Wednesday, April 21, 2004
Glaser Envisions Digital Tech For The Taking
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.
Speakers To Snowboards, iPod Owners Accessorize
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
What, I wondered, could an ordinary musical ignoramus like me actually create using this software? Let's find out.
Command & Conquer: Generals
The bottom line is the Generals offers refined RTS gameplay with no shortage of all-to-gratifying earth-shattering KA-BOOMs.
Microsoft Shapens Note-Taking Tool
Microsoft released a trial version Monday of the first major update to OneNote, the note-taking application it introduced last year.