This year’s Mac gathering was marked by a Steve-less Stevenote, a low-key vibe on the show floor, and relatively minor product announcements from Apple. Still, anyone interested in what’s shaking in the Applesphere MUST READ our report, which outlines what’s new and cool, and puts it all into context, so you know how it impacts you as a Mac lifer.
To many--including the mainstream press--the news that Steve Jobs will
be taking a six-month hiatus from Apple in order to concentrate on his
health is devastating. The entire world is on the edge of its
collective seat wondering what the leader of all things Apple will do
next. Instead they should be focusing on how Apple, as a company, is going to be fine while Steve is getting better.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. The Slacker app puts millions of songs in your pocket and lets you craft your own stations from them. Yep, sounds like magic, all right.
With its color-splashed backgrounds and gorgeous, hand-painted 2D sprites, Aquaria might look like a kids’ game, or a casual one. But like its ocean setting, this fantasy action-adventure game is miles deeper than what you see on the surface.
Official coverage of the Apple stock shows that Apple (APPL) has a
neutral stock rating with a $95 price target. Brian Marshall at
American Technology Research is paying attention to the company’s
rating, and is contributing his findings to the parade of cautious
A report released by Gartner places Apple in fourth place for U.S. and
worldwide PC shipments during the fourth quarter of 2008. Apple’s
market share was at 8.0%, up from 6.7% the previous year, but down from
9.5% in the third quarter of 2008.
It seems the battle between Psystar and Apple grows increasingly hostile as
time progresses. Psystar now claims that legally purchasing copies of
Mac OS X, allow for the operating system to be distributed on