Macworld Ends Print Publication, Reduces Staff

Macworld Ends Print Publication, Reduces Staff

By Chris Crum September 10, 2014

News broke today that the print version of Macworld is being shut down as IDG laid off most of the staff. The online version will continue, but also with a reduced staff. The news emerged from tweets by staff, which …

MacWorld iWorld: Creston Lets You Control Your House From Your iPhone MacWorld iWorld: Creston Lets You Control Your House From Your iPhone

Creston has been showing off their new home/business automation system at MacWorld | iWorld. Creston’s system allows users to control lights, entertainment systems, electronic window blinds, and more, all from their iOS (or Android) devices. Of course, the system doesn’t …

Macworld iWorld: Video Camera App Lets You Record, Edit And Share Macworld iWorld: Video Camera App Lets You Record, Edit And Share

You could create a movie on the iPhone before, but you could never really make a movie. i4software wants to remedy that. At Macworld iWorld today, the company announced their new cleverly titled Video Camera app. It aims to simplify …

MacWorld: App Lets Users Track Rocket Launches MacWorld: App Lets Users Track Rocket Launches

Vito Technology announced today at Macworld the ability to track rockets into space with their Solar Walk and Star Walk apps. The apps have been out on the market for a while and have recently added satellite tracking to their …

Apple Releases New iWork Suite and Online Version
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Today Apple announced the newest version of its office productivity suite iWork, which includes:

– Pages ’09
– Numbers’09, and
– Keynote ’09

Microsoft Talking Smack About Apple

Ahh, now you know why I still read my feeds. TechMeme doesn’t catch stuff like this, invaluable as it may be.

Frank Shaw works for Waggener Edstrom and heads the Microsoft account and has his take on Apple’s week at MacWorld.

Video Summary – Jobs at MacWorld
Here’s a clever video summary of yesterday’s MacWorld announcements which contained nothing for music fans or the industry and let me to ask, "Has Apple Gone As Far As It Can Go With Music?"

Macworld Too Much For Twitter

Oh, dear.  It’s done it now.  Twitter was already known for experiencing an embarrassing amount of downtime, but the microblogging service crashed during the Macworld keynote, and users are not happy.Macworld Too Much For Twitter

Has Apple Seen the Height of its Success with Music?

At yesterday’s MacWorld keynote, Steve Jobs unveiled no new  major music initiatives at  iTunes or with the iPod line.

iTunes Movie Rentals, Waifish Macbook In The Air
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Well, it’s not going to cause quite the media-wide paroxysm the Jesus phone (iPhone, for the uninitiated or unacquainted with light-hearted sacrilege) caused last year at Macworld, but there’ll probably be sufficient tremulous giddiness about the world’s thinnest notebook computer, the MacBook Air.

The Macworld Keynote Is Leaking
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Fake Steve Jobs says that something in the air is the Woz’s SBDs. Ha, ha. Everybody loves a good fart joke. But depending on whether the supposed Macworld keynote leak on Wikipedia was the real deal, a promotional buzzworthy plant, or a fake, the Real Steve Jobs might not find it all that amusing.

Simplicity Marketing from Apple, Nintendo, & UPS

Like anyone else, I find Steve Job’s product launch presentations to be mesmerizing.

Live Blogging Leads Macworld Keynote Coverage

Coverage of the Steve Jobs keynote at the Macworld conference took on several different forms this year. Some publications took the traditional journalistic approach by writing articles after the fact, while others experimented with the less formal, more reactionary approach of blogging.

Options, Bugs, Phones – Time For Macworld

The Macworld Conference & Expo starts next week in San Francisco, but the parade of Mac fandom led off by Steve Jobs’ keynote will have negative news about stock option shenanigans, earnings restatements, and a daily diet of Apple bugs offsetting the positive Mac vibe.

French Publishers Sue Google Over Torn Pages

The French Publishers Association (SNE) has joined a lawsuit targeting the Google Book Search service. The group’s objections stem from its interpretation of intellectual property laws. It also – this is not a joke – objects to the way in which Google depicts search results as “ragged-edged” pieces of paper.

Gmail Notifier In Universal Binary

Google has released a new version of their Gmail Notifier for the Mac. It’s a Universal Binary version, so it works nicely on both Power PC and Intel Macs.

Lots of surprises at MacWorld

It’s been a day of surprises at MacWorld.