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Wednesday, April 21, 2004


Largest Apple Centre In Asia Pacific
by The Edge

Glaser Envisions Digital Tech For The Taking
by Stefanie Olsen, CNET
RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser on Tuesday brushed off a recent rebuff from Apple Computer and called on Hollywood to keep new digital technologies open for all to use.

Download Site For AirPort Tools 'Not Found'
by MacMinute

Speakers To Snowboards, iPod Owners Accessorize
by Andy Sullivan, Forbes
iPod has inspired a thriving aftermarket for obsessive owners who want to add features to their digital-music player, or simply show it off in a pretty case.

iTunes Nominated For Three Webby Awards
by MacMinute
Presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the awards are given to the world's best Web sites for 2004.

Ben & Jerry's To Give Away 50,000 iTunes Downloads
by MacMinute
The first 50,000 entrants to take an online "Oath to Vote" will receive a special code entitling them to a free song download from the iTunes Music Store.


Apple Quality Is Not Too Bad At All
by The Inqurier
"The problem in the computer world is that there is not a single manufacturer — Apple, Dell and Sony included — that make hardware as reliable as the Toyota and Honda cars are in the car industry."

CD Checks Are Burdensome To Road Warriors
by Peter Cohen, Macworld
Mac game publishers should endeavor to find a better way of making sure their games are being used legally than through a system that just burdens road warriors with one more thing to take with them.

Polishing Apple's Future
by Alex Salkever, BusinessWeek
Apple can boost computer sales by dropping prices. It has the cash to reward shareholders, and it can easily afford to own up to stock-options expensing. It's up to the board of directors to perfrom the reality check necessary to shore up Apple's future.

Apple Software Updates: Count To Two
by Derrick Story, O'Reilly Network
Let the guys who have a little more time on their hands than I do perform the final real world test.


Give iMovie New Powers
by Jim Heid, Macworld
Whether you want your footage to throb to the beat of your soundtrack or glow with psychedelic colors, these add-on packages let you work with your footage in ways that are otherwise impossible.

Dragon Burn 3.1: Inexpensive Disc-Burning Program Makes Promises It Can't Keep
by Christopher Breen, Macworld
A disc-burning program that fails to deliver on its promises is no bargain.

Final Cut Express 2: Intermediate DV Editor Gains Enhancements From Its Pro Sibling
by Jeff Carlson, Macworld
Final Cut Express 2 gives you the best aspects of a professional video-editing application while leaving out features an intermediate or semiprofessional user doesn't need.

GarageBand For The Musical Newbie
by Giles Turnbull, O'Reilly Network
What, I wondered, could an ordinary musical ignoramus like me actually create using this software? Let's find out.

Command & Conquer: Generals
by Dakota Brown, Inside Mac Games
The bottom line is the Generals offers refined RTS gameplay with no shortage of all-to-gratifying earth-shattering KA-BOOMs.

The iBook 2004 Value Equation: Good Deals All Around
by Dan Knight, Low End Mac


Microsoft Shapens Note-Taking Tool
by David Becker, CNET
Microsoft released a trial version Monday of the first major update to OneNote, the note-taking application it introduced last year.

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