Archive | August, 2009

John Siracusa’s exhaustive and definitive Snow Leopard review

31. August 2009

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If you’ve never had the pleasure of reading John Siracusa’s epic reviews of OS X releases, then rest assured – today is a good day.  As opposed to most other reviews which robotically go over a few number of features, which are then balanced out with a few complaints, Siracusa puts new OS X releases [...]

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GTA Chinatown Wars coming soon to an iPhone near you

31. August 2009

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Rockstar Games announced today that its Grand Theft Auto series will soon be coming to an iPhone or iPod Touch near you.  Though Rockstar failed to provide a concrete release date, it did note that Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will be coming soon, and that screenshots of the game are right around the corner. GTA: Chinatown [...]

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Apple officially holding media event on September 9

31. August 2009

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Confirming previous rumors, Apple will now officially be holding its special media event on Wednesday September 9th, where it seems all but guaranteed that Apple will upgrade its entire line of iPods, with the iPod Touch and iPod Nano both expected to receive cameras.  A report also surfaced late last week which had the iPod [...]

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Official UFC app now available for the iPhone

31. August 2009

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Shortly before UFC 102 got underway this weekend, the official UFC iPhone app debuted on the iTunes Store for $.99.  According to the description, the app offers users fighter videos, news highlights, and photos of Octogan girls like Arianny Celeste and Logan Stanton.  Also included are schedules for upcoming UFC events, and interestingly, the ability [...]

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Why Psystar’s new lawsuit is baseless, and what they may be looking to achieve

31. August 2009

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Last week, un-authorized clone maker Psystar filed a lawsuit against Apple in the state of Florida seeking a declaratory judgment from the court which would allow it to sell Snow Leopard on non-Apple hardware in addition to seeking an injunction against Apple to prevent it from tying OS X to Apple hardware.  Psystar’s arguments rest [...]

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Wanna stalk your girlfriend? There’s an app for that! [Video Parody]

29. August 2009

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Check out this hilarious spoof of an iPhone commercial from Adam Sacks.  If there’s ever been a girl or guy that’s gotten away, then this app is for you! via Adamthinks

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iPhone Sighting – MMA Fighter Nate Marquardt

28. August 2009

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If you don’t follow the UFC, feel free to skip over this post. Now that Dana White has apparently stopped doing Video Blogs prior to UFC events, the fighters have picked up the slack and so far the results have been pretty good.  A few months ago we wrote about how UFC Welterweight Mike Swick [...]

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Apple asks iStat to remove “Free Memory” stat

28. August 2009

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iStat, developed by Bjango, is a great Mac app which gives you all sorts of juicy info about your system, but users of the program may have noticed recently that any information pertaining to “Free Memory” is no longer present.  As it turns out, Apple specifically asked the developers to remove it. Bjango writes on [...]

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Psystar sues Apple.. AGAIN.. This time over Snow Leopard

28. August 2009

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Psystar sure has some balls.  According to a report from AppleInsider, Psystar filed yet another lawsuit against Apple this week, this time seeking an “injunction and damages due to Apple’s ‘anticompetitive attempts to tie Mac OS X Snow Leopard to its Macintosh line of computers.’” Essentially, Psystar is arguing that it has a legal right [...]

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Why does Dan Lyons hate David Pogue?

28. August 2009

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Yesterday, Dan Lyons took some curiously serious shots at New York Times tech writer David Pogue.  Though written under the Fake Steve Jobs moniker, the post is basically an editorial piece from Lyons slamming Pogue. Commenting on Pogue’s Snow Leopard review, Lyons writes: Pogue, on the other hand, had to change his underwear after writing [...]

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A list of software incompatible with Snow Leopard

28. August 2009

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Apple yesterday put out a support document listing all of the known OS X software that isn’t compatible with Snow Leopard.  Some of the listed apps include Parallels Desktop, EyeTV, and certain versions of Aperture and Keynote.  You can check out the full list of cursed apps over here. Note that Adobe CS3 isn’t on [...]

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Rumor: Apple working on 3 different Tablet sizes

28. August 2009

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Citing a source with a 100% track record, Gizmodo is reporting that Apple is not only hard at work on a 10-inch tablet, but that a 13 and 15-inch models are also in the works, with the largest presumably running full OS X. This source claims that the two touchscreen prototypes—made of aluminum, but on [...]

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