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Throughout the last decade, reading rumors about Apple products gave me an edge-case perspective of Apple. With each new rumor, I have an internal discussion that determines the validity with a "yes" or a "no." In the past couple years, the dialogue changed from "yeah, that would be cool" to "plea...

September 6th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Today at Apple's event in San Francisco, we got a glimpse at the iOS 7-minded updates to the company's popular iLife apps. These refreshed versions will be available today in the App Store. First up was iPhoto, which has been redesigned for iPhone and iPad in the same ultra-modern style of iOS 7....

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Apple has updated the iWork apps, GarageBand and iMovie for iOS to go along with today's announcement of the new iPad. GarageBand now has a Smart Strings feature, a note editor and the ability to push songs through iCloud. The iMovie update has added storyboards and new editing tools, going a...

March 7th 2012 at 2:07pm 0 Comments
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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. With the release of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, more consumers can more easily experience Metro, along with Metro-style apps. With this new approach, Microsoft is making the most radical shift in user interface it'...

March 4th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Musicians have another audio and MIDI interface to choose from when they're looking for a way to connect a guitar, bass or MIDI instrument to an iPad. The new StudioConnect Audio/MIDI interface for iPad (US$149.99) was announced by Griffin Technology today, and it adds a sleek looking dock to the...

March 1st 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Gabe Glick over at Macstories has a proposal: Aperture for iOS. On the surface, it sounds like a pretty silly idea -- Apple's high end camera app is really made for a desktop environment, and with the hassle required to get high quality photos onto iOS devices, there really isn't a point bringing...

February 7th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments