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Griffin has released their latest cool little accessory that you didn't know you needed until you heard about it. The SmartShare plugs into any mini-jack, like perhaps an iPod, and allows you to connect two set of headphones. It is basically a splitter, but the nice thing is that each separate headp...

January 12th 2006 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Joining Microsoft in the 'we don't want to make a Mac version of this so let's just give someone else's away' school of thought Research in Motion, the makers of Blackberry, will be offering PocketMac for Blackberry as a free download for their customers sometime in February.PocketMac began life as...

January 12th 2006 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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SketchUp has teamed up with Google to create a beta plugin for SketchUp (a very cool drafting program). Why is this cool? You can create a building in SketchUp and place that drawing in its context in Google Earth. This is a very powerful concept and I'm sure lots of small Mac shops are rejoicing ab...

January 12th 2006 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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I also had a chance to get my hands on one of the Macbook Pros today, and I was impressed by the responsiveness of this machine. It is the fastest Mac portable I have ever used, which makes sense but I was impressed by just how much faster it seems.The construction is solid, and the screen is much b...

January 12th 2006 at 3:32pm 0 Comments
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Now that we know Windows will be able to run on the new Intel Macs the question becomes which version of Windows will work with them. Due to the BIOS on the new Macs Windows XP will not run on them yet (we'll have to wait for a hacker to do something about that), however, Windows Vista supports this...

January 12th 2006 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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During the keynote Steve gave the usual, 'the iPod is doing great' song and dance, however, he did say that this was Macworld and proceeded to talk about Macs for the majority of the keynote. The San Francisco Chronicle has a story up about the folks how have used the iPod as a 'gateway' drug into t...

January 12th 2006 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft is showing off a wireless keyboard/mouse combo that they are working on just for the Mac (I'll post a picture later). This is good news for Mac folks since more peripherals are good. However, when Microsoft approached Apple about licensing the Apple logo for the Command key Apple declined....

January 12th 2006 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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iWeb, the newest member of the iLife family, has garnered lots of interest from web developers, bloggers, and podcasters. Will it be the end all and be all of web development? Ok, probably not, but will it make creating blogs easier?Sam Kass isn't so sure. He takes iWeb for a spin and comments on it...

January 12th 2006 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Chris Pirillo of LockerGnome fame, has written the 'ten reasons your next PC will be from Apple,' in reference to the brand new Intel Macs. He lists some interesting reasons that go beyond the usual 'lack of spyware,' though that is on the list as well.Style, reliability, ease of support, and iPod...

January 12th 2006 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Ok, so some of you have had iLife  '06 for a little while now, and I want to see the fruits of your labor.  Leave an URL for a page that you created using iWeb in the comments, or the address of a Photocast.Let's share the love, folks!

January 11th 2006 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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I saw a demo of SoftChaos' Workstrip and I was quite impressed. Workstrip is a replacement for the Dock that offers you a number of features including multiple workspaces, previews, application specific favorites, and a number of other things. I really can't do this software justice, so go check out...

January 11th 2006 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Belkin has a huge booth here at Macworld (and I'll post an Engadget style booth tour later).%uFFFD I asked Burk Murray, director of Belkin product management, what I should look at since I am way too important to just wander around with the rest of the Macworld attendees and he said, without hesitat...

January 11th 2006 at 9:00pm 0 Comments