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Wednesday, December 29, 2004


Apple's Steve Jobs Tops List Of Highest Paid Bay Area Executives

Jobs received a salary of only $1 in 2003, but he traded in almost all of his stock options for $74.8 million in restricted stock.

2005 In Retrospect: Apple's 1 Percent Solution

Analysts continue to question the sustainability of Apple's growth, because in the fast-growing markets of China and India, and the emerging economies, it has been virtually absent.

Web Based Apple 2 Emulator

Unfortunately, you need Windows and IE to run.

Harry Potter Parody Choose-Your-Adventure Game For iPod

It turns out that iPods have a "museum" mode where text notes and audio clips can be combined.

Xserve: Comparing Apple To Apples


More Crap From Dvoark

Nothing the number is increasing would completely destroy Dvorak's premise, so he doesn't mention it.

Christmas In The Apple Store

We'll have no way of knowing until Apple unveils its first-quarter figures sometime next month, but if I had to take a guess, I'd say it was probably a very merry Christas for Apple this year.

Grim Macintosh Market Share Forebodies Crisis

Apple is the easy-to-use, less complex platform. Thus it should be cheaper, not more expensive. It's that simple.

Which Encoder Is Right For You?

I've read rant after rant extolling the virtues of one audio codec over another... and I've yet to be convinced that the answer is more complex than "Find a setting you can tolerate and then crank it up to the point where the music is not only tolerable, but enjoyable."

Software Update Tips And Voodoo

Here's what we did, and we avoided any problems.


Our Favorite New Stuff

Skype On Mac OS X: A Hands-On Approach

My goal today is to introduce you to the wonders of Skype and show you how to integrate it in your routine but also to point out its limits.

Accessing Name/Password Login Window


More Ways To Help

Mr Brown: Information on Singaporean relief efforts.

Rumor Today: Headless iMac

The rumor that won't die... until Apple really come out with one?

Think Secret: Apple is expected to announce a bare bones, G4-based iMac without a display at Mac Expo on January 11 that will retail for $499.

Rumor Today: iLife 05 And Keynote 2

Think Secret: iLife's core applications will all receive updates, although complete details are lacking at this point.

Mutant Snowflakes!

"'Tis the season to notice just how many advertising designers don't know that snowflakes are supposed to have six sides!"

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