Peter CohenContributor, Macworld

Peter Cohen loves video games, anime and almost anything Apple. When he's not compulsively watching TV or movies, he's a freelance technology journalist and managing editor at iMore.

Padlock Hard Drive Encrypts Data via Keypad

Apricorn has announced the availability of its Padlock Secure Hard Drive, a portable external hard drive equipped with a built-in keypad that prevents...

Quake Live Now Live for the Mac

Quake Live, the Web browser-based version of Id Software's popular first-person shooter, is now playable on the Mac. The company updated the Web site on Tuesday...

Super Get Info Axed, Mailsmith Becomes Freeware

Bare Bones Software on Tuesday announced the discontinuation of its Super Get Info utility and noted that Mailsmith, its e-mail client, has become freeware, with...

Apple Leads in Customer Satisfaction Survey, Despite Slip

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) has released customer satisfaction scores for a number of consumer product sectors including personal computers...

Report: One in Four Songs Sold in U.S. Is From ITunes

The NPD Group reported Tuesday that Apple's iTunes Store is responsible for selling one in four songs in the United States.

EVE Online Maker Producing Console Crossover

CCP CEO Hilmar Veigar Petursson on Tuesday took the wraps off Dust 514, a forthcoming console game based on the company's popular massively multiplayer online...

Netgear Offers 8-port Gigabit Firewall for Small Business

Netgear on Monday announced the availability of its ProSafe 8-Port VPN Firewall (model FVS318G). It's priced at $139.

New Verbatim Drives Feature Built-in Status Display

Verbatim on Monday introduced its line of InSight portable USB hard disk drives. They're Mac and Windows-compatible and come in 320GB and 500GB capacities...

Sony Moves E-reader Technology in the Right Direction

I recently proclaimed the dangers of vendor lock-in in the nascent e-book reader market, so I was delighted this week to see Sony take a very positive step in...

Do We Really Want Vendor Lock-in With E-book Readers?

The Kindle e-book reader is, by almost all accounts, a great device. Amazon's recent fumble with two George Orwell books notwithstanding, almost everyone who...

Game Studio to Make IPhone 3GS Games, Exclusively

On Friday Mad Monkey Studio announced plans to develop games for the iPhone. In and of itself, that may not be a remarkable feat, until you consider that Mad...

Microsoft Offers Office 2008 Fix for Open XML Documents

Microsoft on Thursday posted Office 2008 for Mac 12.2.1 update, an update to their office productivity software suite for the Macintosh. The new update is...

Doxie Document and Photo Scanner Coming in Nov. for $129

Apparent has announced Doxie, a new document scanner that works with Macs and Windows PCs. It will cost $129 when it's released in November.

Glide Goes Social With Glide Engage

TransMedia on Wednesday announced the launch of Glide Engage, a new social networking and micro-blogging service designed to integrate with the rest of...

Intuit Offers Free Credit Card Processing App for IPhone

QuickBooks maker Intuit on Tuesday announced the release of GoPayment, a free application for the iPhone and iPod touch designed to help businesses process...