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Vendors applaud fanboi-lite Macworld

The first Macworld Expo without Apple at its core wrapped up over the weekend in San Francisco. And despite the, shall we say, "more intimate" nature of the event, vendors with whom The Reg spoke were uniformly positive. Attendance was down - way down, to around 20,000 compared to previous years' 50K. And joining Apple in …
Rik Myslewski, 15 Feb 2010
MacSaga not linked to Macworld says mag

Macworld UK has warned its readers not to trust retail website - which claims to be owned by the magazine’s publisher, IDG Communications. MacSaga’s 'About Us' page says: “This website is owned and operated by IDG Communications Limited of 101 Euston Road, London, NW1 2RA, United Kingdom.” The contact number it …

Apple delays 17in MacBook Pro

Anyone looking to pick-up the new 17in "unibody" MacBook Pro will have to wait a little longer than expected. Apple has delayed the laptop’s launch. New_MacBook_pro_17in Apple's new 17in MacBook Pro: will now arrive in mid-February The firm admitted that “wrapping up” the updated machine – which features an Intel 2.66Hz …
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User-generated reviews - blessing or bull?

Analysis Last week, connectivity-hardware maker Belkin admitted that one of its employees had been using Amazon's Mechanical Turk hiring service to pay for positive - and false - reviews of Belkin products. While we congratulate Belkin for quickly admitting its employee's unethical behavior, and while we can only assume that said …
Rik Myslewski, 27 Jan 2009
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iPhone iLounge threatens Jobsian cult reunion

Update: The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced today that it will co-sponsor (with a "unified iPod/iPhone pavilion" at next year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), raising more questions about the continued existence of Macworld Expo. CES will be held in Las Vegas on January 7-10. Macworld Expo - if it …
Rik Myslewski, 22 Jan 2009
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Storage RAIDs Jobless Apple show

Macworld Expo Although Macworld Expo 2009 had a decidedly consumer-focused feel, high-end storage also played its part. Iomega, Other World Computing, LaCie, and other Mac vets showing off their new desktop drives may have attracted bigger crowds, but rack-mounters such as Active Storage, EZQuest, and Promise Technology attracted bigger …
Rik Myslewski, 10 Jan 2009

Griffin cross-pollinates iPhone, Victrola

Macworld Expo Three products shown at this week's Macworld Expo - two from no-name vendors using the big stage of Macworld Expo to test their luck - attempt to provide iPhone amplification through acoustical, rather than electronic, means. Each is interesting. None is completely successful. All three are members of that class of off-the- …
Rik Myslewski, 9 Jan 2009

LaCie showcases hella-expensive display

Macworld Expo Storage and display vendor LaCie showcased its recently released 730 LCD Monitor at this week's Macworld Expo, a jaw-droppingly gorgeous 30in display with an equally jaw-dropping price of $4240 (about £2785). Who on God's green earth would pay well over four-thousand bucks for an LCD display, even one as lovely as this one? …
Rik Myslewski, 8 Jan 2009

AKG headphones sound out US market

Macworld Expo At this week's Macworld Expo, audio giant Harman International announced that it would begin selling its premium-quality headphone brand, AKG, in the US consumer market. While select products in the AKG line have been available to US-based audio professionals, the company's consumer-level 'phones have until now been …
Rik Myslewski, 8 Jan 2009

Microvision protoypes iPhone-sized projector

Macworld Expo Microvision, the Redmond-based creator of mobile display systems, chose Macworld Expo to unveil a prototype of its latest - and smallest - laser-based projector. How small is small? In this case, quite small, indeed. This 25 per cent slimmer version of Microvision’s earlier Show prototype, now code named Show WX (for, argh, " …
Rik Myslewski, 8 Jan 2009

Apple unveils 17in MacBook, iLife tweaks, Tony Bennett

Macworld Expo In one of the least eventful keynote speeches in recent memory, Apple's SVP Phil Schiller, filling in for the ailing Steve Jobs, announced upgrades to iLife and iWork, an upgraded 17-inch MacBook, and iTunes Store pricing-structure changes and DRM-removal plans. Phil Schiller at Macworld Expo 2009 A performer is only as good …
Rik Myslewski, 6 Jan 2009

Revamped Mac Mini en route, claims Apple insider

An upgraded Mac Mini will be unveiled by Apple next month, a company employee has revealed. The unnamed informant spoke to gadget magazine Wired and claimed that, although he couldn’t leak any of the upcoming Mini’s features, the refreshed machine will be launched at the Macworld Expo show in San Francisco next month. It’s …
James Sherwood, 16 Dec 2008

Laptop web and weather innovations

Since Apple’s MacBook Air laptop will soon be available for drooling over, Mac fans everywhere will need sure-fire web access and a way of protecting the super-thin machine from the elements. Wififinder Soyntec's Wififinder bag: makes finding Wi-Fi networks as easy as pie Thankfully, the Wififinder range of laptop bags …
James Sherwood, 16 Jan 2008

Apple fans hope keynote holds news of sub-notebook

Updated So, CES packs up for another year and everyone takes a break from the full-on, week-long frenzy. However, another big event is about to steal the spotlight as Apple is expected to announce an ultra-slim laptop at its annual show on Tuesday. The annual Macworld conference in San Francisco is the venue of choice for Apple CEO …
Scott Snowden, 13 Jan 2008

Celeb spills beans on new Apple notebook

Rumours abound that hip hop star Just Blaze has told all about Apple's much talked-about sub-notebook, after he was promised one for performing at a recent Apple Christmas party. The mystery machine is allegedly to be announced at Macworld in January... Speculation about the sub-notebook itself isn't new, we reported on the …
Scott Snowden, 28 Dec 2007

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