We peek behind the curtain at Apple, watch Sergey Brin peer through a Google Glass prototype, and keep an eye on the ever-evolving Apple television rumors. The remainders for Friday, April 6, 2012 are peeping toms.
Inside Apple HQ (Apple Gazette)
You may never be lucky enough to visit Apple’s campus in person, but never fear: You can admire its grassy knolls and wood-paneled conference rooms from afar, thanks to Apple Gazette’s collection of photos. There’s even supposedly a peek inside Jony Ive’s top-secret laboratory—and among the laptops, you might even spot the next generation of cutting-edge design for Apple’s Retail tables.
Google Project Glass modeled by Sergey Brin: first high-res photos (The Verge)
What’s more awesome than a concept video? Your co-founder wearing that concept gadget to a tech party, of course. Unfortunately, it appears Sergey Brin’s pair of glasses was non-functional—which makes it kind of feel like a Star Wars compositor hanging a toy lightsaber off his belt.
Apple’s ‘iPanel’ called ‘far more than a TV,’ expected to launch in 2012 (AppleInsider)
AppleInsider has yet another set of reports on the rumored Apple television, including a possible name change to “iPanel” due to the expanding range of features it will purportedly have. Cue the rumors of Apple wanting to control your house like it does your computer.
iAd Producer 2.1 – Adds support for Twitter integration and the third-generation iPad. Advertisements can also now include WebGL content, and you can preview them on your iOS devices via USB. Free with Apple Developer account.
Java for OS X Lion 2012-002 – Released immediately after Java for OS X Lion 2012-001, it updates Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_31 and continues to address vulnerabilities in Java applets.