Thursday, June 24, 2004
Keys Shocks Apple With Store Buying Preferences
Alicia Keys shocked Apple bosses while promoting iTunes last week — when she admitted she prefers buying records to downloading music.
iChat AV At 35,000 Feet
In what might have been the first in-air commercial videoconference, Apple product manager Kurt Knight,on the ground in Cupertino, hooked up over iChat AV with product line manager Eric Zelenka, returning to San Francisco from Munich, by leveraging Lufthansa's new wireless high-speed broadband connection service.
NSW RTA Makes Open Source Move
The authority has already indicated its preference for open standards by installing Apple's iMac G4 across the registries earlier this year.
Camino Gets Updated Look, Rendering Engine, More
The update offers a new look and icon set, upgraded Gecko HTML rendering engine, a more-compact download manager UI, and more.
eMac Combo Drive Updater Fixes CD-R Issue
The updater prevents blank CD-R discs from automatically ejecting after audio-ripping in iTunes.
Corel Sells Bryce To DAZ Productions
Corel announced on Wednesday the sale of its landscaping and animation software Bryce to DAZ Productions. Bryce's new owner has renamed the application DAZ|Bryce and plans to build integration with its animation lip-sync solution DAZ|Mimic and with its art tool DAZ|Studio into the next release of the software.
Final Draft V7
Owners of Final Draft v6 may not need to upgrade, but those still trying to churn out scripts in Microsoft Word need to get this program going.
The Emperor's Mahjong
The game is an enjoyable experience, but if you are not a fan of solitaire you will not be a fan of this game.
Microsoft Christens Cut-Rate Windows As 'XP Starter Edition'
Redmond decides to continue to offer a cheap, stripped-down version of Windows for the Thai market to stave off Linux.