Wednesday, June 9, 2004
Apple Releases New Power Mac G5s
Apple on Wednesday announced new Power mac G5 configurations, with the fastest model topping out at 2.5GHz.
Apple Climbs To 52-Week High On Product News
Firm outdoes itself for second day as it plans expansion of digital media portfolio.
Mac Cluster Bags Science Prize
Virginia Tech is celebrating winning this year's Computerworld Honors 21st Century Achievement Award in Science for its Mac-based world-class supercomputer, System X.
Verdict On G5 Ad Row
Responding to three complaints concerning two magazine ads, the Advertising Standards Authority found similar criticism justified in one of the three cases.
Apple Case Study: SPE Promos Keep Viewership Up: It's All In The Tease, Really. To Titillate. To Intrigue. To Hint At.
"With Apple, we've found a smarter, simpler way to work better. Now our creative people can focus on what they are really good at — being creative."
Teens Take Home Film Award
Will and his friends spent a weekend making the film that garnered a "Best Special Effects" award at Virginia Tech's first Progeny Festival of Motion Pictures.
An Interview With Derrick Story (Digital Photo Hacker At Large)
"I'm a Photoshop CS, QuickTime Pro, and iPhoto guy most of the time. I can do just about anything imaginable with these three applications."
Channel 5 Says 'Go Mac' For Video
The UK's Channel Five launched its new Gadget Show last nght with a strong tint of Apple technology.
Apple Mini-Store Strategy Falling Into Place
Construction has begun on at least three of the stores: Standford Shopping Center, Santa Rosa Plaza and Bridgewater (NJ).
The new confirmation dialog that Launch Services presents to prevent unknown applications from being launched automatically will only be presented for, well, unknown applications... So if you previously tried these example expoits without disabling the URI protocols they take advantage of, then these examples will still work after installing Security Update 2004-06-07.
My iLoan Hell
Once again, Apple's service is the armpit of the company.
AirTunes: Where Does Apple Go Next?
I do believe that, eventually, iPods will have either AirPort or Bluetooth (or both) built in — it makes too much sense.
Timbuktu Pro 7.0: Panther Update Brings Few New Features
With relatively few new features, this release feels more like a 6.5 than a 7.0.
Wacom Graphire3 6x8: Redesigned Tablet-Mouse Combo Provides Great Graphics Value
The Graphire3 6x8 is excellent — a great performer with an outstanding design.
Why iTunes Is So Popular
Apple got the user experience and ease of use down to a science.
Try These 3 Quick iPhoto Tricks
Unlike the picture software for Windows that I've tried, iPhoto doesn't insist that you learn anything. It doesn't demand that you read a manual.
A Basic Guide To Enterprise Application Distribution
Managing Mac OS X on hundreds of diverse computers throughout an enterprise organization creates many challenges for IT managers and staff. As an enterprise system administrator, it's important to evaluate the factors for distributioin and deployment of software by tracking installations.
Tangled Up In You
"How on earth do you keep your iPod's earbuds from becoming a tangled mess?"
PowerBook G4 1.33 GHz (15 Inch)
As a gaming machine, it's decent. It's not a hardcore gaming machine, but it can play most games out there without any real complaints. But as the system requirements of new games increases, the powerBook will be left behind.
Customizing System-Level Startup
This column provides an overview of what Bootstrap Daemons are and how you can easily create one yourself.
Dave Hyatt clarifies that iTunes does not use WebKit to render the music store.
That would probably means that Apple did not port the web browser to Windows for its iTunes for Windows.
Think Secret: Apple is on the verge of announcing a new, totally, re-designed family of three flat panel displays with the addition of a 30-inch HD-ready model. In what appears to be a major change in direction for Apple, the displays will exclusively use a digital visual interface (DVI) connector and will not come with Apple's proprietary Apple Display Connector (ADC).