Thursday, October 9, 2003
Apple To Launch iTunes For Windows
The Mac maker has scheduled an event for next Thursday at San Francisco's Moscone West convention hall. "The year's biggest music story is about to get even bigger," Apple said in an invitation to journalists.
Taking Success In Its Stride
If ever a plan came together for Apple Computer it was in QuickTime, the cross-platform audio and video file format that, perhaps surprisingly, is now 12 years old.
Apple Airs New iPod Television Ad
Apple has begun airing a new television commercial that features the concept of the popular print campaign, but brings the medium alive with motion.
Apple Eyes UNIX Market With Panther
"When I look at Panther, I really see a release that's very, very well positioned for large organizations."
Apple Should Have Used Intel Chips, Sculley Says
Not embracing the endless commoditization of Intel-architecture chips meant Apple couldn't compete on price against "the Dells of the world," he said. The die was cast. Apple took another path and ended up a different kind of company, Sculley said.
Taking The Digital Hub To The Next Level
Does a Mac Media Center make sense for Apple? Going by the Microsoft model, probably not.
Panther Released Oct 24; Mac OS X Con Beings Oct 27
Do the math.
Apple Picking Season
Now that Fall is here, intrepid weekend travelers in the Northeast wander the woods for apple picking time. Ah, the smell of falling leaves and branches of fruit hanging down. So as my wife, the kids, and all our friends go out "fruiting," I'm pretending to be sick at home doing a little "Apple picking" of my own.
RUMOR DU JOUR : iTunes for Windows, next week.
For all these rumors floating all over the net about iTunes, I've seen none on the features of iTunes. Is it on par with iTunes for Mac OS X? Can it burn CDs? Can I freely import and export between versions of iTunes on both Mac and Windows? Will it support Windows Media format?
DID APPLE SAY ANYTHING about Xcode, whether it will be bundled into Panther for free?
Update: Yeah, it's free with Panther.
Eolas Files Motion To Enjoin IE
Eolas Technologies on Monday filed a motion to permanently enjoin Microsoft's distribution of its Internet Explorer browser amid a flurry of court filings by both sides in the pivotal patent infringement case.
InfoPath Makes Office Shine
Office 2003 offers little to individual users, but XML features should wow IT shops.
Microsoft Expects Security Effort To Take Time
Microsoft plans to announce on Thursday a detailed plan to combat a recent wave of security threats, but one executive told CNET News.com things won't change overnight.