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Archive for June, 2007
The much-anticipated iPhone hits the streets today. While developers and users alike aren’t thrilled that third-party iPhone apps are limited to the web, you might be surprised at the impressive offerings that have already been developed for new iPhone users. Today’s top 10 features the best iPhone applications that should be ready for your iPhone.
Wanna make a movie like the pros? Using green screen editing? It’s all free (besides the actual green screen itself) with this awsome program. Debug Mode’s WAX is a video/picture/music editor. It hase a drag and drop time line like in Windows Movie maker, so you can add pictures and music to your video
Fox News reporter Laura Ingle had quite the surprise Friday morning when a man ran up and grabbed her microphone out of her hand during a liveshot with a Newsweek columnist outside an Apple Store in NYC.
Don’t like the driving route Google Maps doled out to you? Now you can change the driving directions by grabbing the blue route line and dragging it to create a new destination point, which will in turn create a new route.
As you drag your new destination point, the route changes on the fly to give you an idea of how your new point will change your route. It’s always been a little annoying—especially when you want to send a map to another person—when you know the default directions don’t highlight the best route, so this excellent and easy-to-use feature will certainly come in useful. To undo your changes, just right-click the new destination point and select ‘Remove this destination.’
Steve Jobs spoke to the entire company on the eve of the iPhone launch about the gravity of the iPhone and what it means to the company. He also alluded to some crazy things coming down the pipeline, such as new Macs that are “off the charts” and hinted at iPods with OS X.
iPod Access is the leading iPod music and video transfer application for the Mac. With iPod Access you have instant access to all the songs on your iPod. Your songs can be be displayed and sorted in almost any fashion so you can find the songs you need right when you need them. With the new instant search feature in v4 you can find songs just as quickly as you would in iTunes. And once you have found the songs, movies and playlists that you want, iPod Access will copy them right back into iTunes or to an external drive for backup. If you need music from your iPod back on your computer then you need iPod Access.
(Via MacUpdate – Mac OS X.)
The MacZealots weblog runs down several ways to back up data on your Mac. Gina’s been down this road before, however MacZealots reviews a plethora of alternatives including: SuperDuper, Synk Backup, Apple Backup, iBackup, CrashPlan, and Leopard’s built-in Time Machine. Their conclusion?
Like most pieces of software, there isn’t a single solution that is a perfect fit for everyone. Each backup solution I look at in this article has a unique feature set to help it stand out from the competition.