Apple sues Psystar, calls for OpenMac recalls

Apple on Tuesday filed suit against Psystar the makers of a “Mac Clone” or “Hackintosh”. The suit alleges violation of Apple’s shrink wrap license and trademarks, and also copyright infringement. Today the Psystar is down and Apple shows that it wants Psystar to recall all Open Computer and OpenServ systems sold by the company since April.

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Mac OSX 10.6 gets a code-name.

The good people over at Apple Computer Inc. have given 10.6 a name: “Snow Leopard”. Laughable as it is that just reflects Apple’s style…

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Apple’s WebKit one of the first to pass the Acid3

Apple’s WebKit browser is the first browser I have had the opportunity to test that passes the dreaded Acid3 test. Picture here!

Get Apple’s WebKit Here. Available for Mac or Windows.

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iPhone SDK have developers fired up.

Apple has launched it’s iPhone SDK (software development kit) and has come under fire over it’s strict terms of service. Apple is not allowing for p2p VOIP (voice over internet protocol) apps like Skype, also competing web browsers Firefox and Opera are forbidden. Even Sun Microsystems had to withdraw its hopes for java on the platform, at least right now. Apple has even been compared to the likes of Comcast with their anti-net neutrality filtering, and Microsoft’s Netscape-killing antitrust tactics. But if you know Apple like I do you know they will eventually change their mind… Remember  when Apple said no to 3rd  party apps of any kind?

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Get Ready for iPhone tomorrow…

Apple starts selling it’s iPhone tomorrow. It’s only available on AT&T’s service nd will sell for $399 for the 4GB version  and  $499 for the 8GB.

Steve Jobs to kill iTunes Store DRM?

Ever since Apple launched it’s very popular music service iTunes the content you downloaded form the music store has been copy protected using Digital Rights Management (or DRM) allowing you to only use the files you download in certain ways(i.e. copy to an iPod burn onto an audio CD). That might all change, that is if Mr. Jobs has anything to do with it.

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Apple Computer inc.-Computer=Apple inc.

At macworld Apple announced they were changing their name form Apple Computer inc. to Apple inc. as Apple branches out beyond just computers into other markets.