Monthly Archives: June 2009

Firefox 3.5

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“The Fastest Firefox Yet – Firefox 3.5 is out and ready to download!

Things move quickly online, and we’ve beefed up the engine that runs Firefox to make sure you can keep up: Firefox 3.5 is more than twice as fast as Firefox 3, and ten times as fast as Firefox 2.* As a result, Web applications like email, photo sites and your favorite social networks will feel snappier and more responsive.”

(Get it HERE)

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Apple says -Steve Jobs is back at work

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I’m very curious when the public will see him!

Steve Jobs is back at work, Apple says – CNN.com:

“‘Steve Jobs is back to work. He is at Apple a few days a week and working from home the other days,’ Apple spokesman Steve Dowling said. ‘We’re glad to have him back.'”

(Read Full Article HERE.)

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iPhone availability at the Apple Store-Check now

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Apple Retail Store – iPhone availability at the Apple Store:

Are you still looking for a new iPhone 3GS? Apple is here to help you out!

“The Apple Retail Store likely has your iPhone 3GS in stock. You can check the most up-to-date availability right here. Shipments of iPhone 3GS arrive most days and availability is updated hourly. The 8GB iPhone 3G is currently available in all stores.

Select your state and then check the list to see which Apple Retail Stores currently stock iPhone 3GS.”

(Check HERE)

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Michael Jackson albums – iTunes Store’s Top Albums!

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Michael Jackson albums quickly ascend iTunes Store’s Top Albums; Thriller hits #1:

“Just hours after his death at 2:26pm PDT today, various Michael Jackson albums quickly ascended Apple’s iTunes Music Store’s “Top Albums” list, with Jackson’s landmark “Thriller” hitting #1.”

(Read full Article Here at MacDailyNews)

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Apple loves secrets!

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Apple’s Management Obsessed With Secrecy – NYTimes.com:

“Few companies, indeed, are more secretive than Apple, or as punitive to those who dare violate the company’s rules on keeping tight control over information. Employees have been fired for leaking news tidbits to outsiders, and the company has been known to spread disinformation about product plans to its own workers.”

(Read Full Article HERE)

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Steve Jobs recovering after liver transplant

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Steve Jobs recovering after liver transplant – CNN.com:

“‘Mr. Jobs is now recovering well and has an excellent prognosis,’ said Dr. James D. Eason of Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute. He added that Jobs had given his permission for the information to be released. Eason did not say when the operation took place.”

(Read full article HERE)

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Top 23 Free iPhones/iTouch Apps – 6-23-09

Top 23 Free iPhones/iTouch Apps – 6-23-09


1. Paper Toss
Category: Backflip Studios
Released: Jun 06, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: Unchanged


2. SIRIUS XM Premium Online
Category: SIRIUS XM Radio Inc
Released: Jun 03, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: Unchanged


3. How Smart Are You?
Category: Trippert Labs
Released: Jun 08, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: Unchanged


4. Chase The Dot
Category: Microlemon
Released: Jun 12, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: Unchanged


5. Most Addictive Game Free
Category: Charles Jamerlan
Released: Jun 10, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: Unchanged


6. Wild West Pinball
Category: OOO Gameprom
Released: May 17, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 13


7. 3D Rollercoaster Rush FREE
Category: Digital Chocolate, I
Released: Jun 16, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 6


8. Facebook
Category: Facebook
Released: Jul 10, 2008
Yesterday’s ranking: 7


9. Target Practice
Category: Computer Software Co
Released: May 29, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 32


10. StoneLoops! of Jurassica Lite
Category: PlayCreek
Released: Jun 12, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 12


11. What Are You Born To Do?
Category: Trippert Labs
Released: Jun 06, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 8


12. Stealth Tone
Category: StuckPixel, Inc.
Released: Jun 06, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 9


13. Bloons Lite
Category: Digital Goldfish Ltd
Released: Jun 04, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 23


14. Pandora Radio
Category: Pandora Media, Inc.
Released: Jul 09, 2008
Yesterday’s ranking: 10


15. MapQuest 4 Mobile
Category: AOL
Released: Jun 09, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 11


16. AT&T myWireless Mobile
Category: AT&T Inc.
Released: May 01, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: Unchanged


17. ESPN ScoreCenter
Category: ESPN
Released: May 28, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 15


18. Terminator Salvation: The official game – LITE ver
Category: Gameloft
Released: May 26, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 17


19. The Weather Channel
Category: The Weather Channel
Released: Nov 04, 2008
Yesterday’s ranking: 20


20. Sally’s Spa Lite
Category: Games Cafe Inc.
Released: May 12, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 18


21. Toobz-Free
Category: Off Center Software
Released: May 21, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 19


22. 2XL Supercross Lite
Category: 2XL Games, Inc.
Released: Jun 01, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 14


23. Unblock Me FREE
Category: Kiragames
Released: Jun 17, 2009
Yesterday’s ranking: 21

(Via Top 100 Free iPhone Applications – Pinch Media.)

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iPhone 3.0 Software Update

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“The free iPhone OS 3.0 Software Update includes some great new features, as well as all the features from previous updates. iPhone OS 3.0 also lets you run the next generation of iPhone apps, like peer-to-peer games1 and more. If you’ve never updated before, now is the perfect time.”

(Via Apple – iPhone – New features in the iPhone 3.0 Software Update.)

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Photogene- a great photo editor for your iPhone

I bought this App a few weeks ago and I love it!

TUAW has a great review and more info about the app, Photogene:

Photogene is kind of like a miniature Photoshop for the digital pictures you take on your iPhone.

It has a boatload of functions, which will let you fix and enhance your digital images without having to offload them to another image editor on a Mac or PC.

Here’s some of the functionality:

  • Enhance photos with color adjustment and sharpen tools
  • Crop and straighten photos
  • Add text balloons
  • Create a variety of frames
  • Adjust Histogram
  • Correct Gamma
  • Increase/decrease saturation
  • Adjust color temperature
  • Multiple undo and redo
  • (Read full article Photogene is a photo genius for your iPhone )

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Steve Jobs’ health…

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‘We look forward to Steve returning to Apple at the end of June.’

How often have you heard that? A Google search for the exact phrase turns up roughly 400 instances, most of them attributed to Apple (AAPL) spokesman Steve Dowling, who is nothing if not disciplined.

The sentence is a variation on the last line of Steve Jobs’ Jan. 14 memo to his staff, the one in which he announced that he was taking a six-month medical leave to deal with health-related issues. ‘I look forward,’ he wrote, ‘to seeing all of you this summer.’

(Read Full Article – FORTUNE: Apple 2.0)

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