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09
SEP
2010

VLC Media Player Coming to the iPad

Applidium just posted the following: After several month of porting, we are proud to announce the release of VLC for the iPad! This application stands out for two reasons. First, it will be available for free on the AppStore. But that’s not all. VLC is an OpenSource project. We...
09
SEP
2010

Google Grateful at Apple’s Mobile Ads Terms Change

Image via CrunchBase Omar, Vice president of product management at Google wrote a positive blog post regarding recent Apple‘s License Agreement terms. The new terms provide immediate clarification about the status of mobile advertising on the iPhone and will benefit users,...
09
SEP
2010

Hell Just Froze: Apple allowing non XCode built Application in the App Store

Apple just published a press release in which they state that they are relaxing the rules on how to build applications for the App Store.  Until proven otherwise this mean that Apple opened the door back to Adobe Flash built applications. This is a serious win for Adobe and all...
07
SEP
2010

Some more thoughts on the new Apple TV

I have been thinking about the new Apple TV and the upcoming Google TV.  One thing that strikes me is that many folks are saying things like: “With Google TV you will be able to search the web for content to play on the TV… and the Apple TV won’t do that.” The thing is, Apple...
03
SEP
2010

iHome teaser of first AirPlay compatible portable speaker dock

Here is a teaser from iHome about integration of Apple‘s new AirPlay in their hardware. Not much details beside what can be read in the picture. Expect a wireless sound system with rechargeable battery to listen to your music anywhere in the house/car/cottage… you get the idea.
02
SEP
2010

AppleTV 2010, this is just the beginning

Apple announced yesterday the new AppleTV.  Let’s call it AppleTV take two.  The new AppleTV leverage the Apple A4 processor found in the new iPod Touch, iPhone 4 and iPad.  This make the AppleTV the forth platform based on this processor. I speculate that the new ATV platform is...
25
AUG
2010

Apple to hold ‘special event’ September 1st…

Just like they always do come fall time, Apple will be holding a “special event” on September 1st out in San Francisco, and we’ll be on the ground reporting live. Think we’ll see that new Apple TV we’ve been hearing about? Some iPods? One more things? Yes, probably. via Apple to...
23
AUG
2010

The Mother Lode: Welcome to the iMac Touch – Patently Apple

While most of us were getting ready for the iPads arrival in January and Patently Apple hard at work preparing our major series called the Tablet Prophecies, a major iMac Touch patent was being quietly published in Europe. And while some of the graphic figures of todays patent...
13
JUL
2010

iPhone 4 in Canada might be delayed due to potential recall?

Cult of Mac wrote an interesting piece of news reporting that Apple will have no choice but to recall all current iPhone 4 to protect it’s brand. Could this spell delay for Canadians iPhone 4 consumers? Maybe.  It all depends if Apple can provide a software fix that will work...
25
JUN
2010

Hardmac.com : OS X to be re-branded under iOS umbrella?

Hardmac is reporting that a trusted source revealed that OSX might be re-branded under the iOS banner.  The different iOS familly of products would be known as “iOS desktop, iOS server and iOS mobile”. Would this mean that Apple would allow the familly of iOS applications on the...