Even before the launch of the original iPhone in 2007, rumors swirled in blogs and message boards that Apple might integrate a front-facing camera for video conferencing into the unit. It has yet to happen more than two years later, but that hasn’t stopped Israel-based fring from making at least one part of the puzzle a reality today.
Two weeks ago, clever thieves in Belgium made off with nearly 4,000 iPhone 3GS units from a warehouse belonging to carrier Mobistar. Now the stolen phones are starting to appear in Russia, of all places.
Whether it’s converting movies to watch on your iPod, building party
playlists, getting album art online, buying music, renting movies, or
backing up your iPhone, there’s an awful lot under the surface--and
even more than ever with the release of iTunes 9 in September. Many of
the tips and tricks we show you throughout this feature will save you
time and even reveal a few things you didn’t know you could do.
If you spent the holiday weekend managing to avoid the crowds at your
local suburban strip mall, we salute you. However, we'd like to remind
you that just because the crowds are out of control, doesn't mean you
should forego holiday shopping. Today's Cyber Monday encourages
shoppers to take a second chance at amazing holiday deals. And, this is
particularly great news for Mac enthusiasts, because that means sales
According to CNNMoney.com, on the eve of Cyber Monday Apple's notebook computer line held the top three spots on Amazon's "Most Wished For" laptop list. Apple also held the top four spots on the desktop computer wish list.
In the video camera market, the term "HD" is thrown around about as
much as the word "green" is used in the general consumer market. Both
are buzz words intended to lure in customers by making them feel
they’re on the cutting-edge of some important new trend. The number of
consumer digital video cams that claim to shoot HD is staggering,
especially when you consider that most camera companies think shooting
in a 16:9 aspect ratio is automatically HD.
Over the long holiday weekend, evidence was uncovered that a new model of iPhone is being field tested in California, along with a new Apple job listing that promises to bring Maps to “the next level.”