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June 12, 2007

Who In Their Right Mind Would Run Safari On Windows?

by Leander Kahney, Wired

A lot of Mac users won't run the browser (I'm one of them), so why would anyone run it on Windows?

Apple Brings Safari To Windows - First Take

by Michael Gartenberg, JupiterResearch

While today's browser battles are being played for different stakes, they are no less important. This is a great strategic move by Apple that will push their technology further on to the Windows platform. Expect a response from Redmond.

Apple Reignites The Browser Wars

by Aaron Ricadela, BusinessWeek

The maker of the hotly anticipated iPhone is on the hunt for market share, with new versions of its Safari web browser. Watch out, Microsoft.

Parallels Breathes Sigh Of Relief After Jobs' Talk

by Ina Fried, CNET

While most of the crowd at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote address was eager to hear about all of Leopard's new features, Benjamin RUdolph was only interested in one.

Rent A Flick, Not A Tune

by Louis Hau, Forbes

The overriding factor appears to have les to do with consumer behavior than it does the vastly different environments in which the music and film industries are operating.

Leopard "Stacks" Implement Ages-Old GUI Concept "Piles"

by Pete Mortensen, Cult Of Mac

The future's the past, people. Steve has finally been in the job long enough that he's ready to re-examine technology that the companyd developed while he was at NeXT. If that isn't news, I don't know what is.

Honorable Not-Mentions

by Dan Moren, MacUser

As much as Steve talked about Leopard this morning, remember that Apple claims there are over 300 new features in Leopard, so there were plenty of little details that were not given their time in the spotlight (har har).

Apple EU Head: iPhone Will Be Contract Only

by MacNN

Pascal Cagni, the head of Apple Europe, has apparently stated that the iPhone will be available with service contract in European countries, and not be available with pre-paid plans that are popular there.

Hype Over iPhone Hangs Over Apple

by Michelle Quinn, Los Angeles Times

Not even an appearance from hype-master Steve Jobs could satisfy the craving Apple Inc. has created. Tech enthusiasts made clear Monday that they won't be happy until Apple starts selling the iPhone.

Islands And Lakes, Lakes And Islands

by Heng-Cheong Leong, MyAppleMenu

Catch them all here, the largest island, the largest lake, and... the largest island in a lake on an island in a lake on an island, and everything in between.

iPod Kills Our Sense Of Art, Laments Hockney

by Nigel Reynolds, Telegraph

"You notice that on buses. People don't look out of the window, they are plugged in and listening to something."

WWDC 2007 Keynote News

by John Gruber, Daring Fireball

If all you have to offer is a shit sandwich, just say it. Don't tell us how lucky we are and that it's going to taste delicious.

Apple Unveils New Leopard Server Features

by Peter Cohen, Macworld

What Happened To .Mac?

by David Chartier, The Unofficial Apple Weblog

As usual with Apple's quiet attitude towards development, we'll have to play the waiting game to see what becomes of Apple's polarizing web service package.

First Look: Safari 3 Beta

by Rob Griffiths, Macworld

There may not be any earth-shattering new features, but what is new feels well thought-out and improves on Safari's already strong performance.

Everything Old Is New Again


The item even has the heading "Data, detected".

Universal Denies DRM-Free iTunes Claim

by James Rivington,

Universal Music has denied that it plans to make its music available DRM-free on Apple's iTunes store.

Safari Becomes A Platform

by Stan Schroeder, Frantic Industries

THe following announcement made Apple's intentions clear: iPhone apps will work in Safari. The idea, obviously, is for Safari to become a platform which would work hand in hand with the iPhone, with the popularity of one driving the other.

Safari On Windows Could Be Target For Malware

by Ryan Naraine, ZDNet

Just hours after today's Apple announcement, Errata Security researcher David Maynor downloaded the beta code and found two potentially serious security issues.

Taking Safari On Windows XP For A Spin

by Joey deVilla, Global Nerdy

On first glance, I like Safari's font rendering the best.

Three Photographer-Friendly Features In Leopard

by Derrick Story, O'Reilly Digital Media Blog

Hollywood Balks At Apple Online Movie Rentals

by Bob Tourtellotte, Reuters

Apple Inc.'s plans to enter the nascent online movie rental business drew skepticism on Monday from Hollywood executives who questioned pricing, copy protection and the timing of a possible launch.

Some said that, because the film download market remains small, the studios do not need to rush into a deal with Apple.

5 Things You Need To Know About The Stevenote

by Valleywag

Almost a million Apple developers.

VIdeo: At WWDC, Jobs Shows Off New Leopard Features


Why You May Not Want An iPhone

by Dan Frommer, Forbes

Web Apps Are Not Applications

by Rogue Amoeba

Leopard's New UI

by Giles Turnbull, O'Reilly Mac DeveCenter Blog

So far, so good? On the whole, I like what I see, although I'm most interested to see the extent to which it can all be customized and tweaked.

What The ....?

by Arik Hesseldahl, BusinessWeek

So Apple releases a new browser for Windows and Apple stock tanks? That makes sense... not.

iPhone Release On The 29Th... At 6 PM

by Jacqui Cheng, Ars Technica

Leopard's New Finder

by Pat Nakajima, MacUser

One of the biggest ways to convince PC users to switch has been to tell them that in OS X, everything works as well as iTunes. In Leopard, making that claim gets even easier, with the redesigned finder, which looks quite similiar to the latest version of iTunes.

Mac OS X 10.5 Goes 64-Bit

by Jeff Gamet, Mac Observer

Leopard's Boot Camp Brings 'Fast Switching' Between Mac OS X And Windows

by David Chartier, The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Apple has hooked their safe sleep feature into Boot Camp to allow Mac OS X to save all your open applications and windows, and then boot over into Windows.

Front Row Reworked To Resemble Apple TV

by Dave Caolo, The Unofficial Apple Weblog

AAPL Down After Disappointing WWDC Keynote

by Erica Sadun, The Unofficial Apple Weblog Sports New Look

by Scott McNulty, The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Apple's iPhone Open To Software Developers

by Robert Mullins, Computerworld

Third-party software developers can create Web 2.0 applications to run on Apple Inc.'s forthcoming iPhone, company CEO Steve Jobs said today.

Developers will be able to create applications for the iPhone by using Web 2.0 programming tools like AJAX and taking advantage of the full version of Apple's Safari web browser incorporated into the devices. A separate, special software developer's kit is not needed, Jobs said.

EA Games, Id Software Plan Mac Push

by Jonny Evans, Macworld UK

Apple Launches Safari For Windows

by Jonny Evans, Macworld UK

Apple makes a bid to develop Safari's marketshare with Windows version of browser.

By Heng-Cheong Leong