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Updates: iLife, iDVD 7.0.3, iPhone/iPod touch 2.2.1

Apple released iLife Media Browser and iDVD 7.0.3 updates. They are available from Apple Software Update or from Apple’s download page. Apple also released iPhone/iPod touch update 2.2.1 which includes many bug fixes. Available to download and install from iTunes.

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Downloading and Installing the iPhone SDK

Continuing their iPhone Dev 101 series of posts. TUAW posted part 2 of their guide to developing for the iPhone which covers how to acquire and install the iPhone SDK.

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iLife ’09 released

Apple released iLife ’09, the latest edition of their creativity application suite. It features new versions of iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand. iLife ’09 is available for purchase from Apple directly. Or you can purchase from Amazon: iLife ’09 ($74.49), iLife ’09 Family Pack ($89.99) and Mac Box Set Family Pack ($199.99 includes iLife ’09, iWork ’09 and Mac OS X ...

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Happy 25th, Macintosh

It’s been 25 years since the introduction of the Macintosh personal computer on January 24, 1984. The first personal computer with a mouse and a graphical user interface (GUI). Here are some videos: First introduction by Steve Jobs First Macintosh Demonstration And here are some links Wired Magazine: 25 Years of Mac: From Boxy Beige to Silver Sleek Timeline: Milestones ...

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‘1984’ Commercial is 25 years old

It’s been 25 years since the release of the Apple Macintosh and the world famous ‘1984’ ad. (via 9 to 5 mac.)

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Apple reports $1.61 billion profit for Q1 2009

Good news for Apple. They posted record revenue of $10.17 billion and record net quarterly profit of $1.61 billion, or $1.78 per diluted share. For the first time in its history, Apple tallied more than $10 billion revenue, reporting sales of $10.17 billion for the three months ended December 31. That’s up 6 percent from the revenue of $9.6 billion ...

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Apple updates the 3999SR MacBook

Apple upgraded the $999 white MacBook. The upgrade includes the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M integrated graphics card, Bluetooth 2.1 (from Bluetooth 2.0), a 1066MHz frontside bus and 2GB of DDR2 SDRAM standard option. The former MacBook white was sold in Saudi Arabia for 3999SR ($1066, very close to the $999 US price).

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QuickTime 7.6 with Security Fixes

Apple released QuickTime 7.6 with includes improvements for single-pass H.264 encoding and AAC encoding. It also includes security fixes which protects from malicious files. You can find out more about those potential exploits from ZDnet.

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Introduction to iPhone Development

The Unofficial Apple Weblog is starting an iPhone development series, “iPhone Dev 101“. This is the first part of the series which introduces you to the iPhone DevCenter and which iPhone Developer program you should apply to.

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Steve Wozniak on Steve Jobs’ medical leave

From TUAW: In a conversation with NBC about Steve Jobs’ leave from Apple, co-founder Steve Wozniak said this break could be exactly what Steve — and Apple — needs. Woz had some great things to say, and my favorite was his answer to the question, “If Steve [Jobs] were not at Apple, would the company be as able to produce ...

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