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Sunday, July 18, 2004

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The New iPod
by Steven Levy, Newsweek
One millimeter thinner, and uses a "click wheel" with more efficient menus. 12 hours of rockin' between charges not by a heavier battery but diligent conservation of power. And a $100 price reduction.

iPod Nation
by Steven Levy, Newsweek
In just three years, Apple's adorable mini music player has gone from gizmo to life-changing cultural icon.

Newsweek Cover Reveals New iPod
by MacMinute
The cover of the July 26th issue of Newsweek reveals the much rumored next gernation iPod model, which is expected to be unveiled early next week.


An Apple Pioneer Has Own Window To Future
by Robert Weisman, Boston Globe
Andy Hertzfeld, one of the original Macintosh designers, hadn't surfaced at a Macworld Conference & Expo in 10 years — mainly, he said, because he's shy. But at last week's Macworld, where he consented to join a panel marking the 20th anniversary of the Macintosh, he was treated like a rock star.

Nerdy Hot Date: Wine And OSes
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
A couple dozen Macworld attendees braved the rain Tuesday to spend a charming evening in the company of several glasses of fine Boston beer and Adam Rosen, curator of the Vintage Mac Museum.


Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
by Bret Begun, Newsweek
I was an iPod junkie. It was hard, but I had no choice. I had to say goodbye.

Apple's WWDC 2004 #3: Apple And Java
by Tom Yager, InfoWorld
Apple bent over backwards to plug Java into Cocoa, making Java a first-class Mac language on a virtually equal footing with Objective-C. Sun has never granted first-class platform status to OS X.


Listen When You Clean
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Via Cory Doctorow, here's how you can listen to your favorite tunes from your iPod even while you shower.

Rumor Today: New iPods Tomorrow
by Heng-Cheong Leong

According to Think Secret, Apple will be unveiling the new iPods tomorrow. These are still white, apparently. The previous rumor? iPod minis.

Update: Well, this article sure gets obsoleted real fast...

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