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TidBITS#1111/30-Jan-2012

We’re back from Macworld | iWorld with oodles of coverage for your enjoyment. Adam provides an overview of what the show was like, Jeff Carlson focuses on iOS-related photo and video highlights, Glenn ponders the preponderance of booth babes, and we all contribute to a lengthy list of cool products we saw at the show. Also this week, Michael Cohen reports on Apple’s Q1 2012 financial results, which were surprisingly strong, even for Apple. Notable software releases this week include firmware updates for the Mac mini, MacBook, and 13-inch MacBook Pro; PDFpen and PDFpenPro 5.7; Fantastical 1.2; Yojimbo 3.0.3; and BusyCal 1.6.2.

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Booth Babes: iCandy or iScream?

Macworld | iWorld this year had the greatest concentration of leggy ladies that any of us can recall. Booth babes are common in more male-dominated conferences, like CES and boat shows. Do they have a place at a Mac and iOS event? And should we have illustrated this article with a photo?

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ExtraBITS for 30 January 2012

While we were away at Macworld | iWorld last week, we managed to ferret out a few good articles for you to read, including a lengthy New York Times piece about Foxconn, a view of the future of video from Final Cut Pro expert Larry Jordan, and an insightful interview with Guy Kawasaki.