Thursday, October 2, 2003
The Incredible Shrinking Studio
Musicians are no longer tied to the studio when they want to make recordings. Now that laptops are so powerful, music can be made anywhere, freeing musicians and changing the music landscape.
Riding The Next Technology Wave
From where he sits, John Sculley enjoys a panoramic view of the IT landscape.
Art Explosion Greeting Card Factory For Mac Ships
Built on Nova's Print Explosion engine, Greeting Card Factory for Macintosh allows you to create store-quality greeting cards for every occasion.
NBC's Scrubs Adopts An All Apple Solution
Late last season the editors decided to give Final Cut Pro a try and are now using all Apple hardware and software for the production of the television show.
The Keys To Success?
At Hixson Middle School in Webster Groves, seventh-graders analyze poetry, research ancient civilizations, do math problems and explain gravity with the help of personal laptop computers.
TIBCO Threatens Developers Over Rendezvous
Australian software developer Andrew Wellington reports that TIBCO has threatened him with legal action over the use of the term "Rendezvous" in marketing for an iChat-compatible plugin.
Parking-Lot Etiquette For The Wireless Keyboard
Some wireless devices are like rude houseguests, always interfering with other gadgets under the same roof. But Apple's new cordless keyboard and mouse are models of decorum, discreetly taking the measure of their environment and bending over backward not to get in the way.
Apple May Jump On Hot Spot Bandwagon
Apple is looking to jump on the UK's Wi-Fi bandwagon as a way of raising the profile of its wireless networking gear, according to information posted on the company's Web site.
Palm's Debt To Newton
Palm employs a major cadre of ex-Apple emigres, with company insiders saying the corporate headcount includes "a third" ex-Apple employees. Macworld UK caught up with two of these.
For The Stylish MP3 Player, A Sleek Protective Sleeve
To protect the player's sleek, scratchable exterior and the miniature hard-drive technology inside, Terforma has released a new case called the iSleeve.
Milwaukie Art Program Gains High-Tech Flavor
"Our kids have that same organic connection to technology — a computer is like a pencil to them. Looking over their shoulders, you can tell these kids are excited, they're engaged."
Into The VoIP: Long-Distrnace Calling Via The Internet Comes To The Mac
Imagine dumping your long-distance telephone provider because now your Mac can make all your long-distance calls.
Newtons, Palms, And Pocket PCs: Why Apple Needs A PDA
Apple has the technology to grow beyond their core market of personal computers and their new market in the music realm by introducing a PDA that meets the needs of Macintosh users. Or Apple can leave us where we are, caught between two solutions which don't provide the kind of solutions Mac users expect.
Is the iSight the same as being there? Heck no! But for people who would like to communicate in sight and sound across great distances it's an extraordinary product.
I'VE SPENT A LOT OF TIME ripping my CDs into iTunes, adding and correcting information for each individual tune, and populating different playlist.
Apple better make it easy for me to export all these MP3s and meta-information onto my Windows machine by end of the year.
(Somehow, I suspect Apple will tell me to buy an iPod instead of listening to tunes at work on my Windows machine, and blame it all on RIAA.)
Internet Explorer Vulnerability Exploited Again
Vulnerabilities in Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browser have been exploited again, security experts said on Thursday, this time by a Trojan horse that redirected traffic from more than 100 popular Web sites to an IP address designated by the attacker.
Microsoft Moves Beyond Patches
Conceding that its strategy of patching Windows holes as they emerge has not worked, Microsoft plans next week to outline a new security effort focused on what the company calls "securing the perimeter."