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ADC Student Kit Unpack
 

Yes, today I’ll be a little geeky – Unpacking my Apple Developer Connection (ADC) Student Kit!



The package from DHL


Bubble wrapped


The most geeky T-Shirt that I have now.. I swear


Nice box..


Yada..Yada


The inside


A bit of introduction to the kit


The Big X. Strangely they sent me OS X Tiger, shouldn’t I be getting Leopard instead?

Work, Start
 

Begin work today, and I took some pictures.


Super cool DJ rig setup.


Close-up shot.


In-house DJ spinning. The entire setup costs $10K and up!


My fav TV show 24 on Apple TV! Been meddling with it throughout the day, setup was real easy, just works and it’s beautiful.


Apple TV

On another note, I’ve been getting mixed comments about my “weight”.. Some say I gained weight, while some said I lost weight.. So? Did I lose or gain?

iPhone Ringtones
 

I love the iPhone, and these ring tones just made me love it a lot more!

Original(MacWorld 2007) iPhone ringtone – This is the one debuted by Steve Jobs.

Remixed iPhone ringtone by Chris Baker – I like this the most! It’s my default ring tone now.

Classical/Musical iPhone ringtone by Craig Reynolds – Stressed? Tune to this one and relax…

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The killer App is not Voice nor Music
 

In an open letter to Apple Inc., Tomi T Ahonen highlighted that the killer app on the iPhone, voice calls, that Steve Jobs have been touting at Macworld 2007, is not really the killer app. Instead, SMS-text messaging is.

Here’s an excerpt:

There is only one killer application in current (2.5G/3G) mobile phones. It is not voice calls. It is not music. It is not the camera function. The only killer app is SMS text messaging. Ever since Nokia first released its global messaging survey in 2001, to operator studies from the UK and France in 2002, to customer surveys in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia in 2003, onto South Korea and Japan; to the university study of phone addiction by the Catholic University of Leuwen in Belgium; and even now proven by the first American survey of SMS usage by ComScore Media Metrix – every scientific survey on the topic verifies that SMS text messaging is addictive. And that heavy users of SMS prefer text messaging to voice calls. Already more than half of British total population prefer communicating via SMS than voice on their mobile phones.

According to him, the fact that iPhone has no physical keypad, would actually put many people off. I sort of agree with him. Read the article and decide for yourselves, quite an insightful read.

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iPhone Hands-on Videos
 

Back to the sexy, juicy, lickable, kissable, uber-cool, i-badly-want-one iPhone.

John Blackstone of CBS news with Phil Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing.
(if nothing appears, it’s Youtube’s fault)

Rex Crumb from MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal with Apple’s Vice President of iPod marketing, Greg Joswiak.

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Apple iPhone Racks in $6.1 Billion
 

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Although the iPhone still in the prototype stages, awaiting approval from the US FCC, Apple Inc. has already made US$6.1 Billion from it – Through the stock market, that is.

Meanwhile, Blackberry-maker Research in Motion losing nearly 8% on the NASDAQ and 7.7% on the Toronto exchange. Palm suffered nearly as badly, with Nokia and Motorola posting much smaller declines. For the homes of the Treo and the Pearl, “Black Tuesday” represented a total loss of market value approaching $2.2 billion dollars.

Source: Engadget | TUAW

Apple iPhone
 

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Sweet, glorious specs:

  • 115 x 61 x 11.6mm, weighs 135 grams
  • a 3.5-inch, 320 x 480-pixels wide touchscreen display at 160 PPI (pixel per inch) with multi-touch support
  • 3 advance sensors
    – proximity sensor to turn off the sensor when it’s close to your face
    – acceleromoter
    – Ambient light sensor
  • 2 megapixel cam
  • 4GB or 8 GB of storage
  • GSM Quad-band (MHz: 850, 900, 1800, 1900), EDGE
  • Bluetooth with EDR and A2DP, WiFi that automatically engages when in range
  • runs OS X with support for Widgets, Google Maps, and Safari, and iTunes (of course) with CoverFlow out of the gate.
  • Support IMAP and POP
  • Apple quotes 5 hours of battery life for talk or video, with a full 16 hours in music mode — no word on standby time yet.
  • The 4GB iPhone will go out the door in the US as a Cingular exclusive for $499 on a two-year contract, 8GB for $599. Ships Stateside in June, Europe in fourth quarter, Asia in 2008.

More photos from Engadget!

Apple iPhone Product Page

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