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Wednesday, November 30, 2005


Finding Harmony Among iPod Rivals

Hoping to loosen Apple's grip on the digital music player market, Microsoft is rallying consumer electronics companies to form a common link. The software maker is part of a working group launched last week by the Consumer Electronics Association to develop a standard port for connecting gadgets like music players to audio systems in homes and cars.

Apple's iPods Prosper As Piracy Flourishes, But Who Is To Blame?

For any TV producer tempted not to return phone calls from Steve Jobs, they have to ponder: Help Apple help consumers buy content, or have the consumers help themselves to freebies.

Will NPR's Podcasts Birth A New Business Model For Public Radio?

How the public radio giant has become a leading podcaster in just two months.

Sony Vs. iTnes

They're at war over your downloads, fighting skirmishes on your hard drive.

Recover Or Rebuild Your iPhoto Library With iPhoto Extractor

Security Update 2005 - 009 Released

Apple Releases Broadband Tuner 1.0

Apple has released Broadband Tuner v1.0, a utility that twewaks the system parameters of Macs with very high speed internet connections — 5 Mbps or faster.


Apple Prepping A DVR? Not So Fast.

An Apple DVR not only competes with Apple itself, but it pts Apple right into the thick of other on-demand services, some of which are being put out there by the very same people Apple wants to work with.

10 Things Every New Mac Owner Should Know


A New Gold Standard For PCs

No desktop offered by Dell or HP or Sony or Gateway can match the new iMac G5's combination of power, elegance, simplicity, ease of use, built-in software, stability and security.

Getting Started With OS X Automator

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Advanced Package Management With Fink

Windows Vista Beta Vs. Mac OS X "Tiger" (Part 2)

In short, Mac OS X is more secure than Windows today, and will likely remain so even after Windows Vista is released.

Time For Radio With RadioTime

You can schedule and record radio programs, effectively turning your computer into a TiVo for broadcast and streaming radio.

Reduce Wasted Menubar Space


The World's First iPod Compatible Bed

Via the Cult of Mac blog, here's the first iPod compatible bed. Now, you can fall asleep to your "Boring Music" playlist, and wake up to your "Bring Down the House" playlist on your iPod.

Unless your iPod crashed in the middle of the night, and you're late for work again. :-)

TiVo Coming To Singapore?

There's no concrete plans yet being announced, but there's hope for television lovers in Singapore: TiVo may be coming to tiny Singapore soon.

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