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OS X 10.11 wish list: Better Instant Hotspot support
Ratcheting down the features to perfection

OS X 10.11 wish list: Better Instant Hotspot support

Peter Cohen 18

Ever get the sense that OS X Yosemite isn't quite fully baked? That's how I feel especially when I depend on Continuity features like Instant Hotspot. Continuity in Yosemite and iOS 8 makes the experience of using a Mac and iOS device much more fluid and seamless. You can take and make phone calls from your Mac, continue composing an email on your phone with a swipe, read a web page on...

Macs are bigger than iPads for the first time since 2011
Mac sales once again buck the trend

Macs are bigger than iPads for the first time since 2011

Peter Cohen 27

So much for the "post-PC era:" Apple generated more revenue from Macs this quarter than iPads. A number of factors seem to be aiding the growth. Despite a contracting worldwide PC market, Apple managed to buck the trend — once again — by selling more Macs than it ever has during its second quarter: More than 4.5 million Macs in total. What's more, Macs beat iPads in terms of revenue....

Help aid Nepal with American Red Cross donations via iTunes
Please help a nation in need

Help aid Nepal with American Red Cross donations via iTunes

Peter Cohen 3

Apple has set up a donation page to help facilitate donations to the American Red Cross, flagged to help the victims of the recent Nepal earthquake. The nation of Nepal has suffered a devastating earthquake that has killed thousands. Apple has set up a donation page on iTunes to help raise money for American Red Cross relief efforts in the region. The quake struck before noon local...

Imagining a new Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad
Force touch on the desktop

Imagining a new Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad

Peter Cohen 29

I'm an unabashed fan of mechanical keyboards, so you might assume that I don't like the new tech in the MacBook, but you'd be wrong. I love it. I want to see it everywhere, especially on the desktop. I'm smitten with two parts of the new MacBook: The keyboard and the new trackpad. I'd love to see them available for desktop Macs too. The MacBook keyboard uses a new switch mechanism...

The Apple Store experience, good and bad
The ever changing face of Apple Stores

The Apple Store experience, good and bad

Peter Cohen 35

Some Apple customers' resistance to going to an actual Apple Store is a telling problem for the most profitable retailer in the United States. My weekend job is working at a local independent Apple reseller. For the past week or two we've had a steady trickle of customers who have come in looking for the Apple Watch. We have to tell them we don't have it — the only places where you can...

Show your Apple pride with custom Apple-inspired t-shirts
Show your Apple love with cool shirts

Show your Apple pride with custom Apple-inspired t-shirts

Peter Cohen 27

If you're looking for a cool way to show off your love for Apple, a custom t-shirt is a fun way to do it. A-Shirt.com is a t-shirt club that zeroes in specifically on Apple fans looking to show off their love for Apple products and their style. In an e-mail to iMore, A-Shirt founder Cyril Pavillard explained his motivation: It's a project I recently launched from Peru and mixes...