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Friday, June 17, 2005


Cell Phones Face The Music

Napster's recently revealed plan to extend its music service to mobile phones has a long way to go before cells become iPod killers.

Apple Store Opening In Grand Rapids June 25th

Queen Buys Apple

Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the COmmonwealth, and Defender of the Faith, has bought a nice looking and reassuringly expensive iPod.

Keep Your Crap Out Of My iPod, Say Users

Owners of Apple's popular digital music player love being able to shut out the world's distractions, hate their cellphones and would prefer not to talk to anyone.

The 'Blobject' Comes Of Age

1998 was the year that blobjects burst into consumer consciousness: that's when the Apple iMac, the new Volkswagen Beetle, and the Nike Triax watch arrived. "The iMac was the first huggable computer."

Apples For Sale. Cheap.

With Henrico's schools shifting to Dells, iBooks are becoming available.

Macs' Popularity Draws Opera, Real Software

Mac OS On A Dell? Dell In Favor, Apple Opposed

In the end, it's hard to really get a sense of Dell's true interest in Apple.

Another Apple Trademark: Numbers

Shareholder Sues Adobe Over Macromedia Buy

A disgruntled Adobe shareholder has sued the company's board of directors to try to stop the software maker from buying Macromedia after that company recently restated earnings results.

Dell Founder Thinks Different About Apple

Michael Dell told Fortune magazine that he would be interested in becoming a switcher himself if the opportunity ever came up. "If Apple decides to open the Mac OS to others, we would be happy to offer it to our customers."


Apple Vs. Creative: The War After Less Than 6 Months

Look who's laughing now.

More On iTunes

Everything I've seen has unquestionaly been on the side that this is good for podcasting, but I'm not sure that it will be.

NYPL Snubs iPod Users

Mobiles As iPod-Killer? Think 99 Problems

There's only one thing truly holding mobile phones back from trampling the iPod shuffle. The trouble is, they might never overcome it.

Apple And Pentium 4: I Stand Corrected

Hyper Threading makes little differences on benchmarks, but it makes a considerable difference in user experience.

The Jobs Amendment

Power management, as much as megahertz, will be the new frontier of CPU design.


5 Mac Security Tips You Can't Live Without

Final Cut Pro 5: Upgrade Worth The Price

With all of these new features, Final Cut Pro further proves why it is one of the top non-linear editing applications. Final Cut Pro 5 is so versatile it can be used by anyone, and on any content from event videos to major motion pictures.

Perfecting The Patio 'Pod


Long Live The Queen

Do you want to peek into the Queen's iPod playlist, or do you want to see the Queen dancing in Apple's iPod advertisement? Doesn't matter, cause the Untangled Wibrary has them both.

Wild Speculations Gone Intel I

What's going to be Apple's product naming convention once your favorite Macintosh-es move to Intel? Continue with the "Power" monikers, or are there going to be XMacs and XBooks running along side XServes, as speculated by Joe Mullins?

Wild Speculations Gone Intel II

We all know that AOpen have a Mac mini clone that is running on Intel chip. We all know that Apple is moving to Intel. Put the two together, and what do you get?

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