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  • 1984 Mac cover for iPad
  • 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


    PocketMac introduces PocketMac for iPhone

    PocketMac just introduced PocketMac for iPhone, the first tool that allows Mac users to sync three of the most popular personal information managers (Microsoft Entourage, Lotus Notes and Meeting
    Maker) to the iPhone. This new tool also backs up users' text messages and call logs.

    The main features are the following :

    • two-way Sync between Entourage and the iPhone.
    • two-Way Sync Between Lotus Notes & iPhone - Sync Lotus Notes contacts and calendars to and from the iPhone. Additionally, select only the categories of contacts and calendars you'd like to sync.
    • two-Way Sync Between Meeting Maker & iPhone - Sync Meeting Maker contacts and calendars to and from the iPhone. Additionally, select only the categories of contacts and calendars you'd like to sync.
    • complete Backup of your SMS Text Messages - Backup all of your SMS text messages on to your Mac. You can export these saved messages to either Excel or CSV text file.
    • complete Backup of your Call Logs - Backup all of your Call Log on to your Mac. You can export these saved logs to either Excel or CSV text file.
    • 411 Export To Address Book - And if you use 411 to get phone numbers of business, AT&T can text this information to you. With PocketMac for iPhone, you can now add the contact data in those texts to your Address Book with one click.
    PocketMac for iPhone works on 10.5.x (Leopard) and retails for $29.95. PocketMac for iPhone supports all models of iPhone. For more information, check PocketMac web site

    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



    Meizu M8…Did You Say iPhone?

    Meizu recently demonstrated its Meizu M8. And the least we can say is that is closely ressembles the iPhone. We're wondering what the legal teams at Apple are waiting for... Just watch the video and you will understand what we mean.

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