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Tuesday: September 8, 2009

A rumor roundup for Apple's media event scheduled to take place tomorrow.A rumor roundup for Apple's media event scheduled to take place tomorrow.

You probably won't be seeing The Beatles hitting the iTunes Store tomorrow - but who really knows with these things. Your next iPod (if it's not an iPhone) will most likely have a camera though.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:47 PM | Tags (9) | rumors | iphone | ipod | macrumors | camera | touch | apple | media | event |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Makers of Luxo lamp decide to sue Disney and Pixar over mascot usage and name.Makers of Luxo lamp decide to sue Disney and Pixar over mascot usage and name.

The Norwegian company that originally designed the iconic lamp is claiming copyright infringement. It probably doesn't help that Disney is packaging a version of said lamp to sell with the Blu-ray version of 'Up' and that they also have a six-foot animatronic version over at Disney World in Orlando.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:32 AM | Tags (9) | copyright | disney | infringement | lamp | lawsuit | luxo | mascot | pixar | silly |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


An informative writeup on what the world was like before Apple introduced the iPhone.An informative writeup on what the world was like before Apple introduced the iPhone.

This list too could go on. But it’s sobering to remember that a single device by a company with zero experience in the industry and against all odds caused such a tidal wave of change.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:23 AM | Tags (9) | iphone | carriers | phones | cell | handsets | apple | sdk | development | appstore |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 4, 2009

Sony Walkman outsells the iPod for the first time in four years over in Japan.Sony Walkman outsells the iPod for the first time in four years over in Japan.

Sony's win be may due to a variety of factors, according to BCN. The company focuses on lower-cost music players, with the average price of a Walkman dropping in recent weeks while Apple's prices have stayed firm.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:47 AM | Tags (6) | apple | ipod | japan | sales | sony | walkman |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

Five ways to listen to music on your iPhone without actually using iTunes.Five ways to listen to music on your iPhone without actually using iTunes.

Thanks to the incredible success of the App Store, there are plenty of ways now to access streaming music even when you don't have the files.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:42 AM | Tags (8) | apple | files | iphone | itunes | music | options | pandora | streaming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

Apple will be holding an iPod-related media event on September 9th.Apple will be holding an iPod-related media event on September 9th.

An interesting date to pick what with all of the Beatles hoopla (remasters, Rock Band edition) scheduled to be released on this day as well.  Stealing thunder from Apple Corps or are fab four finally coming to iTunes?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:56 PM | Tags (7) | apple | beatles | event | iphone | ipod | media | rocknroll |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 28, 2009

What you can probably expect from Apple's rumored September event.What you can probably expect from Apple's rumored September event.

Wired says you'll most likely be hearing about new iPods and iTunes 9. Sorry, no fantastical tablets for you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:28 AM | Tags (6) | september | apple | rumors | event | wired | ipods |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

Six things you need to know about Mac OS X Snow Leopard.Six things you need to know about Mac OS X Snow Leopard.

#7 - it has really cheesy cover artwork.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:14 AM | Tags (7) | leopard | snowleopard | upgrad | mac | osx | apple | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

You can now purchase the first augmented reality app for your beloved iPhone.You can now purchase the first augmented reality app for your beloved iPhone.

Only works on the iPhone 3Gs, sorry early adopters (this includes myself).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:51 AM | Tags (7) | augmented | reality | iphone | app | appstore | first | 3gs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 25, 2009

Apple pulls the curtain back on some new 'Get a Mac' ads.Apple pulls the curtain back on some new 'Get a Mac' ads.

They take some shots at Microsoft's Laptop Hunters campaign. Hey look, its Puddy!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 8:58 AM | Tags (5) | ads | apple | campaign | getamac | puddy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

Mac OS X Snow Leopard will be available for purchase on August 28th.Mac OS X Snow Leopard will be available for purchase on August 28th.

This brand new 'finely tuned' version of Leopard will set you back $29 bucks. Roar?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 12:03 PM | Tags (6) | apple | leopard | mac | osx | snowleopard | version |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Apple decides to respond to FCC inquiry right on their website.Apple decides to respond to FCC inquiry right on their website.

We receive about 8,500 new applications and updates every week, and roughly 20% of them are not approved as originally submitted. In little more than a year, we have reviewed more than 200,000 applications and updates.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 8:05 AM | Tags (6) | application | approval | appstore | fcc | process | response |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Apple to offer up a branded television set by 2011?Apple to offer up a branded television set by 2011?

Not sure if I can see this happening as an updated AppleTV seems to be more sensible.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:54 AM | Tags (6) | apple | television | tv | set | 2011 | future |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Yes, you can still buy a first generation iPod from Apple's online store.Yes, you can still buy a first generation iPod from Apple's online store.

Wow, that original scrollwheel just seems ancient now. Nostalgia will set you back $129 bucks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:38 PM | Tags (6) | ipod | generation | original | scrollwheel | apple | online |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wikipedia pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone application.Wikipedia pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone application.

The Wikipedia application for iPhones is an open-source, first version that the foundation hopes to incrementally upgrade with input from software savants worldwide, according to Walsh.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:56 AM | Tags (6) | app | apple | application | iphone | opensource | wikipedia |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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