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Apple 5th Ave Store Relocating for Renovations

The Apple Store on 5th Ave and 59th Street is moving to the former FAO Schwartz site (which is on the same block) while the underground store gets renovated. First day in the new temporary location is January 20th. No word on how long the renovations will take — or on what is being changed! (Photo […]

Apple Store Opening in Williamsburg

An Apple store is set to open in Williamsburg — the first one in Brooklyn. It opens at 10 am on July 30th. The location is 247 Bedford Avenue, at the corner of North 3rd Street, just 4 blocks from the Bedford Avenue L train stop. It’s across the street from the new Whole Foods. So […]

Apple’s New MacBook: Thoughts on Product Naming

If I may offer a bit of analysis: Over the last several years, Apple has had fairly understandable product naming. “MacBook” was the entry level model, “MacBook Air” was the small-and-light model, “MacBook Pro” was the expensive, powerful model. One of Steve Jobs’ significant acts upon returning to Apple was the simplification of the then-convoluted […]

Apple Watch Review Roundup

Apple held an Apple Watch event this week, and allowed reporters some hands-on time with the new device (which is available for pre-order and in-store display on April 10, and ships on April 24). What are the critics saying about what it was like to try out the Apple Watch? Christina Bonnington at Wired “I found the touch […]

5 Tools and Apps from the MacTech Conference

We just got back from the MacTech Conference in Manhattan Beach (Los Angeles), where we learned a ton about everything related to Mac consulting and support. A lot of it was pretty technical. But these 5 cool tools and apps are useful for almost any business, so check them out! 1. ODesk Find freelancers across the country and […]

Top 5 Cool Hardware Finds from Macworld

We just came back from the Macworld conference in San Francisco, and roamed the show floor looking for cool hardware and gadgets. Here are the top 5 Apple-related items we found. Double Last year at MacWorld we saw the prototype of this machine. Now it’s actually for sale. For $2500 you can buy a robot […]

Ivan Drucker: The Programmer

Ivan Drucker was interviewed at the annual Apple II convention, KansasFest, on being an Apple II programmer.   This is one of a series of interviews conducted with KansasFest attendees; see the rest at the official KansasFest website. Transcript of the video: “Hi, I’m Ivan Drucker and I’m an Apple II user. “I am the […]

So I met Woz

I just returned from KansasFest, a yearly Apple II convention in Kansas City, MO — if you can believe such a thing exists — and guess who showed up as a surprise guest: Steve Wozniak, inventor of the Apple II, the computer that shaped pretty much my whole life (and everyone else’s, by popularizing the […]

MacTech Boot Camp: Back Up Your Mac

How to think about backups and data restores on the Mac.

How Bad Do You Want the New iPad?

The new iPad went on sale this morning. We happened to be passing by the Fifth Avenue Apple Store. Check out our photos of the long wait for the latest iPad.

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