macosXrumors http://www.macosxrumors.com/articles Rumors and news about Apple and Mac OS X. Sun, 12 Feb 2006 13:07:51 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 MacosXrumors is taking a break (UPDATE) MacosXrumors is taking a short break. Although there might be some occasionnal articles, we'll be fully resuming the publication by the next two weeks. UPDATE (February the 11th): We'll be resuming the publication by next Monday with a sum-up of the news we missed. We also have a lot of fresh ... http://www.macosxrumors.com/articles/2006/02/01/macosxrumors-is-taking-a-break/ Apple tradmarks “Mac Pro”? TheStreet's Troy Wolvetron claims that Apple has filed a trademark for the brands "Mac Pro" and "MacPro". The trademark was actually filed in the New Zealand's Patents and Trademarks Office : MacPro, or Mac Pro, which the company filed to protect in New Zealand last November. According to the filing, the ... http://www.macosxrumors.com/articles/2006/01/30/apple-tradmarks-mac-pro/ Apple’s accelerometer and universal container patents MacsimmumNews provides an interesting analysis of Apple's recently filed "Accelerometer" and "Universal Container for audio data". The author believes the "Accelerometer" patent filing reveals a kind of Tablet Mac as well as a gaming tablet application. The second patent filing that is analyzed is a patent relating an "universal container for audio ... http://www.macosxrumors.com/articles/2006/01/28/apples-accelerometer-and-universal-container-patents/ Apple hires Finder engineer for Leopard? As notes MacRumors, Apple is hiring a Finder engineer for development related to Finder: The Finder team is seeking an energetic, motivated software engineer to help develop next generation versions of the Finder, the notorious file browser for Mac OS X. You will be responsible for developing new features of an application ... http://www.macosxrumors.com/articles/2006/01/28/apple-hires-finder-engineer-for-leopard/ iBooks to feature Front Row? According to AppleInsider, Apple is going to add the Front Row feature to its next generation, Intel-based iBook line. Front Row, which was first introduced late last year with the last PowerPC G5 powered iMac brought a kind of "Media Center" experience to the Mac by gathering all the content of ... http://www.macosxrumors.com/articles/2006/01/28/ibooks-to-feature-front-row/ Mac OS X 10.4.5 Update seeded to developers According to AppleInsider, Apple has seeded the first builds of Mac OS X 10.4.5 (Tiger) Update. The builds, numbered 8H3 and 8H5 focus on the following areas : - Safari, - CoreGraphics - Mac OS X Dock - Mac OS X crash report - Software Update - MSDOS file system compatibility No timeframe is provided for the ... http://www.macosxrumors.com/articles/2006/01/27/mac-os-x-1045-update-seeded-to-developers/ Apple trademarks “iWeb” Apple has filed a trademark for "iWeb" at the U.S. Patents & Trademarks Office. The trademark was filed on January the 17th with the following description (Goods & Services): IC 009. US 021 023 026 036 038. G & S: computer software for use in developing web sites; computer software to ... http://www.macosxrumors.com/articles/2006/01/25/apple-trademarks-iweb/ Disney buys Pixar, making Jobs its biggest shareholder As it has been rumoured earlier this week, it is now reported that the board members of Disney have agreed today to buy Pixar for about $7.4 billion. The company, which is owned by Apple's CEO, Steve Jobs became famous with Toy Story and Toy Story 2 and kept the momentum ... http://www.macosxrumors.com/articles/2006/01/24/disney-buys-pixar-making-jobs-its-biggest-shareholder/ Wireless iPod rumours resurface As MacRumors notices, TimesOnline reports that Apple's next generation iPods will be able to "connect wirelessly to the internet". First mention of a wireless iPod came from a Motorola rep. back in February 2005. http://www.macosxrumors.com/articles/2006/01/21/wireless-ipod-rumours-resurface/ Apple posts $565 million of profit Apple has released its financial results for the first (financial) quarter of 2006. The company has earned $565 million for a revenue of $5.75 billion. Last year, Apple had earned $295 million for a revenue of $3.49 billion. More than 14 million iPods and 1.25 million Macs were sold during the ... http://www.macosxrumors.com/articles/2006/01/18/apple-posts-565-million-profit/