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Ecamm Introduces World’s First Bluetooth Webcam

7:20 PM, Jan. 7th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009


Ecamm Network demonstrated the BT-1, the world's first Bluetooth wireless webcam, at this week's Macworld Expo. The BT-1 provides 640 x 480 H.264 video at a frame rate of 15 fps, and 48 kHz AAC stereo audio. It has a compact 2" x 2.5" x 5/8" form factor.


Photo Gallery: Macworld 2009 Day 2

7:09 PM, Jan. 7th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009


John F. Braun tours Macworld Conference & Expo on Day 2 of the show.  In this photo gallery, we have the Delorean, Apple's booth, a really big VU meter...and much more!

EMC Issues Beta of Retrospect 8.0 Backup Software

1:16 PM, Jan. 7th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009


SAN FRANCISCO -- EMC Corporation has released a public Beta of version 8.0 of Retrospect, its backup ad recovery software that the company says is positioned between Time Machine and enterprise-level solutions. The new software consists of several different components that work around a reengineered engine called the Retrospect server, which can, for example, back up two computers while restoring a third.

REAL Server 2009 to Ship Next Month

1:04 PM, Jan. 7th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009


SAN FRANCISCO -- REAL Software announced at Macworld that REAL Server 2009 will be released in 2009. Featuring a re-engineered, event-based asynchronous architecture, the new version of their cross-platform, multi-user database server will also offer: Multi Version Concurrency Control, which eliminates transaction locking; and support for external plug-ins, including all standard SQLite extensions.

Livescribe to Bring Pulse Smartpen Software to Mac

12:40 PM, Jan. 7th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009


SAN FRANCISCO -- Livescribe is at this week's Macworld Expo showing off Livescribe Desktop 1.0 for Mac, software the transfers notes and audio recordings captured with its Pulse smartpen to a computer. Pulse captures handwriting while simultaneously recording audio, syncing the two so that users can tap on text to replay what was recorded at the moment they wrote it.

Verbatim, Lexar Introduce New Flash Storage Options

11:39 AM, Jan. 7th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009


Verbatim and Lexar on Wednesday introduced three new flash storage options: Verbatim, which is in attendance at this week's Macworld Expo, debuted a new line of Store 'n' Go Micro USB drives while Lexar introduced new JumpDrive USB flash drives and teamed up with Kodak to introduce new high-capacity SDHC Video Memory Cards.

LaCie Releases 2big Quadra External Hard Drive Line

10:51 AM, Jan. 7th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009


SAN FRANCISCO --  Accessory and storage company LaCie introduced its 2big Quadra external hard drive on Tuesday at Macworld Expo. The new two-bay RAID drive includes up to three terabytes of capacity for backup and storage use. The drive incorporates four RAID modes and transmits data at nearly 165MB/s via an eSATA port.

Microsoft’s Mac Business Unit Reveals Upcoming Office Improvements

10:29 AM, Jan. 7th, 2009 · · Macworld Expo 2009


SAN FRANCISCO -- Microsoft's Macintosh Business Unit (MBU) announced at this week's Macworld Expo that Office for Mac will soon see some improvements, including support for SharePoint Products and Technologies and Office Live Workspace as well as support for Exchange Web Services (EWS) in Entourage.