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Apple Event Announces iOS Apps, Updated Apple TV, and “The new iPad”

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 | Author:

Well, another Apple Event has come and gone. As per usual at these events, things started out with the requisite Apple cheerleading…

  • iPad “reinvented” portable computing.
  • “Post PC” Devices making up 76% of Apple’s sales.
  • 25 billion apps downloaded from the App Store.
  • Apple stores all around the world – turnout is astronomical.

and so on. If you want to hear all that for yourself, you can view the whole presentation on Apple’s Events site.

Finally, though, Tim Cook and Company got down off the soapbox and started talking about the things we were looking for: new hardware and software.

New iOS

Cook started out by talking about Siri and how it’s easily his favorite feature. He then went on to mention that the service will now be available in Japan today – in iOS 5.1. Other announcements were made (we’ll get to those in a sec), and the only other mention was that the stock apps were updated to take advantage of the new hardware. Article Continues…

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OWC Radio #63 – The Post-CES Show

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 | Author: , , and

We’re home from the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show and while some might be a little worse for wear, it was a great show. Join us as we discuss what we introduced, what we saw, and what we think this year in electronics is going to bring.

OWC Radio is a monthly, forum-based podcast focused on the events and happenings in the Mac community. This week’s hosts are: OWC Grant, OWC Chris S., and OWC Mike H.

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OWC Radio #62 – The Naughty or Nice List

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 | Author: , , and

Happy Holidays from the crew here at OWC Radio. We’ve made our list, we even checked it twice. This month we explore who’s made the naughty list and who’s been nice this Christmas season before OWC Chris settles in for his long winter’s nap. So, grab a glass of egg nog and have a listen.

OWC Radio is a monthly, forum-based podcast focused on the events and happenings in the Mac community. This week’s hosts are: OWC Grant, OWC Chris S., and OWC Mike H.

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OWC Radio #61 – The “End of the World” Episode

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011 | Author: , , and

The Mayans may have been wrong… We’ve got massive flooding in Thailand causing a world-wide hard drive shortage, asteroids are on the way, Internet Explorer is no longer on top of the web browser food-chain, dinosaurs will soon be roaming the earth while the Mac Pro goes extinct, people are talking to their phones now, the Mac platform is becoming more susceptible to viruses, there are dogs and cats, living together – it’s mass hysteria! Is November 2011 the end of what we know?

OWC Radio is a monthly, forum-based podcast focused on the events and happenings in the Mac community. This week’s hosts are: OWC Grant, OWC Chris S., and OWC Mike H.

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OWC Radio #60 With Special Guest Chris Foresman From Ars Technica

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011 | Author: , , and

Special Guest Chris Foresman accompanies our team today to discuss the passing of Steve Jobs, the release of the iPhone 4s and iOS 5, and the future of Apple as a company.

OWC Radio is a monthly, forum-based podcast focused on the events and happenings in the Mac community. This week’s hosts are: OWC Grant, OWC Chris S., and OWC Mike H.

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Category: OWC Radio