WSJ reports Apple chatting with Comcast

The WSJ has reported that Apple has been meeting with Comcast, presumably to secure agreements for providing content for an online streaming platform.

This is certainly no surprise to any of us that follow Apple – we’d assume that this has been going on for a while – as this just reinforces our expectations for what Apple needs to accomplish in order to prepare for launching any sort of Apple TV device. read more

Briefly: iWork ’08, Pro Application Support, new iPod game

By AppleInsider Staff Published: 08:00 AM EST

Apple’s website on Monday briefly made reference to an iWork ’08 application. Meanwhile, the company released Pro Application Support 4.0.1 and also put Sims Pool — Electronic Art’s latest iPod game — up for sale on its ubiquitous iTunes Store.

Pro Application Support 4.0.1

Also on Monday afternoon, Apple released Pro Application Support 4.0.1 [7.6MB]. The update improves general user interface reliability for the company’s professional applications and is recommended for all users of Final Cut Studio, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Soundtrack Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Aperture, Final Cut Express HD, Soundtrack, Logic Pro and Logic Express.

Sims Pool for iPod

Meanwhile, Electronic Arts has released the second of four new iPod games planned ahead of year’s end. The latest, Sims Pool, encourages players to “run the table” on their iPods.