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tomierna's Avatar Picture tomierna (Admin) – December 08, 2007 02:38AM Reply Quote
A thread for the World Wide Developer's Conference.

El Jeffe – June 07, 2008 12:00PM Reply Quote
What a journey.
Can't be true, imo. Can they really handle the multi-tasking and CPU load of videochat? I don't think so.

tliet – June 07, 2008 02:57PM Reply Quote
Phones have been able to do video calling for ages now, it just sucks major donkey balls. High compression and major energy consumption (not to mention the huge bills) have restricted major adoption till now. If anyone could pull it off, Apple would. It's an established standard, just not implemented well enough.

Sounds like most things they've done for the last couple of years.

However, Remy is probably right, I hadn't read the comments, there's a lot of questions about the legitimacy of these pictures.

tomierna (Admin) – June 07, 2008 11:17PM Reply Quote
Hideously Unnatural
If there were a super-low-power mpeg4 video chipset which could be embedded, it might be possible.

tliet – June 08, 2008 04:03AM Reply Quote
So, would QPixel of Cupertino already have gotten a call from their neighbours?

ddt – June 09, 2008 09:31AM Reply Quote
doop de doo... getting dressed, ready to head out to WWDC...

ddt

morganti – June 09, 2008 10:20AM Reply Quote
who's watching the "live updates" where?

I think MacNN has one, MacOSRumors has one, who else is good?

Morg "I have to have at least 6 sources of 'steve sits at demo machine to show new iTunes skin" anti



John Willoughby – June 09, 2008 11:13AM Reply Quote
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rino – June 09, 2008 11:14AM Reply Quote
In America, the only respectable form of socialism is socialism for the rich.
Ohhh. Rumor of "Mac Fusion" has hit the pipes... something that's NOT a Pro tower from hell, and NOT an iMac/Mini.

but that's all it is, rumor.

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I've always found Mac Observer to be reliable. http://live.macobserver.com/article/2008/06/wwdc_keynote.shtml



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morganti – June 09, 2008 11:20AM Reply Quote
I thought upon seeing the TUAW pictures that maybe it was a virtualization thing (like say apple buys parallels). But no, the little tab on the top says "runs windows under bootcamp" so a) bootcamp isnt going away (yay) and b) Its hardware not software.

Morg " Mini Mini to fight the 399 POS machines maybe?" anti

John Willoughby – June 09, 2008 11:33AM Reply Quote
Cyberdyne Systems Customer Support

johnny k – June 09, 2008 11:37AM Reply Quote
So are we doing the 'spork' chatroom? I see Benton there, that's all.

stan adams – June 09, 2008 12:17PM Reply Quote
Where is everybody?

stan adams – June 09, 2008 12:18PM Reply Quote
Snow Leopard? WTF?

Roger – June 09, 2008 12:19PM Reply Quote
Snow Leopard later this afternoon; iPhone now. An attempt to de-emphasize His Jobsness's role running the company?

Roger – June 09, 2008 12:28PM Reply Quote
Extended iPhone SDK demo kicking things off -- this WWDC seems more, you know, developer-y than the last few have been.

stan adams – June 09, 2008 12:28PM Reply Quote
Watching a VP build an app vs paint drying... Which is more mesmerizing?

Roger – June 09, 2008 12:33PM Reply Quote
Hard to tell how boring the SDK demo really is from reading non-dev media accounts: they could be showing off the Holy Grail of IDEs and the Mac rumoristas would still be bored. Not to deny it probably is as boring as they think it is.

stan adams – June 09, 2008 12:33PM Reply Quote
Super Monkey Ball with tilt control. Yeah. Can barely retain bladder control over my joy...

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