Does the president have to borrow computers wherever he goes? Will the iPhone 5 launch with shiny new features this fall? Can you still get a WWDC ticket? Will the remainders for Tuesday, March 29, 2011 answer all of these questions? Will the rhetorical questions never stop?
Does Obama own his own computer? (YouTube)
Yes, the President of the United States not only has an iPad, he has his own computer. I’ll give you a minute to put the shattered pieces of your mind back together again.
Legends Of The Fall, Apple Style (TechCrunch)
If it’s spring, then iPhone rumors must be in season. TechCrunch suggests that a new iPhone may debut in the fall using the 4G LTE standard, and that iOS 5 may make broad use of the artificial intelligence technology Apple acquired when it bought up virtual assistant developer Siri. We just got one step closer to having phones that will make us sandwiches, people.
WWDC 2011 Ticket (eBay)
Miss out on your chance to buy a ticket to WWDC during their brief window of availability? You’re not entirely out of luck: You may be able to pick one up on eBay, if you can beat the current bid of $3000. Of course, if you have $3000, you may want to spend it on something like a new Mac, or an iPad 2, or food and clothing for your family.
iPhone Watch Case Costs $38K, Upgrade Path Available (The Mac Observer)
I know, I know. You were thinking about shelling $38,000 for an alligator-skin iPhone case with a precision timepiece embedded in the back when it occurred to you: What happens if that fabled iPhone 5 comes out later this year? Do you just ditch the case? Good news, as De Bethune’s DBM iPhone case—hey, it’s got my initials on it!—will be able to be “upgraded” to work with newer phones. All I can say is thank heavens you’ll be able to avoid looking stupid.
Doodle Jump 2.0 – Version 2.0 of Lima Sky’s popular iPhone game adds a much-awaited multiplayer race feature. $1.
FX Photo Studio 3.2 for iPhone – MacPhun’s photo retouching app for the iPhone adds 6 new filters, enhanced tunings for effects, and bug fixes. $2. The $3 HD iPad version adds the same features as well as iPad 2 support.
Camera+ 2.2 for iPhone – The latest update to tap tap tap’s $1 camera app for the iPhone adds a one-touch photo-enhancement feature called Clarity, the ability to split focus and exposure controls, a couple of improvements to effects, and some bug fixes.