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RMG208 – the iPhone of course.

Posted by on Thursday, June 28, 2007, 17:23
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Today’s Radio MacGuys is going to be a ramble cast.

The opening tune on this podcast is Chinese Telephone from Chicago band, Nomad Planets and comes to us through garageband.com.

Tomorrow is the launch date for the iPhone and I’m very excited. While thanks to a contract for service from another vendor, I’m not going to be an early adopter, there is an iPhone in my future.

There was a lot of good news around the iPhone in the last week. The pricing plans are out and are reasonable. While a lot of people are shaking their heads at EDGE connectivity, with WiFi as an option, it’s not that big of a deal. I am sorry to see the limits on SMS messages. We all know that these don’t cost the company anything, and should be encouraged.

One bright spot is that an RSS reader for the iPhone has been released. If you’re reading this on an iPhone, click here to go to Apple’s iPhone rss reader.

Steve Jobs held a company-wide “town hall” meeting today to brief the troops on the iPhone. According to ArsTechnica, it was announced that all Apple employees who have a tenure of at least a year, will be getting an iPhone.

For folks who have an existing contract and just can’t wait, Wired magazine has a few ideas about how to break that contract.

Of course, the erotic content folks are already making plans for the iPhone. Playboy has announced iPlayboy, a special set of content configured for the iPhone’s screen.

Folks who publish glamor and erotica like Playboy depend on Adobe Photoshop for getting rid of that inconvenient pimple. Check out this great article from the UK magazine, Computer Arts on the history of Photoshop.

This week marks the passing of the torch at MobuzzTV. That cute Berkeley hippie girl, Karina Stenquist, has left the anchor chair and has been replaced by Susan Hickey who bears a striking similarity to Joanna Colan, who in turn, looks a lot like Amanda Congdon. I’ll miss the slightly edgy, always informative and usually entertaining Stenquist. I guess that to be the successful host of a popular daily video podcast, you have to be a young woman with long hair and a British accent.

This past Tuesday was a “day of silence” for many internet broadcasters as they worked to increase public awareness of the latest insanity being forced on us by the “musician rights” organizations.

From new technology to death. I know it’s a stretch, but last week, an old friend died. Katie was a computer newbie when she bought her first iMac a few years ago. Heart disease

The image distributed with this podcast is courtesy of Windell H. Oskay from www.evilmadscientist.com. It’s distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution license.

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1 Response to “RMG208 – the iPhone of course.”

  1. Anonymous
    2007.08.27 02:41

    iPhone really scores in terms of look & design.. really slick.

    iphone software

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