Wow, even the viruses on the Mac look nice

Mac Guard Virus Install

Check out this video from YouTuber TheEdBott showing the Mac Guard/ Mac Defender virus installing with no password. Having never actually seen the virus, I must say, it DOES look pretty cool, much better designed than those Windows popups I get while surfing (on my Mac) telling me my Windows system is infected. “Here’s a start to finish, unedited video that shows... Read More

Who wants to play a little “Friday Lock Screen trivia? – Win an iTunes gift card

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OK WE HAVE WINNER! Congrats to faithful Macenstein reader Zach! (How did everyone get this one so fast? Google Goggles or something?) OK, first one who can correctly tell me The name of the show AND EPISODE TITLE these two chubby kids are from… Wins a $10 iTunes gift card. Remember, you need to answer BOTH parts of the question in order to win. I’m not sure how sending... Read More

Happy Mother’s day! We’re giving away TWO Pink iMainGo: X Speakers for Mom!

Wow. No offense, but your mom is looking kind of hot... I guess that yoga is paying off.

This contest is over. Congrats to faithful Macenstein readers rkbrwn and Anamarie Admit it. You forgot, didn’t you? Mother’s Day is only three days away, and you haven’t gotten her ANYTHING, have you? Well, time’s running out, and you’re too old to just draw her a picture or something. You need a real gift, and you know she thinks flowers are a waste... Read More

Enter to Win: An IDAPT i2+ Universal Desktop Charger

iDapt 2+ iPhone charger

According to our demographics, odds are if you are a regular visitor to Macenstein, you are a 23-35 year-old male college graduate, who may or may not be married with children, which means if I were to break into your home while you were out (or sleeping), I would expect to find no fewer than 4 USB-chargeable gadgets. Likely you own at least ONE iPhone and one iPad, and perhaps... Read More

Sony’s Crackle comes to the iPhone/iPad with less crappy content than you’d think

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I loves me my Slingbox, I loves me my Netflix, and I kinda like the ESPN Watch app, but that doesn’t mean there’s not any room left in my heart for one more streaming video app, especially one that streams the fantastic Married with Children episode “Rock and Roll Girl” featuring a super slutty “Kelly” (above) that a young Dr. Macenstein would... Read More

Enter to WIN: A set of Audioengine A2 speakers!

Audioengine A2

Thank you, we have a winner. This contest is closed. Congrats to faithful Macenstein reader Jason! Just the speakers. 2008 iMac not included. Who like’s winning $200 speakers? Anyone? No? OK, I guess I’ll just have to keep these sweet Audioengine A2’s. It’s a shame, really, because I already have a pair, and they rock. Perhaps you remember my awesome YouTube... Read More

Déjà vu: Win an iMainGo: X Speaker for iPod and iPhone

Thank you, we have a winner. This contest is closed. Congrats to faithful Macenstein reader John! Wow, it seems like just last month we gave away one of these awesome iMainGo: X speakers (probably because it WAS). Well, we’re back it, thanks once again to our good friends at iMainGo. Looking for a safe way to take your iPod/iPhone with you without sacrificing audio quality... Read More

We’re giving away TWO AViiQ: Portable Laptop Stands!

Thank you, we have a winner. This contest is closed. Congrats to faithful Macenstein readers Timothy and Alexander! Mmmm… can you smell it? Rumor has it a fresh batch of pipping hot MacBooks are on their way from Cupertino’s finest bakery (by way of China) and heading to an Apple Store near you! But fear not. No matter how hot those laptops end up being, we’ve... Read More

How To: Shake down AT&T for 1000 rollover minutes

AT&T, in an apparent bid to foster some sort of love/loyalty from its current iPhone customers has reportedly begun sending out gifts to a lucky few in the form of 1000 free rollover minutes. The messages come via a text message, which simply asks the recipient to respond “YES” to redeem said offer. The good news is, it looks like even if you weren’t lucky... Read More

Win an iMainGo: X Speaker for iPod and iPhone

Looking for a safe way to take your iPod/iPhone with you without sacrificing audio quality for portability? Well, you’re in luck. We’re giving one lucky reader a brand-spanking new iMainGo X speaker for iPod, iPhone, iPad, … anything with a mini stereo plug, really. We reviewed the previous model of iMainGo portable speaker and were quite impressed, and the... Read More

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