The Loop has a variety of meanings. For some people reading the site it’s a reference to Apple’s Cupertino address. To others it’s about being kept “in the loop” by reading the stories. For all its meanings, The Loop isn’t like other Mac and technology Web sites.
What you can expect
Of course, you get all of the latest tidbits of news about Apple and the tech market in general, but we also provide more in-depth coverage on the topics that matter to you. The aim of The Loop is to dig into the headlines to provide readers with some thoughtful, well-balanced coverage.
We write about the biggest product releases from all of the major companies in the industry. If there are questions about a new product, The Loop endeavors to get those answers for you.
Jim Dalrymple is an accomplished guitar player. He’s written about how to record and play music using the Mac for years; that continues today on The Loop. Peter brings deep knowledge of Mac and iOS entertainment software and games, photography and other interests.
You’ll find how-to articles on everything from setting up amp modeling software to mic placement when recording acoustics. Software, hardware and everything in between.
We hope you enjoy your stay at The Loop.
Contact The Loop
You can visit the Contact page for email address and contact information for all of The Loop’s staff members.
About Jim Dalrymple
Jim has been following Apple and its products for the last 17 years, first as one of the original members of MacCentral, then at Macworld. He held several positions at Macworld over the 10 years, including his final job as Editor at Large, before leaving in May 2009.
Jim’s work has been in many publications including Macworld, PC World, Computerworld, Macworld UK and many others. He’s also appeared as an expert on several television stations including CNN, Fox, CBS and ABC.
He continues to do radio show interviews, both Internet-based like Your Mac Life and MacNotables and traditional radio.
Jim has been a guitar player for 20 years and records music on his Mac using GarageBand, Logic, Pro Tools, Cubase, Line 6, Native Instruments, IK Multimedia, ToonTrack, FXPansion and a host of other applications.
About Peter Cohen
Peter started working with Jim after his site, MacGaming, became part of MacCentral. They worked together at Macworld, where Jim supervised Peter for many years. In his position as Senior Editor, Peter posted and edited daily news on the MacCentral and Macworld.com Web sites. Peter wrote the monthly Game Room column for Macworld magazine and contributed countless other reviews and articles over the years.
After leaving Macworld in September, 2009, Peter immediately reunited with Jim as The Loop’s executive editor. Peter also continues to do a variety of freelance work for online and print publications including Mac|Life, MacFormat, MacUser (UK) and Tap!
Peter is also an accomplished podcaster – a co-host and co-founder of Angry Mac Bastards, a weekly podcast that rebuffs some of the more questionable Apple-centric news and analysis posted to the Web. Peter is also frequently featured on other podcasts: he’s appeared on the MacJury, iGame Radio, the Tech Night Owl Live, International Mac Podcast, TUAW Talkcast and many others.