MacBreak Weekly 124

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MacBreak Weekly
Episode 124

MacBreak Weekly 124: The Warmth And Saturation Of Analog

Steve Jobs' health, App Store downloads, iPhone inauguration, Obama on Twitter, and more.


  • App Store Downloads
    • Apple announces 15,000+ apps available on their App Store. They report that half of a billion applications have been downloaded since the store was launched.
  • Steve Jobs Medical Leave
    • Steve Jobs is taking a a medical leave from Apple. How will fare with his absence over the next six months or if he never returns at all?
  • Inauguration on the iPhone
    • uStream's iPhone app allowed users to view the inauguration of Barrack Obama live in the iPhone.
  • Barrack Obama Twittering
    • Barrack Obama says he should get back to using twitter to communicate with people. How does the President use this kind of social networking service responsibly?

Picks Of The Week


Audible Pick Of The Week

Rumpole on Trial by John Mortimer (UNABRIDGED)
Narrated by Tony Britton

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Significant Products

  • Tweetie is a Twitter application for the iPhone. It has search and trends features, which as of now are lacking on other Twitter iPhone apps. It is also the only iPhone Twitter app that allows for multiple accounts.

Production Information

  • Recorded Date: January 20, 2009
  • Release Date: January 20, 2009
  • Duration: 1:54:36
  • Log line:
  • Edited by: Tony
  • Notes: Fred came in shortly after the show had started. Removed some noise before he settled in.
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