Wednesday, June 2, 2004
An itinerant inkster bites Apple in NOHO — and the public bites back.
American Film Institute And The Mac: Happy Bedfellows
With its emphasis on hands-on learning, AFI can't waste time on bad technology, so according to the school there's no question what the preferred OS is. Here, it's Mac all the way.
Apple Lines Up For Toshiba's New 60GB Drive
Toshiba is planning to launch a 60GB version of its 1.8-inch hard disk drive in the coming months and has already found a customer in Apple, the company said Wednesday.
iBook Goes To High School
Arthur Philip High School in Parramatta has taken posession of 100 Apple iBook laptops to gain the sort of Internet access its better resourced peers take for granted.
High-End iPod Speakers Unveiled
iPod users with a passion for audio are promised "the baby brother" of the studio monitors used by Brian Eno and others by Eclipse Time Domain.
Retail Oriented: At The Latest Apple Store, Jobs Is In The Details
Here is a Zen guide to the San Francisco Apple store. Any similarity to their computers can't be helped — because who is Apple to question essential truths?
New Card, Old Cube
Someone has shoehorned an ATI Radeon 9800 Pro graphics card — one of the fastest on the market — inside a Cube.
Aladdin Announces Internet Cleanup 2.0
The software also now cleans up e-mail attachments and instant mesaging log files to protect confidential information.
Piper Jaffray Raises Apple Target Price On iPod Sales
"We believe AAPL shares can achieve our $32 price target within the next several quarters through continued growth of other products (i.e. iPod, software, etc), but will need sustained growth in Mac and/or significant product inroductions (or material iPod upgrades/changes) to get the stock to the next level."
Record Labels Change Their Tune On Free Web Music
"A year ago, there were certainly labels that weren't willing to release any single prior to the CD being released," said Eddy Cue, vice president for applications and Internet services at Apple, which operates the iTunes download store. "I'm not aware of anybody who falls into that equation today. Everybody gets it now."
Rock On, iPod: What Jobs Must Do To Maintain Apple's Dominance
Apple needs to embrace the new ways consumers want to buy music.
Apple: Fit For IT, Less Fit For Print
Mac coverage in non-Mac-orietned IT publications will swing back into vogue. When it does, I'll be there.
There's A Real Mac Curiosity Thing Out There
"That is so coo," somebody says pretty much all the time.
A Matter Of Perspective
Sometimes a perspective shift will only throw the quality of Apple's products into sharper relief; other times it will reveal where Apple has fallen down. Either way, it can be a useful experience.
Digital Music Superguide: Everything You Need To Know About Using Your Mac, iPod, And Stereo To Play Your Music Throughout The House
To help you get the most from your music, we've put together a package with insights on ripping and organizing your music collection. We'll also show you how to pump the sound all around the house, beyond the limitations of your Mac's tinny speakers or your iPod's headphones. And you'll discover how to create your own songs with GarageBand.
Retrospect 6.0: Powerful Backup Program Adds Panther Compatibility And Enterprise Features
Large companies with significant backup needs, and people looking to move up to backup software with network and large media support, should upgrade to version 6.0.
Putting iLife To Work
Apple's iLife '04 boasts enough power and features that more and more post-production and videography professionals are using it in their studios. What does this consumer app have going for it that makes it a hit with the pros?
Emagic Logic Pro 6
If you're a Logic veteran, the newest version provides plenty to keep you excited. If you're considering becoming a Logic user, it offers some good reasons to give it a try now.
Matias Corporation's Tactile Pro Keyboard
Join the mechanical keyswitch crusade and not only will your keyboard enjoyment factor go through the roof, but your co-workers or significant other will never question your productivity again.
A Look At Apple's New G5 Xserve And Xserve RAID
The units are clearly enterprise quality, and given the low initial cost, and low power draw and heat output, data center managers everywhere should welcome them.
The Print Shop Mac OS X Edition 1.0: Design And Desktop-Publishing Package Debuts In Mac OS X
The Print Shop Mac OS X Edition 1.0 is a truly elegant application and a great tool for any creative project. Thanks to its many templates and its simplified interface, the program is easy enough for young family members to use and versatile enough to allow for true creativity.
Apple iBook G4
The iBook G4 1GHz is great value and may even tempt, dare we say it, one or two Windows users.
Microsoft Offers Peek At New Media Player
The biggest changes in the new "technical beta" software will be invisible to most users until new portable music and video players reach store shelves this summer and fall.