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Friday, March 24, 2006


Prize For Mathematician Who Paved Way For iPod

A prize that is considered the "Nobel" for mathematics has gone to an 80-year-old Swedish academic whose work on the complexities of soundwaves has subsequently been used in the electronic components of iPods.

US Government Backs Apple Against French Law

"Any time that we believe that intellectual property rights are being violated, we need to speak up and in this case, the company is taking the initiative."

Apple's Influence Already Felt At Intel

"It's nice to have customer that pushes us on a technology front."

Apple Announces iPod Deal With French University


Withdrawl Symptons

After working somewhere for six years, you get used to the machinations of that job, and the more reptitve aspects become like additions.

Steve Jobs Once Agreed With France's DRM Law

Vertigo Over iTunes

From a free-market standpoint, the French move looks immediately suspect, but it also points to a problem Apple will need to grapple with down the road: The shift of most media and cultural products in time to digital formats.

Intellectual iPods

Why Is There No News On The Apple Trial?

I'm Having A Big Mac Attack

I'm definitely consider switching sides.

Macintosh And The Intel Switch

What it means is that this time, there's no limited-cost option for getting most of the performance available on the platform for Photoshop in a short amount of time. In other words, no shortcuts. That leaves doing the work for real — taking the whole application over into XCode and recompiling as a Universal Binary. And that's no small task.

Why Apple Friggin' Rocks

Apple has earned my trust from here forth and you can now call me a fanatic.

Apple's High-Water Mark?

Apple appears to have reached a point where it cannot reduce its operational costs. It has taken on the continuing fixed expense of a large retail infrastructure. Its new hardware architecture is not as powerful as first perceived, and migration to the new platform is likely to create some tension with existing customers and software partners.


The XP Experiment: Running Windows On A Mac

Is installing XP on an Intel Mac worth the effort?


Rumor Today: Virtual PC Killed

Apple will have its very own Virtual-PC-like virtual machine inside Leopard, according to macosXrumors.

Correction For Previous Story

There is a correction to an earlier entry. Sorry for the mistake.

Click Click Click Click Ding!

A joke for us old folks. (Via Steve Outing)


Microsoft Announces Office 2007 Delay

Fresh on the heels of a delay in broad availability of Windows Vista, Microsoft confirmed late Thursday that it is also pushing the mainstream launch of Office 2007 to next year.

Microsoft Rearranges Windows Managers

Microsoft announced a major shakeup in its Windows division yesterday, just 48 hours after it disappointed consumers and PC makers with a delay of its next operating system, Windows Vista.

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