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Tuesday, June 8, 2004

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Apple's AirPort Adds Home Music Streaming
by Ina Fried, CNET
Apple unveiled on Monday a $129 device that acts as both a portable wireless base station and a way to stream music throughout the home. The AirPort Express, due in July, features both analog and digital music outputs to connect to speakers or sound systems.


iTunes Music Store Tops 85 Million Downloads
by MacCentral

How AirTunes Works
by Jason Snell, Macworld
iTunes doe sthe heavy lifting. You're still using iTunes as your musical interface, and you've got to keep that Mac on and iTunes open in order to keep the music playing.

Apple Pumps Music Through Air
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
"I believe that Apple can capitalize on the fact that it can become synonymous with digital entertainment."

Apple Shares Soar On AirPort Express Intro
by MacMinute

Jobs: Apple Developed, But Did Not Ship Apple PDA
by Katie Marsal, AppleInsider

Jobs: Apple To Grow Without Mergers
by MacMinute

Apple Security Update Addresses Latest Issues
by JIm Darlymple, MacCentral
Apple issued a security update for Mac OS X addressing a number of issues found in the operating system.

Making The Business More Accountable
by Lia Timson, The Age
It took eight years and three accounting packages but stephen Allen, managing director of budding Australian fashion house Vallen, thinks he has finally found an acceptable solution for his accounting needs.


AirPort Express Brings Audio, Portability To Wireless Networking
by Glenn Fleishman, TidBITS
The portability of the AirPort Express shouldn't be understated.

Short And Sweet
by John Gruber
Judging by the changes documented in the release notes, this update closes all the UPI/Launch Services-related vulnerabilities that have been publicized in the last month.

A First Take On AirPort Express
by Jason Snell, Macworld
I suspect AirPort Express will really shine as an additional wireless product.

Listen To AirTunes
by Jim Heid
The biggest issue may be reliability. The spectrum used by Wi-Fi devices is a crowded neighborhood.

Why Apple's AirPort Express May Unofficially Extend Non-AirPort Networks
by Gizmodo

Linux Vs. Apple: An Uncomfortable Battle
by Rob Enderle, TechNewsWorld
In the end, Linux represents a threat and an opportunity for every software and hardware company. Apple is once again at the crossroads.


Tech Tool Pro 4 Joins Our Disk Repair Comparison
by David Shayer, TidBITS

Apple iPod Mini
by David Emberton, Australian Personal Computer

The Office 2004 Report: At The End Of The Food Chain
by Gene Steinberg
Sure, applications launch faster, and some functions also seem snappier, but you cannot lose sight of the fact that the whole package remains a lumbering beast that is inclined to take unexpected naps at any moment.


Rumor Today: Apple To Refresh Power Mac G5 Product-Line This Week
by Heng-Cheong Leong

It's new products week from Apple!

AppleInsider: Certain resellers have been told by their regional Apple representative to expect refreshes to the Power Mac G5 line on Tuesday, June 8th.

Rumor Today: Apple's Tablet PC?
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Mac Rumors: "Interactive" displays are coming soon from Apple too.

Rumor Today: Apple Projects Retail Store Revenue To Double In 2005
by Heng-Cheong Leong

AppleInsider: Apple's retail stores are expected to reach over $1 billion in revenue this year and $2 billion next year.


Microsoft, Spend Your Money!
by John C. Dvorak, PC Magazine
With billions and billions of dollars, why can't Microsoft fix its software?

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