RDIO is a “new” streaming service for Australians. Starting in 2010, it conducted a soft launch in Australia early in 2010, and officially opened it’s service to Australia on 20th January.
An article from Sydney Morning Herald’s Sacha Molitorisz about the decline of DVD rental marketplace suggests that the Internet is killing DVD Rentals. However the article gave only vague hints on how traditional Brick and Mortar stores was facing competition from the net, spending more time talking about DVD rental machines from RedRoomDVD and Oovie.
Apple has today released a wave of new products but has quietly retired the MacBook, replacing it with lower-end models of the MacBook Air.
Australia’s Bondi Apple Store will play host to a multiplayer gaming event on Friday, promoting gaming on the company’s iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Mac product range.
Apple has overnight announced the immediate availability of their professional video editing suite, Final Cut Pro X, and an updated Time Capsule range offering an extra 1GB of space. Final Cut Pro X was first demonstrated earlier this year at a video-editing conference in Las Vegas, but until today Apple had managed to keep the software under it’s secretive wraps and refused to show-off the software and its features to the wider world. The software, [...]
Apple has overnight announced the immediate availability of the developer preview of their forthcoming iCloud service, which will allow users to store content in “the cloud”.
Both here on iTechrport.com.au and Delimiter.com.au there is much gnashing of teeth about Google releasing innovative products and services and excluding Australia from them. However, Amazon has been rapidly expanding its consumer services and blocking the Antipodes from accessing them. So what services are there? Amazon MP3 store Amazon Video streaming Amazon Android App Store Amazon Cloud music service (which is tied into their music store) Amazon Prime (free delivery and access to streaming content) [...]
Apple has reportedly invited at least one Australian journalist to the opening keynote of their upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in the United States. Update: The tweet appears to have been removed from Twitter. Tickets to the event went on sale for developers earlier in the year and sold out within hours, with invites promising to show “a preview of the future of iOS and Mac OS X”. Australian technology journalist Charlie Brown tweeted earlier [...]
Apple has overnight announced a refresh to their iMac lineup, adding support for Thunderbolt technology and improving performance. The new iMac devices are reportedly up to 70% faster than their predecessor, and come with a high definition webcam to allow for HD calls using Apple’s Facetime video calling service. Intel Core i5 processors have been added to the range, while customers can choose to pay more for a Core i7 processor. And while Thunderbolt is [...]
Apple has overnight confirmed its upcoming application store for the Mac will launch globally on Friday, January 7 next year. The Mac app store, which was unveiled as part of the company’s ‘Back to the Mac’ event held at their Cupertino campus in October this year, will allow developers for the Mac to sell their apps to millions of customers with as much ease as iPhone developers, with the store boasting many of the features [...]