AirPlay for All: Denon Introduces Receiver with AirPlay

AirPlay for All: Denon Introduces Receiver with AirPlay
When Apple announced AirPlay last week, I figured that although it was a neat concept, I wasn’t sure who else was going to pick up on it. Apparently, the answer is Denon. From the official page: AVR-4311CI Network Ready For Web Audio, Photo and Multi-Media PC Connectivity Via the RJ-45 wired LAN connection to your Read more…

Big News of the Day: AppleTV

Big News of the Day: AppleTV
I’m one of the few people out there who own an AppleTV. I bought it originally because I wanted to find a way to get my movies from iTunes onto my TV without purchasing a Mac Mini. Does it work? Sure, but it’s a bit finicky at times. Up until today, I was pretty sure Read more…

The Apple Fall Event – Wrap Up

The Apple Fall Event - Wrap Up
Excited about the big event? Of course you are. Well here’s the wrap up on today’s big events. Snarky commentary to follow shortly. iOS 120 Million iPads, iPhones and iPod Touch devices shipped. 230,000 iOS activations per day, not including upgrades 6.5 billion downloads from app store, 200 apps every second iOS 4.1 introduced Bugs Read more…

CopyTrans Makes it Easy to Transfer Tracks from iPod to Computer

CopyTrans Makes it Easy to Transfer Tracks from iPod to Computer
Don’t you just hate it when songs go missing from your iTunes library? I know I try to make sure that my iPod, phone, and computer contain the same songs so that there is no need to wonder which device to use when I feel like listening to something. Here, my organization skills fail me Read more…

Rumor Mill: 99-cent TV Show Rentals on iTunes

Rumor Mill: 99-cent TV Show Rentals on iTunes
What’s the big rumor today? Well the headline pretty much says it all, but let’s go to Bloomberg for the big report. Apple Inc. is in advanced talks with News Corp. to let iTunes users rent TV shows for 99 cents and is in discussions with other media companies about similar deals, said three people familiar Read more…

Google for iPhone Gets Pushy

Google for iPhone Gets Pushy
Got the Google app for the iPhone yet? No? Go get it now. I’ll wait. [iTunes link] Now that you’ve got it, let me explain what’s new. First, there’s the push notifications for Gmail and Google Calendar. Second, well there is no second. That’s it, just push e-mail and calendar notifications. Which is huge. I’m Read more…

Apple Gazette Reviews: Transformers G1 Awakening

Apple Gazette Reviews: Transformers G1 Awakening
When I was a kid, I was pretty obsessive about my toys. I was big into Legos, G.I.Joe’s, and most of all, the Transformers. I loved watching the cartoons every morning, then playing with the toys shortly after. Those were the days. Since then, various Transformers games have come around, including a console game for Read more…

New AppleTV Coming Soon?

New AppleTV Coming Soon?
Oh, the AppleTV. I have one myself, and although I do appreciate its usefulness, it’s not quite everything that I was looking for. I’d like 1080P resolution, and a bit more flexibility with my library. But alas, that’s not set to happen anytime soon, so I just deal with it until I buy a Mac Mini Read more…

Tech Support: I Need Your Help

Tech Support: I Need Your Help
As you may know, I’ve been working on building a media center for my home, A few months back, I bought a portable hard drive and started burning DVDs – ones that I legally own, mind you – and putting them into iTunes. I had a few hiccups, but it was going well until I Read more…

Apple’s Data Server Center Ready Soon

Apple's Data Server Center Ready Soon
[Image via Fortune, Video Shot By Bill Wagenseller] For the past little while, Apple has been building a data center out in North Carolina. It’s apparently going to be a server farm, presumably for iTunes. There was an interesting article in TechCrunch yesterday about the Q3 earnings call. Here’s the scoop: During Apple’s Q3 2010 earnings Read more…