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Monday: December 7, 2009

Apple decides to acquire Lala, a streaming media service.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:17 AM | Tags (7) | lala | acquisitisions | streaming | apple | media | itunes | genius |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 1, 2009

The top eleven imaginary features of the imaginary Apple Tablet.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:39 AM | Tags (6) | tablet | funny | bbspot | imaginary | features | apple |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 23, 2009

An original Apple-I computer will set you back just fifty grand.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:09 AM | Tags (7) | apple | vintage | ebay | museum | collectors | item | computer |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 19, 2009

Apple's unannounced tablet might come in two different flavors.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:24 PM | Tags (10) | 2010 | apple | digitimes | lcd | models | oled | oled | rumors | tablet | flavors |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 25 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 16, 2009

Latest Palm WebOS update doesn't attempt any shifty iTunes syncing.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 4:12 PM | Tags (8) | apple | hack | itunes | palm | sync | update | usb | webos |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Apple deals another legal blow to Mac clone manufacturer, Psystar.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:49 AM | Tags (9) | clones | legal | register | psystar | mac | apple | favour | court | damages |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 12, 2009

Developer behind popular iPhone app for Facebook has had it with Apple, calls it quits.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 8:16 AM | Tags (8) | apple | appstore | facebook | developer | approval | process | joehewitt | techcrunch |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Apple releases update to Safari browser to fix some security issues.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:56 AM | Tags (6) | bugs | safari | update | software | apple | ars |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 11, 2009

Apple drops support for Atom processors in latest Mac OS X software update.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:35 AM | Tags (12) | apple | atom | dell | devices | hack | mac | macosx | netbook | processor | support | unsupported | update |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 9, 2009

Want to translate your baby's cries? There's an app for that.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 8:02 AM | Tags (11) | baby | crying | app | iphone | appstore | abcnews | translate | emotions | tips | identify | language |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


World's first iPhone worm is never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:46 AM | Tags (8) | australia | iphone | jailbreak | rickastley | rickroll | security | work | worm |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 6, 2009

Steve Jobs is Fortune's CEO of the decade.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?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 8:05 AM | Tags (11) | accolades | apple | ceo | compromise | decade | driven | fortune | iphone | ipod | personality | stevejobs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 4, 2009

Apple would like you to know there are now over 100,000 apps to choose from.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 4:00 PM | Tags (10) | 100000 | apps | appstore | gaming | industry | iphone | ipodtouch | itunes | macrumors | mobile |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Next Apple software update may break a lot of unauthorized installations of Mac OS X.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:46 AM | Tags (10) | apple | atom | break | hackintosh | intel | leopard | processor | software | support | update |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thirteen of the most overpriced iPhone apps currently available on the app store.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.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:27 AM | Tags (8) | apple | iphone | apps | store | wired | overpriced | pricey | vip |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 41 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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