Monday, March 15, 2004
Happy 10th Birthday, Power Mac!
The transition from Motorola's 680x0 chips to PowerPC was a shift nearly as challenging for Apple's engeineers as from OS 9 to OS X.
See Also : Ten Years Old: Apple's Power Mac Line by Tony Smith, The Register
iTunes Music Store Downloads Top 50 Million Songs
Apple today announced that music fans have purchased and downloaded over 50 million songs from the iTunes Music Store, not including songs redeemed from the currently-running Pepsi iTunes promotion.
Original Mac Design Team To Kick-Off Macworld Boston
"The Macintosh at 20 — A Celebration of 20 Years of Innovation" will feature a panel of the original Mac designers Jef Raskin, ANdy Hertzfeld, Bill Atkinson and Jerry Mannock.
GraphicConverter 5.0 Released
The new release of GraphicConverter supports lossless cropping of JPEGs, conversion to CMYK, and adds a browser search function, among other features.
iPod Ad Sold My Wife On Black Eyed Peas
Who said advertising doesn't work?
iPod Mini: Small Is Beautiful
Competing players stand little chance of unseating the iPod as the top player on the market: None is as cool, as slick, as pleasurable to hold, use or listen to as the iPod mini.
European Union Supports Antitrust Ruling Against Microsoft
The EU wants to force Microsoft to offer computer makers a version of Windows without its own Media Player.
Microsoft Effort To Share Code Reaches Milestone
Today, Microsoft is announcing that its shared-source program has one million licensed participants, from lone software developers to large corporations.
Leaked Code Still Could Bear Malicious Fruit
The real danger isn't the vulnerabilities that crackers find and then post for all the world to see; it's the ones that they keep to themselves for personal use that have researchers worried.