What Is Thunderbolt And Can I Use It?

What Is Thunderbolt And Can I Use It?
The highlight of Apple’s MacBook Pro announcement is the inclusion of Intel’s newest high-speed data transfer data technology Thunderbolt. Despite it being a new standard, you can start using Thunderbolt today. High-Speed Data Transfer Thunderbolt is being billed by Apple and Intel as the successor to USB 3.0, Firewire and other high-speed data transfer protocols. Read more…

My MacBook’s battery life is horrible! What do I do?

My MacBook's battery life is horrible! What do I do?
Apple focuses heavily on battery life on every mobile product it sells so much so the company took a new approach to the age-old design of batteries. But what if your Macbook battery life isn’t hitting the 8+ hours of use touted by Apple? Here’s a fix. Understanding Your Battery Your MacBook, depending on model, Read more…

XServe replacement being released by Active Storage?

XServe replacement being released by Active Storage?
The Xserve is being discontinued in just a few days which has generated a considerable amount of outcry from the community as Apple would leave a massive hole in its server line. To pick up the slack, enterprise users would have to rely on the Mac Pro or Mac Mini running the server version of Read more…

The Typography Of Apple – Typeface Design From 1984 To Today (Infographic)

Understanding the Typography of Apple and typefaces used
Since the Mac’s inception typography has played a monumental role at Apple. Designing the first digital typefaces for the Mac was influenced by the analog world and later sparked a war between Adobe. The progress made at Apple in developing typefaces has formed digital typography into it what it is today. The info graphic I Read more…

Apple Makes Support Easier For Every Apple Product You Own

Apple Makes Support Easier For Every Apple Product You Own
Apple introduced a new feature to help users find the support they need: “My Support Profile.” Apple’s support profile manager gives you a complete breakdown of what kind of service or repairs any Apple product you own has had. My Support Profile is available to any Apple customer who have registered their product with the 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…

Original Mac UI Susan Kare Selling Limited Edition Prints

Susan Kare, one of Apple’s UI designers (and later a NeXT employee) is selling limited edition prints of her work. The prints starting at $90 feature icons from the original Mac OS such as the Happy Mac, Bomb and Alert popup. Susan’s work is notable and her work on the Mac’s original interface has helped Read more…

Mac App Store Still On Track For January Launch

A recent rumor claimed Apple would launch the Mac App Store as early as next week. However, Apple will not be launching the store until January as planned. Reports surfaced last week that Apple’s development of the Mac App Store and would be launching it December 13th. However, that rumor was contradicted when Loop Insight Read more…

The Mac App Store – Is This A Good Thing?

The Mac App Store - Is This A Good Thing?
I wasn’t particularly surprised when I heard about the Mac App Store, but my first reaction wasn’t one of glee. Instead, it was more concern. My father is a software developer for PCs. He’s been doing that for 30+ years now – long enough that he can remember when Apple charged money to develop for Read more…