the-2009

  • iPhoto from iLife o9 adds face recognition but how come you can’t add titles?
  • Numbers from iWork o9 would be more awesome with a web interface to pull data.
  • Windows 7 is pretty (and it works) but why is everyone still using XP?
  • Mac OS X 10.6 does nothing to make it a better experience.
  • iPhone 3.o the invisible upgrade. remember don’t your jailbroke phone.
  • iPod Nano 5th gen finally got an FM radio that I will never use.
  • everyone else shipped new MP3 players to almost no fanfare.
  • Twitter takes a left as celebrities and corporations move in. just remember, nobody cares about that you took a shit.
  • your WordPress blog got hacked. again.
  • AT&T still sucks it if you actually use a iPhone as a phone. the solution? get a iPod Touch and a phone phone if you have to talk.
  • there’s an app for that. but how do you find them?! who has time to check out 100K crapwares!?
  • smart phone chasers make devices then get surprised that nobody really wants them.
  • wither ZFS.
  • 1920×1200 is the new 640 x 480.
  • Palm to iTunes. it works! no it doesn’t. it works! no it doesn’t. it works! no it doesn’t…
  • Adobe shipped a new version of Director. still $1000. game off. Unreal (UDK) and Unity 3D made free versions. game on!
  • the utility PC is undermining of the industry as G/OS, Ubuntu, Chrome, Jolicloud, Moblin, and Windows 7 battle it out for the race to the bottom.
  • the return of the SLR in D form means that camera retailers have stuff to sell to buyers wanting to fill their bags full of crap. wait, what retailers?
  • also in the returns department: Fake Steve returns. so did real Steve. Borg Steve never left.
  • Boxee jumps out of Alpha with a why is this so hard to use surprise. plus it got hardware.
  • facebook is the new AOL. speaking of AOL it got new logo(s).
  • the Helvetica movie maker manages to out smug himself.
  • Sun got eaten by the wrong giant.
  • the Mighty Mouse became Magic.
  • Chumby got cheaper. still looks for something to solve.
  • Virgin America makes the new mile high club. that is, tweeting “I sent this for 28,000 feet while drinking IPA in cans. that’s right cans!”
  • other stuff happened.