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Wednesday, April 19, 2006


Braking The News, Apple Style

Apple's mastery of rumor and speculation has become the keystone of its strategy for new product launches. But this savvy tactic has a cynical, exploitative side that this week sees one of the company's biggest fans and supporters in court for engaging in the very guessing game that Apple sets up.

Analyst: Demand For Mac Strong, iPod Weakening

Market research firm Cowen & Co. recently completed a consumer survey that shows despite cautiious PC demand, the outlook for the Mac looks strong; the potentially bad news is thereport shows a significant slowing in growth of the iPod.

Apple Investors Look For Intel Effect

When Apple reports its second-quarter earnings Wednesday, investors and analysts will watch closely for evidence of how the company's switch to Intel chips is panning out.

Apple Posts Firmware Update For Intel Macs

Apple Plugs iPod Loophole Discovered By Clever Resellers

Apple has decided to indefinitely bar the majority of its authorized resellers from placing direct orders for engraved iPods.

Apple Releases Bonjour For Windows 1.0.3

Apple Releases Java Update For Mac OS X Tiger


Swimming Upstream: Using Macs In The Law Office

Is The Halo Slipping At Apple?

With the news that two top execs are bailing out, some are asking exactly what is it these Apple old timers know?


Aperture 1.1 — Apple Listens

Version 1.1 is a big leap forward in productivity. And combined with the new lower price, Aperture now is a serious contender for top honors in the digital photography software arena.

DROD: Journey To Rooted Hold

DROD is really appealing for gamers who recognize the game Daleks or who are looking for puzzle fun that doesn't involving matching three of anything.


iTunes To Sell You Your Home Videos For $1.99 Each

The Onion: "As soon as you record that precious footage of your daughter's first steps," says Steve Jobs, "you'll be able to buy it right back from iTunes and download it directly to your computer and video iPod."

Apple currently owns an average of 20 gigabytes of digital footage per American family, and it has also acquired an enormous library of the tens of millions of analog-format home movies dating from the early decades of the 20th century through 2001.

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