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Thursday, April 08, 2004

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Apple Makes Noise
by Mike Musgrove, Washington Post
Music store and iPods help boost stock, but how long will it last?


Apple Aims At Architects
by Macworld UK
Apple's building bridges to architects with the Digital Architects Tour, which takes place next month.

Donn Denman: Apple Is Getting 'More Connected'
by Dennis Sellers, MacMinute
Today's Macs are not all that different from the ones built 20 years ago, but we'll see a lot of changes in the next 20 years.

No April Fools Joke For Apple Reps
by Sarah Lyseck,
Apple authorized resellers are incensed and feel abandoned by Apple Canada's decision to remove three channel reps who handled resellers and distributors in western, central and eastern regions of the country.

Making A Killing On eBay
by Leander Kahney, Cult Of Mac
Because our foreign friends can't get their hands on Apple's iPod mini until July, the player is doing a roaring trade on eBay.

Editor's Notes : It's a global village out there, and Apple — as well as other companies in various industries such as music and movies — must wake up to it. For example, controlling online music by "market segments", and regional coding of DVDs will not work in the long run.

Analysts Look For Improvement In G5 Sales
by MacMinute

Apple Granted Patent For Adjustable Screen Snake Arm
by John Kheit, Mac Observer
It's unlikely that this design signifies any forth-coming products.

Editor's Notes : I echo: Thank god this was not implemented.

Apple Dealers Deny iPod's "Dirty Secret"
by Sarah Stokely, ARN
"We're having trouble because customers are loving this stuff to death. The battery is designed to operate at medium quality setting."

NetWare Client For Mac OS X IP Released
by MacMinute
THis OS X Native client allows your Mac to communicate on your Novel Network with Pure IP, eliminating the need to propagate AppleTalk on your local area network.


Impulse Buy
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Matthew Haughey: iPod cozy — just about the goofiest thing I've ever bought online.

Rumor Today: Portales Revised
by Heng-Cheong Leong

AppleInsider claims that Apple is updating the iBook and PowerBook with minimal changes to the form design.

Make A Guess
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Quick, make a guess... what is a Fartfull, a Fartyg, or a Jerker? (via Boing Boing)


The Spyware That Loved Me
by John Borland, CNET
After weeks of increasingly worse headaches, the machine started surreptitiously pumping viruses onto the corporate network.

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