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…

Steve Ballmer talks ‘Silverlight’ on iPhone (what a moron)

At a Keynote at Microsoft’s Mix Conference yesterday afternoon, Steve Ballmer responded to a question from the audience about Silverlight appearing on the iPhone. He said the idea is certainly “interesting.” Then proceeded to be an idiot. He expressed concern over the fact that Apple was taking a 30% cut from applications sold through the Read more…

iTunes Rentals getting off to a slow start – is this a bad sign?

Apple promised us 1,000 rentals in the iTunes store in January, but here we are on March 4th, and the iTunes store has a scant 384 titles available for rent – and only a handful of those are in HD according to Apple Insider. Some want to blame the studios for the hold up here Read more…

Apple Gazette Daily 217 – A Mac problems rant and a little more

A Mac problems rant and a little more…but mostly a rant You can subscribe via iTunes, or by RSS feed, or… you can listen to the episode right here: right here In addition to that, you can also download the Apple Gazette Daily Widget and listen to every episode of the show right on your Read more…

Tiny Code ‘apologizes’ for lying…but bloggers haven’t apologized for spreading the lies…and we should.

You know – sometimes I see the these rumors and lies posted on Apple sites, and I just can’t take it. For those of you that don’t know, KellyTM of Tiny Code decided to quit developing the jailbroken iPhone app that he/she had been working on, and instead of just saying “I quit” decided it Read more…

What is it about Apple that inspires irrational speculation?

If its one thing that is constant in the “cult of mac” its irrational speculation. I have been guilty of it myself a time or two, and its a phenomenon that I have yet to fully understand. The simplest things can lead to unbelievably wild speculation about what Apple is (or probably isn’t) doing next. Read more…

So are you regretting upgrading to 10.5.2 as much as I am?

I’ve had 10.5.2 on my Macbook Pro for about 48 hours now, and they have been nothing short of miserable. On four separate occasions now the computer has frozen for no reason, and I’ve had to do a hard restart to get it going again. My Samson Q1U USB Microphone now no longer works in Read more…

Randy Newman’s Macworld 2008 Performance – Brilliant or Crazy?

Stevenotes are often noted by a musical guest or performer. Typically they sing a song and that’s it. Macworld 2008 was a little different. Singer/Songwriter Randy Newman performed – and spoke – at the Keynote in a way that I don’t think any other performer ever has. The point of his first “song” seems to Read more…

The Macbook Air is growing on me – what about you?

The Macbook Air is growing on me the more I look at it. I can see where it could fit into the life of a person that travels alot – or someone who very much wants a notebook and desktop experience. My primary computer is my Macbook Pro. I’ve gotten used to only having one Read more…