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Monday, November 28, 2005


Disney Narnia iPod Video Deal Non-Mac Only?

Access to video clips uses software which does not support Macs.

Disney Uses iPods For Ads

Viewers will be able to download and transfer trailers, clips, interviews, and other film content to their PCs and their iPods from the internet channel on the Narnia film's official website.

O.C. School Laptop Decree Draws Flak

An Orange County school district's efforts to integrate technology into students' lives by urging families to purchase laptop computers is creating a furor among parents who say the pricey oblication is segregating their children into the haves and have-nots.


Now Playing Song S

Next time you look at a picture, take a few seconds to peek at the screen: its contents reveal more about the company you are about to purchase from than the rest of the ad.

Still Planning To Buy An Apple, But...

When a couple of people with far more tech knowledge than I will ever possess can't get their Apple media stuff to work right, I wonder what I may run into.


One Email Client To Rule Them All

It looks like I'll be sticking with Apple Mail, bugs and all. Thunderbird and GyazMail don't seem to offer much in the way of additional functionality. Mailsmith does, but I have a hard time learning to love its UI.


New Laptop, New Buttons

At work, I've upgraded to a new laptop, and for the first time ever in my life, I'm using a keyboard that has a "Windows" button right between the "Ctrl" and "Fn" on the left and "Alt" on the right. And it's throwing me off from all my shortcut habits.

I really hope I can get used to this new arrangement quickly, or I'll have to find some key-remapping software soon. :-)

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