I've taken a brief test drive of Apple's new social network to see what it's about. But even before updating iTunes, I knew Ping was not for me.
Just about all of the news turned out to be less than dramatic, but, as usual, I'm left asking questions about the upshot of the announcements about the iPod and Ping.
They install icons, they get up in your face with trivial alerts, they demand that you update and then restart--three times a week. We’ve all used these apps, and they’re always a pain.
Apple's Fall Music Event delivers on an array of new gadgets and resources -- take a look at the new lineup.
Apple overhauled its entertainment offerings with mix of updates, including a refresh to its iPod line, juicing its iTunes software with new social features, and revamping its Apple TV set-top box.
Online excitement continues to build around Apple's fall product launch event with rumors centering on a refreshed Apple TV and 99-cent television episode rentals.