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Jonathan has been covering the tech industry since 1998. He loves watching TV shows on his iPhone while exercising, and has already indoctrinated his young twins in the ways of the Apple TV.

Apple releases Pro Applications update

On Wednesday Apple issued Pro Applications Update 2010-02, with improved versions of Final Cut Pro 7, Motion 4, Color 1.5, Compressor 3.5, and Qmaster 3.5

Apple TV: Point/counterpoint

Lex Friedman explains what's wrong with the new Apple TV, and Jonathan Seff responds.

Apple releases Safari updates

On Tuesday Apple issued minor updates to its Safari Web browser: Safari 5.0.2 for Leopard and Snow Leopard (OS X 10.5.8 or later) or Windows (XP, Vista, and 7) and Safari 4.1.2 for Tiger (OS X 10.4.11).

Hands on with Apple's new iPods, Apple TV

After Wednesday's Apple media event, we got to spend a little while in a hands-on area adjacent to the Yerba Buena theater with a few dozen members of the media, analysts, VIPs, and—most importantly—new iPods and Apple TVs. Without any further ado, here's what we spotted.

Live Update: Apple music event

The Macworld team has live coverage of Apple's music event as it happens on Wednesday in San Francisco.

New Yorker quietly updates Digital Edition for iPad

Subscirbers to The New Yorker have been able to read their issues—as well as archived magazines going back to 1925—online in a Web browser for a while. Now iPad users can enjoy the same functionality.

How the iPad changed my reading habits

Jonathan Seff finds the iPad has made his reading more enjoyable and more varied.

Turbo.264 HD Software Edition 1.1

The software-only version of Elgato's Turbo.264 HD costs half as much as the hardware-assisted version, but also works more slowly.

Sonic and Widevine to bring movie streaming to the iPhone, iPad

Sonic Solutions and Widevine have announced they're joining forces to help bring streaming movies to iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android devices.

Genius Bar adventures: a follow-up

Apparently in response to a previous story, the Apple Store replaced Jonathan Seff's busted MacBook Pro.

Opinion: Genius Bar leaves me smarting

One editor continues to wait for his lemon of a MacBook Pro to be fixed and returned to him.

iPhone 4 rollout a mess -- but will anyone care?

The release of Apple's latest iPhone has been a rather comical occurrence. But how much difference will that make in the long run?

First iPhone 4 reviews surface

In advance of the official launch, reviews of the iPhone 4 have started showing up on the Web.


Elgato's EyeTV HD does a pretty good letting you watch and record premium cable and satellite content, despite a few software bugs.

Western Digital releases WD TV Live Plus

Western Digital on Wednesday introduced the WD TV Live Plus media player.