Apple released OS X 10.7.2 this week and they’ve flipped the bit on the iCloud service making it available for everyone. This service replaces MobileMe which I’ve been a user of since it was called .Mac. I use it for an email account, some convenient webdav storage (that happens to be pretty slow) and for [...]
Announce in September alongside release of iOS5. iPhone 5 will have a dual core (A5) processor, 1GB of RAM, a slightly larger screen edge-to-edge but approximately the same form factor. Camera will be upgraded to 8MP. It will come with an aluminum back. Available in 16, 32 and for the first time, 64GB sizes. White [...]
Almost 3 years + 1 month later, the last item on my iPod wishlist can be checked off: iTunes connectivity – it already hooks into the iTunes Music Store via wifi, why not allow it to browse and playback music from shared iTunes libraries on the LAN? I would love to be able to access [...]
I’m using the Dell Streak as a sort of mini-tablet, which is I think what Dell was going after. I haven’t enabled a voice or text plan on this thing so it’s strictly data. Shout-out to B at the local Rogers store for helping me set that up when the people at Rogers HQ said [...]
First of all, what’s a Froyo? It sounds like a hobbit. Knowing the Android team’s predilection for dessert foods, however, it’s probably some kind of ice cream. Whatevs… [update, official Rogers update available via this thread: http://communityforums.rogers.com/t5/forums/forumtopicpage/board-id/Android/message-id/927] Now that Rogers has finally released a Froyo update for the Streak, I think my own upgrade exploits [...]
via Streaksmart and Android Central. Still have a post on upgrading to alternate firmware forthcoming, though it’s less urgent all of a sudden.
Y’know I like Apple hardware, right? Some of its stuff is downright magical. The close attention to detail. The minimalist design. The shiny. As a hardware company, I believe there’s nobody that can really touch them. But as a software company, I find many of the arbitrary restrictions Apple places on software developers and vendors [...]
in all it’s majesty. First, some unboxing pictures. Out of the Box Powering up the Steak[sic] for the first time was exciting. After waiting a few minutes, I looked through the installed apps and menus. Something didn’t seem quite right though. This was not the OS I was expecting, having played with a few different [...]