Rovio released the first gameplay video of Angry Birds Star Wars. Birds using lightsabers and the force? It seems to change the gameplay principle of the original version a bit. We’ll see how well it fares when it is released on November 8.
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Apple has posted a streaming video of the keynote event that took place a few hours ago on its Worldwide Developers Conference at Moscone Center, San Francisco. Apple is getting faster in this video posts. Lots of stuff announced at the keynote. Not time for everything, so the Mac Pro was silently updated on Apple’s official product page.
In a few hours, the Apple keynote will kick-start a week tailored for developers working on Apple’s platforms. It will be the first WWDC keynote after Steve Jobs’ passing. From what we’ve seen, the ‘speakers’ team headed by Tim Cook knows how to deliver a good presentation while keeping Apple’s cultural values in place. Intriguing this year is […]
A few minutes ago, Apple has launched OS X Lion on the Mac App Store. It has a price tag of $29.99 / 23.99€ / £20.99. To my knowledge this is the first time a computer operating system is released exclusively online without physical media available (check update on this below). During the following days we’ll see how well […]
Previously: Apple Legal sends letter to Lodsys claiming that Apple has licensed Lodsys patents on behalf of all iOS third-party developers. Lodsys answers stating that Apple is misunderstanding the license at hand, and starts filing lawsuits against seven small iOS developers. Today, Apple filed a motion to intervene in the matter. From Foss Patents: Apple’s proposed […]
After an amazing launch for one particular mobile device model — 1.7 million iPhone 4 sold in the first 3 days — Apple started to receive criticism regarding an issue related to the phone’s signal reception. Many owners of the new iPhone model noticed that when they hold the device (in particular, the bottom-left corner) the bars […]
iLounge posted a 7 min. video showing the interface of several iPhone 4 features. One can get a good sense of what to expect in terms of speed and responsiveness of the device when multitasking, opening folders, exploring photos, watching video and navigating through other apps/options. It sure seems to be one speedy gadget.
Apple released an update to iTunes (version 9.1) anticipating the iPad launch in the U.S. next Saturday. It brings new features like iPad sync support, iBooks sync support and some improvements to the Genius Mixes (now, we’ll be able to rename, rearrange, or remove Genius Mixes ). Additional info here.
Amazon posted online a page called “Kindle Apps for tablet computers including the iPad”. It seems that Amazon is stating the Kindle as a platform and service available in various types of devices, aiming for some kind of ubiquity with its brand (recently the Kindle was also announced for the Mac). I’m curious about what the next Kindle’s hardware […]