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  • Apple Releases iTunes 10.4 (64 bits, full screen, designed for Lion)
18
Sep

OtterBox Launches iPhone 3G Protection

OtterBox releases iPhone 3G protection in the semi-rugged, drop and scratchproof Defender™ Series design. The cas is available now in black, and coming soon in white, black/yellow and pink. The pink model will benefit the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade and 10% of the purchase price will be donated to support access to care and finding a cure for breast cancer, with a focus on the medically underserved.

The OtterBox for iPhone 3G Defender™ Series accommodates Apple iPhone 3G 8 GB and 16 GB with three slim-fit layers of protection:

  • Layer 1: Patented polycarbonate membrane protects against scratches and dust intrusion while allowing for full use of the screen
  •  Layer 2: Hi-impact polycarbonate shell
  • Layer 3: Silicone skin to absorb impact and provide tactile feel

The new case allows access to the silence switch, provides an improved screen and better fit and feel. Sync/charge, home, sleep/wake, volume, camera and headphone jack all remain accessible. Acoustical vents safeguard the microphone and speakers from dust and dirt to allow clear sound transmission. Case also includes a holster-style swivel belt clip which converts into a display stand when device is inserted screen out.

For more information, check http://www.otterbox.com/

 

17
Sep

Apple Expo Paris Coverage

    The Apple Expo Paris opens its doors today. We will be covering the event, and put the usual gallery of photos online as soon as possible. This year, Apple does not have a booth at the expo. However, it does not mean that new products form third parties won't be introduced there.

    Stay tuned!

    15
    Sep

    Mac OS X 10.5.5 Available

    Apple just released Mac OS X 10.5.5. The update is recommended for Mac OS X Leopard versions 10.5, 10.5.1, 10.5.2, 10.5.3 and 10.5.4. It includes general operating system improvements that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac.

    For more information about the update, check Apple web site.

    9
    Sep

    Apple Event : New Products Introduced

    Apple introduced quite a few products today during their "Let's Rock" special event:

    As expected, they revealed iTunes 8. The new version, available today for download, includes

    • Support for High Definition TV shows ($2.99 for High Definition episodes and $1.99 for Standard Definition episodes)
    • Genius playlists: automatically find songs similar to the ones you own
    • New grid view
    • New visualizer

    Apple also introduced new iPod nanos :
    • Thinnest iPod ever that comes in 9 Colors: silver, purple, blue, green, yellow, orange, red, pink, black
    • Accelerometer
    • Shake iPod to shuffle
    • Genius playlists
    • Aluminum with curved glass
    • $149 for 8GB. $199 for 16GB.
    Apple introduced a new iPod Classic (only in 120 GB) and new iPod Touch with the following features:
    • 2.1 Firmware (see below)
    • Built-in speaker, volume controls (similar to the iPhone)
    • Genius playlist
    • Nike+iPod support
    • Better battery (36 hours when playing music and 6 hours when playing videos)
    • new prices : $229 for 8GB, $299 for 16GB and $399 for 32GB
    Today iPod shuffle also got new colors and a price drop.
    And finally, iPhone and iPod Touch OS 2.1 will also be available this friday:
    • better battery life and bug fixes
    • fewer call drops
    • backups are going to be faster (that will be great...)
    • no App crashes (finally!)
    8
    Sep

    News About Cube-Zone

    As you might have noticed, the Cube-Zone does not have its archives online yet. We're progressively updating the site with them (it is going to take a bit of time since the site started in 2000...). The gallery section now has some MacWorld Expo Photos as well as Paris Apple Expo pics. We also added some Cube mods and users desks with G4 Cube. The iPod galleries will be back online this week.

    If you want to add a picture of your setup (even if you do not have a Cube), feel free to contact us!

    We will soon reopen our forums and classifieds pages.

    We're still looking for contributors and a new logo design.

    Cyril