MediaMemo reports that multiple music industry sources have been informed that Apple's annual Special Music Event, typically involving iPod and iTunes, will take place the second week of September -- and since Apple usually holds these events on Tuesdays, that would make September 8 the day to watch.
Looks like YouTube is following parent-company Google's increasingly awesome mobile optimization initiative, announcing an iPhone-friendly version of the dominant media site. According to their official blog:
It's just a snippet of the mythical iTablet user interface, and while Gizmodo is almost sure it's fake, Brian Lam holds one tiny breath of hope for it to be true. Either way, it's an interesting concept. We've heard rumors that, if Apple's tablet uses a version of the iPhone OS, it may run multiple iPhone apps as windows on the larger screen.
We're guessing most of you will chime in with "fake, fake, fakety, fake!" in the comments, but what do you think of a multi-window (and multitasking!) iPhone-like OS?
For those of you who are not familiar with our Apps for Less posts, they are a great way for us to point out a few good iPhone (and iPod touch) applications available in the App Store that are currently on sale, or ones that have come down to a price permanently that we feel are worth mentioning to our readers.
The research firm Gartner reports that, for the second quarter of 2009, the iPhone continues to increase its market share on a world-wide level. In fact, it leads the way with the highest increase of market share, as sales increased by 10.5% from one year ago.
Looks like the latest version of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard might just have gone Gold Master according to Apple Insider, leading to expectation -- and anticipation -- of a shipping date as soon as a few weeks from now.