1984 Mac cover for iPadSaturday, November 10th, 2012
If you want your iPad to look like the original iMac, ThinkGeek is selling the Padintosh. For $24.99, your iPad 2 or 3 will have a protection case that will remind you why 1984 was not like 1984! Check ThinkGeek for more informationRead more
Mac OS X Lion Available Today From the Mac App StoreWednesday, July 20th, 2011
Apple today announced that Mac OS X Lion is available today as a download from the Mac App Store for $29.99. Some of the features in Lion include: new Multi-Touchgestures; system-wide support for full screen apps; Mission Control; the Mac App Store; Launchpad, a new home for all your apps; and a completely redesigned Mail app. Additional new features in Lion include: Resume, which brings...Read more
Apple Introduces New Mac Mini ModelsWednesday, July 20th, 2011
Apple today Apple today updated the Mac mini with next generation Intel Core processors, new discrete graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and Lion. The new Mac mini lineup is the following : - The 2.3 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Mac mini with 2GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive starts at a suggested retail price of $599 (US), with options to add memory up to 8GB and a 750GB...Read more
Apple Introduces New MacBook Air ModelsWednesday, July 20th, 2011
Apple today introduced several new MacBook air models.The new Macs are based on Intel's Sandy Bridge platform. Apple also replaced the minidisplay port with a Thunderbolt port for peripherals. The new MacBooks also have backlit keyboards. They are offered in the following configurations: 11.6-inch - 1.6 GHz, 64 GB SSD, 2 GB RAM: $999 - 1.6 GHz, 128 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1199 13.3-inch - 1.7...Read more
Apple Releases iTunes 10.4 (64 bits, full screen, designed for Lion)Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
Apple today released iTunes 10.4 with support for Lion's Full-Screen Apps feature. The other major feature of iTunes 10.4 is that it is now a 64-bit Cocoa application. According to Apple, "you can now use iTunes with OS X Lion's new Full-Screen App capability, which allows you to use iTunes and other apps without distractions. Navigate between your full-screen apps with a simple gesture....Read more
Apple has issued a new firmware update today to address issues that may cause intermittent display flickering. According to Apple web site, the new firmware "updates the display firmware on 27-inch iMac systems to address issues that may cause intermittent display flickering.The 27-inch iMac Display Update will update the display firmware on your iMac. Do not disturb or shut off the power on your iMac during this update." The 27-inch iMac Display Update Firmware is 294KB in size and can be downloaded from Apple's site.
Apple announced the iPad tablet device, featuring a 9.7-inch, 1024 x 768 display and 16 GB, 32 GB, and 64 GB capacities. Carrying a custom 1 GHz "Apple A4" chip, the iPad weighs in at 1.5 pounds and is .5-inch thin. The iPad will be priced at $499, $599, and $699 for models with Wi-Fi but without 3G. You'll have to add $130 if you want a 3G enabled model. Wi-Fi only models are scheduled to ship in 60 days and 3G-models in 90 days.
All iPad models have an accelerometer, compass, speakers, a microphone, and a 30-pin dock connector, but no USB or ethernet port. The iPad also offers, according to Apple, 10 hours of battery, with 1 month of standby battery life. Real-life battery tests still need to be done in order to confirm Apple figures. Models with 3G will be unlocked and will be able to use GSM micro SIMs (not the regular GSM SIMs).
The iPad will be able to use all the iPhone and iPod Touch Apps. However specific version will add extra features and be optimized for the device's 9.7-inch screen.
Apple introduced a new 24" Cinema Display. The new monitor has the following features :
- LED Screen
- mic and speakers
- 1920x1200 resolution
- Mini DisplayPort
- MagSafe connector to power a MacBook.
- Three USB ports
The new screen is priced at $899 and will be available in November.
Voodoo Dimention team just introduced The Stone of Destiny for iPhone and iPod Touch. Those who are already familiar with The Stone of Destiny, a very popular hidden-object game, will be delighted to discover that it is now available for iPhone and iPod Touch. Those who are not now have a perfect chance to fill this gap and try this fascinating game, the first hidden-object game for iPhoneOS.
The Stone of Destiny is an exciting game with the detective plot. Your uncle mysteriously disappears, and you are to solve this riddle with the help of a map, a book and a list of objects. You travel to the most remote corners of the world to find artifacts that will give you a clue, and write down magical runes. There are 27 levels of adventures, during which you wander the depths of forest, sneak into the tomb, explore the bottom of the sea and ancient pyramids, and many, many more. Puzzling minigames involve drawing runes and moving sarcophagus's. Step by step you become closer to the moment when you reveal the truth about your uncle and solve the riddle of the stone of destiny. Sometimes it gets really hard to move any farther, then you may use the hint. The number of hints is not limited, but some time should pass before the next one is available.
What makes this game special is its interactive graphics. The mix of comic book style (in the narrative part) and mysterious sceneries makes the atmosphere of adventure film even more vivid. The Stone of Destiny for iPhone and iPod Touch has the feature of zooming the picture, so you can see any object in detail. The interface allows most effective usage of the portable device screen ever.
The game is already available in Apple AppStore.