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Saturday, October 23, 2004


Apple Making Multimedia The Life Of The Party

Color Your iPod, Save Your Life

Sure, you could send out an SOS via telegraph or a mayday by radio, but why go through all that trouble when you could just paint your iPod orange?

5 Apple Execs Make $29M Stock Profit In Last 7 Days

Apple To Open Two New Retail Stores Next Week

Rancho Cucamonga, California; and Danbury, Connecticut.

The iPod's Real Dirty Secret

The FireWire port in first- and second-generation iPods suffers from a fatal design flaw. The connector is unreinforced, and the constant plugging and unplugging of the FireWire cable can loosen the solder on the motherboard.

Lee Browstein: Extremely High On High Definition

"We knew we had to take post in-house. So we asked ourselves, 'WHat do we need to invest in, to make it work?' That's where Final Cut Pro HD saved the day."

Francis Hills: Shooting Star

"As soon I began working with images I struggled horribly with the PC. My colors weren't right. I was having all sorts of trouble. So I went over to see a friend, we did some image work on his Mac — and that was when the bolt of lightning hit."


Radio, Radio

If Apple were to offer some kind of radio feature on the iPod, it would skip plain old FM and do something far more impressive — like make the iPod compatible with an Apple-branded satellite broadcasting system.

Does This Brushed Metal Stuff Really Even Matter?

Maybe it is just aesthetics — merely the color of pixels, rather than how the interface truly works.


Making Cocoa-Java Apps Scriptable

This article will take you through a number of the most common operations undertaken when implementing an AppleScript interface in a Cocoa-Java based application.


Rumor Today: International iTunes Music Stores

Think Secret: Apple will roll out local iTunes Music Stores for several European countries, as well as possibly Australia and other countries [on Tuesday, October 26].

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