Archive | October, 2009

TechCrunch pits the iPhone vs. the Motorola Droid

31. October 2009

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Check out Greg Kumparak’s full review over here.  If you’re pressed for time and need to get your trick-or-treat on, here are his final thoughts. What do I think of the Droid? It is incredible. It is, hands down, the nicest Android handset on the market. A very significant chunk of this is not so [...]

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A working 42-inch iPhone 3GS as a halloween costume.. say what?!

31. October 2009

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Okay, we’ve seen people dress up as iPhones and an assortment of other gadgets before, but this takes thing to an entirely new level.  The iPhone costumes below, powered by a car battery, are legit in every sense of the word, with the large display coming courtesy of a full size 42-inch LCD TV. How [...]

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Report: 27-inch iMacs experiencing Flash playback issues

30. October 2009

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Engadget is reporting that Apple’s support discussion boards are filling up with complaints that the new 27-inch iMac experiences some sluggish behavior during flash playback. The most common symptom seems to be incredibly slow Flash video playback, but people are also claiming that there’s a bug forcing the hard drive to spin down, that there’s [...]

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Selection of Apple Mac Magazines in Japan is mind blowing [Video]

30. October 2009

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Here in the U.S., the selection of Mac-centric magazines is pretty slim compared to what you can find over in Japan.  Check out this video of a newsstand from Fukuoka, Japan (how’s that for a name?) and try and count how many dedicated Apple related magazines you can find. via ThatMacShow

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Lee Clow, mastermind behind Apple’s “Think Different” ad campaign steps down

30. October 2009

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One of the first orders of business at Apple when Steve Jobs returned was re-hiring the famed ad agency TBWA/Chiat/Day to handle Apple’s advertising.  Lee Clow, who headed up the TBWA Media Arts Lab (which served as a special division within the company that focused on all things Apple) eventually helped create the award winning “Think Different” campaign that [...]

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A 1979 profile of Steve Jobs and Apple from Time Magazine

30. October 2009

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In 1979, Time Magazine profiled a then young Apple Computer, along with its hotshot young co-founder, Steve Jobs.  It’s always interesting to take a look back at where Apple came from, especially when you can gauge what the pulse on Apple was from within the pertinent time period itself.  The funny thing is, in the [...]

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Apple execs reportedly not high on current online book/newspaper market

30. October 2009

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RBC Capital analyst Mike Abramsky recently met with a number of Apple executives, including CFO Peter Oppenheimer and iTunes VP Eddy Cue, and came away with a few nuggets of information that he recently passed along in a research note to investors. As expected, Apple execs didn’t spill the beans on any forthcoming products, but they [...]

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Microsoft opens up second retail store in same mall as Apple as crowds show up for free concert tickets

30. October 2009

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Microsoft, in regards to Apple, is kind of like an annoying little brother.  It’s always copying what Apple does in an attempt to be cool, but it always ends up falling short.  The most recent example of shameless Microsoft copying is of course Redmond’s foray into the world of retail.  Now, it’s not as if [...]

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WordPress 2 app now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch

30. October 2009

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WordPress – you know, that popular blog publishing software – announced yesterday the availability of WordPress 2 for the iPhone and iPod Touch.  The new software includes a large smattering of new features, such as a new user interface which enables faster switching between comments, posts, and pages, keychain storage for passwords, and the ability [...]

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Does Psystar’s Rebel EFI software contain code covered by an Apple Public Source License?

29. October 2009

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In their latest attempt at a shameless money-grab, Florida based clonemaker Psystar recently released its Rebel EFI software which purports to enable users to install copies of OS X on non-Apple hardware.  Early reviews of the software have been overwhelmingly critical, with the overarching consensus being that the software provides little to no documentation and [...]

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Apple now shipping new Magic Mouse

29. October 2009

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Ever since Apple announced its new Magic Mouse, I’ve been itching to get my hands on one, but a few trips to nearby BestBuys and a local Apple Store have all been fruitless endeavors.  But if you happen to be one of the folks who had to purchase the new mouse sight unseen (sorta), then you’re in [...]

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Report: Apple engineers ramp up visits to China in anticipation of upcoming tablet release

29. October 2009

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Silicon Alley Insider, citing an anonymous source, reports that Apple engineers have been travelling abroad to China with increasing frequency to check up on the manufacturing process of the upcoming Apple tablet. Indeed, a source tells us a system integration engineer friend of his at Apple has been ramping up his travels back and forth [...]

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