Apple outgrows PC industry 4.5 years straight

At the Apple Special Media Event this past week, the Apple slogan was “Back to the Mac”. We found out that the Mac makes up 33% of Apple’s revenue stream which is equal to $22B. If Apple spun the Mac division off, the Mac division would instantly rank as a Fortune 110 company. Last year,… Continue reading Apple outgrows PC industry 4.5 years straight

Review: Anonymizer Universal, Privacy and Identify Protection

The Geeks received an invitation to test Anonymizer, Inc.’s new consumer-based online privacy and identity protection service called Anonymizer Universal which was released in June. Anonymizer Universal creates a secure and encrypted VPN tunnel between the user and The Anonymizer Network to prevent interception of identifiable information, or “packet sniffing.” The technology protects the user… Continue reading Review: Anonymizer Universal, Privacy and Identify Protection

How to Convert Cassette Tapes to MP3s for Free on a Mac

My wife recently was deep cleaning and ran across a few tape cassettes that she remembered she really liked and asked if I could convert or digitize the tapes to MP3s for use in iTunes and on her iPhone. I figured it wasn’t a big deal so I told her I could before I thought… Continue reading How to Convert Cassette Tapes to MP3s for Free on a Mac

Apple Releases new Mac mini

Yesterday Apple announced a completely redesigned Mac mini which features up to 2x the graphics performance using the NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics processor, a new HDMI port, new SD card slot and industry-leading energy efficiency in a unibody aluminum enclosure. The new Mac mini is priced at $699 and comes in two options including preinstalled… Continue reading Apple Releases new Mac mini

EyeTV Hybrid – TV Tuner for your PC/Mac. Pause and Record Live TV

Sure, it may look like only a USB Thumb Drive, but the EyeTV Hybrid is a TV tuner stick for either PC or Mac. That means it can let you watch over-the-air TV (both analog and digital) on your computer. It also acts as a DVR, letting you pause and record live television (including HD… Continue reading EyeTV Hybrid – TV Tuner for your PC/Mac. Pause and Record Live TV

Google Releases Beta Versions of Chrome Browser for Mac and Linux

The Google Chrome team has released beta versions of its browser for the Mac OS X and Linux platforms. You can download the latest versions from the Chrome website. In addition, there are now over 300 extensions that are available for the Windows and Linux platforms for extending the browser’s functionality.

Apple’s Magic Mouse features multi-touch surface, single button, and Bluetooth wireless

One of the new, notable items that Apple released this week is the Magic Mouse, the first multi-touch mouse. The Magic Mouse will come standard with new iMacs, but you can get one for your existing Mac for $69. The multi-touch surface covers the whole Magic Mouse, just one smooth surface that can sense things… Continue reading Apple’s Magic Mouse features multi-touch surface, single button, and Bluetooth wireless

PCs vs Macs – is the ‘war’ back on? So says this poster

Artist Reece Ward has re-imagined the ‘war’ between Macs and PCs as a poster promoting a prizefight. Can’t say I agree. Macs have more in common with PCs than they ever did, and we’re practically at the point where PC really does stand for Personal Computer, what with most Macs, Win32 and Linux boxes running… Continue reading PCs vs Macs – is the ‘war’ back on? So says this poster