This is the week, folks. Just as time can be neatly divided into BI and AI (Before iPhone and After iPhone), it's quite possible that after this coming week, the world will fall into pre-tablet time and post-tablet time. Whatever that tablet may be called. Join us, won't you, in this last installment of the best Mac|Life articles from those innocent days before we all went gaga for a real, actual tablet.
If there's one thing for certain in all the hoopla about the impending
Apple event on January 27th, it's, to quote Hollywood screenwriter
William Goldman, nobody knows nothing. Rumor, speculation, innuendo,
gleanings from patent applications, all of this rounds up to a big fat
zero until the magic day.
But here's one more rumor to keep your thirst almost-slaked.
After far too many rumors and a boat-load of speculation, Apple has issued invitations to a special event on January 27, at 10am PST. The staff speculate on what to expect from Apple and want to remind you that we'll be live blogging the shindig and hope you'll join us.
Plus, we answer your hard-hitting Twitter and Facebook questions! Okay, they weren't that hard-hitting.
Well, the year has certainly settled down into the same old routines that were popular in December of 2009. Whodathunkit? We'd hoped you'd have kept your New Year's resolutions at least a little longer than two lousy weeks, but, then, we're still spending (wasting) just as much time on Lolcats now as last year.
At least we have a little something for you that isn't a waste of your time. That's right, it's our weekly round up of stuff you might have missed while singing along to "The Internet is Made of Cats."
If Apple doesn't introduce some kind of tablet device at the end of
this month, they're going to be just about the only ones. Everyone,
even Microsoft is getting into the game, including the latest
Are you finally getting over your New Year's Eve partying? We got around to feeling human sometime late last night, just before bed again. Well, in case you were traveling or exercising your drinking arm excessively and didn't have a chance to check out these hot hits, here's a list of awesome Mac|Life articles to get you up to speed.
Even if Apple does go with any of the various lame name choices
currently being bandied about (iTab and iSlate and iGuide all pale
beside iPad), everyone is expecting something amazing. And if the
former president of Google China can be believed, it's everything the
hype has been saying it will be.
perpetual motion machine of rumors, the neverending rumor mill. The
latest -- and greatest -- new factoid coming down the pike is that
Apple's possibly developing a 13" and a 15" tablet, as well as the 10"