Archive | May, 2009

Photos show autofocus and digital compass features on the new iPhone

30. May 2009

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Photos found on a Chinese language website purport to show the autofocus and digital compass features expected to be a part of the upcoming iPhone. We’re not sure how much credence to give these photos, but if true, the implementation of autofocus means that there’s at least one next-gen iPhone floating around in the wild. [...]

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Forget the keynote, this years WWDC is all about the bikini models

29. May 2009

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This years WWDC sold out in just one month, but the powers that be are still hard at work getting everything ready and organized for attendees, and that includes a search for promotional bikini models.  Macenstein tipped us off to this interesting Craigslist ad, which if all goes according to plan, will result in bikini [...]

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New photo of what the back of the next-gen iPhone might look like

29. May 2009

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MacRumors obtained a new photo depicting what the upcoming iPhone model might look like from the back.  Pictured on the right is a matte-back iPhone that made the rounds a few months ago, while the right picture is the latest representation of what Apple might have in store for us at this years WWDC. I [...]

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First hands-on review of the Palm Pre

29. May 2009

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The good folks over at the Boy Genius Report got their hands on the Palm Pre and overall their take on the device is about what I expected – good, but not great. Specifically, they really liked the screen, which they described as “vibrant” and “rich”, but they felt that the keyboard left a lot [...]

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Why syncing the Palm Pre with iTunes is a dangerous move for Palm

29. May 2009

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Yesterday we reported that the Palm Pre will have the ability to sync with iTunes, and now we have a little bit more information as to how it all works.  In a recent blogpost, Jon Johansen, who might be better known as DVD John, described what Palm is most likely doing to trick iTunes into [...]

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Hands on with the new Zune HD [Video]

28. May 2009

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Gizmodo spent some time today with the Zune HD and here’s what they had to say: The device is tighter and more physically beautiful than the iPod Touch and it’s got a better UI, the main menu’s scrolling so natural through the swipe gestures. There’s a little note on the side, under the volume toggle—”Hello [...]

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Report: Steve Jobs spotted on Apple campus

28. May 2009

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Just a day after the Woz said that Steve Jobs sounded healthy and energetic, an Italian Apple site is reporting that Steve Jobs stopped by the Apple campus earlier today to attend a directional meeting with Apple executives.  Reportedly, Jobs looked to be in good health. Jobs, who handed over CEO duties to Tim Cook [...]

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Report: The Palm Pre can sync with iTunes

28. May 2009

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The upcoming Palm Pre will seamlessly connect with iTunes, according to a report from Fortune. Third party programs that perform the same service for various non-Apple MP3 players — including the Palm Treo and 700p –  have been available for some time. But team Pre has apparently built the necessary code right into the device’s [...]

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Apple planning to revamp 100 Apple retail stores, and open 25 new ones

28. May 2009

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The USA Today reports: The company said Wednesday that it plans to remodel 100 of its stores this year, to make more room for customer training and displayed products. Additionally, it will open 25 new stores, including a fourth location in New York City, and new ones in Paris, Italy and Germany. “We know that [...]

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Next-gen iPhone parts already hit the market in China

27. May 2009

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In what is by far the strangest story of the week, the Chinese website Chinaontrade.com has apparently begun selling spare parts used in the production of the upcoming iPhone.  Pictured below is an iPhone frame along with an iPhone LCD scree.  But before you take a look, iLounge has an interesting analysis as to what [...]

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Tweetie adds support for video recording

27. May 2009

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Everybody’s favorite Twitter client, Tweetie, just added video recording support for the Mac version.  You can check out a video of the new feature in action in the video below.  We’ll give it a full spin ourselves in a little bit, but on first glance, it looks cool as hell. You can purchase or download [...]

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A closer look at Psystar, and why we may never know who bankrolled them

27. May 2009

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You can always count on World Of Apple to come through with the goods when it comes to the legal aspect of Apple news, and the recent bankruptcy filing by Psystar is no different. Dizzle over at WoA was able to obtain the hearing transcript relating to Apple’s motion to compel Psystar to hand over [...]

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