Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard Now Available for Pre-Order

Just a quick heads up for those of you running Intel-based Mac boxes. Mac OS X Snow Leopard is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com for $29, shipping included. The new version features a more responsive Finder, a smaller install footprint, quicker time machine backup, and plenty more. Please note that only OS X Leopard […]

Jailbreaking could help terrorists, Apple claims

Apple has claimed that jailbreaking iPhones – that is, altering their software to allow the user to run applications without restrictions – could turn them into tools for deliberately bringing down cellphone networks. The claims come in a response to a government review which takes place every three years to decide which situations should be […]

Barnes & Noble eReader – Thanks For Nothing!

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] I had heard rumors of the Barnes & Noble eReader, set to compete with Amazon by offering a software alternative to the Kindle that takes advantage of your existing devices like an iPhone or Blackberry. So when I received an email this morning encouraging me to try it out […]

iPhone news round-up

Whether it’s child porn, GPS or hot casings, the iPhone continues to make news. Here’s our round-up of the latest stories about Apple’s flagship portable device: * Despite some reports, Apple is yet to officially acknowledge any specific problems with the recently-released iPhone 3G S overheating. While it has published some heat-related tips about the […]

iPhone 3G S available in hot new color scheme

With a million units reportedly shipped in its first weekend, there’s no doubting the iPhone 3G S is a hot gadget. Unfortunately it turns out some units are slightly too hot. Several sources, on both sides of the Atlantic, are reporting the device has overheated so badly it actually changes color. French site Le Journal […]

Your iPhone Looks MUCH Better Now [PIC]

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] I spied this image on Gizmodo yesterday and it made me laugh.  Notice “YouTube:” just you and a tube! “Weather” and “Safari” aren’t too bad either!  Somebody clearly put a lot of work into this.  Let’s hope getting on the front page of Digg was the payout they […]

Steve Jobs has a New Liver

When we saw Apple founder Steve Jobs getting skinnier and skinnier and looking a little older than he should, speculation was that he was dying. But now it looks like Jobs’ health may be on the upswing. Although there were some reports of a potential liver transplant back in January,  Jobs managed to keep his […]

Apple Prepares for iPhone 3GS Day

By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] This week is a very special one in the Apple calendar.  On Wednesday Apple allowed the throngs of current iPhone users to upgrade their devices to firmware version 3.0.  This long-awaited software package adds some neat new features to the iPhone but, more importantly, lays down the digital […]