Archive | June, 2009

New iPhone 3GS ads highlight “Copy and Paste” and “Voice Control”

30. June 2009

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Apple today released 2 new iPhone 3GS ads which highlight the ability to Copy and Paste, in addition to promoting the “Voice Control” feature.  Check em’ out below.

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MacBook sighting – Jimmy Fallon and Zack Morris

30. June 2009

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A few weeks ago, Mark Paul Gosselaar appeared on the Jimmy Fallow show in character as Zack Morris.  Needless to say, it was hilarious and an incredibly clever move to generate both laughs and an enormous amount of buzz.  At the end of the interview, we were even treated to a Zack Morris inspired rendition [...]

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Does RIM have what it takes to compete with the iPhone?

30. June 2009

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Boy Genius Report has an in-depth and worthwhile article detailing the challenges RIM faces in light of their many past successes.  Specifically, BGR seems to imply that with mobile devices becoming more software-centric, RIM has curiously rested on its laurels while Apple has maneuvered to take over the space with seemingly no competition from the [...]

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Apple design guru Jonathan Ive on design

30. June 2009

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In anticipation of receiving an honorary doctorate from the London based Royal College of Arts, Jonathan Ive, Apple’s senior vice president of industrial design, opined on the design process during an interview with Royal College Professor Sir Christopher Frayling.  Below are some of the more notable tidbits. I can’t imagine designing without making [physical products]. [...]

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Apple to hold earnings conference call on July 21

30. June 2009

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Apple announced today that it plans to hold an earnings conference call relating to its third fiscal quarter on Tuesday July 21, 2009 at 2:00 PM Pacific Standard Time. Last quarter, Apple performed brilliantly as it surpassed $10 billion in quarterly revenue for the first time in its history, while recording its highest quarterly earnings [...]

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Palm Pre users report slew of hardware problems

30. June 2009

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More than a few Palm Pre owners are experiencing cracked screens on their devices, and now Pre Central has a video explaining some more hardware issues that some users are unfortunately dealing with. Many Pre owners are complaining about cracks, wobbles with the slider, and other quality control issues. [Below], you can see a quick [...]

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Apple moves forward with Psystar litigation

30. June 2009

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About a month ago, Psystar filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a move which put a temporary “stay” on its litigation with Apple.  Shortly thereafter, Apple filed a motion with the court seeking to lift the stay, arguing that Psystar’s bankruptcy filing was merely a tactic being used to delay litigation, and to avoid handing [...]

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Rumor: Steve Jobs to appear at Apple “Special Event” in August

30. June 2009

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Citing a reliable source, LoopRumors is reporting that Steve Jobs will appear at an Apple “Special Event” this August.  More than likely, and as has been suggested previously, Apple is expected to announce upgrades across its iPod line, including a new iPod Touch with video recording capabilities a’la the iPhone 3GS. If true, I can [...]

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Family Guy creator Seth McFarlane loves his iMac

30. June 2009

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FHM recently put up an informative interview with Family Guy and American Dad creator Seth McFarlane.  The story showcases a few photos of McFarlane’s personal office, and lo and behold, the man behind Stewie and Peter Griffin uses an aluminum iMac. And for what it’s worth, we think American Dad has surpassed Family Guy when [...]

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Microsoft creates “viral” webspots to hype up IE8

30. June 2009

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In an attempt to create a viral video campaign to make the upcoming IE 8 a browser people dont, oh I don’t know, actually run away from, Microsoft has enlisted the help of Superman himself, Dean Cain.  The spots are alright, I guess.  They kept me entertained for the most part, but given how unbelievably [...]

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Using iPhone music apps to create awesome cover songs

30. June 2009

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From PocketGuitar to Ocarina, the iTunes App Store has transformed the iPhone/iPod Touch from a device that can play music into a device that can create music as well. By themselves, many of the music creation apps on iTunes can hold their own, but when paired together with other apps or other instruments, music creation [...]

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Replacing an iPod with a Walkman

29. June 2009

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As someone who grew up in an era where a yellow Walkman was the epitome of cool, this story is particularly interesting. The BBC “invited 13-year-old Scott Campbell to swap his iPod for a Walkman for a week” and document his impressions, frustrations, and thoughts on what it’s like to use a Walkman from the [...]

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