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MacRumors Story Archive - September 2009
Apple Acquired Mapping Company Placebase in July
AdMob: iPhone OS Grabs 40% of Worldwide Smartphone Ad Request Share
Low-End Mac Mini Shipping Date Slips Slightly, Additional Reports of iMac Shortages Surface
Intuit Announces QuickBooks 2010 for Mac
BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac to Launch October 2nd
Apple's Tablet Effort Aiming to Redefine Print Media?
AT&T Dropped Call Rate of 30% Considered Normal in New York City
DoubleTwist Turns The Tables on Apple in '1984' Commercial Remake
Dropbox for iPhone Hits the App Store
Apple Expands 'Apps for Everything' Categories
EyeTV App Debuts in App Store
'AP Stylebook' Now Available for iPhone and iPod Touch
'CNN Mobile' Appears in App Store
mSpot Now Offering Streaming Movie Rentals on iPhone
iPhone Developers Accessing Users' Telephone Numbers for Telemarketing?
Apple Tablet to Run iPhone OS and Launch in May or June 2010?
Apple Warning Retail Stores of iMac and Mac Mini Supply Constraints?
Touchscreen Remote for Apple TV?
iPhone Hardware Accessories Prompt App Downloads
Filemaker Releases Bento 3 Personal Database Software
Vodafone to Begin Selling iPhone in UK and Ireland in Early 2010
Apple Rehires Newton Developer Michael Tchao
Apple Releases iWork '09 9.0.3, Updates iWork.com
Palm's webOS 1.2 Released, Does Not Re-Enable iTunes Media Syncing
Zipcar Drives into App Store
Apple Introduces New Educational Software Licensing Program for Institutions
iPhone to Launch in China on October 1st
Orange Announces Plans to Offer iPhone in UK
Apple Surpasses 2 Billion App Store Downloads
Apple and Intel Collaborate on Next Generation 'Light Peak' Connectors?
MacBook Update to Be Released Alongside New iMacs?
Next-Generation iMac With SD Slot, Quad-Core, Possible Xeon? New Mouse and Remote in Pipeline?
AT&T Activates MMS Functionality for U.S. iPhone Users
AT&T Drops Refurbished iPhone 3G Prices to As Low As $49
TomTom Car Kit for iPhone to Be Priced at $119.95 in U.S.
Apple Launches New Environmental Publicity Initiative
Next-Generation iMacs Already in Production?
Eminem and Apple Head to Court Over iTunes Distribution
Intel Introduces Core i7 Quad-Core Mobile Processors
TomTom Car Kit for iPhone Appears in Apple's European Online Stores [Updated]
Images of Microsoft 'Pink' Phones Emerge
Ad Request Metrics Reveal iPhone OS 3.1 Adoption
AT&T Announces iPhone MMS Launch for 'Late Morning' Pacific Time Friday
AT&T Nervous About Upcoming iPhone MMS Launch?
Standards Board Approves Changes to Subscription Revenue Accounting
NetNewsWire Updated to Sync with Google Reader
Starbucks Apps Flow into App Store
New GarageBand Lessons from Rush and John Legend Now Available
Adobe Announces Photoshop Elements 8
Apple Cleared to Sell iPhone in South Korea
Google Releases Picasa 3.5 With Facial Recognition and Improved Geotagging
Surveys Point to Mac and iPhone Sales Momentum, Strong Tablet Interest
Microsoft's Prototype Multi-Touch Tablet/Booklet
Apple Releases Logic Pro 9.0.1, Logic Express 9.0.1, and MainStage 2.0.1
iPhone to Launch in China on October 15th?
USB Compliance Organization Sides With Apple in Palm Pre Syncing Dispute
Apple Releases iTunes 9.0.1
AT&T Weighs In Against Net Neutrality Regulations for Wireless Industry
Lynwood, Washington Apple Retail Store Employees May Stage Walk-Out
AT&T Deactivating 'View My Message' Service for iPhone Users Ahead of MMS Launch
Google Adds Push Gmail for iPhone and iPod Touch Via Google Sync
'Layar' Augmented Reality Platform to Gain 3D Capabilities
Apple Releases Three New iPhone Ads: 'Dine', ' Nature', and 'Pass'
Microsoft Attempting to Lure Away Apple Retail Store Staff?
No Netflix Streaming to iPhone in Near Future?
Apple 'iPhone Activation Zones' Rolled Out in Retail Stores
Apple Releases HP Printer Drivers for Snow Leopard Version 2.2
Apple Approved Nearly 1400 iPhone Apps Last Friday
Apple Moves Up to #20 on 'Best Global Brands' List
AT&T 3G MicroCell Site Goes Live, Monthly Fees to Be Up to $19.99? [Updatedx2]
Apple Investigating Reports of Poor Battery Life for iPhone OS 3.1 Users
Apple Introduces App Store Resource Center for iPhone Developers
Google Claims That Apple Did Reject Google Voice iPhone Application [Updated]
Star Trek Creator's Macintosh Plus to Be Auctioned
Microsoft Matches Snow Leopard Price With Windows 7, But Only for Students
App Store Hotline Available to Certain Developers?
Wall Street Journal to Begin Charging for Mobile Access to Content
Music Publishers and Writers Lobbying Congress for Additional Compensation for Digital Distribution
Early Snow Leopard Sales More Than Double Those of Leopard
Navigon to Add Live Traffic Data as In-App Purchase for MobileNavigator
Grand Central Dispatch and Open CL Bring Significant Performance Improvements for Optimized Applications
ARM Announces Dual-Core Cortex-A9 Processor Designs
Analyst: iMac and MacBook Updates Coming Within Weeks?
iPod Touch Speed Tests Confirm Apple's Claims of 'Up to 50% Faster Performance'
HP Introduces Updated Cross-Platform MediaSmart Home Servers
Microsoft Begins Shipping Office 2008 for Mac Business Edition
Microsoft Launches Zune HD
Former Intel Executive Joins Apple as General Counsel and Senior Vice President
Apple Tablet Rumors Revived: February 2010 Launch? P.A. Semi Processor?
U.S. Mac Sales Up 7% Year-Over-Year in July and August, iPod Sales Down 16%
Apple Releases Xsan 2.2 Updates
Apple Retail Stores to Gain Dedicated iPhone Activation Areas and Staff?
China Mobile Chairman Confirms Ongoing iPhone Talks
iPhone 3G and iPod Touch Gain Video Trimming Capabilities in iPhone OS 3.1
Accounting Rule Change May Affect Apple's Future Earnings Reports
New iPod Touch Models and Chinese iPhone Launch Constrain Worldwide Flash Memory Supplies
AT&T Customer Reports of iPhone MMS Activation Surfacing
Apple Drops 40GB Apple TV and Discounts 160GB Model to $229
WebGL Support Begins to Arrive in WebKit
Apple Officially Adds Support for Up to 16 GB of RAM on Quad-Core Mac Pro
Apple Offers Clarification on Mobile Safari Anti-Phishing Feature
Apple Releases Updated Brother and Canon Printer Drivers for Snow Leopard
Leaked iPod Touch with Camera Photos Were Real
Apple Still Planning Camera in iPod Touch?
Third-Generation iPod Touch Teardown Reveals 802.11n-Capable Wi-Fi Chip, Empty Space for Camera
Portions of Apple's Grand Central Dispatch Go Open Source
Steve Ballmer Mocks iPhone-Toting Microsoft Employee
Apple Details MobileMe Enhancements Delivered by Latest Software Updates
Apple Releases Updated HP Printer Drivers for Snow Leopard
Apple Releases New 'Get a Mac', iPod Touch, and iPod Nano Ads
Prototype Mac Pro and Intel PowerBook Spotted
Mobile Safari Anti-Phishing Feature Criticized As Being Inconsistent
Apple Releases iMac and RAID Card Firmware Updates
Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.1 and Security Update 2009-005
iPhone OS 3.1 Blocking Encrypted Microsoft Exchange Connections on Non-3GS Devices
Fifth-Generation iPod Nano Teardown Posted
Nike+ Heart Rate Monitor Coming for Fifth-Generation iPod Nano?
iTunes 9 Breaks Palm Pre Syncing Once Again
Apple Approves Rhapsody App
Steve Jobs on iPod Touch, Future Products and Ice Cream
Apple Releases iPhone Configuration Utility 2.1 for Mac and Windows and Mobile Me Control Panel for Windows
'It's Only Rock and Roll' Event Video Now Available, Steve Jobs' Return
Apple Releases QuickTime 7.6.4
Apple's Focus on Games: Madden NFL 10, Nova, Assassin's Creed, Riddim Ribbon
Apple Releases iPhone OS 3.1 for iPhone and iPod Touch
Apple Updates Entire iPod Family, Bringing Capacity and Performance Bumps to iPod Touch and Video Camera to iPod Nano
Apple Releases iTunes 9: New Media Syncing Options, Genius Mixes, iPhone App Organization
Live Coverage of 'It's Only Rock and Roll' Media Event
Next-Generation iPod Model Number List Revealed?
Fake Next-Generation iPod Touch and Nano Images from Case Manufacturer
AT&T Announces Rollout Plans for 7.2 Mbps 3G Service
Apple Slashes iPod Prices Prior to Media Event [Updated: Apple Store Down]
Apple Seeds Mac OS X 10.6.1 Build 10B504 to Developers
Review: TomTom Navigation App for U.S. and Canada
'It's Only Rock and Roll' Rumor Roundup
Flickr App Pops into App Store
'It's Only Rock And Roll' Banner and Last Minute iPod Production Problems?
'Spotify' App Appears in App Store
Previously Rejected Commodore 64 Emulator Approved and Available on App Store [Updated]
Adobe Revises Snow Leopard FAQ, Details Creative Suite 3 Bugs
AT&T Offers Video Update on iPhone MMS and Cellular Network Issues
Loopt to Become First Third-Party iPhone Service to Run in 'Background' [Updated]
New Gallery of Cases for Next-Generation iPod Touch and iPod Nano Posted
Navigon Reveals More Details on iPhone Car Kit at IFA
Some Details on First Mac OS X 10.6.1 Seed (Build 10B503), Flash Updated
Apple Releases Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 5
AT&T Announces iPhone MMS Launch Date: September 25
Navigon to Make Car Kit for iPhone
Rumors of iPhone OS 3.1 Appearing Next Week Alongside MMS from AT&T Based on Questionable Sources
TomTom Car Kit Release Pushed Back to October
Apple Begins Seeding Mac OS X 10.6.1 for Testing
Snow Leopard Installation Downgrades Flash Player to Vulnerable Version
New Jersey Apple Store Robbed of MacBook Pros, iPhones, and iPod Touches
Apple to Launch Pre-Cut Ringtones at Next Week's Media Event?
YouTube in Discussions to Offer Movie Rentals From Major Studios
Photoshop CS3 and CS4 Snow Leopard Bugs Under Investigation
No Apple TV Refresh at Next Week's Media Event?
Snow Leopard's 'Keyboard Viewer' Sparks Renewed Speculation Regarding Mac OS X-Based Tablet
AT&T Announces 850 MHz 3G Coverage Improvements in New York City and Other Markets
Apple Looking to Bypass Chinese Carriers by Selling Unlockable iPhones Through Retailers?
Vonage VoIP App Approved by Apple
40 GB Apple TV Shipping Date Slips, Leads to Speculation of Updates Next Week
'Chess Wars' App Update Rejected Over "Shiny Chat Bubbles"
Lack of ZFS File System Support in Snow Leopard Due to Licensing Issues?
'MLB.com At Bat' Now Offering In-App Game Purchasing
Developer Offers Inside Look at Sales Gap Between App Store and Android Market
Detailed Technical Look at Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
Analysts Disagree Over Whether Steve Jobs Will Present at September Media Event