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Tuesday: September 29, 2009

Three ways to repair your iPod on the cheap.Three ways to repair your iPod on the cheap.

A handy trio of tips for those looking to upgrade or make a quick repair to their beloved music devices.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:52 AM | Tags (5) | ars | cheap | ipod | repairs | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 28, 2009

Apple pleased to announce that the App Store has surpassed two billion downloads.Apple pleased to announce that the App Store has surpassed two billion downloads.

The rate of App Store downloads continues to accelerate with users downloading a staggering two billion apps in just over a year, including more than half a billion apps this quarter alone,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:51 PM | Tags (9) | apple | apps | appstore | billions | developers | downloads | iphone | ipod | ipodtouch |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 15, 2009

Recent iPhone security fix reveals Microsoft Exchange security flaw.Recent iPhone security fix reveals Microsoft Exchange security flaw.

Thousands of users have been accessing e-mail, calendars, and contacts over Exchange connections through their iPhones or iPod Touches, not knowing they were compromising their corporate security.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:12 AM | Tags (9) | calendars | contacts | email | exchange | iphone | ipodtouch | it | secure | security |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 47 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

Apple has posted a video stream of their special music event from yesterday.Apple has posted a video stream of their special music event from yesterday.

Watch Steve Jobs's triumphant (and much applauded) return to the stage. Lots of interesting stuff out of Apple yesterday from iTunes 9 to iPod Nanos with video cameras (which for some strange reason can't take still photos).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:56 AM | Tags (8) | apple | event | iphone | ipod | itunes | keynote | music | video |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

A rumor roundup for Apple's media event scheduled to take place tomorrow.A rumor roundup for Apple's media event scheduled to take place tomorrow.

You probably won't be seeing The Beatles hitting the iTunes Store tomorrow - but who really knows with these things. Your next iPod (if it's not an iPhone) will most likely have a camera though.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:47 PM | Tags (9) | rumors | iphone | ipod | macrumors | camera | touch | apple | media | event |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 4, 2009

Sony Walkman outsells the iPod for the first time in four years over in Japan.Sony Walkman outsells the iPod for the first time in four years over in Japan.

Sony's win be may due to a variety of factors, according to BCN. The company focuses on lower-cost music players, with the average price of a Walkman dropping in recent weeks while Apple's prices have stayed firm.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:47 AM | Tags (6) | apple | ipod | japan | sales | sony | walkman |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

Apple will be holding an iPod-related media event on September 9th.Apple will be holding an iPod-related media event on September 9th.

An interesting date to pick what with all of the Beatles hoopla (remasters, Rock Band edition) scheduled to be released on this day as well.  Stealing thunder from Apple Corps or are fab four finally coming to iTunes?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:56 PM | Tags (7) | apple | beatles | event | iphone | ipod | media | rocknroll |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 28, 2009

What you can probably expect from Apple's rumored September event.What you can probably expect from Apple's rumored September event.

Wired says you'll most likely be hearing about new iPods and iTunes 9. Sorry, no fantastical tablets for you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:28 AM | Tags (6) | september | apple | rumors | event | wired | ipods |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Yes, you can still buy a first generation iPod from Apple's online store.Yes, you can still buy a first generation iPod from Apple's online store.

Wow, that original scrollwheel just seems ancient now. Nostalgia will set you back $129 bucks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:38 PM | Tags (6) | ipod | generation | original | scrollwheel | apple | online |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

Apple happily announces that their App Store has reached 1.5 million downloads.Apple happily announces that their App Store has reached 1.5 million downloads.

Congrats Apple.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 4:03 PM | Tags (5) | apps | downloads | iphone | ipod | store |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Happy Birthday, App Store.Happy Birthday, App Store.

Some of the company's favorite apps now listed in the store. Buy them, love them.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:33 PM | Tags (6) | apple | apps | birthday | iphone | ipod | store |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 30, 2009

Dell working on an Android gadget according to latest reports.Dell working on an Android gadget according to latest reports.

Dell supposedly started working on the new device about a year ago as a way to compete against Apple's iPod business. The Journal also cited an unnamed source who said that Dell has considered selling the new Internet device through a cell phone carrier.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:04 AM | Tags (5) | dell | android | competitor | gadget | ipod |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: June 29, 2009

Thirteen year old swaps an iPod  with original Sony Walkman for a week.Thirteen year old swaps an iPod with original Sony Walkman for a week.

It took me three days to figure out that there was another side to the tape. That was not the only naive mistake that I made; I mistook the metal/normal switch on the Walkman for a genre-specific equaliser, but later I discovered that it was in fact used to switch between two different types of cassette.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 2:35 PM | Tags (7) | apple | cassette | experiment | ipod | retro | sony | walkman |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: June 19, 2009

Gaming accessories might be coming soon to your beloved iPhone or iPod Touch.Gaming accessories might be coming soon to your beloved iPhone or iPod Touch.

With actual buttons too!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 9:04 AM | Tags (4) | accessories | buttons | iphone | ipod |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 17, 2009

Version 3.0 of the Apple iPhone software is officially available to the public.Version 3.0 of the Apple iPhone software is officially available to the public.

Congratulations to all my fellow iPhone users who finally now have the ability to cut and paste.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 2:55 PM | Tags (4) | iphone | software | apple | ipod |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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