Macworld2008 archive

  • Macworld2008: Samsung launches 24- and (almost) 26-inch SyncMasters
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    Macworld2008: Samsung launches 24- and (almost) 26-inch SyncMasters

    By 17 January 2008

    At Macworld2008 Samsung has unveiled new SyncMaster 24 (2493HM) and 25.5-inch (2693HM) LCD monitors that the company says are designed "for consumers and commercial users seeking enhanced entertainment and multimedia capabilities". Featuring full 1080p...

  • Macworld2008: Gilty Couture offers cheapo bling for iProducts
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    Macworld2008: Gilty Couture offers cheapo bling for iProducts

    By 17 January 2008

    If you want the high-roller look for your Apple gadget without the high price tag that such mods can command, then Gilty Couture offer cases that replicate that "I've more money than sense" look for your iPod or iPhone ... From $75.

  • No UK price cut for Apple TV
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    No UK price cut for Apple TV

    By 17 January 2008

    Despite the fact that Steve Jobs admitted during his Macworld2008 keynote speech that Apple TV has not been the success he'd hoped, Pocket-lint can reveal that we've been informed by an Apple spokesperson that there will be no UK price cut for the home...

  • 77% don't want to pay for iPod touch update
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    77% don't want to pay for iPod touch update

    By 17 January 2008

    Following Steve Jobs' announcement at Macworld2008 that the iPod touch would be getting five new applications - but at the cost of $20 to current owners - we asked the Pocket-lint readers if they thought folks should shell out for updates. It seems Apple's...

  • MacBook Air not actually the world's thinnest laptop
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    MacBook Air not actually the world's thinnest laptop

    By 16 January 2008

    Some sharp-eyed statitician over at CNet has called Jobs on his casual "world's -est" claims for the launch of the MacBook Air. "Developed by Mitsubishi and Hewlett-Packard back in 1997 ... The Pedion measured 18.4 millimeters thick, which comes out to...

  • Macworld2008: Apple stocks fall after Jobs' keynote
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    Macworld2008: Apple stocks fall after Jobs' keynote

    By 16 January 2008

    Apple's stocks took a beating on the stock exchange on Tuesday 15 January following Steve Jobs' annual keynote speech at Macworld2008 in San Francisco. Although shares in the company peaked as the CEO took to the stage they soon started to drop until...

  • Macworld2008: LaCie launches 1.3-inch Little Disk
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    Macworld2008: LaCie launches 1.3-inch Little Disk

    By 16 January 2008

    LaCie and Samsung have revealed the results of their team up on 1.3-inch hard disk technology for micro storage devices. The resulting product is a 1.3-inch version of LaCie "Little Disk" - the littlest yet in terms of dimensions, but available in 30GB...

  • Macworld2008: iPod touch, iPhone users get free ad-supported Wi-Fi
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    Macworld2008: iPod touch, iPhone users get free ad-supported Wi-Fi

    By 16 January 2008

    JiWire, an "Ads for Access" Wi-Fi provider has announced that members of the JiWire Wi-Fi Advertising Network are offering iPhone and iPod touch users the option to connect to Wi-Fi networks for free in exchange for viewing a JiWire-supplied advertisement....

  • Macworld2008: Macally launches four Mac mice
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    Macworld2008: Macally launches four Mac mice

    By 16 January 2008

    Macally has debuted four new mice products for Macs that they are showcasing at the Macworld event in San Fran. The Accuglide uses newly-developed Opto-mechanical technology, which claims to combine laser sensor performance with optical sensor safeties...

  • Macworld2008: Targus launches EcoSmart Radius range of cases
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    Macworld2008: Targus launches EcoSmart Radius range of cases

    By 16 January 2008

    Targus has launched a new range of "Radius" eco-friendly bags for MacBook and MacBook Pro. Composed of 100% recycled polyester, recyclable plastic and nickel-free metal, the new line is made of PVC-free material, making the production of the bags less...

  • Macworld2008: DisplayLink launches USB network display tech for OS X
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    Macworld2008: DisplayLink launches USB network display tech for OS X

    By 16 January 2008

    DisplayLink has announced the availability of its USB network display technology for Mac OS X, allowing Intel-based Mac users to, for the first time, connect additional displays to their computers using USB 2.0. This now means that Mac mini users can...

  • Apple iPhone version 1.1.3 review
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    Apple iPhone version 1.1.3 review

    By 16 January 2008

    Taking its fifth major software update since it was launched in America last year, Apple has announced the launch of Apple firmware 1.1.3 for iPhone users across the globe. But should you bother with the free update? We take a closer look to find out....

  • Macworld2008: Gallery of MacBook Air images
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    Macworld2008: Gallery of MacBook Air images

    By 15 January 2008

    Tech talk's all well and good but, as is often the case with Apple's products, sometimes the design can speak volumes too. With that in mind just click below to enjoy a gallery of gorgeousness showing the MacBook Air from every conceivable angle...

  • Macworld2008: Apple launches MacBook Air
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    Macworld2008: Apple launches MacBook Air

    By 15 January 2008

    Steve Jobs' saved what many Mac fans believe was the best 'til last, the launch of a new laptop range during his keynote speech at this year's Macworld2008 expo in San Francisco. The new device, which according to Steve Jobs' will go up against Sony's...

  • Macworld2008: Apple launches Apple TV 2.0
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    Macworld2008: Apple launches Apple TV 2.0

    By 15 January 2008

    Steve Jobs has admitted that the company failed first time around with its Apple TV product. Launching what the Apple CEO called, "Apple TV take two", the company has upgraded the capabilities of the devices to allow users to rent movies via the internet,...

  • Macworld2008: iPod touch gets new software
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    Macworld2008: iPod touch gets new software

    By 15 January 2008

    Apple has announced that it will be adding five new applications to the iPod touch, including Stocks, Mail, Notes, Maps and Weather as found on the Apple iPhone. However rather than offering it for free as is normally the case, the company has said it...

  • Macworld2008: iPhone firmware goes 1.1.3
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    Macworld2008: iPhone firmware goes 1.1.3

    By 15 January 2008

    During his keynote speech at the Moscone Centre in San Francisco for the opening of Macworld2008, Steve Jobs revealed that four million iPhones have been sold to date. This figure is particularly significant as the date of Steve Jobs' speech - the 15th...

  • Macworld2008: Jobs says Leopard has sold five million copies
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    Macworld2008: Jobs says Leopard has sold five million copies

    By 15 January 2008

    Steve Jobs began his keynote speech at the Macworld2008 by stating that before he looked forward to what was coming in 2008, he wanted to look back at the successes of 2007. Jobs stated that 2007 was an "extraordinary year" for Apple, with the launch...

  • Macworld2008: Apple "Time Capsule" to go against Windows Home Server
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    Macworld2008: Apple "Time Capsule" to go against Windows Home Server

    By 15 January 2008

    Apple has announced that it is going up against Microsoft and its Windows Home Server product with the announcement of a new device called Time Capsule. The new Hard drive will work with the company's Time Machine application in Leopard. The drive, which...

  • Macworld2008: Google improves experience for iPhone users
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    Macworld2008: Google improves experience for iPhone users

    By 15 January 2008

    Google has today announced improvements to its service for iPhone users. Faster and more customisable options are the claims being made for the latest version, which comes just over 1 month after the last update. The previous version brought together...

  • Is this the MacBook Air?
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    Is this the MacBook Air?

    By 15 January 2008

    More rumours have surfaced in the run up to Macworld today as to what Apple will announce at CEO Steve Jobs' keynote speech to kick off the show. Following on from the ultra-portable laptop rumour aired earlier in the week [no pun intended - Ed], Wired...

  • Macworld2008: Steve Jobs keynote speech leaked?
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    Macworld2008: Steve Jobs keynote speech leaked?

    By 14 January 2008

    We're used to seeing the online tech world go crazy with rumours and speculation in the days before Macworld, but this year a new element has been introduced to the mix. Steve Jobs' keynote speech, that he is due to make on stage at the Moscone Centre...

  • Macworld2008: iPhone gets "invisibleSHIELD" protection
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    Macworld2008: iPhone gets "invisibleSHIELD" protection

    By 14 January 2008

    Already available for the iPod, created from material originally developed to protect military helicopter blades from wind, sand and the wear and tear of high-speed travel, ZAGG has introduced the patent-pending protection of invisibleSHIELD for the iPhone....

  • New Apple laptop to be called "MacBook Air"?
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    New Apple laptop to be called "MacBook Air"?

    By 14 January 2008

    Over the weekend the tech blogosphere has whipped itself up into a frenzy over just what it is that Apple will launch at this year's Macworld event. Steve Jobs is due to give his keynote speech at the Macworld Expo at 5pm on Tuesday 15th January, the...

  • Macworld 2008 coverage on Pocket-lint
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    Macworld 2008 coverage on Pocket-lint

    By 11 January 2008

    CES might be over, but that doesn't mean the trade show season is. Next up we've got Macworld in San Francisco. Pocket-lint will be bringing you all the latest news from the show, including live coverage of Apple's CEO Steve Jobs' Keynote speech on Tuesday...