The Akitio Thunder Dock Thunderbolt docking station supports older and newer technologies, including two Thunderbolt ports, two eSATA host ports (up to 6Gb/s), one 7 watt bus-powered FireWire 800 host port, and two bus-powered USB 3.0 host ports.
I think Amazon is on serious grounds to compete with the Apple TV in a way that no other company can compete. An Amazon TV box would be as close to an Apple TV alternative as possible, especially because Amazon has been build an ecosystem with, until now, nothing to tie it all together. This device would be it.
Tuesday, we told you about F1 2013 from Feral Interactive. Today, we have news of an F1 of a different kind. This one—the Satechi F1 Smart Monitor Stand—combines a slim, modern design and 4 USB ports to create a monitor or laptop stand that’s as much about functionality as it’s about organization.
I would expect crashes from my 2009 Macbook with its aging Core 2 Duo processor, but not from my 2013 Macbook Air with an Intel Haswell Processor. Now, MacRumors is reporting that Apple is working on a fix for the issue that causes 11-inch and 13-inch Macbook Airs to crash when they are wakened from sleep.
Rapoo has announced the latest entry in its Blade Series of wireless peripherals: the E2700 multimedia wireless keyboard with touchpad. The ultra-slim (186 grams and 5.6mm thick), single unit keyboard is designed to enhance productivity and performance by eliminating the need for a separate keyboard and mouse.
Apple is celebrating Thirty Years of Mac in a number of countries around the world, taking its 30th anniversary Mac homepage to other countries around the world. Late Friday, a Japanese blog Kodawarisan noticed that Apple had taken the Thirty Years of Mac homepage and mini-site and translated it into Japanese.
Comcast has offered to pay Time Warner about $159 per share, which is one of the largest acquisitions we have seen in the last five years or so. Will Apple be able to go through with its original Time Warner deal, or will it now have to re-negotitatie with Comcast to get what it wants for media on its set-top box?
LaCie makes so many external storage devices that it’s hard to keep up with all of the products they release in a year. However, the company keeps its products popular by creating a lot of buzz over design and craftsmanship. As such, we get the LaCie Culbuto as dreamed up by French designer Constance Guisset.
According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is gearing up to introduce a new Apple TV in April (not March, as previously rumored), with the aim to have it ready for launch by the holidays. The Bloomberg report notes that Apple is also negotiating with content providers such as Time Warner Cable to provide TV shows and other content for the device.
WaterField Designs is continuing its push into designing excellent products for not only Apple products, but for many other gadgets. Today, Waterfield introduced the Rough Rider Leather Messenger for users to carry around their laptops, tablets, smartphones, and any other gear that needs transporting.
The shipping estimates of the revolutionary Mac Pro have continuously slipped since its launch last year, and the delivery estimates were pushed back to February hours after the computer went on sale. This slipped to March a few weeks ago, and now it seems the woes will continue as Apple has pushed back the Mac Pro shipping times to April for all available configurations.
Though iOS 7 has been out for several months now, the beta builds for the mobile OS are giving away a lot of information on Apple’s future products. New Apple TV references have been discovered in the iOS 7 beta builds, cited specifically in relation to the device’s AirPlay functionality. The new Apple TV is noted in the iOS 7 builds as “AppleTV4,1.”