As I wrote yesterday, Apple was planning to launch iTunes 11 very soon, and today they did. The new software brings a number of enhancements including a redesigned store, simplified player, and new iCloud features. » Apple Releases iTunes 11: Up Next, New Miniplayer, Redesigned Store, Playback Syncing And More
The musician Will.i.am launches a “i.am+” iPhone accessory that will “turbo charge iPhones to become a camera with interchangeable lenses” and will also add a keyboard to your iPhone. The £299 V.4 “vintage” models for the iPhone 4 and 4S come with interchangeable lenses and a built-in flash, with photo editing, slide out keyboard, filters and sharing built in. The cheaper £199 “C.4 contemporary” will not include the slide out keyboard and both models will be released on December 6th. The “C.5/V.5 models” for the iPhone 5 will be launched next year. These “i.am+” accessoires will turn the iPhone camera into a 14MP device. » Will.i.am Will Launch iPhone Camera Accessory With Slide-Out Keyboard
The Wall Street Journal has published a profile of Eddy Cue “Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services”, which includes hints about the release date of iTunes 11. iTunes was expected to be released at the end of October but was delayed with a new release date pegged at the end of November. According to the report it will come out as soon as today. » iTunes 11 To Launch As Soon As Today?
The new iPhone 5 has cemented its place on our shelves already as one of the best monthly contract phones amid a public clamour to see just how the new generation of Apple’s mobile phones has evolved. Apple has become renowned for technological innovation, and will be remembered as one of the iconic companies of our times due to its relentless pushing of boundaries – but we must sometimes remember that not all innovation needs to be or can be revolutionary. » What’s The New iPhone Like?
Facebook announced that today with Facebook Gifts, you can instantly gift your friends iTunes digital gifts and recommend albums, movies, games, apps, and more available on the iTunes Store. You can search for a specific song or album to recommend, or let your friend decide. iTunes digital gifts are available for $10, $15, $25, or $50. » iTunes Digital Gift Cards Now Available On Facebook
Last week, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak stepped on the TEDx stage in Brussels for the first time ever to discuss his view of technology and innovation. “Steve Wozniak is a pioneer of the digital age, he was one of the three founders of Apple Computer, setting up in Steve Jobs’ garage in 1976. Woz, as he is almost universally known, designed the hardware, circuit boards and operating system for the Apple I. After a plane crash in 1981, Wozniak played a reduced role at Apple, ending full time employment in 1987.” » Technology & Social Revolution: Steve Wozniak at TEDxBrussels [video]
Telegraph reports that the Black Eyed Peas star Will.i.am will be launching an iPhone accessory next week that promises to transforms the eight megapixel smartphone camera into a 14 megapixel camera. There are not much details available about this camera accessory but it is described as interfacing to the iPhone through the dock-connector and has its own camera and flash hardware. » Will.i.am To Launch 14 Megapixel Camera Add-on For iPhone Next Week