Quite a few live blogs for the morning keynote: Valleywag Endgadget TUAW.com Ars Technica CNET Gizmodo MacDailyNews Fake Steve Jobs
Here are my predictions. I don’t expect a 2nd generation iPhone yet… but do think a refresh to the current model is likely. 1st Prediction: iPhone RAM increase to 16 GB. Looking at Apple’s history with the iPod, they followed the initial model design with a smaller version. I think this is likely with the [...]
The past several days the once speedy iPhone synchronization process had become glacial. By yesterday morning, a sync was taking 90 minutes. I observed that the Microsoft Sync Manager was consuming large quantities of CPU frequently as well, and made a guess that Entourage calendar synchronization might be the root cause. So, I rebuilt the [...]
I previously recommended the 1Password application. There is currently a fantastic promotion to get it for free.
Get into the Halloween spirit: Jack-O-Lantern is a screen saver that displays a carved 3D pumpkin. The pumpkin is recreated in loving detail right down to the flickering candle inside. Several carving designs are included, and you can even create your own to be displayed. No getting your hands dirty carving the real thing. Artificial [...]
This doesn’t look good: Leopard BSOD This is gonna leave a mark. Releasing stuff on Friday is great, if it works, but then again, there’s always that danger of the Monday morning headline – APPLE’S NEW OS BRICKS THOUSANDS OF MACS. Probably not going to be that bad, but it might be close. Wow. You’d [...]
Hilarious (Via Daring Fireball.)
MacDailyNews – Daedalus Capital CIO: Apple shares ‘going to $600’. Wow.
Keeping track of passwords, credit card info, account numbers, combinations, and other personal data has become an important activity for many of us. For the past four or five years I’ve used the SplashID application, because it has both a Mac and Palm client, and can sync the data between them. SplashID was a must-have [...]
Well-done plugin, I especially like the directions function. Google Maps Plugin for Address Book
Apple has several new ads running on network and cable TV. They are part of a new “Get a Mac” campaign. They’re available for viewing on the Apple Web site: http://www.apple.com/getamac/ I like ‘em… hip, cool, and to the point.
This looks useful… I’m always forgetting keyboard shortcuts that would save me time. xCuts: As amazing as it may seem, until now the Dashboard has been missing a key utility that will be especially welcome by recent Windows or Linux switchers as well as other newcomers to Mac OS X. xCuts finally puts a full [...]
Chuq Von Rospach spills the beans on a top-secret Apple project.
Chax, the very cool plugin for iChat, has been updated to version 1.4. Several new features, most notable is support for Tabbed windows when you have multiple chat sessions in progress. I’ve been running the beta version for the past few weeks with no problems. Check it out, and if you use it, be sure [...]