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December 20, 2008

A 'True' Apple Expo?

by Heng-Cheong Leong, MyAppleMenu

The question that is on my mind: will Apple organize its own expo-like show? Or mini expos rotating among its stores? Where is Guy Kawasaki to cheer for the third-party developers?

The Silence Of The Fans

by Harry McCracken, Technologizer

The strongest argument against Silent Keynote is probably this: It's very, very unlikely to make Apple reconsider its decision to end support of Macworld Expo. It might even make it dig in its heels.

It's OK To Be Mad At Apple But Give Schiller Some Respect

by Sam Diaz,

Don't intentionally disrespect Schiller because the company made a business decision that you don't agree with.

App Store Pricing (It's Not A Free Market!)

by AppCubby

Ranking apps by volume incentivises cheap gimmicky apps, and makes it difficult for developers to charge a fair price for quality apps.

Steve Jobs, Tech's Last Celebrity Tech CEO?

by Jon Fortt, Fortune

With the Apple chief's decision to step out of the spotlight at next month's Macworld Expo, an era comes to an end.


by Franklin Pride, Inside Mac Games

If you want the best ten hours (twenty for te completist) of entertainment you've had since World of Goo, Aquaria is definitely worth the $30.

Ambrosia Releases Fifteenth Anniversary Game Bundle

by Peter Cohen, Macworld

Ambrosia Software has put together a collection of some of its most popular games, including a few that have been updated to run on newer Macs. The 15th Anniversary Holiday Bundle costs $19.

I spend countless hours of my waking life playing Apeiron by Ambrosia. Maybe you should too? :-)

Apple Shocks World, Reveals It Is A Huge Corporation

by Scott McNulty, Macworld

Let's face it: the people crying foul the loudest about Apple's Macworld Expo plans are also the kind of people that will buy whatever Apple comes out, with nary a moment's hesitation.

App Store Lessons: Bad Karma Tricks

by Erica Sadun, Ars Technica

Google spends a lot of time trying to develop algorithms to discount page rank spammers. Clearly, App Store is going to have to invest in that same kind of approach.

Apple Co-Founder To Advise ModBook Maker

by Dan Moren, Macworld

Mac Game Arcade Debuts

by Peter Cohen, Macworld

Mac Games Arcade lets you browse, download and buy nearly 400 downloadable games.

Silent Protest Planned For Jobs-Less Keynote

by Justin Berka, Ars Technica

By Heng-Cheong Leong