Boom 1.1

If you're in a crowded or noisy environment and need to hear what's coming out of your Mac, Boom might be quite helpful. Boom is a software utility that boosts the audio volume from your Mac.

VidConvert 1.0.5

Video conversion can be tricky for those who don't know (or care) about bit rates, frame sizes, and so on. Reggie Ashworth's VidConvert 1.0.4 makes the process easy with some simple settings, but also offers fine-tuned control for those who want to tweak to their hearts' content.

What does iCloud mean for MobileMe subscribers?

When Apple introduced its iCloud wireless data sync service, many MobileMe subscribers were left scratching their heads, wondering what it would all mean for them. Here are answers to some of the questions you might have.

WWDC: Apple introduces iCloud

On Monday at Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference, CEO Steve Jobs introduced Apple's new wireless data sync service, dubbed iCloud.

Pioneer announces AppRadio iPhone in-car unit

On Wednesday, Pioneer Electronics announced what it hopes will be the next stage of in-car connectivity--the AppRadio, an in-dash system that can display iOS apps on its screen.

Can you live without cable?

Sure, cutting the cable cord sounds tempting--no more monthly bills, no more paying for all those channels you never watch. But could you really get by without it?

Slacker launches Slacker Premium Radio on-demand service

On Tuesday, Slacker launched Slacker Premium Radio, a $10-a-month on-demand tier of the company's music-streaming service.

Elgato releases HDHomeRun networked TV tuner

On Monday, Elgato introduced the HDHomeRun bundle, SiliconDust's networked, dual-tuner device that lets you watch and record over-the-air (ATSC) or unencrypted digital cable (Clear QAM) signals on of two Macs at the same time using Elgato's EyeTV 3 software.

Three new 3D HDTVs reviewed

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We've just reviewed three new 3D HDTVs ranging in size from 47 inches to 65 inches. Check them out.

Toast 11.0.2 Titanium

Despite some rough edges, Toast 11 is a very nice upgrade from Toast 10.

Navigon iPhone 4 Design Car Mount Kit

$50 might seem steep for a way to stick your iPhone on your car's windshield, but Navigon's Design Car Mount Kit is well-made, attractive, and includes a charger and a dock-connector cable.

Macworld Insider: Download 1000 free fonts

Macware is giving away its MacFonts 4 collection of more than 1000 OpenType fonts to Macworld Insiders (normally $40).

iPhoto update adds new card themes, fixes bugs

On Tuesday, Apple released the latest update to iPhoto 9--aka iPhoto '11. iPhoto 9.1.2 adds new card themes to the app, as well as provides the obligatory improvements in "overall stability" and addresses a number of other minor issues.

Apple releases iBooks 1.2.2 update

On Thursday, Apple released a minor update to its iBooks e-book and PDF reading app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. iBooks 1.2.2 includes "a number of important stability and performance improvements" for playing video, incorrect fonts, and responsiveness.

Nine cool features of the Apple TV

The second-generation Apple TV is in many ways a radical departure from Apple's original set-top box. Here are some of the things that make it a must-have device in your media cabinet.