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  • Mac OS X Lion Available Today From the Mac App Store
  • Apple Introduces New Mac Mini Models
  • Apple Introduces New MacBook Air Models
  • Apple Releases iTunes 10.4 (64 bits, full screen, designed for Lion)

Apple Seeds iPhone OS 2.2 Beta 1

Apple has seeded a new iPhone OS beta for testing purposes. The iPhone developpers are asked to test "compatibility". The new version comes with a new SDK version (build 9M2611). There are no visible differences in this release. Push notification still does not seem to be part of the OS.


illumineX delivers iBlogger for iPhone and iPod Touch

    illumineX, inc., announced today the immediate availability of iBlogger, which brings real mobile blogging to iPhone for the first time. iBlogger works with nearly any blog, including WordPress, TypePad, MovableType and many others, giving users the ability to quickly blog from anywhere, any time.
    iBlogger is compatible with the most popular blog engines, including:
    • Blojsom
    • Drupal
    • ExpressionEngine
    • MovableType
    • TypePad
    • WordPress

    Bloggers can easily take a picture, add their thoughts, and quickly add tags, categories, and a Google Maps link to their current mobile blogging location.
    iBlogger is based on ecto, the award-winning blogging application for the Mac, which illumineX acquired this spring. iBlogger is available today from the iPhone App Store.

    iBlogger features include:
    • easily configure a blog in seconds, thanks to RSD (Real Simple Discovery) and automatic configuration
    • post your thoughts about what's happening right where you are, right now
    • effortlessly include a picture from your library, or take a picture on the spot
    • select categories
    • include tags to help promote your blog
    • include links in your post
    • include a customizable standard signature
    • include a location link at the touch of a button
    • URL keyboard type for URL entry
    • tested on WiFi, 3G and EDGE networks, works great
    • Secure HTTPS connections if your blog supports it
    iBlogger has optimized plugins which ensure easy configuration and compatibility for these Blog Hosting Services:
    • LifeType
    • LivingDot
    • SquareSpace
    • TypePad
    • WordPress
    • Xanga
    • Blogspot/Blogger (picture posting for Blogspot blogs will come in a future release)

    For more information, check illumineX web site


    Stickers For iPod Shuffle and Nano

    Shufflesome sells stickers to decorate your iPod Shuffle (v1 and v2). Most of them are quite nice. We're considering getting a fish sticker for our iPod.... The stickers are made by 47 artists.

    The stickers also exists for the third generation nano. Let's hope the artists are going to work on sticker for the new 4th generation nanos...


    For more information, check Shufflesome web site.


    “Let’s Rock” Keynote Video Stream Posted

    Apple has posted a video stream of yesterday's keynote. The keynote is also available as a podcast on iTunes.


    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!)