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Monday, June 12, 2006


Inside Apple's iPod Factories

Despite Doubters, Maine Renews Laptop Program

The Maine Legislature recently voted to renew a 2002 initiative to provide laptops leased from Apple for all seventh- and eighth-grade public school students. With a price tag of $40 million over four years, and no tangible returns and budget cutbacks in other areas, some Maine tech executives are questioning the economic wisdom of the program.

Dress Up Your iPod


Apple's MacBook Leaves Its Predecessors In The Dust

Glitches such as the MacBok's erratic WiFi reception and almost painfully hot surfaces undercut the appeal. Apple has taught its users to expect better, and it ought to be able to deliver as much before long.


Er... Microsoft Is Doing Something...

Robert Scoble: I can't break wind about it, but when Microsoft comes into [the portable media player] market it'll create new opportunities.


Big Microsoft Brother

It turns out that Microsoft's Genuine Advantage anti-piracy program is also keeping daily tabs on Windows users. Who knew?

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