Category: Apple News


Mac users who are running the newest version of iTunes in OS X Yosemite can choose to enable an optional iTunes widget in Notification Center. Despite being the primary change to iTunes 12.1, the widget is not enabled or shown by default on any of the Macs I’ve updated, which is likely to be the … Read More

It used to be that you had to wait until Sunday to see the hot, out-of-this-world-expensive Superbowl ads on television during the big game each year. In our modern always-connected age of internet and sneak-peek over-indulgence, you can actually skip… Read more ›

Dr. Dre became the first billionaire of hip-hop thanks to Apple’s $ 3 billion acquisition of Beats Music and its accompanying over-priced headphone brand. Jay Z is pretty much the only big name rapper that hasn’t imitated Dre by slapped his… Read more ›

This year’s Super Bowl will be streamed for free over the internet in full HD, no cable subscription required. Completely unbundling the big game is an effort on NBC’s part to promote its TV Everywhere service, which ironically requires a… Read more ›

Rest in Pod: Apple no longer reporting iPod sales

Although the iMac generated a whole lot of buzz for Apple upon Steve Jobs’ return in the late 1990s, it was the debut of the iPod in October 2001 that truly dispatched Apple on its path to astronomical levels of… Read more ›

New app promises to give your iPhone a 32MP camera

How would you like an app that transforms your regular 8-megapixel iPhone 6 camera into a 32-megapixel one? Okay, so it’s not exactly as miraculous as it sounds, but photography app Hydra is a worthy tool to add to your… Read more ›

I’ll admit. I don’t think I want an Apple Watch. I don’t need another screen to notify me about what’s happening on another screen. That’s what I think now. But I’m not arrogant enough to believe that Apple might not… Read more ›

This week: Apple has their best quarter ever; Apple Watch is coming in April; the best parts of the iOS 8.1.3 and Yosemite 10.10.2 updates; Disney considers a reboot of the beloved Indiana Jones movies; and then things really go… Read more ›

As China continues its march to become one of Apple’s most important markets, the country’s press have been given a special advance preview of the company’s forthcoming second Chongqing Apple Store, set to open at 10am local time this Saturday, January… Read more ›

Apple’s got more money in the bank right now than you or I could ever make if we were giving thousands of lifetimes. Due to tax laws, however, most of it is kept overseas — a not unusual business practice for… Read more ›