Thursday: October 1, 2009
- Palm decides to partner up with Amazon instead of hacking their way into iTunes.
But what Palm should really do is to make an iTunes rival, a media-playing, content-syncing, Amazon MP3-friendly application. And it should make it work not just with the Pre, but with any device you might own, including the iPhone.
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.
- Five Zune HD features that Apple should appropriate in the near future.
CNET makes some great observations on a few key features that the new Zune actually does pretty well. It would be nice to have wireless syncing for my beloved Apple-branded devices.
- CNN pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.
All of the latest and greatest breaking news can be on your iPhone, but you'll have to pay $1.99 first.
- 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.
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.
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
- Service Pack X
Just inserting my own observations via comic format after recently upgrading to Snow Leopard.
Tuesday: September 15, 2009
- 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).
Wednesday: September 9, 2009
- Beatles catalogue coming to iTunes today after all?
Yoko Ono may have let this one leak out in a recent interview with Sky News. Sky News has since pulled the article with no retraction. Oh, and EMI says this isn't happening and to please ignore the past two sentences.