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iWork ‘09 announced at MacWorld 2009

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Software

iWork 09Aside from the new iLife ‘09 suite that was announced this morning, Apple is also showing off the new version of iWork, iWork ‘09. Here is a look at some of the highlights:

Keynote: New to Keynote, you can now identify objects within slides, and Keynote will take care of moving them around between slides. There is a Magic Move feature, which will do everything …

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iLife ‘09 announced at MacWorld 2009

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Google, PC / Laptop, Software

iLife 09During his first (and only) MacWorld keynote speech, Phil Schiller announced the latest update to the iLife suite of software, iLife ‘09. Let’s take each app, one by one, and look at the changes and additions:

iPhoto ‘09: New to iPhoto is Faces. Faces uses facial recognition to organize and tag photos of people. iPhoto will find a face in a photo, and you tell …

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SlingPlayer for Mac HD to appear at MacWorld 2009

In addition to SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhone making an appearance at MacWorld 2009, Sling Media has also made it known that we can expect a first look at high definition SlingPlayer content on OS X. Oddly, though, the HD streaming won’t be through the actual SlingPlayer application installed on your Mac - instead, it will be through the browser version at Sling.com. While we’d prefer to see it in the native app (and one would think …

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Apple introduces the MacBook Wheel

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, PC / Laptop, Videos

Okay, well, not really, but here on the eve of MacWorld 2009, we thought we might have a little fun. We adore The Onion here at Gear Live, and when we saw this video, we had to share it with you. After all, we know that Mac fanboys will buy anything, that prices on new Apple products can be high, and that sometimes battery life can be horrible. The Onion used that fodder to put …

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Picasa 3 beta released for Mac

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Google, Software, Videos

On the eve of MacWorld 2009, Google has finally gone and released a Mac version of Picasa. Picasa 3 for OS X is a beta version of the massively popular Picasa photo management software that Windows users have been enjoying for about five years now. If you are unfamiliar, unlike iPhoto, Picasa doesn’t wrangle all your images into one area - instead, if finds them and leaves them where they are. If you move an …

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AT&T iPhone tethering plan to launch this week?

iPhone tethering

It seems that the days of silly iPhone tethering workarounds may be coming to an end (for those who are willing to pay for it.) Rumor has it that AT&T might finally launch an iPhone tethering plan, which would allow owners of the iPhone 3G to use the phone as an Internet access point. Now, we know that MacWorld 2009 kicks off tomorrow, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that …

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Steve Jobs says he has hormone imbalance, isn’t dying

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Corporate News, Rumors

Steve Jobs Hormone Imbalance

Steve Jobs has addressed his health, in detail, for the first time in a public venue this morning with a letter published by Apple. Since it was recognized that Steve had seemed to be losing a bunch of weight throughout 2008, many thought that either his cancer had come back, or that some other very serious affliction had caught up with him. Adding …

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Top 20 Gear Live stories of 2008

We welcome the coming

already-here year of 2009 with open arms, but we thought it would definitely be appropriate to take a look back at the stories that made 2008 a memorable one. We’ve compiled the 20 stories from 2008 that were read more than any other, and the fact of the matter is that you guys (like us) are iPhone junkies, who also appreciate our giveaways, and reviews. So without any further delay, away we …

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