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Thursday, July 8, 2004


DVD Jon Releases FairKeys
by Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing
A program for extracting your iTunes DRM FairPlay keys from Appel's servers.

Xserve RAID Admin Tools 1.3.1 Released
by MacMinute

A Military Mission With Style: Guarding A Sleek Music Player
by Ian Austen, New York Times
If you take your iPod to the beach this summer, you could keep it protected in a plastic bag. But for a stronger and more stylish alternative, consider the oPod.

Apple Hits Back At Sony 'Misleading' Walkman Marketing
by Jim Darlymple, MacCentral
Sny's 13,000 song measurement is based on it ATRAC3 compression system at the relatively low rate of 48Kbps while Apple's measurement is based on the AAC compression system at 128Kbps. "ATRAC3 at 48Kbps is nowhere near CD quality."

See Also : Apple Blasts Sony On Claims For New Walkman by Wall Street Journal
That Apple, which is normally tight-lipped about its products, will now engage in a war of words with Sony shows how far the Cupertino company will go to protect the market share lead that its iPod digital music player has gained over the past few years.

Apple Launches Cram And Jam Promotion
by Jim Darlymple, MacCentral
US$200 mail-in rebate with the purchase of an iPod and a PowerBook or iBok for education customers.

PalmOne Introduces New Reousrce Center For Mac Users
by Jim Darlymple, MacCentral
The web site will feature tips on wireless connectivity, an array of photo album opportunities and other resources.


Apple: Up The Market Without A CPU
by Paul Murphy, LinuxInsider
Putting Mac OS X on the Sunray desktop would be an inanely great solution for Sun.

The iTunes Phenomenon, P2P Networks And Music Lite
by Jon Newton, TechNewsWorld

A Six-Step Plan For Apple
by Alex Salkever, BusinessWeek
While iPod sizzle, Macs and laptops are sluggish. It doesn't have to be that way. Here's how to get that computer market share surging.

Stop, Hey, What's That Sound?
by Scott Rosenberg, Salon
The record labels are selling lossy versions of songs online because they still distrust the new medium, even when it is being used legally and when people are paying for their product.

Tiger Primer: Safari 2.0
by Jason Snell, Macworld

On Extending HTML
by Dave Hyatt
In an ideal world where we had two years to craft Dashboard, maybe we could have used XHTML and SVG, rather than changing HTML. But we aren't living in that ideal world.


Macally iPod ArmBand
by iPod Beat

Harry Potter And The Order Of Word 5.1
by Leander Kahney, Cult Of Mac
Detailed guide to installing the software on a modern system.

Apple 15-Inch PowerBook G4
by Becky Waring, USA Today
It's a true desktop replacement machine with every possible expansion port that weighs less than six pounds.


The Time Has Come For The 100 Millionth Download
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Can you make an accurate prediction on when the iTunes Music Store will make its 100 million download?

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