June 25, 2013

Review: Moshi PalmGuard

Moshi PalmGuardThe MacBook Pro and MacBook Air are surprisingly sturdy machines, despite being quite thin. Part of this comes from the unibody design, and Apple’s lightweight, but strong aircraft-grade aluminum. Still, scratches and wear tend to happen, especially in areas that we interact with our systems the most. Moshi offers the PalmGuard, a $20 peel-and-stick protector, designed to match the finish of your computer and protect what’s underneath…

Article: Keep Up with Us After Google Reader’s End

As we noted back in March, Google would be shutting down its Google Reader service, which serves as the back-end and sync for many services like Reeder, NetNewsWire, and others. Starting next week, Reader will be shut down, so if you subscribe to SchwarzTech’s RSS feed using that service, we invite you to continue following […]

June 19, 2013

News: Apple TV Update Adds HBO Go, WatchESPN, Others

Apple has issued an update to the Apple TV, which adds a number of services on the home screen, including HBO Go, WatchESPN, Sky News, Crunchyroll, and Qello. This update, version 5.3, is available by selecting General and Software Update from Settings…

June 17, 2013

Review: Muzzy

MuzzyiTunes is one of Apple’s oldest pieces of software, actually predating OS X as far as consumers are concerned. Because of this, and numerous ways that developers can improve upon Apple’s experience, there have been tons of ways to use iTunes without directly using iTunes. Muzzy, a new free app, tries to offer some additional features directly from the menu bar…

News: Apple Posts Notice About PRISM

Earlier this month, a report from The Guardian alleged the U.S. National Security Agency had been monitoring the activities for many Americans in cooperation with some of the largest technology companies. This program is known as PRISM. After denying involvement, in the same style as many other companies, Apple published a more detailed statement…