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Monday, September 11, 2006


At ASU, Sunshine, iPods And Razrs

Earphones attached to iPods of every size were standard uniform as students walked to class with heads down, tapping text messages on their Razr phones and answering e-mails on their BlackBerrys.

Laptops To Help Students, Teachers

All students enrolled in Shoreline's public secondary schools now can have a Macintosh laptop for use at school and at home during the school year.

Has Apple Cracked The TV-PC Barrier?

"The 'last mile' problem of delivering broadband to the home has largely been solved. What remains is the 'last hundred feet' problem."

Fifth Avenue - 1 Million Visitors


Dell Store Employee Deny's The Mac Pro Being Cheaper

It's Leopard Vs. Vista

Once again, it appears that Apple has taken a leap over what Microsoft is offering.

Is Apple Going Doing An HP?

It's possible the Apple designers have made a mess of the cooling of the Core Duo processor, at least on the Mac mini and MacBook Pro.


BBEdit Has A New, Foldable, Lease On Life

BBEdit is here, is strong and has once again leaped ahead with I want to call a subtly groundbreaking release.


Big City, Small Dreams

Joel Minsky: Observed on Riverside Drive: A young man walking on the upper promenade, iPod in hand, earbuds gently placed in the ears of his 2.5-year-old towhead, says to the child: "That's Ray Charles. Do you like Ray Charles?"

I See London, I See France

David Millward, Telegraph: Researchers in Britain and Europe are looking at technology that would see a comprehensive network of microphones and cameras installed through the aircraft, including the lavatory, which would be linked to a computer.

Wanna bet the first criminals to be caught in this "anti-terrorist plane" are going to be crackers trying to hack into that lavatory camera?


Why Vista Will Mean The End Of The Microsoft Monolith

The difficulties in developing Vista stemmed from its monolithic structure and the need for 'backwards compatibility.' The trauma has convinced some Microsoft engineers that they will have to adopt a radically different approach.

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