This past weekend a rumor spread like wildfire about the potential features in iTunes 9 and today there are "leaked" screenshots of the application showing these features. Coincidence? We don't think so.
The staff gets excited about the potential of Netflix on the iPhone, then realize that it probably it won't happen and cry a little. We talk about the Google Voice fiasco a bit more and we lament the horror of the Facebook iPhone app and its many shortcomings.
Behold the wondrous tale of Apple’s legendary Tablet computer,
documenting nearly a decade of openly whispered secrets, extraordinary
rumors, astonishing apparitions and intrepid souls who pore through
patent databases, ask hard questions, and dare to speculate about the
magic being conjured up behind closed doors in Cupertino.
This week the staff celebrates episode 100 with something that is bound to have you commenting with disregard to Robbie's feelings. The Apple Tablet rumor keeps coming back. This time we plan on plunging a stake into it's heart and cutting off its head.
The iPhone is so rad, it's destroying the very fabric of the cell phone industry and the Mac|Life staff is okay with that. For the love of Pete, when will the NetBook rumors stop? This time it's rumored to hit the market in October. Will it be a trick, or a treat. (Sorry, we couldn't help ourselves.)
Finally, Apple announces that 1.5 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store. Wow!