Monday, June 2, 2003
Apple Switches On PowerBook Cuts
"We want to get to a point where we are selling as many notebooks as desktops, and you need to do some stuff to make that happen."
Apple Drops 12, 15-Inch PowerBook Prices Up To $300
The 12-inch PowerBook G4 is available from $1,599, a price drop of $200. What's more, Apple's 15-inch PowerBook G4 is now available from $1,999 — a drop of $300.
Apple's Ive Wins 'Designer Of The Year' Award
Jonathan ive, Apple's chief design guru, has been named "Designer of the Year" by london's Design Meseum.
Lower Your Blood Pressure
I've switched to the Mac because it works and because it doesn't make me miserable.
Apple, Amazon In Online Music Talks
Apple and Amazon.com are working on a deal that will make Apple's popular new online music store available on Amazon, The Post has learned.
Resistance Really Was Futile
Far from admitting guilt, it looks as though Microsoft took advantage of AOL's need for cash to establish another major beachhead for its products.
It's a solid game that's well worth purchasing, especially considering the amount of entertainment you'll get at the price point.
iBook 14.1in 900Mhz
If you want a robust, reasonably powered low-cost portable, this iBook won't let you down.
Nice idea, but looks like it didn't finish its beta cycle.
D2 External FireWire CD-RW Drive
At a reasonable price, this speedy drive will make anyone who burns CDs extremely happy with the results.
There are no better RSS news readers around at the moment, and I certainly can't find any faults with NetNewsWire at all.
Need For Feed
News aggregators provide an easy and efficient way of surfing the Internet.
The monotonous gameplay wasn't incentive enough to keep me playing.
WHY OH WHY : Upgraded to Mozilla 1.4rc1 on my Windows XP machine... Why oh why must the Mozilla people change things around in every upgrade? The way unloaded images are rendered (I turn off graphics when browsing) has been changed again, and I'm totally lost.
SWITCH ON/SWITCH OFF : The Scobleizer asks, "can you turn of your geek gene when you get home from the office?"
You can't, but I find a pretty good distractor that comes pretty close. :-)
Digital Media Becomes Focus As Microsoft And AOL Settle
The corporate armistice declared last week between Microsoft and AOL Time Warner reflected two companies moving from the past to the future.
Internet Explorer 7.0
Considering that AOL spent $4.2 billion to buy Netscape, you'd think somebody would have noticed that they already have a browser component.