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Archive for January 15th, 2008 ↓

Pricey Rentals and Super Thin Jobs / MacBook Air top MacWorld Keynote

Intel Core 2 Duo Reduex for AppleSteve Jobs has been through this a few times, and 2007 would be a tough act to follow – for nearly anyone after the stellar performance of the iPhone and iPod-laden world we live in, but a somewhat tired, weak and seemingly frail leader of the Mac World had four (4) big announcements for the world.

Time Machine was a feature built into Apple’s last version of the O/S and now they have extended it’s functionality by integrating either a 500GB or 1TB hard drive into an 802.11n wireless router. Pretty basic stuff – DLink and others already have similar products and it was US Robotics intention to do so years ago when 802.11b (11Mbps) was announced – and the price of $299 and $499 respectively may be a little bit pricey for some NAS. For Mac enthusiasts – it could be $10,000. And Is Steve Jobs sick?

Apple iPod Accessories at CES 2008 Las Vegas

iPhoneEven though Apple products get their own show every year, CES 2008 is Las Vegas was literally inundated with products for the Apple iPod. Whether you want to use your iPod as a clock, radio, or just want to walk around your house using your iPhone like a regular phone, there was something for everyone. TigerTV host Nikki was on the scene and got to sample some of the great iPod accessories that were dreamed up by the show’s participants. Check it out!