Monday: December 7, 2009
- Apple decides to acquire Lala, a streaming media service.
I have a strange feeling that the 'Genius' functionality in recent copies of iTunes are due for an upgrade thanks to this brand new acquisition. Just a hunch.
Tuesday: December 1, 2009
- The top eleven imaginary features of the imaginary Apple Tablet.
9. The startup sound has the ability to tame unicorns and capture leprechauns. My other personal fav: 6. Does not even have a battery to remove. Powered only by your awesomeness.
Monday: November 23, 2009
- An original Apple-I computer will set you back just fifty grand.
By today's standards it looks downright primitive. But Jesse Sackman knows it's also a collectors item and he wants $50,000 for his model on eBay. 'It's a museum piece and in demand all over the world,' said Sackman.
Thursday: November 19, 2009
- Apple's unannounced tablet might come in two different flavors.
...Apple's two tablet PC models - one of which will have a 10.6-inch TFT LCD panel while the other will have a 9.7-inch OLED panel. However, the sources did not explain how production for the two models would be split between the three makers.
Monday: November 16, 2009
- Latest Palm WebOS update doesn't attempt any shifty iTunes syncing.
The free update weighs in at 126MB and brings with it dozens of tiny tweaks that improve the Palm experience. But if you were waiting for the resurrection of the Palm iTunes sync, you're out of luck: WebOS 1.3.1 does no such thing.
- Apple deals another legal blow to Mac clone manufacturer, Psystar.
Judge William Alsup's court of Northern California ruled in Apple's favour on all counts. Psystar is now likely to face claims for damages from Steve Jobs. Psystar is attempting a parallel defence in Florida, where the firm is based.
Thursday: November 12, 2009
- Developer behind popular iPhone app for Facebook has had it with Apple, calls it quits.
...I am philosophically opposed to the existence of their review process. I am very concerned that they are setting a horrible precedent for other software platforms, and soon gatekeepers will start infesting the lives of every software developer.
- Apple releases update to Safari browser to fix some security issues.
Along with some patches to fix certain vulnerabilities, the update contains some bits of code to make your beloved copy of Safari more stable as well.
Wednesday: November 11, 2009
- Apple drops support for Atom processors in latest Mac OS X software update.
Thinking of purchasing a Dell Mini laptop with the sole purpose of putting Mac OS X on it? Apple would prefer it if you just bought a laptop from them instead. Now pony up.
Monday: November 9, 2009
- Want to translate your baby's cries? There's an app for that.
Within 10 seconds, the app translates the sound and identifies the emotion, and then gives parents a set of tips to calm the child. The company says its technology is 96 percent accurate and works for any child, regardless of culture or language.
- World's first iPhone worm is never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down.
In addition to his own iPhone being attacked, he said a flatmate's iPhone 3G was also sullied with the image of Astley. Users who tried to delete the image were chagrined to find it reappear once they rebooted their device.
Friday: November 6, 2009
- Steve Jobs is Fortune's CEO of the decade.
Fortune has an entire section dedicated to the almighty Steve which includes quotes from other famous CEOs as well as some rarely seen photos. Congrats Steve. Now, where is my Apple tablet?
Wednesday: November 4, 2009
- Apple would like you to know there are now over 100,000 apps to choose from.
...choose from an incredible range of apps in 20 categories, including games, business, news, sports, health, reference and travel. App Store users have downloaded well over two billion apps, continuing to make it the world’s most popular applications store.
- Next Apple software update may break a lot of unauthorized installations of Mac OS X.
If you've recently installed Mac OS X on your beloved Dell Mini 9 you may want to hold off from applying the next software update that Apple puts out. Possibly for a long, long time.
- Thirteen of the most overpriced iPhone apps currently available on the app store.
Yes folks, there is actually an app that can set you back $1,000 at this very moment. On the plus side, if you have the money to burn you'll be awarded with some kind of digital VIP status for bars and night clubs. Whoopie.