Tuesday, June 8, 2004
Apple's AirPort Adds Home Music Streaming
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.
How AirTunes Works
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
"I believe that Apple can capitalize on the fact that it can become synonymous with digital entertainment."
Apple Security Update Addresses Latest Issues
Apple issued a security update for Mac OS X addressing a number of issues found in the operating system.
Making The Business More Accountable
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
The portability of the AirPort Express shouldn't be understated.
Short And Sweet
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
I suspect AirPort Express will really shine as an additional wireless product.
Listen To AirTunes
The biggest issue may be reliability. The spectrum used by Wi-Fi devices is a crowded neighborhood.
Linux Vs. Apple: An Uncomfortable Battle
In the end, Linux represents a threat and an opportunity for every software and hardware company. Apple is once again at the crossroads.
The Office 2004 Report: At The End Of The Food Chain
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.
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.
Mac Rumors: "Interactive" displays are coming soon from Apple too.
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!
With billions and billions of dollars, why can't Microsoft fix its software?