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Tuesday, September 21, 2004

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The Secret Behind The iPod's Scrollwheel

Ask any iPod user what they like the most about their device, and most will probably mention the scrollwheel. Here's the story behind the company that makes it (hint: it's not Apple).


Mac Games: (Not) Big In Japan

Mac gaming in Japan is in a slump: There are no Mac games. But a very unlikely savior has just stepped in to rescue gaming on the Mac: Microsoft.

Second San Francisco Apple Store Opening Saturday

Stuffit Deluxe 9.0 Boosts Speed, Adds Backup Options


Forgive Me While I Jump To A Quick Conclusion

With the introduction of the iPod-like G5, the eMac is starting to look distinctly unlike an iPod. Might the secretive education configuration iMac be the eMac's replacement in coming months?

Forecast: Song Costs May Fall Like Rain

Memo to music labels: lowering prices will get you more sales.

Elbow Room At Apple's Store

In the last couple of weeks, I visited the San Francisco store twice and both times it was heaving. Not just full — nightclub full.


Second-Generation Power Mac G5: Hot New CPU Pushes High End Higher

The new model is finally here, and it delivers a substantial, if not earthshaking, speedup.

Flickr Photo Tool Has It All And More

Flickr contains far too many good ideas to properly tell you about them all.

Apple iMac G5

With the iMac G5, Apple has given Mac fans yet another reason to stay in the fold. And its unparalleled execution should attract would-be Windows PC buyers, as well.

9.0? What's Wrong With Still Another StuffIt Upgrade?

This one is completely rewritten? I think it's time to avoid the hat trick and sit on the sidelines for awhile.

NewsFire Simplifies Using RSS Feeds

NewsFire is fast, it looks great and it is easy to use.

iPod Adds New Dimension To Existence

My life was instantly changed.

iPod Challengers: Sharp Or Flat?

Get an iPod with iTunes, and be happy.

The iMac G5: A First Look At Apple's New All-In-One

The idea of packing a computer's hardware ito the area behind a flat-panel screen isn't new. But Apple's usual attention to detail in how that's done, and the resulting iMac hitting stores shelves now, shows that old ideas and designs can be made new again.

iPhoto Needs Econ's Portraits And Prints

New iMac G5 Arrives; Slick And Sassy

The 17" feels very compact; smaller than expected.


Win An iPod

Gizmodo is offering an iPod from HP, free. But you've got to answer a question or two.

Me Love iPod

Jillian Myers discover the hard way that it is not easy to remove HP iPod stickers from his iPod.

Based on the pictures, it seems he used the stickers on Apple's version of the iPod. I wonder if the HP's version is of any difference.

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