In these pics over at the Hollywood Reporter, you can clearly see Peter Vesterbacka, the CEO of Rovio , who you may remember from his speech earlier this year at GDC 2011. The woman he’s pictured with is none other than his wife, Teija Vesterbacka, who, according to the pictures, looks like a very lovely and elegant woman. The two look like they’re about to have a very good time at a very fancy dinner, which is called the Castle Ball at the Finnish Presidential Palace , a formal event to celebrate Finland’s Independence Day.
2011 December 07
Apple previewed its latest retail development for the press today. The Grand Central Terminal store in New York City , opening Friday, will be among the largest Apple stores in the world; it overlooks the Main Concourse from the East and North East balconies of Grand Central Terminal. Gallery: Apple Store Grand Central preview Check out the gallery of inside shots above, courtesy of NPD’s Ross Rubin
Xbox owners with iPhones or iPads, rejoice! Microsoft has added a brand new app called My Xbox Live to the App Store today. The free app takes your Xbox Live experience portable, letting you connect with friends, update your Avatar, and even browse through the games hub all directly from the App
Welcome to another episode of TUAW TV Live! On today’s show, I have a prerecorded interview with Paul Kent of IDG World Expo, the man behind next January’s Macworld | iWorld: The Ultimate Fan Event . In the interview, Paul gives TUAW TV Live viewers the word on what is going to make Macworld | iWorld so different from all those many years of Macworld Expo. I’ll also be demonstrating a few new Mac apps for viewers today.
You’re a high-end audio equipment manufacturer, and you want to finally make a splash in the iPod touch/iPhone world. So what do you do to get the attention of customers who are bored with traditional iPhone docks?
Thanks to the success of the iPhone 4S, AT&T announced today that it expects to have its best quarter ever for sales of smartphones. In the press release from AT&T, the company noted that its network is the place where iPhone 4S users can ” download three times faster and talk and surf at the same time .” Over 1 million iPhone 4S smartphones were activated by AT&T in the first five days of availability, although the cellular carrier declined to note how many devices out of 6 million sold in October and November were iPhones. Since December is usually a strong month for smartphone sales, AT&T should beat its previous quarterly smartphone sales record of 6.1 million units.