April 30, 2010
Customers who ordered they iPad WiFi + 3G model online have started to receive their new device, even though the official Apple launch is planned for 5:00 PM today at Apple Stores around the country. Lines started forming outside many Apple stores as early as 9 AM for the planned 5:00 PM launch. Many customers waiting inline have twitted pictures of the line from various parts of the country including New York, Orlando, Georgia, Raleigh and San Francisco.
April 29, 2010
Steve Jobs has jotted down some of his thoughts on Adobe’s Flash products so that customers and critics may better understand why Apple do not allow Flash on iPhones, iPods and iPads. He writes, Adobe has characterized our decision as being primarily business driven – they say we want to protect our App Store – but in reality it is based on technology issues. Adobe claims that we are a closed system, and that Flash is open, but in fact the opposite is true. Steve explains the following points:
April 28, 2010
Earlier this week, RIM announced their new BlackBerry Bold 9650 and Pearl 3G 9100 handset that will ship in May 2010. RIM calls the Bold 9650 a global smartphone for CDMA customers, as it features support for both 3G EVDO networks in North America and 3G HSPA/UMTS networks abroad. The 9650 comes with 2.44-inch 480 x 360 screen, full-QWERTY keypad, 512MB onboard storage, 3.2-megapixel camera, WiFi b/g, Bluetooth, GPS and microSD card slot.