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What's Twitter?

Posted July 12th, 2009 at 08:20 PM by Gerri Shin (4∞)
Updated November 2nd, 2009 at 11:59 AM by Gerri Shin

It seems that over the past few months people around me have started using these things on the internet that, franky, I simply just see no point in or that I've simply never heard of before. My mother now uses facebook, if that's not scary enough she's over the age mark of 50. Now I know what facebook is and I know what it's for, but It's not my cup of tea and I get bored of updating fast. Apparently facebook isn't enough anymore though, which leads me to my initial question.

What's...
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yet another not so surprising turn of events.

Posted June 12th, 2009 at 06:01 PM by Gerri Shin (4∞)

well besides typing up that monster of an outline for the Opening Keynote that took 2 blog posts to get up and typing up my first day's review under the hood of a new OS, I also managed to update my Blog design now that WWDC is pretty well over and most people are packing up their gear and preparing to fly out in the morning.
Over all it was a good conference and I learned much. Now I must await the 5 days for the final release of the iPhone 3.0 software for my iPod Touch as well as wait...
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This may come as no surprise, but …

Posted June 12th, 2009 at 12:12 PM by Gerri Shin (4∞)

well, as the title says, this may come as no surprise, but I've finally finished installing the WWDC preview version of Snow Leopard. I must say my system certainly feels zippier. I'll start with a list of some of the new things I've tried and expound upon then further into this post.
  • New In-Stack navigation
  • Quicktime X
  • WiFi menubar
  • Power Options
  • Multi-touch
  • New Language Palette
  • Safari 4 (64-bit)
  • Finder (64-bit)
  • Programs and Upgrade overview

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WWDC 2009 Keynote Part 2

Posted June 9th, 2009 at 08:59 AM by Gerri Shin (4∞)
Updated June 9th, 2009 at 09:12 AM by Gerri Shin

Continuing from my notes of the WWDC 2009 keynote …

iPhone

  • 2.0 SDK has over 1,000,000 downloads
  • more than 50,000 apps available in the app store
  • over 1 billion apps downloaded as of April 23rd
  • over 40,000,000 iPhones and iPod touches sold
  • “The phone that has changed phones forever” Time Magazine
  • 65% of all mobile browsing is done on an iPhone/iPod Touch
  • when compared to Android’s almost 5,000 apps, Nokia’s almost 2,000 apps, blackberry’s 1,030 apps and Palm’s
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WWDC 2009 Keynote Part 1

Posted June 8th, 2009 at 09:48 PM by Gerri Shin (4∞)
Updated June 9th, 2009 at 09:11 AM by Gerri Shin

WWDC 2009


Mac


Well the Keynote started with a rather hilarious Apple commercial Parody of many takes of ‘PC’ welcomeing everyone telling everyone to stop having a great conference and having good ideas.
Mac
  • Phil Schiller - SVP of World Wide Product Marketing
    • A totally sold out Show
    • Steady growth from 2002 to 2007 of Mac OS X 10.0 - 10.5
    • Explosive growth since 2007, Growth increased 3-fold since the introduction of iPhone and iPod Touch
Macbook Pro
  • New SD card
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