MacBreak Weekly

Oct 17th 2006

MacBreak Weekly 11

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The iPhone starts to look like the real thing, and Scott Rejoices. iPod celebrated five years... with a Windows Virus. And dating tips from Steve Jobs...
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Category: News

The iPhone starts to look like the real thing, and Scott Rejoices. iPod celebrated five years... with a Windows Virus. And dating tips from Steve Jobs.

  • The iPod has five years old.
  • Wired has a story on the iPod's conception.
  • Newsweek has Steve Jobs on the iPod's 5th anniversary.
  • Less than 1% of 5.5g iPods sold contain a Windows virus dubbed RavMonE.exe.
  • In Liverpool, a flash mob prepared with iPods began to dance at the stroke of 12.
  • Fox used Palm Treos to capture video of the plane crash in New York City.
  • Ted Stevens of "tube" fame is apparently #3 in succession for presidency as the President Pro Tem.
  • Apple has trademarked the word iPhone with a "Far Eastern" trademark office.
  • Jesse Tortora, analyst for the Prudential Equity Group, has predicted 2 models of the iPhone.
  • During a press conference, T-Mobile's CEO stated that Apple's and their own visions are in-line with each other.
  • A Swiss newspaper has quoted Leo about changing "podcast" to "netcast". Kyle Goetz has posted a translation on his blog.
  • NBC has begun to use the word "netcast".
  • Computerworld has determined that using a 30-inch monitor increases productivity.
  • My Dream App is just like American Idol for Mac application ideas.
  • Blossom is an application idea that is a virtual plant that will grow based on your productivity.
  • iStyleit was an idea by one of the few women running for My Dream App. It was knocked out ASAP.
  • Atmosphere is a great application idea that will act as a window to the outside world depending on the weather.
  • When you buy Pzizz, use the coupon code "twit" for 25% off.
  • Eudora has gone open-source and has joined the Mozilla Foundation.
  • Scott likes GyazMail for his e-mail.
  • Leo's looking at Island Email for his IMAP email.
  • Oprah and Bono have begun their support for a red iPod Nano under their Product Red foundation.

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