In a press release, the Board of Apple announced that Steve Jobs has resigned as Chief Executive Officer, and the Board has named Tim Cook, previously Apple’s Chief Operating Officer, as the company’s new CEO. Jobs has been elected Chairman of the Board and Cook will join the Board, effective immediately. In his letter, Steve Jobs stated: To the Apple Board of Directors and the Apple Community: I have always said if there ever came a day when I could no longer meet my duties and expectations as Apple’s CEO, I would be the first to let you know.
We all know that Apple reveals its front and center streaming technology through AirPlay. It works brilliantly. You can stream practically anything from computer to your iOS devices.
Thanks to the internet we now have the convenience to call our friends and family members for free no matter where they are. For those who own an iPhone and would like to call their loved ones from any part of the world where they have access to a wifi connection they can use Tango! Tango is a brilliant free iPhone video calling service that connects people around the world with friends and family no matter where they are.
An email signature saves a considerable amount of time. Instead of having to add your contact details with each email, they are automatically pasted under each outgoing email. Usually you can set only one email signature for your outgoing emails.
When I picked up my iPod Touch three months back, I did not know how much I’d fall in love with it. Since then I have used it less for listening to music and more for the various apps that the store has to offer. Apple recently revealed the brand new iPod Touch 4th generation.
The new OS for Apple devices (get it from here) introduces many new features. The highlight perhaps is multitasking which will enable you to get the most out of your handset. People who are already using iOS 4 might be wondering when they can get their hands on applications that make use of the best this new OS has to offer.
Farmville has taken Facebook by storm. There is a good chance that at least half of your Facebook friends are tending to their virtual farms, asking you to become their neighbors, join their farm, etc. Zynga is the creator of this highly addictive game which is now highly popular on Facebook.
Traditionally, Apple has been a little wayward or lagging behind in the video dimension of multimedia. The video recording capability was added to the iPhone just recently (iPhone 3GS, iPod nano fifth generation) and the iPad still does not have a camera to record a video or shoot snaps. However, with iPhone 4, Apple took a leap ahead in this direction when at WWDC 2010; Steve Jobs announced that iMovies app for iPhone would be available to users for all their video related needs.
One of the newest features of iPhone 4 highlighted by Steve Jobs at WWDC 2010 was the support for iBooks. Originally designed for the iPad, the iBooks app lets people read their favorite e-Books in an exciting new way. Now, Apple has made available the iBooks app for download on its App Store for iPhone users.
Currently there are many online social networks. The most popular of these networks are Twitter and Facebook. Smartphone users can use a lot of application for Twitter because the basic usage of Twitter simply requires reading the Tweet feed and responding to messages.