Posts Tagged ‘Steve Jobs’

[iPhone] U.S. Antitrust Authorities Overhauling iPhone OS SDK Licence 4.0

Apple’s strategy of a “walled garden” now seems to be inspected by U.S. antitrust authorities. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department are overhauling Apple’s latest license change for the iPhone OS SDK 4.0. Although the process is at a preliminary stage, the interest of antitrust authorities show […]

[iPhone] Adobe’s CEO Fires Back at Steve Jobs

On Wall Street Journal Adobe’s CEO Shantanu Narayen yesterday nite answered to Steve Jobs latest attack. Jobs had released an open letter yesterday morning. The bottom line of Jobs’ letter is: Adobe Flash is something from the past, as it is not open, it is not energy efficient and it does not unleash the full […]

[iPhone] No Flash But Lego? Now Adobe Strikes Back…

Apple now has confirmed to be no fan of Adobe Flash. It is too buggy and not open standard and this and that. And foremost: it is no Apple technology ;-) Well, erm… Aswell as the iPhone the iPad is gonna show those nice and tiny Lego bricks instead of Adobe Flash based content. Bringing […]

[iPad] Apple Places iPad in Grammy Awards

American actor Stephen Colbert pulled an unreleased Apple iPad yesterday at the Grammy Awards to read the list of nominees. Colbert said “I’m sorry where’s the list. Oh, I know! It’s on my iPad. Jay-z, did you not get one of these in your gift bag? Am I cooler than you?“ This product placement seems […]

[e-Biz] The Slate Tablets Are Coming

Tablet PCs seem to be the next big thing. After Apple’s smartphone revolution with their iPhone, it seems the next big market revolution might be the Tablet PCs. Steve Ballmer of Microsoft introduced one of the Tablet PCs – a prototype of the HP Slate – last week on the CES 2010. In his presentation […]

[iPhone] AT&T To Lose iPhone Exclusivity?

The last weeks are full of rumors if AT&T will prolong their exclusive contracts with Apple. Rumors say the original contracts are gonna expire in the middle of 2010. Thus allowing Apple to negotiate with different carriers like Verizon or T-Mobile. T-Mobile is currently the exclusive partner for Apple in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, and […]

[Pre] Palm Allows Distribution of WebOS Apps outside App Catalog

In contrast to Apple’ AppStore, Palm today announced, they will also allow distribution of Palm Pre applications outside of Palm’s App Catalog. The WebOS developer program will officially start in december 2009 for an annual fee of 100US$. The annual fee does not apply for open source applications, as they will be taken into the […]

[Pre] Palm Pre to Ship with Adobe Flash Soon (Upd.)

Adobe released a video yesterday featuring the Palm Pre running Adobe Flash. Adrian Ludwig from Adobe Labs shows websites running with Flash Player 10.1 beta on the semi-official iPhone challenger Palm Pre. In their official press statement Adobe say “A public developer beta of the browser-based runtime is expected to be available for Windows® Mobile, […]

[News] Steve Jobs back in Business

We’re almost sure, you read it already all over the net: Steve Jobs is back in his office. Rumors say he was transplanted a liver about two months ago and he is in good health condition. Our comment Does all these news affect anything? Currently it seems no. Apple’s presentations can also be run by […]

[iPhone] iPhone Lite exclusively on Verizon Wireless?

Businessweek.com reports that there are rumors about an iPhone Lite and an Apple Media Pad. Both could be distributed exclusively by Verizon Wireless. One or both of the devices  could be introduced in this summer. Businessweek writes they were talking to someone who got his hands on a prototype of the iPhone Lite already. Moreover […]