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Our friends over at OS X Daily passed along their story noting that Apple's site for iTunes Affiliates was vulnerable to a cross-site URL trick, letting you substitute your own images for the ones normally displayed on the page. Since the site is intended to let websites display a custom top banner,...

November 3rd 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Well, this seems a little unexpected; it looks like the online Apple Store is down. Could we be seeing the new Mac mini, iMac or MacBook models that have been rumored to come out soon? When the store comes back up, we'll let you know of any changes. What do you think could come when the store is b...

October 16th 2009 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Over the past week, something new on the Apple Store went somewhat unnoticed and unreported in the Mac media. Apple has added a new Questions & Answers feature to most of the product listings on its online store. This new feature allows customers to interact with each other; however, this is di...

October 11th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Many Safari users will note that Apple's Start Page (set as Safari's default homepage) was redesigned today. This page is used by Apple to let customers know of any changes, updates, or product revisions. The page now shows four dynamically changing tiles at the top: a movie trailer section, hot ne...

October 31st 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Today, Apple added a new "Find Out How" section to their website. This new page features video tutorials of the following aspects of the Mac: Mac OS X Photos Movies Web Music Documents This information is no doubt welcome to many new switchers, or potential switchers, who...

January 29th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments

This is fun. A couple of years ago, we pointed out a nice archive of Apple's homepage. Today, the folks at Macenstein have collected similar images from Flickr user Kernel Panic into a video history. Some of the really old stuff isn't represented, but it's still a fun way to waste a few minutes. Wh...

January 29th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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We're receiving reports that Apple sites around the world have been updated to the new 'metal look' that the US site received last June at the start of WWDC '07. Since I live in the US, I'm less familiar with Apple's international sites. However, TUAW reader Graham points out apple.com/nz/ which sp...

August 9th 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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For as long as I can remember, apple.com/trailers has been a great, ad-free place to see all the latest movie trailers in the one of the best video formats available on (and off) the web. During my ceaseless tinkering, I just noticed that Apple has created a sub-page at apple.com/trailers/iphone sp...

July 1st 2007 at 5:48pm 0 Comments
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Some downtime on ye ole Apple Store had folks fired up that something fresh from Cupertino might get pushed out to store shelves Monday, but the ready-to-swipe credit cards sitting in the world's outstretched hands ended up going largely unused when Steve decided to focus more on what's to come tha...

June 12th 2007 at 9:01am 0 Comments
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According to a study by internet traffic analyst comScore, Apple currently leads in website traffic in the computer hardware category, attracting more than 36.7 million unique visitors this year as of February. Compared to last year, Apple garnered 24.2 million visitors in the same amount of time, w...

March 15th 2007 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple has refreshed the look of the OS X Downloads page. It is a much cleaner design, and highlights a number of RSS feeds (Top 20, Just Added, and Staff Picks). Listed on the right side of the page are the Top Widgets, and the top iTunes + iPod downloads.Do we see shades of a possible new UI in Leo...

January 9th 2007 at 6:50pm 0 Comments
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I am on my Mac for about 80% of my waking day, and I drift to sleep thinking of cool things I could do with my Mac. That means that I purchase many things online. It is convenient and usually cheaper, but you do have to wait for the package to show up. Enter Delivery Status, a very cool widget from...

November 27th 2006 at 3:30pm 0 Comments