DropTunes is a third party site that uses your Dropbox storage to host MP3s and then play them back to you through your web browser. This is not a million miles away from Apple’s soon to launch iTunes in the Cloud service where you will be able to access and sync all of your MP3s from across all of your iDevices.
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Google has updated Chrome to version 12 which provides more security and GPU-assisted hardware acceleration in OS X Snow Leopard and above
The $100 Apple TV has the potential to upset the game console market with wireless AirPlay mirroring coming in iOS 5.
Silicon Alley Insider has gotten their hands on a developer copy of iOS 5 and clearly broken Apple’s non-disclosure agreement to post screenshots of the forthcoming mobile OS.
Apple’s campus, often referred to as the mothership, is about to get an upgrade… to an actual mothership.
Find My Mac has been a much-rumored upcoming feature of OS X Lion. Today, a 9to5Mac reader has found and detailed a functional “Find My Mac” process within the OS X Lion Developer Preview 4.
Sources for TUAW have discovered hints towards two future iPad 3 models in the latest iOS 5 firmware, in the form of iOS system files that reference “iPad 3,1″ and iPad 3,2” This numbering indicates a model of iPad that has not yet been released.
One of the most downright useful things that Apple talked about at their WWDC keynote was AirPlay Mirroring, which allows you to wirelessly mirror your iPad’s screen onto your TV.
Many rumors preceding the big WWDC keynote suggested that iOS 5 might be getting fantastic upgraded voice control features, yet we did not see these in the keynote. According to rumors, this is because they weren’t ready, and they’ll still be coming this fall.
Now that your iDevices have gained the ability to wirelessly sync your iBooks to each other, Apple has released an update to iBooks.app. Version 1.3 introduces a feature that reads your books to you in real narrator voices, with some books even highlighting words as the narrator speaks!
Yesterday, Melissa Davis, Jodi Spangler, Mark Gurman, and I dedicated episode 7 of Not Another Mac Podcast to taking a quick look through the WWDC keynote, highlighting things of importance and explaining what they might mean for Apple users everywhere.
iOS 5 features a new welcome screen instead of a black “plug me into iTunes please” screen. Check out the video below, sourced from XcodeDev on YouTube, that shows exactly how the process of setting your iOS device up in a “PC-Free” manner!
With the introduction of the App Store’s new ‘Purchased’ feature at WWDC yesterday, users can now download old iOS applications that may no longer be available for purchase. I tested this out by downloading a no-longer-available DOS emulator called iDos.
The good folks at Gizmodo have uncovered that fact that iOS 5 brings a secure “private browsing” mode to mobile Safari. While this would be great for keeping your porn habit a secret, I suspect Steve was more concerned about other things, like banking transactions.
Despite initial problems with the supply of the iPad 2, Apple has nevertheless reached a milestone, reaching 25 million units sold in just 14 months – a figure which suggests that Apple is on pace to sell another 8 million tablets this quarter.
According to Bloomberg, iCloud is more than a compelling new free service – it’s a Steve Jobs-led terrorist attack on the PC industry (I may be paraphrasing). By introducing a service that shares files across devices, Jobs is taking another step towards sidelining the PC industry he helped create.