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NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:29 PM
$29 upgrade to Snow Leopard. Get outta here!

This twitter feed is covering everything really well for anyone interested:
http://twitter.com/macrumors

Read in reverse, as they go from newest to oldest.

# Dev Demos: Gameloft (Asphalt 5 racer), AirStrip Tech (Critical Care medical data app), ScrollMotion (digital books via in-app purchasing)5 minutes ago from web

# Turn-by-turn directions apps supported. Push notifications: alerts, sounds, badges. Now developer demos.11 minutes ago from web

# Reviewing OS 3.0 APIs: in-app purchasing, peer-to-peer connectivity, hardware accessory support, Google Maps available for use by devs13 minutes ago from web

# "Find My iPhone": Allows MobileMe customers to locate lost iPhones, send alerts, and remote wipe.17 minutes ago from web

# Safari for iPhone: HTTP audio/video streaming support, autofill, JavaScript 3x faster than OS 2.2.1., HTML 5 support20 minutes ago from web

# Tethering via USB or Bluetooth. Supported on 22 carriers, but not on AT&T at launch.23 minutes ago from web

# Cut, copy, paste, undo. Search. MMS in 3.0, but AT&T not supporting until later this summer. iTunes movie rentals/purchases from iPhone.25 minutes ago from web

# Video of developers and customers talking about the revolutionary platform and apps. Now moving on to talk about iPhone OS 3.0.29 minutes ago from web

# Now shifting to iPhone: 1,000,000 SDK downloads, 50,000 apps, 40 million iPhones/iPod touches, 1 billion+ apps36 minutes ago from web

# Snow Leopard available in September for all Intel Macs. $29 for Leopard users, $49 family pack.38 minutes ago from web

# More Snow Leopard: Grand Central Station/OpenCL harness the processing power of GPUs, Demoing Exchange support for Mail, iCal, Address Book42 minutes ago from web

# Safari 4 final version released today on all platforms. Also showing demos of new QuickTime (brand-new interface), Stacks and Expose in SLabout 1 hour ago from web

# Previewing Snow Leopard: Streamlined installation, Expose built into Dock icons, Preview and Mail 2x faster.about 1 hour ago from web

# MacBook Air update: now starting at $1499, $1799 with 256 GB SSDabout 1 hour ago from web

# 13" MacBook now called MacBook Pro: starts at $1199. Same RAM and HD options as 15" MBP, backlit KB, FW800. All models available today.about 1 hour ago from web

# 17" MBP updated: starting at $2499, retains ExpressCard slot, CPU and HD spec bumpsabout 1 hour ago from web

# New 15" MacBook Pro: non-removable 7 hr battery, improved display, SD card slot, up to 3.06Ghz, 8 GB RAM, and 500 GB HD/256GB SSD - $1699about 1 hour ago from web

# WWDC keynote about to begin...lights going down.

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 12:36 PM
AT&T not having tethering at launch is fucking irritating. Major Fail. Bastards. Same with MMS. WTF is wrong with AT&T. God Damnit!!

NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:36 PM
TomTom: turn-by-turn GPS directions (apps and hardware). Car kit will hold iPhone on suction mount and integrate charging.

NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:37 PM
AT&T not having tethering at launch is ****ing irritating. Major Fail. Bastards

Yeah, AT&T sucks.

MMS support will also be 2 months later for AT&T.

NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:41 PM
Zipcar app lets you locate nearest rental. Once you got a car, can use iPhone like a remote to unlock & sound horn.

NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:42 PM
Line 6 and Planet Wave team up for Rig Remote app that let's you control guitar amp effects.

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 12:42 PM
TomTom: turn-by-turn GPS directions (apps and hardware). Car kit will hold iPhone on suction mount and integrate charging.

This is cool. I will most likely sell my GPS and get this.

NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:43 PM
I'm basically tweeting on CP.

NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:44 PM
This is cool. I will most likely sell my GPS and get this.

Hopefully you can have iPod and TomTom app going at same time.

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 12:44 PM
3.0 comes out June 17th. Good.

NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:45 PM
Screwed iPod touch users again. $9.95 for them to upgrade to 3.0. Free for iPhone users.

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 12:45 PM
Hopefully you can have iPod and TomTom app going at same time.

Oh. I hope so. That will change my decision if it doesn't.

Guru
06-08-2009, 12:45 PM
3.0 comes out June 17th. Good.I'll be curious to see if it is worth the $10 upgrade for my Touch.

HC_Chief
06-08-2009, 12:46 PM
3.0 comes out June 17th. Good.

Sweet! :D

NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:51 PM
New iPhone 3GS (s for Speed) is 2-3X faster than previous incarnations. 3MP camera with tap to focus (just tap on the area you want to bring into focus) badass.

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 12:51 PM
New iPhone 3Gs. 3.0 mp autofocus camera. captures video also.

NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:52 PM
New iPhone 3Gs. 3.0 mp autofocus camera. captures video also.

Sweet on the video!

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 12:53 PM
I just want to say Fuck AT&T again.

HC_Chief
06-08-2009, 12:53 PM
New iPhone 3GS (s for Speed) is 2-3X faster than previous incarnations. 3MP camera with tap to focus (just tap on the area you want to bring into focus) badass.

F*ckers better not pull that same $300 to upgrade bullshit.

NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:54 PM
I just want to say **** AT&T again.

No shit. Send video via MMS (if your carrier supports it... dig at ATT, hah).

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 12:55 PM
Voice control. Make calls and control iTunes by voice command. Sweet

NewChief
06-08-2009, 12:55 PM
Video capture API. Sweet.

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 01:00 PM
16gb and 32gb. 199 and 299. The original 3G is 99

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 01:02 PM
Available the 19th of June

irishjayhawk
06-08-2009, 01:03 PM
Screwed iPod touch users again. $9.95 for them to upgrade to 3.0. Free for iPhone users.

That's because they have to per accounting rules.

Shag
06-08-2009, 01:09 PM
16gb and 32gb. 199 and 299. The original 3G is 99

Any information on upgrade eligibility or pricing?

Pitt Gorilla
06-08-2009, 01:15 PM
# New 15" MacBook Pro: non-removable 7 hr battery, improved display, SD card slot, up to 3.06Ghz, 8 GB RAM, and 500 GB HD/256GB SSD - $1699about 1 hour ago from web

Of course, the top-end processor and extra RAM will cost you much more than that. Also, what's the deal with the built-in battery? I know they say it will last longer, but it seems like a much-easier fix to be able to replace it.

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 01:27 PM
Any information on upgrade eligibility or pricing?

Nothing yet. I am sure AT&T is working hard coming up with new ways to fuck us over.

Shag
06-08-2009, 01:28 PM
Nothing yet. I am sure AT&T is working hard coming up with new ways to **** us over.

Almost guaranteed...

HC_Chief
06-08-2009, 01:32 PM
Nothing yet. I am sure AT&T is working hard coming up with new ways to **** us over.

Bump the "iPhone Data Plan" to $75/mo.

Bastards.

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 04:14 PM
Upgrading from 3G looks to be expensive for existing customers. From what i've read it could be 599 and 699. FUCK AT&T if that's true.

88TG88
06-08-2009, 04:19 PM
Snow leopard for 30 bucks sounds good to me.

QuikSsurfer
06-08-2009, 06:58 PM
Upgrading from 3G looks to be expensive for existing customers. From what i've read it could be 599 and 699. FUCK AT&T if that's true.

I haven't seen anything talking about upgrading for existing 3g customers. Where did you read that?
That seems beyond ridiculous.

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 07:05 PM
I haven't seen anything talking about upgrading for existing 3g customers. Where did you read that?
That seems beyond ridiculous.

Here is the bad news (http://www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=1574)

The 599 and 699 was for no committment. Still the upgrade is high anyway.

irishjayhawk
06-08-2009, 07:07 PM
Here is the bad news (http://www.att.com/gen/press-room?pid=1574)

It could mean good news though. Don't think Apple didn't notice ATTs absence from their announcement. I think it may spell a break in the exclusivity.

KCFalcon59
06-08-2009, 07:10 PM
It could mean good news though. Don't think Apple didn't notice ATTs absence from their announcement. I think it may spell a break in the exclusivity.

I hope so!!!

SBK
06-08-2009, 11:52 PM
It could mean good news though. Don't think Apple didn't notice ATTs absence from their announcement. I think it may spell a break in the exclusivity.

That would be great for consumers because the pricing would come down for service both with Att and whoever else has it.

irishjayhawk
06-09-2009, 09:20 AM
As much as it's nice for Quicktime to be revamped, if it doesn't support codecs out of the box (like Windows Media Player will with Windows 7 (about time there too)), it's worthless.

Fish
06-09-2009, 09:31 AM
As much as it's nice for Quicktime to be revamped, if it doesn't support codecs out of the box (like Windows Media Player will with Windows 7 (about time there too)), it's worthless.

It should have a bunch of new codecs...

<!--/section opencl--> http://images.apple.com/macosx/technology/images/quicktime_icon20090608.jpg
Snow Leopard introduces QuickTime X, a major leap forward that advances modern media and Internet standards. QuickTime X includes a brand-new player application, offers optimized support for modern codecs, and delivers more efficient media playback, making it ideal for any application that needs to play media content.

Another leap forward.

QuickTime X is the next-generation media technology that powers the audio and video experience in Mac OS X Snow Leopard. From its inception in 1991, QuickTime has stood at the forefront of video technologies — first with software-based video, then with Internet video. Now QuickTime X takes another leap forward by building on the amazing media technologies in Mac OS X — such as Core Audio, Core Video, and Core Animation — to deliver enhanced playback, greater efficiency, and higher quality.

A new QuickTime Player.

QuickTime X debuts a brand-new version of QuickTime Player, the standalone application used by millions to watch QuickTime-based video. Using the power of the Core Animation technology in Mac OS X, QuickTime Player offers a clean, uncluttered interface with controls that fade out when they’re not needed. And large thumbnail images make navigating chaptered movies simpler than before.

<!--/callout--> With a single click, QuickTime Player can now capture audio or video using the built-in camera and microphone in your Mac. You can easily trim media to the perfect length, then send it to iTunes for syncing to an iPhone, iPod, and Apple TV. You can also use QuickTime Player to publish your media to MobileMe or YouTube — without worrying about codec formats or resolutions.

Built for smooth playback.

QuickTime X is optimized for the latest modern media formats – such as H.264 and AAC – through a new media architecture that delivers stutter-free playback of high-definition content on nearly all Snow Leopard-based Mac systems. QuickTime X maximizes the efficiency of modern media playback by using the graphics processor to scale and display video. QuickTime X further increases efficiency by supporting GPU-accelerated video decoding of H.264 files.

Video streaming with any server.

QuickTime X takes Internet video streaming to new levels with support for HTTP live streaming. Unlike other streaming technologies, HTTP live streaming uses the HTTP protocol — the same network technology that powers the web. That means QuickTime X streams audio and video using any web server instead of a special streaming server, and it works reliably with common firewall and wireless router settings. HTTP live streaming is designed for mobility and can dynamically adjust movie playback quality to match the available speed of wired or wireless networks, perfect whether the video is watched on a computer or on a mobile device like iPhone or iPod touch.

High performance, high quality.

Because it’s built into the heart of Snow Leopard, QuickTime X uses Mac OS X technologies such as Cocoa, Grand Central Dispatch, and 64-bit computing to deliver greatest-possible performance and enables QuickTime Player to launch up to 2.8x faster.<sup>2</sup> QuickTime X also takes advantage of ColorSync to provide high-quality color reproduction during playback and when sharing media to your iPhone, iPod, or Apple TV.


(http://www.apple.com/macosx/technology/#top)