Mac news for Mac people

Monday, September 4, 2006


Apple Buys Pod Rights

Maker of entertainment gear Apple has paid an undisclosed sum to a New Jersey woman to stop her using the word 'pod' in a protective case she designed for laptops.

iPods Spread Seeds Of Fitness

Virtual trainers are the latest trend in fitness, and they can be downloaded right onto your iPod or other MP3 player.

Apple Financial Announcements Now On Podcast

Interest In Mobile Music Downloads Wanes

Twice as many respondents favoured mobile handsets incorporating an MP3 player than said they would prefer music players with mobile phone features.

Taiwan Firm Drops China iPod Libel Case

A Taiwanese firm has dropped its libel claim against two Shanghai journalists and their newspaper for saying that workers at a plant manufacturing iPods were mistreated, the official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday.


Apple, You've Failed Me

I'm seriously up to right here with this pointless copyright nonsense.


I like that OS X has a strong application-based metaphor for performing tasks.

Apple's Secret Ingredient

Fearlessness allows you set aside all ideas of what people might think and focus on what feels right instinctively. Without that sort of conviction, there wouldn't be Mac OS X, the iPod, or even the Mac.


How To Get More From Your iPod

A few simple, affordable adjustments can make your digital music listening experience better and easier.

The Future Of Mac Spreadsheets


Sam! I Do Like Green Eggs And Ham!

My daughter is in love with Dr Seuss right now. (She is 3-going-on-to-4.) The Cat in The Hat, Green Eggs and Ham.

And, for reasons unknown to me, she has assigned Thing One to be a "boy-boy" and Thing Two to be a "girl-girl."

Oh, and CNN have some pointers on reading to your child.


Finally, A Sirius iPod Threat

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