As new users are winding down their first week spent with the iPad, News Corporation chairman and chief executive Rupert Murdoch is going on record that the device (and others similar to it) could be the “savior” of the newspaper business.
One of the more amusing apps for the iPhone has to be Lightsaber Unleashed, which turns your device into a Star Wars lightsaber. Now the developer has kicked things up a notch, with a new app that allows two users to actually duel.
Well, that was quite an iPhone OS
presentation, huh? A number of things announced today about OS 4.0 had
already been out there in the rumor mill (multitasking and some sort of
something with iAd), but nothing is quite like seeing the real thing.
you noticed a sluggishness on the web today, that's because everyone
was glued to the presentation, refreshing and refreshing their favorite
live blogging and opining away on Twitter. As always when there's big
news, come here first. Mac|Life knows what you're after.
April really could be the month of Apple if the newest rumor comes to fruition. First we get the iPad, a slew of new features in the iPhone OS 4, and now a new claim has come out that the MacBook Pro lineup will get a refresh this coming Tuesday!
As excited as developers and users alike are to hear the details of iPhone OS 4.0, their appears to be at least one group that will be grumbling -- Adobe and its Flash users who were counting on the company’s forthcoming CS5 compiler to convert their work to the iPhone.
Bummed out that you missed this morning's iPhone OS 4.0 coverage?
Fortunately, Apple has just posted it on their official site. Watch
Apple CEO Steve Jobs as he explains all the juicy details of the new
mobile operating system update. The videos are all Quicktime files. Click
here to watch the video, then head back here to leave a comment and
tell us what you thought!
Third-generation iPod touch and 3GS iPhone users, the iPhone OS 4.0
update will apply entirely for your mobile devices, though we're still
unsure if iPod touch users will have to pay the 10$ upgrade fee. Users
that are still holding on to their 3G and Second-gen iPod touches,
however, will get the update sans multitasking, and perhaps a couple of
other features, too. iPad users could be getting the update for free,
but there's currently no official confirmation.