Sony adopts, then drops, Cocoa-like GNUStep plans to rival Apple iOS: "Sony unveiled plans to deliver a mobile development platform based on an open source version of Apple's OpenStep and Cocoa technologies, shortly before announcing the project was put on hold. "
Rare Apple computer sells for $210,700 | Apple - CNET News
Ok, a piece of history is a piece of history, but it would be a piece of history independently of ownership... This is just ridiculous... Don't even know Why I bother to report it here.
Wipeout: When Your Company Kills Your iPhone : NPR: "Someone in the IT department had sent out what's called a 'remote wipe,' a kind of auto-destruct command that's delivered by e-mail. "
This isn't really an iPhone problem per se, although Apple implemented the features in the Exchange stack to please Big companies and put the iPhone in the business world. Microsoft is the one that first implemented these features in the MS Exchange servers. This just proves that most of the time you shouldn't mix private and work stuff. Don't bring work into bed... The only one who is going to loose is you. Your company will just replace you.
Boom... There you have it... (he is a bit fat in this toy, isn't he?)
Offsite daily encrypted backup via Dropbox: "Using some shell scripting + crontab + Dropbox, I've created a method for doing a daily encrypted backup of folders, lasting for 31 days."This is a nice hack to try out but remember that Dropbox is space limited, so if your account isn't big enough... you'll be in trouble...
Both 13-Inch and 11-Inch MacBook Air Models Next Week?:
A possibilidade de surgir uma versão do Air de 11 polegadas poderá torná-lo num brilhante caso de sucesso, assim o preço ajude. Hm... Eu janeiro devo estar comprador de equipamento informático... hm!? Será que... hm?!!!
ASUS' Eee Pad already dropping Windows Embedded for Android?: "ASUS may have already tossed Windows Embedded Compact 7 aside for the Eee Pad EP101TC in favor of Android if a visit to the company proves true. The device doesn't have more details, including whether it would use Android 3.0, but it would still have its 10-inch display and possibly the 10-hour battery life. A formal debut would take place at CES in January but would be preceded by carriers getting subsidized versions in December.... "
In April, there had been some rumors that AutoCAD may finally be returning to the Macintosh platform. The Apple Lounge has posted some screenshots from the private beta that were found on Italiamac's forums.
Esta será sem dúvida uma das mais importantes notícias dos últimos tempos. Desde a mudança para Intel que no sector da arquitectura a impossibilidade de correr o autocad era um entrave à mudança. Agora, não mais... (infelizmente a plataforma intel está a dar mais dores de cabeça do que seria de esperar, mas isso são contas de outro rosário).
Valve: Mac games make up 11 percent of Steam purchases: "After just one week of sales, Mac games already make up 11 percent of the purchases on the Steam online game service.
Isto é muito revelador de que os utilizadores Mac são cada vez mais jovens e sedentos de ter jogos no Mac...