No one is safe from satire on The Simpsons.The animated series, which just began its 20th season, has lampooned just about every large company, celebrity and pretty much every aspect of pop culture.
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Steve Jobs has taken the stage at WWDC and here's what we know so far:The next version of Mac OS X is indeed called "Snow Leopard"In the first 95 days of the SDK being available, over 250k people have downloaded it.iPhone 2 features:Push emailPush contactsPush calendarAuto-discoveryGlobal address look-upRemote wipeWiFi features:WPA/WPA2 Enterprise802.
In the hoopla surrounding the launch of Skype for iPhone, the powers that be noted that the application would only allow voice calls over a Wi-Fi connection. 9-to-5 Mac reports that in actuality, Skype for iPhone will allow you to make voice calls over the AT&T 3G network too.
It looks like Christmas has come early for millions of iPhone users everywhere - Skype released version 3.0 of its iPhone app with video calling over 3G.
That slurping sound you hear is FaceTime slowly sucking users from the Skype juggernaut. Does Skype's announcement of its new premium service mark the beginning of the end?
This one pretty much speaks for itself:"Steve Jobs" (Fred Armisen) introduces the iPhone on the Weekend Update segment on last night's episode of Saturday Night Live.
You know you've made it when you're parodied (multiple times) on Saturday Night Live then again on MadTV. Michael McDonald doesn't do quite as good a Steve Jobs impression as Fred Armisen, but the rabid fan reaction in the audience is spot on.
One of my biggest pet-peeves about IM services are their proprietary protocols. If you're on AIM/iChat and your friend is on something else (Yahoo, MSN, etc.) you're hosed. Sure, there are a bunch of third-party IM clients available (like Adium) but they only interoperate for text - they won't do audio or video chats.
CNet's Candace Lombardi reports that Apple has officially jumped on the Twitter bandwagon. Last Friday the maiden tweet for a seemingly official Apple twitter account @iTunesTrailers was posted.
As expected, Apple last night approved the highly anticipated Facebook 3 app for the iPhone and iPod touch – 11 days after it was submitted for approval. If you have a previous version installed you'll get an update notification when you tap the Updates button.