What to Expect at WWDC 2012

What to Expect at WWDC 2012

With Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) set to kick off in just a few days, we wanted to take a look at what Apple may or may not be announcing at WWDC 2012. Last year’s WWDC was vastly different from the conferences in the past as Apple shifted from the event from the […]

Two Things an Apple HDTV Set Needs

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If Apple wants to get into the TV set business, the hardware needs to be great. No, not great. Superior to anything currently on the market, far beyond what most are predicting.

New Apple TV Supports Smaller, More Efficient Dual-Core A5 Processor

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Apple’s latest Apple TV, unveiled alongside the new third-generation iPad, utilizes a new A5 processor. At the unveiling event, Apple had said that the Apple TV would utilize a single-cpore processor on its A5 chipset, but it is now known that the A5 processor employed is actually a dual-core model with the second core turned […]

Best iPad, Smartphone and Notebook Accessories | March 2012

Whenever Apple releases a new iProduct we’re sure to see a flood of new accessories to go with it. We took a look at several in March, plus accessories for phones and notebooks. The most successful new iPad cases we’ve seen are ones that don’t just protect the tablet, but also add useful functionality. Not […]

March 2012 Ultrabook, Laptop and Tablet Review Roundup

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The biggest and most anticipated product of March was the new iPad, of course, but it’s not the only noteworthy piece of mobile tech we reviewed here at GBM and on our sister site, Notebooks.com. Ultrabooks keep coming and they keep getting better. Just take a look at the Dell XPS 13 below. And the […]

The Voice Controlled Future: Your Gadgets Are Listening

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Voice controlled gadgets are not new, but for the first time in years the technology is god enough that we can use it on a regular basis, as a means of interacting with our smartphones when fingers and tapping just wont do. We’ve moved from ‘simple’ apps that turn our speech into text to more […]

New Apple TV UI Is a Steve Jobs-Reject, Says Former UI Designer

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According to a tweet posted by former Apple TV UI designer Michael Margolis, the newly revamped Apple TV UI released on the 2012 box that was introduced alongside Apple’s new third-generation iPad is actually a design that was rejected by late Apple CEO Steve Jobs. Replying to a user on Twitter, Margolis expresses some concern […]

Item Cannot Be Downloaded Error Annoys iTunes Users, No ETA for a Fix

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iPad, iPhone and Apple TV owners may be a little frustrated today. An iTunes “This iTem Cannot Be Downloaded on This Network” error, which instructs users to connect to WiFi, is preventing movies and other media from downloading to some user’s iOS devices. Apple confirmed that this is an issue, but has not provided an ETA for […]

Apple TV 1080P Review (2012)

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If you look at the new 3rd generation Apple TV as an iPad accessory that also lets you watch streaming content, then it’s nearly a five-star product and the one of the best iPad accessories you can buy. If you see it as a set-top box for viewing streaming content that also works with the iPad […]

Which Accessories We Bought for the New iPad (3rd Gen)

Tomorrow most of us will get the new iPads that we ordered. Even the base model of the new iPad is expensive at $500, so it’s a good idea to protect that investment. In addition to protection, many new iPad accessories let you do more with your iPad. Whether you plan to sell it next year for […]

New Apple TVs Arriving a Day Early

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Interesting. Apple is known for doing some interesting shuffling with its delivery carriers when it comes to a new product. We’ve seen all sorts of shenanigans in the past with packages sitting in warehouses just waiting for the official delivery date. That appears to be the case for the new iPad. But for those who […]

Analyst Claims to See Evidence of iTV and the Next iPhone

Peter Misek, an Apple analyst for Jefferies & Company recently took a trip to Asia and came back with some interesting ideas about the future of Apple. His notes point to a possible TV from Apple called the iTV, and some hints as to the future of the iPhone. Misek found a few components that he […]

Epic Games Says Apple Could Compete Against Home Gaming Consoles with iPad

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At the debut of the new iPad, Apple CEO Tim Cooks posited that the tablet would make a great replacement for dedicated home gaming consoles, like Microsoft’s Xbox or Sony’s Playstation, and Apple developer partner Epic Games thinks that Cook may be correct. With iOS already supporting AirPlay, a WiFi-based technology that allows users of […]

New iPad and Apple TV News Round-Up

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Here’s a complete guide to Apple’s new iPad and Apple TV announcements. During today’s keynote at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, Apple CEO Tim Cook and his colleagues introduced new hardware and software. Apple’s new iPad features the highest resolution of any Apple device. It even has more pixels than a 1080p […]

The New iPad’s Only New Accessory: Apple TV

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None of the fantasy Apple iPad 3 accessories we envisioned became real because Apple didn’t announce any new accessories this time around. Last year we got a Smart Cover, at least, and the original iPad already had a small but useful cache of accessories. We were hoping for at least one more. (Read: 5 Awesome […]

Apple TV with 1080P HD Announced, Still $99, Available Today

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Get ready to add a new Apple TV to your entertainment system. Apple announced a new Apple TV today capable of playing movies and TV shows in 1080P HD, an increase from the latest model that topped out at 720P. The new Apple TV brings one of the most requested Apple TV features, 1080P movies, but that’s not […]