Archive | September, 2008

iTunes to be center of legal action in Norway

29. September 2008

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A consumer advocate in Norway has initiated a legal preceeding against Apple over its failure to open up its iTunes store to other music players.  It’s not quite clear how this will play out because Apple introduced DRM-free songs for $1.29 on the iTunes store last March.  The problem is that the only major label [...]

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Apple Stock ROCKED

29. September 2008

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Apple’s stock price took an un-precedented tumble this afternoon after a number of investment firms downgraded the stock due to gloomy economic conditions. The stock, which hit an intraday low of $100, was downgraded by Morgan Stanely and RBC Capital. Morgan Stanley analyst Kathryn Huberty lowered her price target of Apple to $115, citing weakening [...]

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Review of Adobe After Effects CS4

27. September 2008

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Macworld has the scoop here.

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Apple changes review policy for App Store

27. September 2008

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Apple has taken a step in the right direction and finally decided to limit App Store reviews of programs to customers who actually own it.  TUAW has the scoop here.

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Has Apple been improperly managing the iPhone App Store?

26. September 2008

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That depends on who you ask. A few developers are losing their minds over what they perceive to be Apple’s arbitrary rejection of their apps, and bloggers seem to think the apocalypse is upon us. But there’s a different point of view that hasn’t been talked about much in the media as of late – [...]

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The Apple Genius hiring process – Do you have what it takes?

26. September 2008

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Ever wonder what it’d be like to be an Apple Genius?  Aviv over at MacBlogz went through the process and tells us what it was all about.  It’s a good read and you can check it out here.

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Apple begins beta testing of iPhone 2.2 software – cut and paste imminent?

26. September 2008

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Apple has seeded iPhone OS 2.2 to beta testers, and according to a purported email from Steve Jobs, Apple is taking its time with this update to ensure that they get everything right. This is obviously welcome news to anyone who’s experienced headaches with previous iPhone software updates. The new update will reportedly support background [...]

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Judge tosses out iPhone battery lawsuit

26. September 2008

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A guy tried to get class action status and sue Apple for supposedly misleading consumers about the lifespan of the original iPhone batteries and concealing the fact that they weren’t replaceable.  A judge threw out the case for lacking merit.  AppleInsider has the scoop here.

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Adobe Photoshop CS4 has multi-touch features

26. September 2008

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Flying a bit under the radar is the fact that the newest version of Photoshop takes advantage of the multi-touch capabilities of the MacBook Pro and the MacBook Air.  Wired has the scoop.

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The first mover advantage of the iPhone

26. September 2008

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With the release of the first Android phone behind us, BusinessWeek discusses the uphill battle Android might be facing when it comes to getting developers to develop for the platform.

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Is this the new MacBook Pro?

25. September 2008

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This leaked image purports to be the new Macbook Pro. It’s a little hard to make out, but there’s clearly a glass trackpad on this puppy, as has been rumored for sometime. What might Apple do with a glass multi-touch trackpad? RoughlyDrafted posted some interesting possibilities back in early September. But to answer the question, [...]

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MySpace takes aim at iTunes

25. September 2008

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Today MySpace is launching a new online music service that it hopes can chip away at iTunes’ dominance in the music retail market. The new initiative from MySpace has the backing of all four of the major music labels. MySpace users, which number over 120 million worldwide, have previously been able to go to the [...]

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