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Old 9th June 2008, 02:02 PM   #1
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Default Geek city: Apple WWDC Anouncements

Anyone Apple-mad or geeky enough to follow the keynote by his-Jobness this afternoon? Live from 6pm Spain time on engadget...

I hope he announces something that I just have to have
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I hope he announces something that I just have to have
Steve never dissapoints on that front... you have to have it all.

Its WWD so itll be new phone to go with the new apps store
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Boys, keep calm. There's another 3 hours plus yet before the great man speaks.
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I heard that Apple was looking to hire software engineers with experience in GPS in mobile devices.
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I heard that Apple was looking to hire software engineers with experience in GPS in mobile devices.
I thought that GPS in the new iPhone was a given?

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I thought that GPS in the new iPhone was a given?
I think the WWDC is happening now:
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Is that clock meant to be counting down??? Cos nothing's happenning!
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I thought that GPS in the new iPhone was a given?
The current iPhone does a sort of gps as it will give you a map with your current location based on the triangulation of the cell towers.
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The current iPhone does a sort of gps as it will give you a map with your current location based on the triangulation of the cell towers.
But it isn't actual GPS in the sense that it isn't communicating with satellites to derive location info.
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Have you guys heard of the open source Office suite for the Mac known Neo Office?
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The current iPhone does a sort of gps as it will give you a map with your current location based on the triangulation of the cell towers.
I said new iPhone, not the one that's already out.
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All those developers and the multi-pin interface - turning the iPhone into an input/output handheld device - at last the birth of the tricorder.....
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Steve has teken the stage and is talking about the iPhone
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Old 9th June 2008, 06:10 PM   #14
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New OSX is called Snow Leopard

iPhone has Exchange support out of the box -- push email / contacts / calendars, auto-discovery, global address book, remote wipe.
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Old 9th June 2008, 06:29 PM   #15
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Lots of new applications available for the iPhone

lots of games (yawn)

Theres an eBay app too allows you to quickly view the auctions you've listed, have bid on, or have been out-bid on. Also includes a custom photo viewer.

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Next -- Loopt, a location-aware social network. The app displays a map with pins representing where your friends currently are.User profiles show a log of where the person has been and the photos they've sent in. It's easy to call or text them as well. Works with Loopt users on other platforms and will be available for free at the launch of the App Store.
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TypePad. Their app makes it very simple to blog or send in a photo. The photo can be taken right then using the camera, or be selected from the gallery. Again free.

Associated Press are showing Mobile News Network, and it gathers content from many trusted sources. It makes use of the location API by automatically showing nearby sources. Allows news video and photos to be viewed directly through the app. You can even report on news yourself by sending a first-hand report that includes photos and text. The app will be free at the launch of the App Store.
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Pangea Software. They have ported 2 games to the iPhone. The first game is Enigmo, which is a physics-based game. Makes advanced use of the touch controls as well as the CPU. The second game is Cro-Mag Rally, which is a 3D racing game -- the iPhone itself is the steering wheel.
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Next -- Band, written by an independent developer from the UK. - is this you guapo?
Band includes a virtual piano, drums, 12-bar blues "instrument", and a bass. All of the instruments sound very impressive and what you play can be recorded.
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Heres one for the missus VS

For baseball fans MLB.com's app shows today's games with live, detailed scoring. It also includes real-time video highlights, which are delivered right after the play -- not the game. It will be included in the launch of the App Store

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