Elgato Intros Eve Energy Smart Outlet with HomeKit Support

9:17 AM, Feb. 17th, 2016 · · Product News

Elgato's HomeKit-ready Eve Energy smart outlet

Elgato announced the immediate availability of its new Eve Energy smart outlet on Tuesday with support for Apple's HomeKit smarthome platform. The outlet tracks energy usage and can be remotely turned on or off through Siri voice commands.

Apple Recalls ‘Limited Number’ of USB-C Charge Cables

7:30 PM, Feb. 15th, 2016 · · Product News

Apple USB-C Guide

Apple has issued a recall on what it says is a "limited number" of USB-C Charge Cables that shipped with MacBooks. The company said that some of those cables can fail due to a design issue, and this could result in your MacBook failing to charge properly. Bryan Chaffin explains how the replacement program works.

Final Cut Pro X Adds 4K Video Export for Apple Devices

9:33 AM, Feb. 5th, 2016 · · Product News

Final Cut Pro X gets new 4K export options

Apple rolled out an update for Final Cut Pro X on late on Thursday that finally adds a 4K export option for the company's devices with UHD support. The 10.2.3 update also adds sharing support for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, iPad Pro, and fourth generation Apple TV.

Apple Adds Podcasts App to Apple TV

2:55 PM, Jan. 25th, 2016 · · Product News

Apple adds Podcasts app to 4th get Apple TV

Apple released tvOS 9.1.1 for the fourth generation Apple TV on Monday and it includes a Podcasts app. Podcast support has been a glaring omission from the latest Apple TV model ever since it shipped last September.

Get Those Flying Toasters and Spotlight in Your Browser!

8:55 PM, Jan. 21st, 2016 · · Product News

Flying Toasters and After Dark

I don't know what it is about After Dark screensavers, but it's clear we can't get enough. In 2002, we were excited about it coming to OS X. Last year, I noted that After Dark (and Rose 2.0) had been resurrected as freeware apps. Now we can enjoy After Dark in our browsers, so celebrate!

Apple Updates Logic 10.2.1 with New Features and Bug Fixes

4:50 PM, Jan. 20th, 2016 · · Product News


Apple updated Logic Pro X to version 10.2.1 on Wednesday. The update includes a couple of new features, improvements to existing features, and a variety of bug fixes. Apple also noted a collection of 30 unspecified plug-ins that now have support for Retina displays, though the patch notes do not mention why all plugins didn't long ago get such support.