SAN FRANCISCO--At WWDC Monday there was something amiss besides the overloaded demo-disrupting public Wi-Fi. At the conference for Apple developers, there was not a single mention of the company's core desktop operating system, Mac OS X, nor any hint of when the next version would be coming.
It's very possible the closed-door sessions this week will include a lot of Mac OS talk. It's also possible Apple could give those developers a preview this week or next. Or that Apple could be waiting to host an entirely separate event for the Mac, as it does for the … Read more
We are on the eve of the WWDC, and during the conference there will undoubtedly be software updates available for a variety of Apple products, the most expected of which is the upcoming 10.6.4 update that may include Safari 5. The update has been under development for a while now, and while we cannot be certain of exactly when it will arrive, folks are speculating that its release is near.… Read more
If there is one aspect of mobility that has yet to live up to user expectations, it's the ability for data to be accessible in near real-time across multiple devices.
Despite all the advances in technology, including a wealth of Wi-Fi and 3G networks, many devices become impotent without an Internet connection.
This issue becomes even more apparent when you are dealing with browser-based applications and smartphones that don't have multithreading functionality to maintain state across applications and data stores.
Looks like Windows 7-based slates are following in the footsteps of Netbooks, with internal components cloned from each other, such as the Asus EeePad and MSI WindPad. The LG UX10, previewed at Computex 2010, sports a 10.1-inch capacitive touch screen, 1.6GHz Intel Atom Z530 processor, 1GB RAM and Windows 7 Home Premium operating system. To round out the feature set, this slate also comes with a 1.3-megapixel Webcam, SD memory card reader and mini-HDMI port.
What worries us is the 7,200mAh battery. Though this will probably give the device great battery life, it may also increase … Read more
Apple has seeded the latest developer build of Mac OS X 10.6.4 to developers. The build, version 10F54, is reported to have no known issues.… Read more