Here we are visiting some interesting headlines in the world of Apple …
* Topless girl app could lead to Apple being sued
* Office Apps Showdown: Word Processors
* Printer Terminology for the Rest of Us
* 26th Annual Editors’ Choice Awards
* Create a custom iPhone 4 case
* Will Apple iPad 2 come out in 100 days?
Topless girl app could lead to Apple being sued
A Danish newspaper is reportedly threatening to sue Apple over the iPhone maker’s refusal to allow photos of topless women to appear on the iTunes App Store.
According to website HyperOm, newspaper Ekstra Bladet has featured topless women for 35 years on Page 9, likely the equivalent to Page 3 in the Rupert Murdoch owned The Sun in the UK.
Full story : By Nick Spence, Macworld.co.uk
Office Apps Showdown: Word Processors
You have plenty of choices when it comes to word processing software, but the most obvious (and popular and ubiquitous) of those choices are Microsoft’s Word 2011 ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ), Apple’s Pages ’09 ( Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice ), and Google Docs… Jeffery writes :
Back in 2008, we compared the then-current versions of Word and Pages, by using both to create a basic business newsletter. Now that we have a new version of Microsoft Office, we thought we whould revisit that comparison. Note that, when Apple issues a new version of its iWork suite, we’ll update this comparison to take the new Pages into account.
Full story : Jeffery Battersby, Macworld
Printer Terminology for the Rest of Us
It’s almost axiomatic that thriving industries create their own jargon-and nowhere is this truer than in the world of computers, where vendors borrow, adapt, and coin words seemingly on a daily basis. At some point, however, all the borrowing and punning creates confusion-especially for the people who want to use a technology.
Computer printer vendors have borrowed much of their unique dialect of acronyms, nicknames, and terms from traditional printing, but often put a different spin on the terminology. Apart from their marketing purpose, many of the predominant terms on a printer’s specification page are useful clues that can help you choose the best device for your needs-if you can understand them. Here’s a quick rundown of terms and concepts you need to know.
Full story : Marco Tabini, Macworld
26th Annual Editors’ Choice Awards
2010 was a big year for the Mac. The beginning of the year was all about the iPad – followed by the iPhone. But the buzz and success of those two products trickled down to the Mac. Later in the year, we saw upgrades to the Mac lineup, as well as solid signs from Apple that the Mac hasn’t been forgotten.
With record sales of Macs posted by Apple, it’s a very good time to make products for the Mac.
Full story : www.macworld.com
Create a custom iPhone 4 case
Searching for a great gift? If your family and friends love their iPhones, consider making them each a custom case.
Whether you want to show off a photograph, your child’s artwork (or your own), help them proclaim their love for a favorite sports team, or just surprise them with a case that’s completely out of the ordinary, these sites offer lots of options.
Full story : Scholle Sawyer Mcfarland, Macworld
Will Apple iPad 2 come out in 100 days?
Are you chomping at the bit and hoping that Santa is going to bring you a nice, new iPad and put it under your Christmas tree on Dec. 25? If so, you might want to reconsider and let Santa know to not worry about it too much or you could end up very frustrated.
Rumors say the Apple iPad2 is coming out in 100 days, but some sources say that Apple has lost its grip on any future plans and that the iPad2 may not come out until the end of February.
Full story : toptechreviews.net