Apple Announces OS X Mountain Lion

Apple has announced its latest version of OS X for Macs - Mountain Lion with all new features inspired by iPad. So it will be more like iOS than ever. Now this OS X Mountain Lion is available for preview. And it will arrive this summer.

In this new OS X 10.8, the Messages, Calendar and Contacts will replace the existing iChat, iCal and Address Book. AirPlay, Game Center, Reminders, Notes and Notification Center are all new to the Mac too.

Also iCloud will appear on the new Mac OS X. It could keep your mail, calendars, contacts, documents, and more up to date on every device you use.

Now the DVD Ripper for Mac is compatible with the OS X Mountain Lion. This software could provide Mac users with the best solution to rip DVD to popular video formats on Mac

The New Generation of iPad – The New iPad

On March, Apple introduced the next generation of iPad – The New iPad. This amazing new tablet device offers a Retina display measuring in at 2048 x 1536 pixels. And it is equipped with an A5X dual-core processor with a quad-core GPU graphics chip.

The New iPad features a 5-megapixel rear camera, which is capable of Full HD 1080p video recording. For US users the tablet will also play host to 4G LTE connectivity options.

First iPhone 3G sold in New Zealand

Correction, 6:39 PM PDT: This story cited the wrong city as New Zealand's capital. The capital city is Wellington.

The world's first iPhone 3G buyer is a student in New Zealand.

That's the word from our colleagues at CNET Australia, which is reporting that Jonny Gladwell's mission to acquire Apple's updated iPhone was not to be deterred by frigid temperatures or a somewhat more temperate drizzle.

Gladwell held his place in line in the city of Auckland for 55 hours, motivated by the urgings of friends who said they would cover the cost of the gadget--and who supplied an exercise bike and a masseuse.

Youth-focused designer on how to save Zune

Here's an interesting post on how to save the Zune over at digital lifestyle blog Last 100. The blogger is Michael Pinto, creative director of Very Memorable Design, a design company that specializes in youth marketing.

To summarize: Microsoft needs a super-cheap Zune--maybe $25--to compete against the $50 iPod Shuffle, and should create limited-edition Zunes associated with fashionable brands, artists, comic books, and sports heroes. He also suggests preloaded content, including selling cheap Zunes loaded with concert recordings immediately after the show ends, as some artists are already doing with flash drives.

Google search coming to Sony's PSP


Sony will soon add a Google Internet search feature as part of a software update for the PlayStation Portable.

On the PSP blog Monday, Sony said the new upgrade, v4.00, "replicates the Google Internet search experience.

PSP users will need to be connected to the Web via Wi-Fi. The move represents Sony's continued efforts to expand the Internet features of the handheld. Of course, what users really want is an easy way to download movies off the Web.

Google Talk comes to the iPhone, iPod Touch

Google is making its Google Talk instant-messaging application available for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch.

One of Google's software engineers posted the news in a blog on Wednesday.

"In addition to sending your friends Gmail messages from your iPhone, you can now chat with them while you're on the move, too!" Adam Connors, of Google's mobile team said in the blog.

The application doesn't require any software to be installed or downloaded. Instead it works within the phone's browser, so users can simply go to the site, sign in, and start chatting.