month a Macbook Air was hacked very quickly…you may have heard of it. Well, it turns out that the “zero-day” exploit in Apple’s Safari browser was actually found in the open-source software library called Perl Compatible REgular Expressions or PCRE, which is used by many products including Safari, Apache, and more. Security researcher Chris Read more…

NBC would ‘love’ to be back in iTunes, they would also love to keep your files out of it

George Kliavkoff, chief digital officer for NBC Universal is singing a different ‘tune’ about iTunes according to CNET. The “chief digital officer” stated in a interview at the Ad:Tech conference that NBC would ‘ love to be on iTunes…It has a great customer experience. We’d love to figure out a way to distribute our content Read more…

OPINION/SPECULATION: 3G iPhone at WWDC 2008

I’ve gotten quite a few emails about the recent iPhone shortages and what that may or may not mean for for the upcoming 3G iPhone. There is a lot of speculation about the date that the 3G version of the iPhone will be released, and I guess it’s time to talk about it – so Read more…

Apple DOES care about its customers – no matter what ‘Boy Genius’ says

You know, sensationalist headlines are nothing new. There was a time, before blogging became a business, where that kind of thing was frowned upon in the blogging world – but that time has passed. This weekend Ahmed at Tech Soapbox wrote a great piece about just this subject. You can read it here. He’s responding Read more…

Apple using ‘Microsoft-like’ moves to get Safari on Windows Machines

This is one of those stories that you just know is going polarize the audience. The hardest of hardcore Apple fanboys have probably already fired up Mail to send me hate e-mail about how I should die for writing a title like that…but it’s 100% true. On Windows, Apple has decided to push Safari through Read more…