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Apple WWDC 2012 Keynote Roundup

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This year’s WWDC 2012 conference was just a tad too late for us to liveblog, but here is a quick rundown of what went down. More detailed looks at each new piece will follow shortly. MacBook Air (starting at $1099) (11-inch or 13-inch) (available now) An updated MacBook Air has been shown with Ivy Bridge. Improvements with the starter model (11-inch $1099) include a new 1.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, […]

Skydrive gets more improvements – more (paid) storage, native apps for Windows and Mac

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While many scoff at the idea of SkyDrive being an actual competitor to Dropbox because it has the word “Windows Live” on it, it’s a decent product. And now, it’s about to get some more additions with paid storage increases and native applications for Windows and Mac. The news of the clients come via the little promo on the leaked images, but Mac users will certainly rejoice. You can now […]

Apple announces iCloud is coming October 13. Get your umbrella ready

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Apple has just announced that their iCloud service will be going live for all iOS 5 users on October 13 (October 12 US time). Not much has changed since it’s original announcement. However it has been officially revealed that iCloud will come with 5GB of free storage. As seen at WWDC, iCloud will sync Mail, Calendars, Contacts, Documents and Photos to OS X and iOS. It will also be included […]

One More Thing: iTunes Match

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Steve Jobs just delivered one more thing at WWDC 2011, announcing iTunes Match. For US$24.99 a year iTunes Match will scan your ripped (or pirated) music and match it with 256kbps DRM-free AAC songs from iTunes servers. “We have 18m songs in the music store. Our software will scan what you have, the stuff you’ve ripped, and figure out if there’s a match. If you have to upload your whole […]

iCloud: Free Music, Calendar, Mail, Contacts, App Sync

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Last but not least from WWDC 2011, Apple has announced MobileMe is dead and has been remade into iCloud. Apple admitted that MobleMe tarnished their reputation and has announced iCloud, a much better service, will be completely free instead of $99. “We’ve been working for 10 years to get rid of the file system.” Steve Jobs said to the excited audience at WWDC. “When you try and teach someone to […]

Apple holding conference for iCloud, iOS 5 and Mac OS X Lion on June 7 (AEST)

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Apple has just confirmed via a worldwide press release that iCloud and iOS 5 will be announced on June 7 AEST at Apple’s annual WWDC 2011. The keynote, which will also be showing off Mac OS X Lion, will commence at 3am Australian EST on June 7 (10am on June 6 US Pacific Time) and show off some of Apple’s “next generation software”. Also note that this isn’t a hardware […]