DoubleTwist is a universal media hub that is now available as a public beta for Mac OS X. DoubleTwist is like iTunes except it works with not just iPhones and iPods but also with other portable media players. Not only will DoubleTwist transfer the media to your player for you but it is also capable [...]
Apple has announced a public beta of Safari 4 for both Windows and Mac. Apple says there are 150 new features in the browser. I haven’t read through all of the features because that would take a lot of time and since browsers aren’t the most interesting of applications it would also be a little [...]
The developers who have been working on Chrome over at Google have shifted gears from layout tests and WebKit compatibility to getting the user interface up and running on the Mac. Over the past few weeks the team working on the project have improved the code to the point where they have a fairly well [...]
“While we aren’t sure what the specific issues are, we’ve heard that as an alternative Apple is considering allowing apps to run as user selectable background processes. If so, this feature would likely come in the rumored iPhone 3.0 software update but would be limited to only one or two processes on current hardware. The [...]
Some references to the long rumored Google service “GDrive” have appeared in a file used by Google Pack. The file categorizes GDrive as a Online file backup and Storage service and has the following description: “GDrive provides reliable storage for all of your files, including photos, music and documents. GDrive allows you to access your [...]
One of the worries many big game developers have had about the iPhone is that they can’t put enough money into a game to make it good because unless they sell it at $1-3 it will get lost in the shuffle. Apple may have found a solution to that problem however. PocketGamer.biz is reporting that [...]
If you remember back in September there was an application announced for the iPhone called Podcaster that was denied from the App Store. The developer of Podcaster later released the application through Apple’s Ad-Hoc system essentially allowing him to sell the application without the App Store. Recently Almerica resubmitted Podcaster, under a different name (RSS [...]
9 to 5 Mac got a tip supposedly from Apple themselves letting them know that iLife’09 has gone Gold Master. This means that those of you who pre-ordered may have your items shipped on Monday. iLife ’09 hit Golden Master yesterday – Out for print today | 9 to 5 Mac.
Apple has slowing been loosening the restrictions on developers, first they started allowing apps with toilet humor and now they have begun approving web browsing applications to the App Store. It is possible that Apple has separate internal approval queues depending on the category of application, we’ve seen this same type of grouping happen with [...]
Very odd looking user interface, for the Mac that is. It doesn’t really look much like a Mac app. We’re therefore excited to announce that we’re bringing the full version of Picasa to Mac OS X. Like its Windows and Linux counterparts, Picasa for Mac is a standalone program that helps you organize photos anywhere [...]
It is clearly a good move and hopefully this paired with Palms announcements at CES will help them compete in the quickly evolving cell phone space. Palm gets in on the app store game, launches Palm Software Store.