With zero fanfare, the 30-inch Cinema display went from these specs: Brightness (typical) 270 cd/m2 Contrast ratio (typical) 400:1 To this: Brightness (typical) 400 cd/m2 Contrast ratio (typical) 700:1 I guess that Apple just wants us to absorb this information telepathically, which by the way is how I got this info. (OK, I lied. I […]

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In honor of Apple’s 30th birthday (which is this Saturday), the San Francisco Chronicle has posted podcast interviews with some of the better known Apple-rati. I love hearing about what it was like “way back when”. I especially like hearing stories about Steve Wozniak. He just seems so approachable and real to me. The podcasts […]

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iChat is a great communication tool. It allows me to reach a co-worker who’s in a different part of Small Dog’s 2 buildings without physically having to go to them. From a work perspective, it saves me a lot of time. Something else I enjoy about iChat is the use of the icons. I like […]

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If you have a 15-inch Aluminum PowerBook, you may want to run your Software Update to see if there’s a firmware update for your battery. Apple just posted an update but not all PowerBooks will need to install it. You can check the Apple Support page to see if you need to update or just […]

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It’s official. The hack has been completed. “narf2006” and “blanka”, two programmers were able to build a dual boot iMac Intel. There are screen shots over at ArsTechnica’s Infinite Loop and it’s been confirmed that it is not a hoax. For those unaware, a website titled Windows XP on Mac has been collecting a pool […]

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(Of course, it’s customary that you say that like Leeloo from The Fifth Element does) Last week, Apple started offering a couple of television shows available under a “Multi-Pass” including two of my favorites on TV right now: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report ! For only $9.99 you get sixteen […]

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As of a today, there is now an Intel Mac mini available in with the Intel Core processor, in either Solo or Duo configurations. Also announced was the iPod Hi-Fi (pictured here). Just slide your iPod into the built-in Universal Dock to turn on and tune in to digital music as you’ve never heard it […]

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