When I installed my copy of iWork '09 the minimalist box was missing something present in the previous versions – a serial number. I must have searched the box three times for the thin card with the long serial number on it, to no avail.
The Apple Core
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.
Just a quick heads up that the Ustream viewer application (iTunes, free) is now available in the App Store. As I blogged on Friday you can use the Ustream app to stream today's Obama Inauguration – provided that you have a WiFi connection.
A momentus event is almost upon us – an Apple Retail Store in Downtown Philly. MacNN reports that Apple has agreed to lease the former Brasserie Perrier restaurant at 1619 Walnut Street in Philadelphia.
[update: I changed the headline to reflect the product's name change from Jaadu to iTeleport]I got tired of having to find my Bluetooth keyboard every time I wanted to change the volume on my Mac mini media center setup in my living room so I went on a mission to find the perfect remote control app for the iPhone. I settled on what is probably the best iPhone VNC client anywhere – iTeleport (iTunes, $25).
Over the weekend I watched Welcome to Macintosh (official site, IMDB) a documentary about the Macintosh by directors Robert Baca and Josh Rizzo. In it Mac pioneers like Andy Hertzfeld and Guy Kawasaki wax philosophical about the early days at Apple and the roots of the Mac.
A guest column contributed by Samuel A. Maffei.When I first heard the Macworld Expo 2009 announcement that Apple was going to fully DRM-free music on the iTunes Store, I was excited.
A Chinese blog posted a rumor that Apple is working on a 15-inch version of the MacBook Air, promising that more information would be available in the second half of the year.Translated from Chinese by Google Translate, the recent entry on Apple.
A common pastime at Macworld Expo was comparing iPhone apps with friends. You could see people everywhere huddled around their iPhones sharing tips on their latest and greatest app discoveries.
After being rejected entry into the App Store, Catamount Software renamed its port of the cult classic DopeWars game to CandyWars (iTunes, $0.99) and it was promptly approved.
Newsweek's Dan Lyons writes that the media's coverage of Apple bites. His rationale?