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Giving gifts from Apple: beyond MacBooks, iPod Nanos and iPad min...

Although I reside firmly in the camp of those who believe in gift giving throughout the year, right about now I acknowledge that many...

iTunes 11 finally makes its debut

  At their event this past September, Apple announced that a new redesigned version of iTunes would be coming in October. October came and...

Tuning up iTunes using TuneUp: My Success Story

Now that it is officially cold season in my corner of the world, I think it is the perfect time for some sorely needed...

Why I already pre-ordered my 13” MacBook Pro with Retina Displa...

Going into this keynote I readily confess I had already half made up my mind to buy the 13” MacBook Pro with Retina Display....

Hipstamatic Rocks with New Update

I don’t usually consider an app update worthy of a separate post but last week’s Hipstamatic update made a giant leap forward on the...

iOS 6 has dropped, is dropping, will drop…

Hear that? That’s the sound of millions of iDevice users monitoring their iOS6 downloads, sneaking peek on screens for any incremental progress of the...

Apple improves stock earphones with new EarPods

I was never a fan of Apple’s stock headphones. Each time I would open a new iPod/iPhone package, I’d always chuck em on ebay...

Hello iPhone, iOS 6 calling!

After all was said and done, Siri et al, yesterday Apple announced some very nice enhancements to its iPhone in the upcoming iOS6, designed...

MacBook Pro with Retina Display: very tempting

So what’s a geek to do after that epic 2012 WWDC Apple Keynote? Where do you go first? Peruse the iOS6 features page, listing...

Opinion: 3 things Apple needs to fix in the iTunes Store

Ah yes, Apple does so many things well. The iCloud integration between iDevices works well. Photostream works well. iPhoto, Garageband and Keynote for iOS...

A Samsung vs Apple Argument

I have been an Apple follower and believer for many, many years. But when it actually comes to evangelizing about Apple I am usually...