Macworld2009 archive

  • Apple 17-inch MacBook Pro notebook - First Look review
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    Apple 17-inch MacBook Pro notebook - First Look review

    By 14 January 2009

    Fans of the 17-inch MacBook Pro can finally enjoy the new design first introduced to the 15-inch models in 2008. But has the wait been worth it and should you look to upgrade? We managed to get a play with the new model at this year's Macworld conference...

  • Apple Keynote Remote iPhone app launches
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    Apple Keynote Remote iPhone app launches

    By 7 January 2009

    Apple's Keynote Remote application, announced as part of a wider iWork 09 refresh during the Apple keynote speech at Macworld in San Fran, is now available to buy in the UK. With Keynote Remote, users can control their Keynote slide presentation on their...

  • Parrot launches Philippe Starck designed speakers
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    Parrot launches Philippe Starck designed speakers

    By 7 January 2009

    Parrot is continuing its designer bent with a Macworld launch of Philippe Starck designed "Parrot by Starck" wireless speakers. With a distinctive tall and thin design, the speakers can stream sounds either via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to ensure cable-free...

  • Shure launches SE115 sound isolating earphones
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    Shure launches SE115 sound isolating earphones

    By 7 January 2009

    Shure has unveiled the SE115, that it says is the newest, most affordable, and most colourful member of the company’s sound isolating earphones range. The SE115 comes in four hues - blue, pink, black, and red - and at a $99 price point. Shure says with...

  • Carl Zeiss takes on Vuzix with new video eyewear
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    Carl Zeiss takes on Vuzix with new video eyewear

    By 7 January 2009

    Carl Zeiss has announced a new version of its Cinemizer video eyewear at Macworld 2009 in San Francisco on Tuesday. The company, which is more famous for its lenses on Sony digital cameras and Nokia mobile phones, believes that outside of the lens business...

  • Apple iLife '09 - First Look review
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    Apple iLife '09 - First Look review

    By 7 January 2009

    Apple has updated its iLife application with a number of new features to iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand, but will it be enough to make you want to spend £54 on the upgrade? We managed to grab some time with the new software application at Macworld 2009...

  • Axiotron Modbook
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    Axiotron Modbook

    By 6 January 2009

    Axiotron updated its Mac tablet back in December and the finished result is being shown off at Macworld in San Francisco. We managed to get a hands on with the new touch screen enabled MacBook tablet called the Modbook. Available for international shipping...

  • Five things Apple didn't announce at Macworld
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    Five things Apple didn't announce at Macworld

    By 6 January 2009

    The rumour mill, as always, got very excited about a number of new products created from Chinese whispers ahead of the keynote speech at Macworld 2009. Here are five that we are still going to have to wait for: iPhone nano Case manufacturers in the Far...

  • 17-inch Apple MacBook Pro
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    17-inch Apple MacBook Pro

    By 6 January 2009

    Snapped live at the Macworld 2009 keynote, here's a gallery of live shots of Apple's latest notebook launch. Enjoy!

  • iLife 09
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    iLife 09

    By 6 January 2009

    Apple has announced a new version of its multimedia package iLife at the Macworld 2009 event in San Francisco. iPhoto will get the ability to let you track faces and places rather than just storing them by date. iMovie has also been updated with a new...

  • VIDEO: New 17-inch Apple MacBook Pro advert
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    VIDEO: New 17-inch Apple MacBook Pro advert

    By 6 January 2009

    Here, thanks to one very quick YouTuber, is Apple's ad for its new 17-inch MacBook Pro that focuses on its "green" battery.

  • COMMENT: Apple underwhelms at last Macworld keynote
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    COMMENT: Apple underwhelms at last Macworld keynote

    By 6 January 2009

    With the company's talisman out of the picture, Phil Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide product marketing at Apple, tried his best to put on a good show at this year's Macworld keynote. While Schiller put in a flawless performance under the...

  • iTunes finally goes DRM-free
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    iTunes finally goes DRM-free

    By 6 January 2009

    At the Apple keynote at Macworld Expo 2009 in San Francisco Philip W. Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide product marketing for Apple, followed absent Apple boss Steve Jobs' tradition of announcing "one last thing". Music fans will be pleased...

  • Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch model announced
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    Apple MacBook Pro 17-inch model announced

    By 6 January 2009

    Apple has shunned the small netbook market in favour of a new 17-inch MacBook Pro model. Announced at Macworld 2009, the new laptop will come with the same double graphics cards found in the 15-inch model launched last year. Coming with an 2.66GHz Intel...

  • Apple launches iWork into the cloud
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    Apple launches iWork into the cloud

    By 6 January 2009

    As was reported was likely to happen, Apple has launched some of its software into the cloud. At the Apple keynote at Macworld Expo 2009 in San Francisco Philip W. Schiller senior vice president of worldwide product marketing for Apple has announced that...

  • Apple announces iWork 09
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    Apple announces iWork 09

    By 6 January 2009

    At the Apple keynote at Macworld Expo 2009 in San Francisco Philip W. Schiller, senior vice president of worldwide product marketing for Apple, has announced a new version of iWork for 2009. iWork 09 joins iLife 09 in updating Apple's fairly cheap and...

  • iPhoto gets update in iLife 09 release
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    iPhoto gets update in iLife 09 release

    By 6 January 2009

    Apple has announced a new version of its multimedia software package iLife at the Macworld 2009 event in San Francisco. iPhoto will get the ability to let you track faces and places rather than just storing them by date. Faces will allow you to organise...

  • Griffin launches iPhone accessories
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    Griffin launches iPhone accessories

    By 6 January 2009

    Griffin has announced three new products for iPod and iPhone users at the annual Macworld conference in San Francisco on Tuesday. SmartTalk Bluetooth, Navigate and PowerBlock Reserve are all due to be available in the UK later in the year and promise...

  • WD launches two Mac friendly hard drives
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    WD launches two Mac friendly hard drives

    By 6 January 2009

    Western Digital has launched two new external hard drives designed specifically for the Mac on Tuesday at the start of Macworld 2009 in San Francisco. The My Passport for Mac portable drive and the My Book Mac Edition external hard drive will come pre-formatted...

  • Crowds start to gather for Macworld keynote
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    Crowds start to gather for Macworld keynote

    By 6 January 2009

    It might not be featuring Apple CEO Steve Jobs, but that doesn't mean the fanboys aren't out already for the Macworld 2009 Apple keynote in San Francisco later today. That's right, two chaps are already standing in queue to bag their space in the first...

  • Skype for Mac 2.8 launched
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    Skype for Mac 2.8 launched

    By 6 January 2009

    Skype is to officially announce on Tuesday that it has added new features to the Mac version of its Skype application. New features, which will see Mac users benefiting ahead of PC users, will add the ability to share your screen as well as by wireless...

  • Skype comes to iPhone
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    Skype comes to iPhone

    By 6 January 2009

    Skype users will soon be able to talk to each other via the iPhone thanks to Truphone. Officially announcing on Tuesday at the start of Macworld in San Francisco, Pocket-lint has learnt that Truphone will announce that it has worked with Skype to bring...

  • LaCie 2TB Neil Poulton hard disk Max announced
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    LaCie 2TB Neil Poulton hard disk Max announced

    By 6 January 2009

    LaCie has announced yet another Neil Poulton hard disk drive for users who want advanced RAID features with consumer-level ease of use and style according to the company. While not the most exciting products to talk about the new MAX high capacity storage...

  • Google Picasa for Mac launches
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    Google Picasa for Mac launches

    By 6 January 2009

    Four years after it first became available for PC users, Google has released a Mac version of its photo album application, Picasa, at Macworld in San Francisco for Mac users. According to Google, the new application that hopes to challenge Apple's iPhoto...

  • Steve Jobs health letter revealed in full
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    Steve Jobs health letter revealed in full

    By 5 January 2009

    The full text of Steve Jobs' open letter responding to speculation about his worsening health has been revealed and reads as follows: “Dear Apple Community, For the first time in a decade, I’m getting to spend the holiday season with my family, rather...