Live blog: Samsung Unpacked launch event in New York

Samsung is expected to launch the latest Galaxy Note handset at simultaneous events in New York, Beijing, and Berlin this morning. We’ll be liveblogging the New York location here starting at 6am PT.

The WWDC 2011 keynote liveblog

Apple’s WWDC keynote address, to be presented by Steve Jobs and other Apple executives, kicks off at 10 AM PDT. We’ll be liveblogging the presentation for you right here, so you can stay on top of Apple’s exciting new software announcements as they unfold.

Meet the iPad 2 at Apple’s Launch Event

The time has come. The Apple Store is down, and Apple’s about to kick off its special event, which will almost certainly see the introduction of the iPad 2. We’ll be following the action and liveblogging the announcements right here, so stay tuned.

“Back to the Mac” Event Live Coverage

Good news TheAppleBlog readers! We’ll have live coverage here of today’s “Back to the Mac” event starting just before the 10 AM PT scheduled start time today. Follow along with us as Apple unveils new Macbook notebooks, a brand new version of OS X, and more.

Mobilize: Thinking Experientially: User Experience Panel

We just finished a panel on mobile user experience with some excellent ideas about specific opportunities for startups to build mobile software. Here’s the rough transcript:

Thinking Experientially panel at Mobilize.

Thinking Experientially panel at Mobilize.

Dylan Tweney, Gadget Lab, Wired.com (moderator): Invoking the iPhone. The iPhone interface is beautiful. There it is…(Introduces panelists):


Jason Devitt, CEO, Skydeck
Jyri Engestrom, Entrepreneur, Google
Rachel Hinman, Mobile Design Strategist, Adaptive Path
Jeff Taylor, director of global marketing and product strategy, Hutchison Whampoa

Hinman: At its essence really what makes user experience is if your product is serving some sort of fundamental human need. Feature creep and loss of coherence come out of losing sight of serving needs.

Tweney: But some of good user experience is need creation, like Twitter and Jaiku and iPod.

Hinman: Confusing need with solution — Twitter came out of fascination with status. Read More about Mobilize: Thinking Experientially: User Experience Panel