My Sonos Setup at Home

3:52 PM, Feb. 13th, 2013 · · Blogs

Dave Hamilton has long been a fan of Sonos and, let's face it, music in general. His discussions about Sonos on the Mac Geek Gab podcast have led several folks to ask him exactly what his Sonos setup looks like these days. Dave, as always, is here to answer!

What is Sonos?

3:50 PM, Feb. 13th, 2013 · · Blogs

Dave Hamilton's been a long-time fan and user of Sonos's wireless hi-fi systems. And while he's explained what they are a few times in the Mac Geek Gab podcast, today marks the first time he does so for you in print. If you've ever wondered what Sonos is, wonder no more!

Can Smart Glasses Replace the Smartphone?

2:45 PM, Feb. 5th, 2013 · · Blogs

An expert explains smart glasses

APX Labs is at the forefront of smart glass technology. While Google has made a splash with Google Glass, that technology has many limitations. John Martellaro's namesake, the CTO of APX Labs, talks about the technology, how it works, the potential, how the U.S. military is already using it and speculates on whether this technology could, someday, replace our smartphones.

Pitting Parallels Desktop 8 Against VMware Fusion 5

1:45 PM, Jan. 31st, 2013 · · Blogs

Benchmarking Desktop 8 vs. Fusion 5

For many users, virtualization is an important capability on their Macs that allows them to run other OSes, for example, Windows or Linux, right along side OS X. The two leaders are Parallels Desktop and VMware's Fusion. MacTech Magazine has extensively benchmarked the two and has consistently found a winner. Here some details on their latest report.

Designing the New Mac Pro: An Awesome Design Concept

3:10 PM, Jan. 23rd, 2013 · · Blogs

Mac Pro Design Concept

Many people have great hopes and aspirations for Apple's forthcoming Mac Pro, promised by CEO Tim Cook.  We tend to express our very best hopes for the spirit of Apple in the Mac Pro, and recently TMO explored that topic.  In Part 2, John Martellaro looks at an amazing concept by Peter Zigich that brilliantly expresses those hopes.

Why I Won’t be Buying Apple’s New iMac

5:00 PM, Jan. 10th, 2013 · · Blogs

Storage Options for 2012 iMac

John Martellaro reports that he's been shopping, thinking about replacing an older 27-inch iMac. The late 2012 iMacs are sleek and beautiful, but they have one major problem.  Apple has jumped the shark on storage options. Our TMO editor explains.

Google Nexus 10 Tablet: First Impressions

2:45 PM, Dec. 14th, 2012 · · Blogs

The Nexus 10 tablet is Google's biggest and boldest tablet. It has amazing resolution and technical specifications. John Martellaro has been testing one for a few days, and here are his first impressions.

Announcing TMO Weekly Sponsorships

1:25 PM, Dec. 12th, 2012 · Dave Hamilton · Blogs


Today we're announcing something new here on TMO: week-long site Sponsorships. These will be exclusive placements each week and are geared towards those companies and developers who desire a closer integration with the site while still maintaining clear distinction as a sponsor.