Tag Archives: 2009

WWDC 2009 – Key Points

After watching the video for WWDC (World Wide Developers Conference) 2009  can now do the related blog post.
Over all I feel these were the important things that mattered.

Hardware Refreshes

  • 13″ White Plastic Macbook
    Speed Increase ,New Price
  • 13″ MacBook Pro (Previously MacBook)
    Speed Increase ,New extended life battery (non user replaceable) ,SD card slot, Firewire 800, 500gb max HD, 256gb SSD optional ,Line in jack removed ,joins The pro lineup, New price
  • 15″ MacBook Pro
    Speed Increase ,SD card slot, New extended life battery (non user replaceable) ,Express Card slot removed, 500gb max HD, 256gb SSD optional, New price
  • 17″ MacBook Pro
    Speed Increase ,SD Card slot, 500gb max HD, 256gb SSD optional, New Price
  • MacBook Air
    Speed Increase , 500gb max HD, 256gb SSD optional, New Price

Software Refreshes

  • iPhone OS 3.0
    June 17th launch, Free upgrade for iPhone owners, $9.95 upgrade for iPod Touch owners
  • Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
    September launch, $29 upgrade for 10.5 owners, $49 family pack
  • Safari 4
    OS native theme, faster javascript, cover flow for bookmarks and history, easy access to your top sites

New Hardware

  • iPhone 3G S
    Faster, better battery life, voice control, video recording, 3 megapixel camera, auto focus camera

Digest Combo #74,#75,#76

Another late set of posts.. Sorry for being SO late I blame the jailbreak research.

Here are the links for:

Wednesday, March 18 2009
Y Combinator Demo Day Spring 2009
10% Layoffs At Ustream
Windows Live Messenger Now Lets You Add Chat To Your Website
Google Launches Chrome Experiments To Showcase JavaScript Applications
SXSW: Foursquare Scores Despite Its Flaws
Fennec (Firefox Mobile) Shows Off Its Beta
Big Blue Wants To Swallow Sun For $6.5 Billion
Amazon Shutters Unpopular Alexa Site Thumbnail Service
Counting Crows Go Label-Free

Tuesday, March 17 2009
Major Book Publishers Start Turning To Scribd
MySpaceID Gets An Upgrade, But Did It Already Miss The Boat?
iPhone OS 3.0 Hands-On
iPhone OS 3.0 Gallery and Initial Impressions
Echodio Lets You Sync Your iTunes To The Cloud (300 Invites)
Nobody is Dancing At ChaCha. One Third Of Employees Get Pink Slips, Salary Cuts For The Rest
The Perils Of Cloud Computing: Privacy Group Wants To Take Your Gmail Away
Nonoba Enters The Flash Games Arena With GameRise, A “Ning For Gaming Sites”
SocialCalendar Organizes Your Social Life
JotNot Turns Your iPhone’s Camera Into A Document Scanner
Google Chrome Unleashes a Speedier Beta
Giggiddy: Seth MacFarlane Joins Hulu’s Alien Plot
UnHub Offers A Simple Way To Showcase The Online You
Apture Raises $4.1 Million Round For Contextual Rich Media Overlays
Alltop Launches Personalized Feed Reader That Can Hardly Be Personalized

Monday, March 16 2009
Loudcrowd Marries Gaming And Music In A Virtual World
The Ultra-thin Dell Adamo Spotted At SXSW
Twitter’s OAuth Support Now In Public Beta
Facebook: Privacy Now Optional
Use Cloudkick To Manage Amazon Web Services’ EC2
Twitter Experimenting With Text Advertising
AdMob Is Working On An iPhone App Exchange To Swap Ads For Traffic
Facebook’s fbFund Is Accepting Applications For FB Connect And iPhone Apps
Socialmedian Makes It Easy For You To Spread Social News On Facebook
TweetDeck Joins The Facebook Connect Army
Y Combinator Gets The Sequoia Capital Seal Of Approval
Daily News Habit Doubles Among U.S. Mobile Users
Plugg 2009: Videos, Pictures And Presentations
Cloudera Raises $5 Million Series A Round For Hadoop Commercialization