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iPhone SDK released, available for download

iPhone SDK released

Apple has officially announced the iPhone SDK, and it is amazing. In fact, the SDK gives third-party developers access to the exact same tools, APIs, and Cocoa Touch framework that Apple has been using to design their own iPhone apps. This includes features like location-aware applications, hardware-accelerated 3D graphics, the 3-axis accelerometer, and complete access to the media features available on the iPhone. The …

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ActiveSync licensed for iPhone by Apple

iPhone exchangeMany, many people have been waiting for official iPhone Exchange support, and Apple has finally responded. The company has licensed ActiveSync from Microsoft, which will make the iPhone fully compatible with Exchange. That means:

Push email Push contact syncing Push calendar syncing Remote wipe to clear data off device if lost

All of this ActiveSync goodness will be available with the iPhone 2.0 software …

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Windows Live working on video search

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Internet, Microsoft

Stubb's AustinJust a quick mobile update from SXSW here in Austin, TX. We just bumped into a few people from the Windows Live team in the street while walking back from lunch at Stubb’s (which, if you are in town, you have to try), and it turns out they are working on some sort of new, cool, innovative video search features. We are getting …

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Apple Time Capsule vs. Airport Extreme size comparison

If our Time Capsule unboxing gallery wasn’t enough for you, we’ve got a bit more for you in term of images of Apple‘s new NAS wireless router. We know that images can be deceiving, so we thought we’d put the current Airport Express router up against the Time Capsule and snap some photos so that you can see the size difference. The Time Capsule is definitely larger - understandable, since it has to pack in a …

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Microsoft drops prices on Windows Vista line

Windows Vista price dropSo, Windows Vista has been around now for a good thirteen months, and in that time, it has seen much criticism. If you’ve been on the fence about switching or upgrading to Vista, we are sure that Microsoft is hoping that their upcoming price drop will be enough to get you to make the move. The new pricing details will be as follows:

Windows Vista Ultimate: $320, …

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Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope is introduced

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Editorial, Microsoft, Software, Videos

We knew that Microsoft Research had something pretty amazing up its sleeve after talking to a few people at the company, in addition to having dinner with Robert Scoble, who told us that what he saw brought him to tears. As it turns out, it is the WorldWide Telescope that had people in awe. After watching Roy Gould introduce the software in the above video during TED, we have to say, we agree. Think of …

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