Designing the New Mac Pro: An Awesome Design Concept

3:10 PM, Jan. 23rd, 2013 · · John Martellaro’s Blog

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 · · John Martellaro’s Blog

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 · · John Martellaro’s Blog

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.

Fixing an iTunes Authentication Infinite Loop

4:56 PM, Oct. 15th, 2012 · · John Martellaro’s Blog

iTunes Authorization infinite loop

Recently, the iTunes app on our family server got out of whack and cast me into an infinite loop, requesting endless authentication before my iDevices could sync. It was turned out to be an interesting problem that not even Apple tech support could solve.

The Lamest Apple Software

12:30 PM, Sep. 7th, 2012 · · John Martellaro’s Blog

Apple TV

The Apple TV is a joy to use. It’s easy to navigate to content with just a few clicks. However, one of the test functions is infuriating and is about the lamest thing Apple has ever done.

In Search of New Website Tools to Replace iWeb, Part II

1:30 PM, Jun. 14th, 2012 · · John Martellaro’s Blog

Migrate your website

Apple is terminating the MobileMe web hosting service as of June 30, 2012. That means that users who hosted their website at will have to find a new service provider for their site. Also, because Apple has abandoned support for iWeb, a new website development tool is needed.  This is Part II of that exploration and describes a new extraction tool in Sandvox 2.6 for your old website just announced by Karelia.