Would a $99 iPhone “dilute” the Apple brand?

I keep reading commentaries on the idea of a $99 iPhone. What surprises me, is that some people seem to think that a $99 iPhone would somehow tarnish or “dilute” the Apple brand. I can’t for the life of me see why. A $99 iPhone is a great idea. Apple has made it very clear […]

Random House is giving away books to iPhone owners

Stanza is becoming a powerhouse on the iPhone. Recently we’ve seen them ad eReader support, and a full Fictionwise.com powered store…now Random House has partnered with Lexcycle, the makers of the software, to give away select titles from their library. Authors participating in the promotion are Alan Furst, Julie Garwood, Charlie Huston, David Liss, Laurie […]

Apple releases updates for Uni-Body Macbooks

Apple has released firmware updates for its latest Macbook, Macbook Pro, and Macbook Air models. The EFI updates are available for each model and offer improved stability, bug fixes and..well…who knows? Apple isn’t being very clear on exactly what they’re for. If you’ve downloaded these updates and seen any improvements on your system please let […]

Psystar tries a new angle in their case against Apple

The Psystar/Apple mess continues, now that Psystar has revised its argument against Apple. The Mac-clone maker is no longer claiming antitrust (since the judge already smacked that down) and is now focusing on copyright. Specifically, Psystar is alleging that Apple is guilty of copyright misuse in regards to the OSX EULA and the DMCA. They […]

App Store reached 300 Million App downloads

Apple announced late last week that the App Store has reached 300 million downloads since the store opened in July. Apple has also confirmed that the store has passed 10,000 Applications (although I think it’s fair to point out that a great many of those apps are duplicate public domain books, and “lite” versions of […]

VIDEO: Music Video shot on a jail broken iPhone

Is it the greatest song ever? No. Is it the best music video I’ve ever seen? No. Is it shot on an iPhone which is kind of interesting? Yes. In an attempt to promote his first album GOSHone has produced the world’s first music video that was shot completely using a jailbroken iPhone. The video […]

POLL: Do you buy movies in iTunes?

“The Dark Knight” is available for purchase on iTunes. It’s $14.99 on iTunes, and $14.95 (this week only) at Wal-Mart. I thought about buying it today when I was walking through the store, but I decided against it. Then I thought about buying it again when I got home, and decided against it again. I’m […]