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Thursday, July 6, 2006


Laptops Have Been Really Hot Lately

A string of laptop fires, sparked by faulty or overheated batteries, is raising concern with industry experts and computer manufacturer.

Apple, Creative Are 'Open To Settlement' Of Suits

Apple and Creative said in court papers they "remain open to the possibility" of ending their litigation battles over handheld music players.

Web Perils Advise Switch To Macs

Security threats to PCs with Microsoft Windows have increased so much that computer users should consider using a Mac, says a leading security firm.

Apple Sued For Stock Option Irregularities

Apple has been notified of two lawsuits regarding irregularities in the issurance of stock options, the company said on Wednesday. Both lawsuits make claims against current and former officers, and directors.


Alan Goes Back To The NYC Apple Store At Midnight For ProCare Support

Yes folks, you really can go to the Apple store in NYC on Fifth Avenue and get technical support 24 / 7.

Landmarks Commission Bites Apple — Should We Bite Back?

Apple pulled out of the deal.

You Don't Want To Be A Genius

There's plenty to hate about the job, much of it being the flip side of the customer satisfaction coin.


A More Complete iWork

According to rumors — Think Secret, specifically — the 2007's edition of iWork will finally feature a spreadsheet application.

Spreadsheet is the killer app that sold Apple IIs. So it is a bit sad to see such an application haven't been added to iWork for such a long time already.

Steve Jobs mentioned that Keynote, the first component of iWork, was built specifically for him. Does that mean that Steve doesn't really use a spreadsheet at Apple?


Sources: Microsoft To Launch iPod Rival By Christmas

The new player wil let users download music and videos over the air, according to one source, a feature which would give it an edge over the iPod. Microsoft has also been showing a new media software, developing an application akin to Apple's iPod/iTunes integrated ecosystem, according to another source.

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