The design of Toshiba's high-end Kirabook hasn't changed since last year, but it has aged gracefully. The components get an update and the battery life gets a big boost, making this an all-around excellent, but expensive, ultrabook.
Sony's thin, powerful Tap 11 tablet shows up the competition in terms of design. It's not ideal for everyone, but only a few tweaks away from being the runaway leader in this smallish category.
Apple has released a couple of updates: one for iTunes, bringing the latest software version to 9.0.2, and the other for Apple TV, which updates the software to version 3.0.
For some users, updating to iTunes 9.0.2 has come with a test in patience. Libraries of various sizes have experienced hangs when updating, some as long as 36 hours.
Apple released iTunes 9.0.2 and the update included improvements to app sorting for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
Users are experiencing issues when attempting to import tracks from compact discs to iTunes. The disc unmounts and does not complete the importing process requiring the user to eject the disc and reinsert it each time (when it then works).
As Halloween approaches, a mysterious ghost invades iTunes 8.2.1 and iTunes 9.0.1, causing the application to begin playing music tracks with no user input to start it.
The newly updated utility is now available for both Windows and Mac, and it offers more granular control over what gets cleaned.
New software update to some of Apple's iOS devices promises to fix a bug that affected Wi-Fi.
UPDATED. The excitement of downloading iTunes 9 yesterday quickly faded as I encountered a strange error. What started as curiosity over the new look of the iTunes Music Store soon became a still unsolved battle with an annoying error message.