July 26, 2011

Review: Incipio dermaSHOT for iPhone 4

dermaSHOTSilicone cases have existed for iDevices for years, and the iPhone 4 is no exception. One of the earliest cases available, the $20 Incipio dermaSHOT, takes a very familiar idea and takes it a step further in a few areas, although not nearly as unique as SwitchEasy’s Colors line of cases…

July 25, 2011

News: Apple Issues 10.6.8 Supplemental Update

Although the sun is starting to set on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard being Apple’s primary concern, the company released an update to fix a few issues, especially for users migrating to Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. Dubbed “Mac OS X 10.6.8 Supplemental Update”, it also includes some small fixes, presumably to make Snow Leopard as bug-free as possible…

News: Apple Releases iOS 4.3.5

Just ten days after iOS 4.3.4, Apple released iOS 4.3.5 for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 (GSM), iPod touch, and iPad users, and 4.2.10 for the iPhone 4 (CDMA). This update fixes a security vulnerability with certificate validation…

July 22, 2011

Article: The Value of Lion

It seems that a number of folks are really disappointed with OS X Lion. Despite the fact that it has a very positive rating on the Mac App Store, a quick search on popular discussion boards, and in discussions with people that our staff knows, Lion seems like a “Good, but what is the point if I don’t care about the main features?” kind of upgrade. That’s partially true—in a discussion with our own Matt Bloomingdale, it seems that Lion is the biggest update that isn’t…

July 20, 2011

News: Apple Updates Mac mini, MacBook Air, Display

Seeing as Apple has been in a product launch holding pattern for awhile until the release of Lion, it comes as no surprise that to coincide with the launch of the big cat, we got a slew of new products, including a cheaper Mac mini, new MacBook Airs, and a Thunderbolt-equipped display. Now, everything but the Mac Pro in Apple’s lineup has a Thunderbolt port. Also, there’s not an optical drive in the new products released today…