Mac news for Mac people

Monday, July 31, 2006


Mac Users Group Has Been Meeting For Years

They come to C&M Cafeteria a couple of Thursday nights a month, but not for the fish special. In a side dining room, they slide their trays up next to their laptops and desktops, all with glowing Apple symbols on back.


Apple's Buzz Machine Getting Warmed Up

The way it works is Apple updates a minor piece of hardware or software for a couple weeks in a row before or after a major annoucement.

Apple And OSS (Re: Why Reinvent The Wheel?)


Apple MacBook

Niggles over Boot Camp aside, the MacBook is a terrific piece of hardware. It's not particularly expensive, and it gives you a healthy dose of everything that's great about Macs. Add the PC compatibility, and this is quite a product.

FileMaker 8.5 Ups The Ante

Apple Wireless Mighty Mouse

The wireless Mighty Mouse provides a reliable, non-jittery mousing experience.


Get New Batteries, Free!

Apple has a "worldwide battery exchange program for certain rechargeable batteries that were sold for use with 15-inch MacBook Pro computer systems from February 2006 through May 2006."

Apple's web page identifies which MacBook Pro they are talking about. You'll need your batteries' model and serial numbers.

Still Not Having Fun With iMovie?

Here's an idea. (Yes, yes, I know. Ideas are cheap.)

Create your own "Choose Your Own Adventure" DVDs with iLife '07.

Children, re-make the classic "Dad, do you want me to clean my room, or do you want me to play video games so that I can earn big bucks via online games in the future" movie.

Bye Bye Pentiums

There's a little sadness to Intel's phasing out its Pentium line. Weird Al's It's All About The Pentiums is finally obsoleted.


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