Apple Continues Buttressing Chinese Portfolio with Content Update on GarageBand

7:54 PM, May. 17th, 2016 · · Product News

GarageBand

Apple continued beefing up its offerings for the Chinese market this week with an update to GarageBand dedicated to Chinese content. The company added several Chinese instruments, including the pipa, the erhu and unspecified "Chinese percussion." Apple also added "300 Apple-created Chinese musical loops," the first new loops we've seen in some time.

MacBook gets Speed Bump, Better Battery, Rose Gold Color

9:25 AM, Apr. 19th, 2016 · · Product News

Now you can get the MacBook in pink, er, Rose Gold

Apple updated the MacBook on Tuesday with faster processors, longer battery life, and a new Rose Gold finish. The company also said the Macbook is "the future of the notebook," hinting at what we can expect from the next major MacBook Pro refresh.

Symply, Inc Unveils Desktop RAID Systems: SymplyStor and SymplyShare

4:15 PM, Apr. 18th, 2016 · · Product News

Symply, Inc., a new startup in high-performance storage for media and creative professionals, has unveiled its first product series, SymplyStor desktop RAID and SymplyShare for Thunderbolt and IP-connected workgroups. Packed into a cylinder, reminiscent of the Mac Pro, the entry level SymplyStor supports Thunderbolt 2 and 3, has a capacity of up to 64 TB, and can be managed with OS X, Windows, iOS for iPhone and iPad, and even watchOS. 

Amazon’s Kindle Oasis Reader Ups the Price for Thinness and Battery Life

7:15 PM, Apr. 14th, 2016 · · Product News

Amazon Kindle Oasis

Amazon announced a new member of the Kindle ebook reader family, Kindle Oasis. The company claims the device has been physically designed to get close to the goal of having it disappear while you're reading, and it features "months" of battery life, but it comes with something we aren't used to seeing from Amazon, a higher price.

iOS 9.3.1 Fixes Problem with Tapping Links

6:59 PM, Mar. 31st, 2016 · · Product News

iOS 9.3.1 Screenshot

Apple released iOS 9.3.1 Thursday, a release that corrected a problem some users had when tapping links. It was an issue many noticed with iOS 9.3, but was likely present in earlier versions of iOS, too.

Apple Fixes iPad 2 Bricking with new iOS 9.3 Updater

10:02 AM, Mar. 25th, 2016 · · Product News

New iOS 9.3 updater fixes iPad 2 bricking issue

Apple rolled out an updated version of iOS 9.3 for the iPad 2 Thursday afternoon to address a problem where users couldn't activate their tablet after installing. The revised iOS 9.3 installer is build 13E236.