An Apple corporate employee reportedly contacted Wired.com to tell them that Apple will release an upgraded Mac mini, at January's Macworld Expo in San Francisco which starts 5 January 2009.
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Apple technology keeps gaining respect in the executive suite, with businesses and in the data center. Jason O'Grady and David Morgenstern deliver critical news and penetrating analysis that managers need to succeed.
Jason D. O'Grady
Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 18 years.
David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.
My colleague David Morgenstern yesterday blogged about some of the changes in the freshly released Mac OS 10.5.
It appears that Apple may not be recession-proof after all.According to research firm NPD Group Inc.
Despite the recent comments by some iPhone developers on the harsh economics of the App Store, other developers are making a killing by cranking out inexpensive but popular apps.Newsweek's Dan Lyons profiles Ge Wang and Jeff Smith the brain trust behind Smule, creators of four $1 and $2 apps including a virtual lighter (Sonic Lighter), a virtual firecracker (Sonic Boom), a voice changer (Sonic Vox) and a virtual flute (Ocarina).
While it would be nice if Apple released a small, light and cheap netbook, it doesn't appear to be likely any time soon.Not only is Apple not announcing any new hardware this year, when asked about netbooks during November’s Q4′08 earnings conference call Apple CEO Steve Jobs told analysts that the company was taking a “wait and see" approach.
Apple on Monday released its Mac OS X 10.5.6 Update and a security update for Safari. The updates improve security as well as improving gaming performance and reliability of various system-level componnents, according to Apple documentation.
Change.gov, the Web site of the Obama administration’s transition team, is now available as a Web app optimized for the iPhone.
According to MacRumors, the questionably reliable iDealsChina has posted information and renderings of what it claims to be an "iPhone nano."It is the same height as the just release Nano but wider and thicker and with the same iPhone 3G contours.
That sound you heard over the weekend was hell freezing over.On Saturday Microsoft's Live Labs released an application of the iPhone called Seadragon (iTunes, free) that allows you to view (and zoom in on) Gigapixel images.
One of my favorite features of MobileMe (and DotMac before it) is subscribed calendars. This feature allows my wife and I to maintain separate calendars which we share with each other by subscribing to each others calendar.