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Posted on Dec 7 2012 - 9:36am by Matt Kaludi
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Better, faster, stronger. The new iMac claims to be better in all the ways you’d expect a refreshed product to be better: it steps up to Ivy Bridge, and packs NVIDIA Kepler chips for stronger graphics performance. It sports an improved display that cuts down on glare by 75 percent. But thinner? For the first time in the product’s history, the iMac is missing a built-in optical drive, which allows it to measure just 5mm thick around the edges. We can’t say we’ve been waiting for a desktop quite that skinny, but...

Tim Cook has dropped the strongest hint yet that Apple is developing its own ’iTV’ television set. Speaking to Brian Williams of NBC, Apple’s chief executive officer said the TV set was ‘an area of intense interest’ for the company. In a full interview that will be screened Thursday evening in the United States, Cook coyly suggested...

Although the iPad mini only went on sale in November, there are already rumours to be found regarding the next iteration of the device. Apple, as is its custom, will never be drawn on speculation about upcoming devices – but that hasn’t stopped the whisperings circulating around the internet.   Apple iPad mini 2 – Screen Probably the biggest...

The iPhone 5 is selling at a brisk pace, analysts at investment bank Canaccord Genuity say, and supply for Apple’s newest smartphone has “dramatically improved.” Based on channel checks in November, the company has found “very strong sales” of the iPhone 5 at AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint, as well as in international markets. Given the checks, as well as Apple’s...

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Near the end of a more than three hour hearing between Apple and Samsung, a California judge once again asked both sides to put an end to the dispute. “It’s time for global peace,” U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh told both companies, with a sense of exasperation. “Is there anything the court can do? I’m more...

You’ve probably seen the Fling, which is TenOne’s stick-on joystick for the iPad. Now ThinkGeek has introduced a competitor — the Joystick-It is another stick-on joystick for the iPad’s touchscreen, this time styled a little more closely to an actual arcade controller. The bottom of the stick has what looks like a suction cup that attaches...

It seems that Skype 5 for Mac, by design, blocks any other application from using your webcam while it’s installed. A commenter on the bug report suggests that it also affects Windows machines, but we were unable to replicate the bug with Windows 7. The crazy thing is that you have to uninstall Skype 5 before using your webcam with other programs, including...

Sparrow, the gorgeous Mac email client released late last year, is now at version 1.0 and up for sale in the Mac App Store. Previous versions weren’t stable enough to replace Mail.app entirely, but Sparrow has overcome its growing pains to become a solid Mail alternative. With support for multiple accounts, and UI design that borrows heavily from Twitter for...

The online movie business has been booming in recent years thanks to everyone and their mom either starting up their own services or signing contracts with the major players. Despite so many entrants into the market, Apple has still managed to retain its dominance when it comes to delivering feature-length films to customers, though it has lost some of its share of...