Apple Strikes a Death Blow on Macworld

Apple announced in a PR that the coming Macworld 2009, held in San Francisco will be the last time Apple is attending MacWorld.

Is this announcement that significant? With the buzz generated with this Apple PR, the Interweb has been buzzing all morning and through out the day with new articles speculating what this all means. With some even brought up conspiracy theories.

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UBS Flash Drive Size RFID Reader

A mainland Chinese manufacture of RFID products, Daily RFID Co. Ltd., released an ultra small RFID reader. Its form factor is perfect for the ad hoc RFID scanning purpose. It has a range of 30mm to 70mm and it compatible with13.56MHz frequency chips.

Wouldn’t it be great for a teacher to plug into his notebook this RFID reader, and the students in the classroom will automatically register in his attendance application.

[Update] Mac OS 10.5.6 Breaks DFU Mode for iPhone

The iPhoneDev Team has released a note addressing the issue reported regarding the problem with activating the DFU (device firmware update) mode for the iPhone, after the Mac has been upgraded to Mac OS 10.5.6.

The next release of the iPhoneDev Team’s Pwnage Tool is not expected until Christmas Eve (Dec. 31.2008), but there is no mention if this upcoming release will resolve the DFU problem.

Original Store: WARNING: Mac OS 10.5.6 Breaks Hacked iPhone