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What I want to see at WWDC 2014

Apple today announced its Worldwide Developers Conference for 2014. As has become tradition, WWDC 2014 will be held at Moscone West in San Francisco and will give developers attending, and the world watching, an insight into the future of Apple’s mobile and desktop software and possibly some new hardware to get excited about.  I thought I’d put…

Google brings Google Now to Chrome for desktop

One thing that Google is slowly (but surely) pushing across all major platforms is Google Now, its “before you know you need it” platform that aims to give you information when - or even before - you need that information. It is a great service that first launched on Android then made its way to the iOS Google Search application, then other operating…

Steve Jobs wanted Sony VAIO laptops to run OS X

Despite ending the popular Mac clone program in upon his return to Apple in the late 1990s, Steve Jobs reportedly met with Sony executives to pitch them the idea of selling VAIO computers running OS X. The story comes from an interview with former Sony president Kunitake Ando by tech journalist Noboyuki Hayashi. In the interview, Ando recalls a…

Behind the scenes video of Apple’s ’1.24.12′ ad released

Earlier today, we reported on a new Apple ad, titled ’1.24.14′ which was a celebration of 30 years of Macintosh computers, and the most impressive part about the ad was the fact that it was shot completely on the iPhone. While the end of the video notes that other equipment was used, it was referring likely to the professional lighting and other equipment…

Apple celebrates 30 years of Mac with special web page

Although it’d been in existence since the late 70s, the product that got Apple most noticed was the Macintosh. Its marketing strategy was incredible. “That” 1984-inspired Superbowl ad is one of the most talked about advertisements today. But it was the way Apple integrated the hardware and software, introducing the mouse to the regular consumer and a…

Hackintosh made of actual trash can to look like 2013 Mac Pro

Someone decided to take the “Mac Pro looks like a trash can” phenomena at face value, and make a Hackintosh designed to look just like a Mac Pro…from a trash can. Yes, an actual trash can. It’s no secret that many share the belief that the new Mac Pro resamples that of a shiny, futuristic trash can, but never did I think someone would make it so literal….

A look back at the biggest Apple stories of 2013, and what could 2014 bring?

As we enter a New Year, it seems like a good time to reflect on the year that just passed and discuss what might be to come in the year ahead. 2013 was a great year for Apple. Sure, it got off to a slow start with no major product or software launches for the first half of the year, but the rest of the year was littered with huge keynotes, amazing new…