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Monday, August 15, 2005


Free Internet Access Boosts Benefit Of School Laptops

Free internet access boosts benefit of school laptops.

E-Waste And iWoes

Computers and their accessories contain toxins such as mercury and lead, causing massive environmental damage worldwide. But not all of the major computer companies are serious about reducing waste.

TV Tries Shaky Hand At Podcasting

Podcasting is turning conventional wisdom about TV broadcasting on its head as thousands of people sign up to download and listen to free, audio-only versionns of their favorite shows or special MP3-only programming.

Apple UK Grabs 11% Education Market

Apple has seen its UK share of the education market spring to 11.1 per cent, according to Gartner figures cited by Apple.

October Is China's 'iPod Month'

Chinese Mac users are preparing an October campaign focused on Apple's iPod.

Sound Check: Mixing It Up With iPods On The Digital Nightlife Scene

What started as a tech-inspired experiment known as MP3Jing has mushroomed into a worldwide phenomenon in three years.

Apple: Deaf To The Rent-A-Tunes Beat

Apple still has no plans to enter the nascent subscription music market, despite widespread industry whispers.


What Is The Ideal iPod Competitor?

Companies that invest money and effort into dethroning iPod shouldn't have skipped the digital music history classes and understand once and for all, that iPod is the result of a once in a lifetime moment, which cannot be recreated even if they add two wheels and a 5TB hard drive.


Your iPod's Battery Running Low?

Pee on it.

Even Singaporeans Do Not Like Creative

Sure, the local media will bring out Sim Wong Hoo once in a while whenever there is a need to showcase a local technology success story (now that Third Voice has died). But that doesn't mean that we Singaporeans have to like Creative products. :-)

Hey, support the Mac, then we'll talk, okay?

Why Apple Still Needs Windows: The Sequel

We all know that iPod will not be the success it is today if it weren't for Windows-compatibility.

Now, we discover, via Scobleizer, that even iPod vending machiens runs on Windows.

Another Sign That Microsoft Will Not Produce Another Internet Explorer For Mac OS X

It has been called different names, like Internet Explorer, Microsoft Internet Explorer, MSIE, and probably other unprintable names by Microsoft's competitors, but now, Microsoft itself has a new name for it.

The next version of the browser will be called Windows Internet Explorer 7. We are getting into specifics now: one, it is for Windows only, and, two, it is part of Windows.

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