Tag Archives: 2009

2009 New 13″ MacBook Pro

There was a new 13″ MacBook Pro announced at WWDC 2009 yesterday.  They’re available starting today.  New features include: built-in (non-removable) 7 hour battery new Display (has better color, etc…) SD Card slot Firewire port up to 8Gb of memory up to 500Gb hard drive and a backlit keyboard. They also start at a lower [...]
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WWDC 2009 | Highlights | new iPhone release: iPhone 3GS date and information

Highlights from WWDC 2009 Keynote: iPhone OS 3.0 available worldwide June 17th My weapon of choice this year for the Keynote stream was http://www.macrumorslive.com.  They have a good stream text feed, and an even better streaming pictures feed.  The pictures updated more often than the text, and I wouldn’t be surprised if they caught every [...]
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Seattle earthquake: I knew I felt something…

Last night there was an earthquake here, near Seattle.  It happened at 5:25 in the morning.  I live on the 6th floor of an apartment building and I felt the bed shaking and heard my bookshelf rattling.  I thought either there was an earthquake or the people downstairs were… Doing laundry. Sure enough, when I [...]
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Macworld 2009 Expo show floor summary

So many freaking rabbits! There were bunny ears everywhere.  At first I only saw women wearing them- “oh, somebody must be handing out bunny ears,” I thought.  But then I started seeing men wearing them.  I got suspicious.  Instead of simply asking a bunny-wearing attendee where he/she got them, I decided to go high tech [...]
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Macworld 2009 Keynote coverage summary

So, I’m seeing lots of mixed feelings about Macworld.  Some are super excited about the software, others think software stinks and they just wanted their hardware updates.  I’m in the middle.  I’m not super excited about the software, but I’m not disappointed about the lack of hardware updates either.  I knew they weren’t going to [...]
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Apple’s last Macworld: Going out with a “big BANG” or moving on?

I’ve seen quite a few remarks this morning on twitter and other feeds that keep restating that they thought Apple was going to go out with a big bang – but they didn’t.  I don’t specifically have an opinion, but I want to at least throw another train of thought out there. The whole mindset [...]
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Macworld 2009 Live Keynote coverage blogs/feeds/streams

For those of you not able to make it to San Francisco to watch the Keynote presentation in person, get in on the action by watching one (or more) of the following sites.  They’ll be giving live event coverage as the Keynote progresses. Blog/feed updates: http://live.gdgt.com/2009/01/06/live-macworld-2009-keynote-coverage/ http://www.engadget.com/2009/01/06/live-from-the-macworld-2009-keynote/ http://www.macworld.com/article/137730/2009/01/expo_live.html?lsrc=top_1 http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-10131491-37.html?tag=txt http://blogs.computerworld.com/ http://www.origin.popularmechanics.com/blogs/ http://live.macobserver.com/article/2009/01/ http://live.gizmodo.com/ http://www.macrumorslive.com [HACKED!] [...]
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Real shots from Macworld 2009 – MacBook Wheel replaces keyboard

If you’ve been looking forward to the new product releases being announced by Apple at the Macworld Expo, look no further than the new MacBook wheel, to be released sometime in the next 3 to 15 months.  This wheel efficiently and intuitively replaces the entire keyboard.  Watch the video.  You know you want to. Apple [...]
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Macworld 2009

I’m stoked.  I’m going to the Macworld Expo this year!  I’m missing out on the early-in-the-week action, but I’ll be on a flight tomorrow (Tuesday) so that I can catch the Wednesday through Friday action.  I’ll be sure to post all of the more interesting Macworld tid-bits here, so check back here as the event [...]
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Apple stands for quality: no cheap MacBook on the horizon

[This article is intended to be read within the context of my other post: Apple's NetBook release stategy | Redefining "netbook"] Last Friday, AppleInsider posted an article about Apple releasing a netbook – I disagree with this as the term is currently defined.  AppleInsider then goes on to say that it’s believed by some that [...]
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