Not that I’m encouraging this… but

Faithful Macenstein reader @blakejoblin sent us this picture of a little mod he did to an Apple Store iPad 2. Looking good, says I. And yes, if you happen to “come across” any Macs or iOS devices displaying our website in an Apple Store (wink, wink), we’d love to hear about it.  Read More

The iPhone’s built-in HDR is basically useless

Above: Yes, these were taken with the iPhone, but not with the iPhone’s HDR mode. HDR photography is certainly cool, and the idea of Apple adding it to the iPhone’s camera app sounded great on paper, but in practice, it really doesn’t hold a candle to stand alone HDR apps. I’ve recently been playing with the PRO HDR app (iTunes, $1.99), and as you can see... Read More

Trick or Treat! Macenstein’s “Mac Chick of the Month” (October 2010): Mariah has an Apple for the teacher

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Photo by Justin Mayotte and Sean Briggs Happy Halloween! Welcome to Macenstein‘s “Mac Chick of the Month”, proudly sponsored by MacLove, makers of some of the sexiest iPad, iPhone, and iPod cases and accessories available. Each month we feature a different die-hard, Mac-loving girl who is (almost) as well designed as the Apple products they love. This month in... Read More

Write a caption, win a prize

Think you’re funny enough to be the next Margaret Cho? Well, now’s your chance to prove it to the world. Write your best caption for the above photo of Tenealle Farragher from Jordan Matter‘s amazing Dancers Among Us series of photos. If we think it’s the most clever, we’ll send you a Sunrise iPhone 4 case from Maclove! (Check out the full selection... Read More

Macenstein’s “Mac Chick of the Month” (September 2010): Ancilla Tilia

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Photo by Patrick Kaas Welcome to Macenstein‘s “Mac Chick of the Month”, proudly sponsored by MacLove, makers of some of the sexiest iPad, iPhone, and iPod cases and accessories available. Each month we feature a different die-hard, Mac-loving girl who is (almost) as well designed as the Apple products they love. This month we present you with the lovely Ancilla... Read More

As if I needed another reason to steer clear of museums…

Well, I can take some solace in that apparently the Museum Administrators have to walk a good distance to use the bathroom. via We Love Apple  Read More

I wish I had ever been that excited about anything

Behold Han Ziwen, the first person to buy an iPad in China. Well, that’s not true, actually. Odds are over tens of thousands of people in China already had iPads for months via other (more nefarious) channels, but let’s not tell Han that. After all, he went through the trouble of making up a “I Buy iPad #1″ T-Shirt and everything. Actually, it looks like... Read More

Macenstein’s “Mac Chick of the Month” (July 2010): Lea Anne

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photo by Raymond Adams Welcome to Macenstein‘s “Mac Chick of the Month”, proudly sponsored by MacLove, makers of some of the sexiest iPad, iPhone, and iPod cases and accessories available. Each month we feature a different die-hard, Mac-loving girl who is (almost) as well designed as the Apple products they love. This month we present you with the lovely Lea... Read More

Exclusive pics of the Shanghai China Apple store grand opening

Above: The first guy in line. True to his word, faithful Macenstein reader Min has returned with pics of the Shanghai China Apple store grand opening, as well as his take on the festivities. Enjoy! Hey Doc, I got there at 7am. There were already hundreds of people waiting in line. By the time at 11:30am, there were thousands of people in the queue! And lots of reporters on the... Read More

Best Buy selling new iPhone killer

I respect Best Buy for not dropping the price by a penny to make it LOOK cheaper than it is. Thanks to faithful Macenstein reader CJL087 for the link!  Read More

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