Susan Kare, one of Apple’s UI designers (and later a NeXT employee) is selling limited edition prints of her work. The prints starting at $90 feature icons from the original Mac OS such as the Happy Mac, Bomb and Alert popup. Susan’s work is notable and her work on the Mac’s original interface has helped […]
Archives for December 2010
Announced during Apple’s Back To The Mac event in October, The Mac App Store has a set launch date: January 6th, 2011. During the October event, Steve Jobs gave a launch time frame of 90-days for the Mac App Store. While developers have been submitting their Apps for approval, rumors began to spread of an […]
Apple is adopting a new URL shortening service for use with Ping: iTun.es. Apple has owned itun.es since 2006 which has been speculated to be used as an eventual URL shortening service. The new shortener is being used with Ping when users Tweet which song they liked or bought.
Google Latitude, the geo-location based social network made its debut early last year. After being blocked from the App Store by Apple, Google Latitude is finally being released for the iPhone. Google Latitude, which launched in February 2009, was not available on the iPhone after Apple asked the search engine giant not develop an iOS […]
Apple added new features to iTunes — playlist creation and sharing — to enhance the social sharing aspect of Ping. The new features were added quietly and are part of Apple’s interest in making Ping more social. Anyone part of the social network can import their playlists from iTunes and share it with their friends. […]
In response to the Mac App Store, the developer behind Cydia has announced will be coming to the Mac. Jay Freeman speaking at 360 MacDev said Cydia would be coming to the Mac and would support Apps and extensions not available from Apple. Whether Cydia will be web based or a downloaded App is unknown. […]
Apple has made the tablet and the smartphone intimate. It’s personal, touchable and everywhere you are — a revolution years in the making — here’s how it happened. Touch computing was at the forefront of futuristic concepts for computers and has appeared in many kinds of gadgets over the last decade. It wasn’t until the […]
As developers find holes and exploits to Jailbreak and unlock iOS devices, Apple has been vigilant on developing countermeasures to these exploits by implementing tougher security measures in each OS revision. However, Apple may be relenting a bit as the API used to detect if iOS was compromised is no longer available in the latest […]
Since the iPhone’s release, Google Docs hasn’t worked properly in Mobile Safari. Google has introduced tweaks and improvements over the years to make editing compatibile with iOS devices. After introducing a mobile version of Google Docs for the iPad, the desktop version is now iPad friendly. Google officially announced that the desktop version of Google […]
Are you looking to score a great deal on the iPhone? Best Buy will be discounting the iPhone 3GS making it free for anyone signing a new 2-year contract.