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Wednesday, February 2, 2005

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Hide Your iPod, Here Comes Bill

To the growing frustration and annoyance of Microsoft's management, Apple's iPod is wildly popular among Microsoft's workers. So popular is the iPod, executives are increasingly sending out memos frowning on its use.


Patent 'Hints At Apple Home Entertainment Device'

Apple Europe Notebook Repaikr Partner Firm Bust

Apple's European notebook repair partner company ADT has "gone bust", sources told Macworld.

Apple Releases Financial Details In SEC Form 10-Q

Schools Making Grades Available Online

Gone are the days when parents would find out how their kids were doing in schools only when report cards came home or during parent-teacher conferences.

Apple Stock Sets New 52-Week High

Apple On G5 PowerBook: Not So Fast

For Apple, releasing a G5 PowerBook continues to be a weighty issue.

University Of Illinois To Launch 640-Node Xserve Cluster

Apple's Mac Mini Gets Maximum Attention

"We believe initial demand for the Mac mini and the iPod shuffle has exceeded what Apple had been expecting."

Small Business: Wise Counsel

"I can't imagine that our firm would have made its strides without Apple's products — and philosophy — being fundamental to our culture. In hundreds of ways, large and small, the Mac helps us forcus on the intimate needs of our clients, not the intricacies of technology."

iPodder X Adds AAC Format, Bookmark Support


I'm Not Supposed To Have An iPod? Hogwash!

Apple Restricting DVD Region-Changes — Voluntarily!

I've just discovered, to my amazement, that Apple imposes its very own restrictions on its DVD players over and above those imposed by the studios: that's right, Apple voluntarily treats its customers worse than the studios say it has to.


Operating Systems Tested

The operating system is in the engine room of your computer. We put four versions of Linux up against the big guns — Windows and Mac OS.

Output Like A Pro With iPhoto 5

I'm going to show you some of my tricks for creating standout slideshows in iPhoto 5 — regardless if you shoot JPEG or RAW. I'll then show you how to export your slideshows to QuickTime.

Protecting Your iPod

With such protections in place I might have a better chance of recovering my iPod or, at leas, protecting the data I've stored on it.

Top Ten AppleScript Tips

If you think of AppleScript as only a nerdy, workflow-automation tool, you're missing out on a lot of power.

Mac Mini To The Max

Maybe, for those enterprising IT folks out there, [the Mac mini is] meant to give them a chance to try out a Mac at work to see whether it has a place there. My hunch is that it does.


First, We Ignroe History. Then, We Ignroe Science.

New York Times: In districts around the country, even when evolution is in the curriculum it may not be in the classroom, according to researchers who follow the issue.

You know what, this reminds me of Japan, and the ignorance of World War II hidstory.


Microsoft Introduces Its Own Search Service

Two years after saying it planned to enter the battle of Internet search engines, Microsoft is introducing its homegrown search technology to the users of its MSN service and Internet Explorer browser.

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