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November 12, 2008

Apple Sr. VP Of Enterprise Sales Leaving Apple, Won't Be Replaced

by Bryan Chaffin, Mac Observer

Al Shipp, Apple's senior vice president of enterprise sales, will be leaving the Cupertino company, and he won't be replaced.

Minimal Updates Until 15 Dec 2008

by Heng-Cheong Leong, MyAppleMenu

Updates will be minimal until 15 Dec 2008, due to my a) going on a holiday, b) work commitment, and c) reservist duties; not concurrently, and not necessary in that order. :-)

Coda 1.6 Gains Plug-In Support

by Jonathan Seff, Macworld

The latest version of the web site development application adds support for plug-ins. WIth plug-ins, you can script Coda to extend its functionality, either by writing your own or by downloading other users' plug-ins.

iPhone Saves Weary Road Warrior

by Rich Mogull, TidBITS

As a frequent traveler I've never had such a useful tool at my disposal.

iPhone Exploit Undermines App Store Security, Lets Devs Update And Run Arbitrary Code

by Jason Kincaid, TechCrunch

Solving The E-Waste Dilemma With One Used Mac Per Child

by Newton Poetry

Google Uses Searches To Track Flu's Spread

by Miguel Helft, New York Times

Turns out a lot of ailing Americans enter phrases like "flu symptoms" into Google and other search engines before they call their doctor.

Rumor Today: iPhone 2.2 Coming Real Soon Now

by Heng-Cheong Leong, MyAppleMenu

Get ready to... sit back and see if other people are having problems with the new iPhone OS update before deciding to update your iPhone and iPod Touch. 'Cause, if the rumors are accurate, iPhone 2.2 is just "10 days away."

Apple Clings To Its Dock

by John O'Brien, Courier Mail

Apple has been granted a patent on the Dock, one of the fundamental and most controversial elements of its operating system, OS X.

I wonder if Microsoft have any reasons to start worrying about Windows 7's taskbar.

Up Close And Personal With Apple's MacBooks: Toppling Expectations

by Jean-Sebastien Zanchi, Tom's Guide

It's A Mac Netbook, But Not From Apple

by Joe Wilcox, eWeek

Some people want an Apple-branded netbook, they're willing to make their own.

IBM Fears Papermaster Could Design Rival Apple Chips

by Paul mcDougall, InformationWeek

IBM is rejecting former employee Mark Papermaster's claim that his move to Apple doesn't violate his non-compete contract because Apple and IBM are not competitors. "The trade secrets and confidential know-how that Mr. Papermaster has in his possession can be used for extensive and far-reaching applications in the field of consumer electronics," Rodney Adkins, IBM's senior VP for Systems and Technology, stated.

So it has come to this? IBM couldn't innovate its way out of losing Apple as a customer, and has now resort to lawsuits to prevent Apple from moving ahead?

Sometimes It Helps To Be A Little Crazy

by John Sheesley, TechRepublic

I noticed that the machine was getting pretty hot during the install, so I decided there was a heat issue causing the drive to flake out.

Upgrade your OS during winter: it's simply easier. :-)

Pixelmater 1.3 Enhances Tools, Open GL Performance

by MacNN

Will Las Vegas Sands Hold Singapore Government To Ransom Over The Marina Bay IR Project?

by Ng E-Jay,

Ex-IBM Exec Could Seek Financial Compensation Over Apple Job

by Macworld UK

ConceptDraw Office Update Improves Brainstorming, Drawing Apps

by Philip Michaels, Macworld

ConceptDraw Office aims to help business users manage projects, capture ideas, and track resoures.

Review: Illustrator CS4

by Ben Long, Macworld

The addition of multi-page capabilities and the Blob Brush Tool make it must-have upgrade.

By Heng-Cheong Leong