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Monday: November 21, 2011

Apple's new store at Grand Central Station may be opening in the very near future.Apple's new store at Grand Central Station may be opening in the very near future.

9to5Mac has heard that Apple will officially announce the opening of the Grand Central Apple store this Tuesday and presumably pull the black boards to reveal the announcement.  This store garners extra special attention because it will be Apple’s largest in the world by square footage and resides in a building where 750,000 people pass daily and over 1,000,000 people during the holidays.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:56 AM | Tags (12) | grand | central | apple | store | biggest | world |  | scheduled | announcement | tuesday | 9to5mac | apple |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 15, 2011

In the market for a new MacBook Air? You might want to wait until next week.In the market for a new MacBook Air? You might want to wait until next week.

While most sites pointed to this week as the possible refresh of the line AllThingsD says that all said rumor mills have been off by a week. They predict that the new MacBook Air will contain Intel's Sandy Bridge processors, Thunderbolt ports, flash storage in the realm of 128 gigabytes or 256 gigabytes. Lastly, the backlit keyboard may make a triumphant return.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:49 AM | Tags (8) | airs | allthingsd | apple | configurations | macbook | new | product | rumors |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: May 18, 2010

A handy tutorial on how to create your very own realistic soda bottle in Photoshop.A handy tutorial on how to create your very own realistic soda bottle in Photoshop.

An interesting tutorial for those interested in dabbling with some photo-realistic effects from scratch. When all is said done you'll be way more familiar with the pen tool as well as the ancient art of dodging and burning. Now if you'll excuse me, I am in dire need of a cool glass of Crystal Pepsi.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 12:34 PM | Tags (7) | create | realistic | soda | bottle | photoshop | psdtuts | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 92 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: April 20, 2010

A handy Photoshop tutorial regarding how to create your very own realistic paper textures.A handy Photoshop tutorial regarding how to create your very own realistic paper textures.

Not sure just what version of Photoshop you'll need to pull this off but you can probably find multiple methods in earlier versions should you be so inclinded to do so. Quick note, the best use of digital paper design on a blog goes to Panic.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Photoshop @ 1:31 PM | Tags (9) | tutorial | psdtuts | paper | textures | quick | panic | blog | design | neat |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: April 9, 2010

Multitasking and several other features coming to an iPhone near you.Multitasking and several other features coming to an iPhone near you.

That certainly was a whopper of an Apple presentation yesterday bringing tons of interesting features to iPhones, iPads, and iPods. I'm very curious to see how their iAds platform does once it is fully available. You can watch the entire presentation over on Apple's website.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 6:57 AM | Tags (11) | iphone | software | ipad | version | multitasking | api | sdk | inbox | gaming | network | iads |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: April 1, 2010

Walt Mossberg's review of the Apple iPad now online.Walt Mossberg's review of the Apple iPad now online.

It's qualitatively different, a whole new type of computer that, through a simple interface, can run more-sophisticated, PC-like software than a phone does, and whose large screen allows much more functionality when compared with a phone's. 

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:10 AM | Tags (7) | allthingsd | apple | device | ipad | laptop | review | waltmossberg |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: February 24, 2010

Support for front-facing camera found hidden within the iPad SDK code.Support for front-facing camera found hidden within the iPad SDK code.

Along with the references to camera in the code, others have even discovered GUI elements that reference it as well. Perhaps there are still some suprises in store for the iPad or maybe this is just for future-proofing version two.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:11 AM | Tags (11) | beta | camera | code | flash | front | ipad | macrumors | release | rumors | sdk | version |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: January 14, 2010

A handy guide on how to give Android a whirl on your Windows machine.A handy guide on how to give Android a whirl on your Windows machine.

Want to see what the Android operating system is really like before you take the plunge over to one of these devices? Follow this guide and you'll be able mess around with it on your beloved desktop and see for yourself.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Google @ 6:43 AM | Tags (6) | android | desktop | environment | google | sdk | windows |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 4, 2010

Latest rumors see Apple tablet announcement happening on January 27th.Latest rumors see Apple tablet announcement happening on January 27th.

Sources in a position to know tell me Apple is indeed planning a media event later this month at which the company will announce a major new product. The gathering is to be held at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, a space Apple often uses for media events like this.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 3:25 PM | Tags (8) | allthingsd | announcement | apple | device | january | products | rumors | table |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 28, 2009

Rare overly blue moon to make appearance on New Year's Eve.Rare overly blue moon to make appearance on New Year's Eve.

This year's blue moon, though, will give New Year's Eve something special — a full moon to which wackier-than-usual-behavior among revelers is often attributed.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:42 AM | Tags (7) | blue | cycle | full | mercurynews | moon | rare | thursday |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 39 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 30, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to create a basic house icon in Photoshop.A handy tutorial on how to create a basic house icon in Photoshop.

Thinking of getting more acclamated with the image-editing juggernaut that is Photoshop? This tutorial may be just what you're looking for. Good luck and good house building.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 4:41 PM | Tags (4) | beginner | photoshop | psdtuts | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 10, 2009

The top ten questions to ask yourself before eating fried butter.The top ten questions to ask yourself before eating fried butter.

4. How many daily servings of fried butter does the USDA recommend?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 10:21 AM | Tags (6) | butter | fried | health | letterman | topten | usda |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 38 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

An informative writeup on what the world was like before Apple introduced the iPhone.An informative writeup on what the world was like before Apple introduced the iPhone.

This list too could go on. But it’s sobering to remember that a single device by a company with zero experience in the industry and against all odds caused such a tidal wave of change.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 10:23 AM | Tags (9) | iphone | carriers | phones | cell | handsets | apple | sdk | development | appstore |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 27, 2009

Need a cheap 2 gigabyte SD card? This post is for you.Need a cheap 2 gigabyte SD card? This post is for you.

No, the '50x' designation doesn't mean you'll be getting fifty of them; that's just the model number.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Deals & Steals @ 7:12 AM | Tags (4) | 2gigs | deals | sd | steals |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: August 21, 2009

Five advanced Photoshop techniques for all of you web designers out there.Five advanced Photoshop techniques for all of you web designers out there.

A great set of five quick tutorials ranging from button creation to 3D depth effects.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 11:37 AM | Tags (8) | design | development | graphics | interwebs | photoshop | psd | tutorials | web |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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