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Monday, December 8, 2003

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Steve Jobs: The Rolling Stone Interview
by Jeff Goodell, Rolling Stone
He changed the computer industry. Now he's after the music business.


"Mac OS X Unwired" Released By O'Reilly
by MacNN

Griffin Releases iTrip Station Finder 2.0
by MacMinute
A free application that helps iTrip owners find a clear frequency in over 200 U.S. cities.

One-Inch Hard-Drives 'Next Year'
by Martyn Williams, Macworld UK
The move could herald a move to a smaller form-factor for Apple's market-leading iPod music player.

Linux PowerBooks On-Sale
by Macworld UK
Xtops.DE is offering Apple PowerBooks and iBooks with Linux pre-installed.

'14% Of Americans Would Choose Apple'
by Macworld UK
Apple is the favourite brand of 14 per cent of Americans looking to buy a new PC.

iTunes' Popularity Soars
by New Zealand Stuff


How To Spiff Up An MP3 Player
by John Flinn, San Francisco Chronicle
And while other makers are trying furiously to catch up, nothing on the market at the moment matches the ease of use, storage size and all-around coolness of Apple's iPod.

Apple, You've Done It Again
by Dan Harrison, Sydney Morning Herald
The iBook G4 is beautifully finished, well up to Apple's usual high standard of industrial design and output.

Some Support For Those That Offer Support
by Paul Andrews, Seattle Times
Of all the tech companies I've dealt with over the years, Apple has the best consumer support. The catch is that it costs — after the warranty period, at least.

Apple Acknowledges PowerBook G4 15" (FireWire 800) "White Spot" Problem
by MacFixIt
"Customers experiencing faint white spots on the PowerBook G4 (15-inch FW 800) computer's display should contact AppleCare."

Mac.Ars Used Mac Buyer's Guide: Part III
by Erik Kennedy, Ars Technica
Given that most people would be looking to run OS X on any Mac they purchase, we're choosing to focus on G3 and G4-based models of Apple's laptop lineup.


Monday, December 8, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

RUMORS DU JOUR : iMovie 3.5 is coming, claims Think Secret, but we have no idea what is iMovie 3.5

And Microsoft Office 2004 and Virtual PC 7.0 will be announced at Macworld SF. Actual ship date is later in the year.


Microsoft Launches Into CRM Market
by Chris Nuttall, Financial Times
Microsoft will launch a global assault on the Customer Relationship Management market on Monday with the release of multi-language software aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Microsoft Takes Aim At Intuit, Again
by Barbara Darrow, CRN
After several failed attempts, the software giant will once again make a foray into small business accounting with a project code-named Magellan, sources said.

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