AppleCare for Mac Covers AirPort, Some Accessories, More

5:50 PM, Jul. 23rd, 2015 · · Product News

Apple Care Logo

Purchasing AppleCare for your Mac actually covers more than just your computer. For starters, everything in the box is covered, including power adapters (for MacBooks), accessories, trackpads, and what many people don't realize, your AirPort devices, even when you purchased them at another time.

Sonos’s New PLAY:1 Tone Limited Edition: None More Black (or White)

9:20 AM, Jul. 21st, 2015 · · Product News

Orders begin today for Sonos's latest addition to its line-up, the Limited Edition PLAY:1 Tone. Coming in full, murdered-out black or pristine white, these new skin variations on the PLAY:1 make a visual statement. Depending upon your color and placement choices these new models will either be the centerpiece of the room or completely fade into invisibility, either of which may work quite well for you.

4 Great iOS Apps to Help Monitor New Horizons & Pluto News

2:30 PM, Jul. 15th, 2015 · · Product News

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has flown by Pluto and its moons and sent back preliminary images. However, the best is yet to come as even higher resolution data and images will be radioed back to Earth. Here are four great iOS apps to help you keep up with the news.

iPod touch gets Faster Processor, Better Camera, New Colors

11:10 AM, Jul. 15th, 2015 · · Product News

Apple's new iPod touch, iPod nano, and iPod shuffle

Apple released new iPod touch models on Wednesday with significant updates. The new model includes a faster 64-bit processor, the M8 fitness chip that's in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, 128GB storage, an 8 megapixel camera, and new colors including gold.

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Great updates for the iPod touch, but no Apple Music support for the nano or shuffle. That's too bad.

Apple Fixes Music Library DRM Issue in iTunes 12.2.1 Update

3:37 PM, Jul. 13th, 2015 · · Product News

Apple fixes Apple Music DRM issue, iTunes munged library meta data still a problem

iTunes users who were surprised to find some of their personal music incorrectly tagged with DRM copy protection can breathe a sigh of relief because iTunes 12.2.1 is out, and it fixes the problem. The issue cropped up for some iTunes Match users after signing up for Apple Music and helped feed into the confusion over whether or not Apple was adding copy protection to all of the music in our personal libraries.

Office 2016 for Mac Released for Office 365 Subscribers

8:42 PM, Jul. 9th, 2015 · · Product News

Excel 2016 for Mac Screenshot

Microsoft launched Office 2016 for Mac on Thursday, making it available to Office 365 subscribers. Office 2016 for Mac includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote—Microsoft said it will be available as a standalone purchase in September.

How to Download iOS 9 and El Capitan Public Betas

6:14 PM, Jul. 9th, 2015 · · Product News

iOS 9 Beta Software on iPad and iPhone

Apple launched a public beta program for iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan Thursday. Announced during June's World Wide Developer Conference, the public beta allows we, the people, to test drive iOS 9 and El Capitan so that Apple can see how they are working in real world circumstances.

Apple Seeds 3rd Developer Release for iOS 9, El Capitan, watch OS 2

3:22 PM, Jul. 8th, 2015 · · Product News

4 x 4 Grid in Folders on iPad for iOS 9 Beta 3

Apple on Wednesday seeded the third developer releases of iOS 9 (build 13A4293f), OS X 10.12 El Capitan (build 15A216g), and watch OS 2 (build 13S5293e). The new releases include a new two-factor authentication system for iOS 9 and El Capitan, the News app and Apple Music in iOS 9. Release notes for this watch OS 2 version have not been published.