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  • New iMac, Mac Mini and Mac Pro
    on Mar 4, 2009 in mac mini mac pro mac imac apple
    Yesterday, Apple announced three new upgrades to some of their oldest computers without a keynote.  This is very unusual for Apple; the upgrades were released without the usual fanfare.  This begs the question, why? Maybe the departure...
  • Tepple: Mobile Version
    on Dec 18, 2008 in tepple update iphone mobileme
    Today, we are pleased to announce the mobile version of Tepple!  We have a normal version of the site (pictured here) and an iPhone version (pictured above).  It's powered by MoFuse, and the address is 
  • Last Macworld for Apple, no Keynote by Steve Jobs
    on Dec 17, 2008 in steve jobs macworld keynote apple
    Apple has announced that this will be there last year participating in the annual Macworld trade show, and instead of Steve Jobs delivering the keynote adress, it will be Philip Schiller, Apple's senoir vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing.&
  • OS X Leopard 10.6.5 Update Quick!  Run to your Macs!  The new OS X Leopard update is out, OS X 10.6.5.  Most of it is made up of graphics improvements for games and other programs.  It also improves support and compatibility for the AT&
  • The Apple Quilt
    on Dec 14, 2008 in ebay stupid stuff money t-shirts apple
     Take a look at this quilt.  It was found on eBay, and is made up of 20 Apple t-shirts.  The current bid is $227.50, so if you feel like blowing over $227.50 on a quilt made of (probably) uncomfortable t-shirts, go ahead and mak
  • The iPhone NanoAccording to, Apple has plans to produce and release an iPhone Nano, or the Nanophone as they call it.  The site claims "its has 3 sensors, camera, mirror screen, but no 3G.  It is the same height as the just release
  • "iPhone is a Gaming Console"
    on Dec 13, 2008 in bragging rumors ipod touch ipod iphone apple
    According to an apparently extremly reliable source at Engadget, John Geleynse, the Director, Technology Evangelism at Apple Inc., made some pretty big staments at an iPhone event today in San Jose.  He claimed that the iPhone was a "gaming
  • MacBook Pro has faulty Nvidia graphics cards?
    on Dec 11, 2008 in macbook pro nvidia apple
    According to the Inquirer, the new MacBook Pros may have Nvidia graphics cards that are made of the same material that caused the failing chips that we've been hearing about all summer. Check it out to get the full technical anaylisis and why those.
  • $99 iPhone at WalMart?
    on Dec 6, 2008 in rumors walmart price iphone apple
    Many rumors have been circulating around the Net that the iPhone will be sold at WalMart.  We know that this is going to happen, but what we didn't expect is that the iPhone might get a "WalMartification."  Various sites c
  • The Apple Holiday GuideIt's that time of year again.  And Tepple's go your back.  In this guide, we're going to cover all your options for getting one person on your list an Apple product.  Here we.  Take a look at all the good
  • iPhone now rules (16.6%) of the (smartphone) world!Congratulations iPhone! You have now just stolen 16.6% of the world's smartphone market. And you stole that 16.6% from Nokia! Nokia used to own 63.3% of the market, but then that tricky little "Jesus phone" came out and now, Nokia only o
  • Update
    on Dec 2, 2008 in tepple update
    Just another update.  We'll post our first impressions of the new MacBook this week, and have a holiday buyers guide to Apple products up either this or next week.  We should be starting our first newsletter soon, so rememb
  • Apple's Gone Green?
    on Dec 1, 2008 in packaging macbook green apple
    Oh Apple, Apple, Apple.  When will you ever learn?  You start bragging about how you've become green and want to save the environment .  You boast how your new MacBook boxes are "41% smaller than the
  • Free SMS Messages on the iPhone
    on Dec 1, 2008 in apps iphone itunes apple
    From the crafty maker of TouchType, comes a new app for your iPhone that could pay for itself very quickly.  The app,  called SMS Touch, is actually very clever.  You can avoid the $15 unlimited text messaging
  • Apple University?
    on Oct 23, 2008 in apple university apple u school apple
    Today, Apple announced its plans for the "Apple School."  They are hiring Mr. Joel Podolny, the dean of Yale's School of Management.  The school will be like a training ground for new Apple employees, lik
  • MacBook Nano Caught Online
    on Oct 22, 2008 in netbook rumors iphone slate macbook apple
    John Markoff at the New York Times has updated his article about the possiblity of an Apple netbook, now claiming that he spotted the "MacBook Nano/iPhone Slate" from the logs of an "unamed search engine."  Take a look at this
  • And Here...We...GO: Apple's Quarterly Earnings
    on Oct 21, 2008 in quarterly earnings apple
     First of all, I would like to apologize for not getting the MacBook review in.  Unfortunately, we had a slight predicament come up and was not able to get the review done.  But, we'll have it soon!  And now to the
  • Apple's Full MacBook Event
    on Oct 14, 2008 in apple event macbook
    Here's the link to watch the full MacBook Event.  It's worth it just to hear Jonathan Ive say "aluminum."  Trust me, it's worth it!
  • New MacBook Pro "Spy Shot"
    on Oct 14, 2008 in rumors macbook pro mac macbook apple
    This picture on top was supposedly a picture of the new MacBook Pro taken by a spy.  This "spy' was also the one who leaked pictures of the new iPod Nano, which turned out to be true.  According to "JR" all the new MacBooks (the regu
  • Review of MacBook
    on Oct 14, 2008 in macbook pro review macbook apple
    I will have the review of the new MacBook published on Sunday at the latest. The new MacBook Pro I'll probably review by Sunday, but no promises. If I don't review the MacBook Pro by this Sunday, I'll have it up on Tepple by next Sunday.