Wednesday: September 30, 2009
- Apple would like you to know that there really is an app for everything.
With 85,000 applications I'd be surprised if there something you couldn't do. In a feeble attempt to encourage discussion, list some things you can't currently do with an iPhone in the 'discuss' section of this post.
- Fifteen podcasts that will make you smarter.
If you've let your podcast subscriptions fall by the wayside this article serves as a great excuse to dive back in. I can't remember the last time I actually listened and/or watched a podcast.
Tuesday: September 29, 2009
- Ten fresh new details regarding Apple's rumored tablet device.
It is designed to expand the iPhone and iPod touch media concept to its next potential level: as a slate-like replacement for books and magazines, plus all of the media, gaming, app, and web functionality of the iPhone and iPod touch.
- Apple decides to hire back developer behind Newton device.
Tchao spent 10 years at Apple, overseeing product marketing for the Newton and reportedly persuading former Apple CEO John Scully to including the company's handwriting-recognition technology into what would become Apple's first consumer device.
Monday: September 28, 2009
- Apple pleased to announce that the App Store has surpassed two billion downloads.
The rate of App Store downloads continues to accelerate with users downloading a staggering two billion apps in just over a year, including more than half a billion apps this quarter alone,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO.
- New line of plastic MacBooks may be right around the corner along with new iMacs.
The refreshed iMacs may include a new touch-capable mouse to emulate functionality that iPhones can already do. My hunch is that it will be a USB touch pad. Pinching and swiping with an actual mouse doesn't quite work.
Friday: September 25, 2009
- Apple would really like you to know just how green they really are.
Our life cycle analysis accounts for all emissions associated with our products. That includes raw material extraction, manufacturing, packaging, transportation, a three- or four-year period of use, and recycling.
Wednesday: September 23, 2009
- Apple releases update for iTunes 9 that fixes some bugs.
If you had issues with your copy of iTunes being unresponsive or just unexpectedly quitting, this update is for you.
Tuesday: September 22, 2009
- Ars Technica takes a look back at twenty years of Apple laptops.
The Portable sold for a whopping $6,500 when it was launched in September 1989, and it's hardly surprising that it was never a top-seller.
Monday: September 21, 2009
- Eleven reasons why Apple is still studying the definetly not-rejected Google Voice application.
2. Code sent in hard to read Verdana font.
Thursday: September 17, 2009
- The incredible, amazing, and awesome Apple keynote.
A video capturing the numerous times a positive adjective was used in the last Apple keynote. No two cuts are repeated according to the video's author.
Tuesday: September 15, 2009
- Recent iPhone security fix reveals Microsoft Exchange security flaw.
Thousands of users have been accessing e-mail, calendars, and contacts over Exchange connections through their iPhones or iPod Touches, not knowing they were compromising their corporate security.
- The evolution of Apple advertising.
Ah, the days of Garamond. Those were good times.
Monday: September 14, 2009
- The AppleTV gets a brand new hundred dollar price drop.
Your gateway to iTunes on your television site will now set you back just $229 instead of the previous price of $329. Oh, and you can kiss the forty gigabyte model goodbye. C'est la vie!
Thursday: September 10, 2009
- Apple has posted a video stream of their special music event from yesterday.
Watch Steve Jobs's triumphant (and much applauded) return to the stage. Lots of interesting stuff out of Apple yesterday from iTunes 9 to iPod Nanos with video cameras (which for some strange reason can't take still photos).