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  • Apple's Iovine talks about rumored TV content

    Mon 9:40am By Mike Flaminio
    The Hollywood Reporter (Via 9 to 5 Mac) has an interview with Apple's Jimmy Iovine regarding original content on Apple Music:"At Apple Music, what we're trying to create is an entire cultural, pop cultural experience, and that happens to include audio and…
  • iPhone forensic company Cellebrite reportedly hacked

    Mon 9:33am By Mike Flaminio
    Cellebrite's product allows government agents to harvest data from devices. It can bypass security settings to gather many different kinds of unencrypted data stored on the device.…
  • Report: Apple looking produce the next Westworld, Stranger Things

    Thu 7:38pm By Mike Flaminio
    The Wall Street JournalThe technology giant has been in talks with veteran producers in recent months about buying rights to scripted television programs. It also has approached experienced marketing executives at studios and networks to discuss hiring them to…
  • Consumer Reports now Recommends new MacBook Pro

    Thu 7:29pm By Mike Flaminio
    Consumer Reports has now finished retesting the battery life on Apple's new MacBook Pro laptops, and our results show that a software update released by Apple on January 9 fixed problems we'd encountered in earlier testing.…
  • iOS product sales expected to pass $1 trillion this year

    Thu 7:25pm By Mike Flaminio
    Horace Dediu:The revenues from iOS product sales will reach $980 billion by middle of this year. In addition to hardware Apple also books iOS services revenues (including content) which have totaled more than $100 billion to date.…
  • Video shows dueling early iPhone prototypes

    Wed 8:07pm By Mike Flaminio
    A video by a supply chain rumor source known as Sonny Dickson shows two early original iPhone prototypes. One appears to be basically a multi-touch port of the iPod click-wheel user interface and another a wireframe of icon/button touch interface.…
  • iPhone rumor from 2002

    Jan 9, 2017, 8:37 pm By Mike Flaminio
    John Markoff connecting some dots on a rumored Apple phone back in 2002. Furthermore, the cost of adding phone capabilities to palmtop computers is falling rapidly.…
  • Phil Schiller on iPhone�s Launch

    Jan 9, 2017, 8:30 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Steven Levy's interview with Apple's Phil Schiller on the 10th anniversary of the iPhone launch:I asked him if Apple had an inkling of how big the iPhone would be.…
  • Matias announces back-lit, full-sized, wireless Mac keyboard

    Jan 8, 2017, 7:12 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Matias introduced a back-lit version of its full-size wireless keyboard. This basically brings backlighting similar to Apple's laptops on a full-sized wireless keyboard.…
  • Apple announces record holiday sales on App Store

    Jan 8, 2017, 7:03 pm By Mike Flaminio
    "2016 was a record-shattering year for the App Store, generating $20 billion for developers, and 2017 is off to a great start with Jan. 1 as the single biggest day ever on the App Store," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide…
  • Griffin's expands BreakSafe magnetic connectorline

    Jan 8, 2017, 6:57 pm By Mike Flaminio
    With USB-C, Apple is moving away from its brilliant MacSafe adapters. The adapters are held in place magnetically so that when a pet or person gets tangled in your Mac's charging cable, its safely detaches rather than launch a computer across the screen.…
  • OWC DEC expands new MacBook Pro's storage, ports

    Jan 8, 2017, 6:34 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Other World Computing announced its OWC DEC for the latest MacBook Pro. The portable docking system essentially attaches to the bottom of the 2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar.…
  • Griffin Technology announces line of connected home products

    Jan 4, 2017, 8:01 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Griffin this year at CES is showcasing a line of app-powered small appliances. The Griffin Home collection is comprised of Connected Toaster, Connected Coffee Maker, Connected Mirror, PowerBlock Beacon and PowerJolt Beacon.…
  • LaCie announces USB-C Rugged, Thunderbolt 3 d2 drives

    Jan 4, 2017, 7:50 pm By Mike Flaminio
    LaCie's Rugged line is legendary for its durability and funky orange rubber enclosure. This week the company announced a new USB-C version of its Rugged drive. The USB-C brings a lot of versatility as it's compatible with USB-C, USB 3.0 and all versions of…
  • Twelve South's Action Sleeve puts Apple Watch on arm

    Jan 4, 2017, 7:40 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Twelve South's Action Sleeve is basically an armband for the Apple Watch:ActionSleeve adds protection from nicks and dings while keeping all controls accessible, and offers more consistent skin contact to improve heart rate monitoring.…
  • iDevices announces wall remote switch for its HomeKit devices

    Jan 3, 2017, 7:59 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Instant Switch�, a remote wireless, Bluetooth� Smart wall switch that allows users to designate additional points of power control anywhere in the home, with no installation or wiring required. Instant Switch's patent pending design secures flush to any…
  • Kanex announces Thunderbolt 3 products

    Jan 3, 2017, 7:44 pm By Mike Flaminio
    At CES, Kanex announced three Thunderbolt 3 products. The company announced a travel dock for the MacBook Pro, an eSata 3 and USB 3.0 adapter, and Thunderbolt to USB-C cables.…
  • Apple promotes its Best of 2016

    Jan 3, 2017, 7:25 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Apple posted a video promoting a bunch of lists what it's calling Best of 2016. There are lists for music, apps, movies, TV, podcasts, books, and Beats 1. The video linked above flips through highlights across all categories. Article Link
  • Former Apple employees building a different culture at startup

    Jan 2, 2017, 3:34 pm By Mike Flaminio
    The New York Times has a profile of Pearl Automative. The startup is building safety products for existing automobiles. Their first product was an after-market rear-view camera.…
  • MacRumors: What to Expect in 2017

    Dec 31, 2016, 4:03 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Another nice year-end wrap up from MacRumors. This looks ahead to what's rumored or speculated from Apple in 2017.…
  • Using external GPUs on Mac laptops

    Dec 31, 2016, 3:43 pm By Mike Flaminio
    David Lee has an interesting video demonstrating desktop graphics processors on a Mac laptop. The full PCIe graphics cards can power a laptop's graphics via an external Thunderbolt enclosure.…
  • The slow death of Flash

    Dec 29, 2016, 8:11 pm By Mike Flaminio
    Quartz:The Flash Player plugin, a proprietary piece of software required to load Flash content in a web browser, was originally a big part of what made the technology so revolutionary. It guaranteed the content would look and behave the same way for anyone who…
  • Cook: AirPods a runaway success

    Dec 28, 2016, 7:04 pm By Mike Flaminio
    In response to a comment about the AirPods selling after their launch this month, Cook said that the product has been "a runaway success" and that Apple is "making them just as fast as we can" in order to meet demand.…
  • Handbrake video transcoder formally launches

    Dec 27, 2016, 6:40 pm By Mike Flaminio
    After more than 13 years of development, the HandBrake Team is delighted to present HandBrake 1.0.0. Thank you to all of our many contributors over the years for making HandBrake what it is today.…
  • MacRumors: 2016's Biggest Apple Leaks: iPhone, Macs, Apple Watch, iPad, and More

    Dec 27, 2016, 6:35 pm By Mike Flaminio
    As we reach the end of the year, it's worth a look back at some of the more notable and accurate rumors and leaks from 2016 to see how the sometimes long and winding road of rumors led to the product launches we eventually saw.…