MacBreak Weekly 145
Guests: Scott Bourne, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay
Recorded: June 16, 2009
Published: June 16, 2009
MacBreak Weekly 145: The Bourne Rescue
- Andy likes his Asus Seashell Netbook, but doesn't think Apple will make a similar product.
- Leo ordered his iPhone 3G S during last week's show. Will it arrive early before June 19th?
- Discussion of video capability and still camera improvements to iPhone 3G S. iPhone is the top smartphone used to submit photos on Flickr.
- anandtech.com reveals purported hardware specs of the iPhone 3G S.
- Alex and Scott are fans of the Mophie Juice Pack and Juice Pack air.
- Backlash regarding AT&T iPhone 3G S upgrade pricing, and backlash about the "whiners".
- Snow Leopard upgrade for $29, and reduced pricing of iPhone 3G down to $99 are significant but largely overlooked announcements at WWDC.
- Alex laments the absence of an ExpressCard slot on the new 15" MacBook Pro, and the transition to built-in batteries across the entire MacBook Pro product line.
- Apple releases Java security update for Tiger and Leopard
- Apple avoids questions at WWDC from iPhone Developers regarding controversial App Store policies
Picks of the Week
- Dock Gone - Free Trial; $14.95
- aSmart HUD for iPhone - $0.99
- Fluid Mask 3 - Free Trial; $149
- Google Quick Search Box - Free
"Sounds like a man who has friends." - Andy Ihnatko in response to a comment by Scott Bourne about using his iPhone as an actual phone.
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- Recorded Date: June 16, 2009
- Release Date: June 16, 2009
- Duration: 1:28:07
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- Edited by: Tony
- edited out Scotts connection issues. 4:58,5:41
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