MacWorld 2009: Keynote

7 01 2009

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Watch Philip Schiller, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing, unveil Apple’s latest innovations at Macworld 2009. See the video-on-demand event right here:

http://events.apple.com.edgesuite.net/0901ouabdcaw/event/index.html

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MacWorld 2009: iLife 09

6 01 2009

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Apple has updated its worksuite iLife including iWork, iMovie, iMovie, iPhoto, GarageBand.

iPhoto ’09
Faces: Addition of facial recognition to events. Photos can be tagged to recognize faces, as in Facebook.
Places: Uses geotagging to find information about the latitude and longitude of a photo. This information can be supplied either by a newer camera with built-in gps capabilities, or manually by user input.
Slideshow Themes: Uses facial detection to properly position pictures in a slideshow. There’s also support for Facebook and Flickr, with built-in geotagging.

iMovie ’09
Dynamic Themes: Context-sensitive menus for clips, along with animated travel maps
Automatic Image Stabilization: Helps reduce motion in shaky video
Precision Editor: Video and audio
Advanced Drag and Drop: For placing video wherever you want it in the timeline
Video Effects: Brings back special effects to iMovie

GarageBand ’09
Learn to Play: Teaches how to play an instrument with video instruction from professionals/celebrities. Nine basic lessons included, with additional downloads available at $4.99 each from within the app.

It will be released on January and will be shipped with all Macs.

More info: http://www.apple.com/ilife/

Credits to: MacRumors





Mac OS X 10.5.6

19 12 2008

The Mac OS X 10.5.6 Update is recommended for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard versions 10.5, 10.5.1, 10.5.2, 10.5.3, 10.5.4, and 10.5.5. It includes general operating system fixes that enhance the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac.

What’s included? Read the rest of this entry »





iPhone OS 2.2 out!

22 11 2008

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What’s in this update:

  • Enhancements to Maps
    • Google Street View*
    • Public transit and walking directions
    • Display address of dropped pins
    • Share location via email
  • Decrease in call setup failures and dropped calls
  • Enhancements to Mail
    • Resolved isolated issues with scheduled fetching of email
    • Improved formatting of wide HTML email
  • Podcasts are now available for download in iTunes application (over Wi-Fi and cellular network)
  • Improved stability and performance of Safari
  • Improved sound quality of Visual Voicemail messages
  • Pressing Home button from any Home screen displays the first Home screen
  • Preference to turn on/off auto-correction in Keyboard Settings
Official Website





ATI Catalyst 8.11 Vista/XP

15 11 2008

AMD ATI just released Catalyst 8.11 for Windows Vista and Windows XP

The Catalyst team has been hard at work to bring you some very significant performance gains in a number of games, so be sure to install Catalyst 8.11!

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iPhone 2.2 Firmware for end of November

12 11 2008

The iPhone 2.2 firmware should become available on November 21st.

Recaps of new features:

– New look for the Safari with the Google search bar now occupying its own space on the title bar
– Toggle On / Off to disable the auto-correction
– 461 Japanese emoji icons
– Support for new languages.
– Line-in audio is activated and can be used through the headphone jack
– Google Street View, Google Transit information – Routes public transport, Walking directions, Location sharing.
– App Store: ‘Categories’ now shows the icons of the applications instead of the list, In each page of the application has been added by a button ‘Tell A Friend’ & ‘Report A Problem’, Added the possibility of scoring the application when the user chooses to delete from the device, Added the possibility for direct downloading of podcasts from the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store.

Source: Macrumors





VideoLAN 0.9.6

9 11 2008

New Version!

“The VideoLAN Team is pleased to announce the release of VLC media player 0.9.2 – Grishenko.
Resulting of 2 years of development, it features many new functionalities, including a new interface for Windows and Linux.”

Changes in VLC (VideoLAN Client) 0.9.6 : Read the rest of this entry »