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Macworld 2009 : Even though big announcements were made, shares slide

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MACWORLD 2009 : Apple’s shares slid 1.65 percent over the “lack of news from the trade conference”, according to a chart from CNBC. Even though it announced that iTunes would be going DRM-Free, a slimmest and lightest 17-inch notebook and making geeks around the world drool over the new features; Wall Street was disappointed over the lack of CEO Steve Jobs. Also announced was the performance of the Apple Stores […]

Macworld 2009 : Rumour Round-Up

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While Apple did do a great job with the keynote, and have Tony Bennett (or whatever his name was) performing up on stage since it was the last time Apple would be going to Macworld, like the fact that there are some impressive features in both iWork and iLife. But let’s have a look at what rumours were true and were not true. Image: iPhone Alley

Macworld 2009 : New unibody, internal battery for 17-inch MacBook Pro

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MACWORLD 2009 : Apple’s one last thing was not, unfortunately, the Mac Mini; but it was an update to the 17-inch MacBook Pro, including having the new “unibody” look which the other MacBooks and MacBook Pros had since late 2008. The new revision of the 17-inch will also see a non-removable battery, called the “Maxi Battery” – which they claim to perform up to 8 hours when using the 9400M […]

Macworld 2009 : iTunes becomes DRM-Free, new pricing structure

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MACWORLD 2009 : Apple has announced that it will introduce a brand new pricing structure on the songs, allowing the record labels to choose a price for their songs. However, what’s new is that there will three pricing points; $1.29, 0.99c and 0.69c. Also announced was iTunes plan to go to DRM-free, expanding the iTunes Plus – and a good thing is that you don’t have to pay for it […]

Macworld 2009 : iLife & iWork 09

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MACWORLD 2009 : Apple has brought out brand new versions of its popular application suites, iLife ’09 and iWork ’09. While both add new features; iWork is set to become an online application suite, allowing users to view and edit documents and download them in a variety of formats. iLife ’09 will see some brand new features on iPhoto; including new slideshows, which can be imported into iTunes and then […]

Case maker publishes iPhone nano protector – could there be iPhone nano after all?

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RUMOUR MILL : XSKN, a third-party case maker, has rekindled rumours of an iPhone nano and has started taking orders for a protective case holder for the rumoured gadget, even though there has been no confirmation from Apple – as expected since its nearly time for the all important, and final year, for the Apple keynote at Macworld at San Francisco. According to Apple Insider, the case maker is selling […]

Snow Leopard showcased at Macworld – report

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MACWORLD 2009 : Phil Schiller is set to use a portion of his keynote at next month’s Macworld Expo to show off the latest version of the Mac OS X operating system, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, according to a report filed by UK’s The Guardian. “Apple and its partners have been privately dropping hints to developers that its upcoming release of its Mac OS X operating system, dubbed Snow […]

Macworld 2009 last keynote for Apple, No Steve Jobs keynote

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Apple has announced, to the surprise to many, that the company’s presence at Macworld Expo in January will be the last it will appear, and that Steve Jobs will not present his usual keynote address, with his replacement being Phil Schiller, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing, presenting the last ever keynote that Apple will present. It said in a statement that: “Apple is reaching more people in more […]

Apple to release new Mac Mini in Macworld 2009?

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RUMOUR MILL : Apple is set to bring an update to the low-end version of its desktop computers line, the Mac Mini, at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco (which happens in January next year), according to a Wired report, quoting an anonymous Apple employee who contacted them. However, the source did not reveal any details about the Mac Mini other than the announcement, which is a bummer. The product […]

Abobe cuts jobs, axes Macworld Booth

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Adobe has announced that it is now expecting that per-share earnings will be between 45 and 46 cents, based on its current outlook on revenue of $912 million to $915 million on the three months that ended on November 28; with expectations of a shortfall on revenue in the current quarter, with revenue expectations in the range of $800 million to $850 million. In its response to this, it has […]