Monday, July 26, 2004
RealNetworks Says Files Can Play On iPod
RealNetworks says it has created technology that allows songs purchased through its online music services to be played on Apple's iPod, just a few months after complaining that Apple was rebuffing attempts to form an alliance.
Channel Five Plans Mac Crash Dummies
Mac users beware. Tonight's Gadget Show on Channel Five may disturb the sesitively disposed.
Some DUke Students Critical Of iPods Expense
Not everyone is high-fiving the plan, which will cost Duke $500,000 combined with discounts by Apple.
Newsweek Editor Discusses iPod In Live Chat
The Newsweek's breaking iPod story was a planned early announcement, and not a leak or snafu.
All Hail The iPhone
If Apple doesn't capitalize on this opportunity soon, the market for iPods will dry up and they won't have a digital lifestyle leg to stand on.
Doing More With GarageBand (Again)
This is a tale of a couple more ways I've been using GarageBand to do things I am relatively certain it was not designed to do.
Initial Hands-On Report — Apple AirPort Express Base Station
AirPort Express works well for the primary purpose that we purchased ours, i.e. to create and extend Wi-Fi network.
One has to be aware of the make-up of the audience present, but this story is probably one that will be circulate far and wide among the techies this week...
Danese Cooper: The presenter... [from Microsoft] looked up into the audience and said "Show of hands... How many of you use Internet Explorer?" Probably 99 times out of 100 when he asks that question allt he hands go up, right? Well, first there was a pause and then a giggle and then a whoop of laughter as the audience looked around and realized that no one had raised a hand.
The presenter was thrown off his mark, but he recovered and ask, "Wow! Okay how many of you wish we'd fix IE so you could use it?" Still no hands...
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