A report surfaced earlier this week that unspecified production problems would limit the number of iPads manufactured by the announced availability date, and that original launch would possibly be limited to the United States. The supplier in question, Taiwan's Foxconn Electronics, told DIGITIMES that it wasn't so.
Since when did Gordon Freeman become a Mac head? Actually, he's
apparently just hiding Valve's really big secret. Tuaw,
are all investigating the purpose behind the Valve-plus-Apple teaser
images in their inboxes. Could it be that Valve is bringing the best of
PC gaming over to the Mac?
GPS is an amazingly transformative technology, originally designed for military commanders to pinpoint enemies and navigate through hazardous battlefields. Though GPS has since spread to car navigation devices and handheld camping gizmos. Starting with the iPhone 3G, Apple began integrating GPS into their mobile device with features users eventaully took for granted.
For something that looks roughly the same wherever it’s played, video
sure comes in a lot of formats. Online videos, including YouTube’s, are
often Flash (FLV or F4V) files, while DVDs contain the Video_TS
structure, TiVo shows get wrapped in their own proprietary MPEG-2
format, your camcorder captures clips in AVCHD--and the list keeps
going. You shouldn’t need to know any of this to play and watch video,
which is where Popcorn steps in. Roxio’s software imports these and
other formats and compresses them for use on an AppleTV, iPhone, PS3,
YouTube, DVD, and more. While it occasionally stumbles, the app comes
in handy more often than it disappoints.
I love my iPod, and I use it every day. But between earbud cables,
straps for my laptop bag, and a jacket (even in summer… it’s San
Francisco), things can get pretty cumbersome. Dew Motion’s Quiver iPod
sash (for lack of a better term) aims to keep you from getting tangled
in your own wires and makes it easier to control your iPod.
Speculation ran rampant after Apple’s acquisition of Lala.com that Cupertino was planning to store your music library in the cloud. But a recent report finds that they don’t plan to stop there, with Hollywood and video being the next targets.
If the rumor mill is correct, Apple Store employees are a little over a
week away from getting their hands on the iPad. So if you're the
impatient type, there's still time for you to run down and put an
application in tomorrow morning.
Internet radio offers options well beyond the powers of old-fashioned
broadcasting, but something’s still missing--that’s because many music
apps don’t go the extra mile themselves to let you record
internet-radio streams. Radio Gaga plays and records thousands of
stations, but the more you try to do with it, the more you’ll only hear