hey, how are you?
Hmm, it’s a mixed bag this year. There’s plenty of new awesomeness, just not for me.
MacBook Pro with Retina display
Bloody fast, bloody awesome, bloody brilliant screen and alas, bloody expensive.
I’m surprised to see the 3GS is still supported, but weird the iPad 1 isn’t seeing as it’s quite a bit faster than the 3GS. Siri is finally coming to the iPad (yay!), but only the new iPad, not the iPad2 (boo!).
Nice mail improvement to finally be able to insert video and photo in the mail as you type instead of having to compose a mail from the albums app.
Safari iCloud tabs so you can pick up where you left things on your Mac. And an offline reading list for reading on the go is a welcome addition for those of us with crappy carriers (hello t-mobile, I’m looking at you).
No new notifications, no new look, several new apps but none I care about too much at this point.
It’s coming next month, it’ll be available for only $19.99 and I’m shit out of luck as my iMac is too old (late 2006 model) to upgrade to it for some reason which I can’t quite understand. So no Airplay Mirroring for me. :/
Even though it wasn’t in the keynote the Mac Pro line finally got updated with a nice speed boost and quite a price slash. Quite a price slash in Apple terms that is, still way out of my league.
Coming in November, Wreck-It Ralph tells the story of said Ralph, a video game bad guy tired of being a bad guy. He ditches his game and goes off on an adventure to be the good guy. Judging from the trailer it looks fun, loads of video game references. Love Zangief being in there. :D
And who knows, this might be the first time I can actually stomach Sarah Silverman. Maybe.
Given the increasing amount of orange products in every store from groceries to electronics, not to mention orange flags in every street and cars ‘decorated’ with orange crap it looks like it’s football madness time again. Oh look, the European Championship starts again. Has it been 4 years already since the last time?
Maybe they should put it on a 10 year cycle.