Tuesday, July 27, 2004
Cellphones, Say Hello To iTunes
Customers of iTunes will be able to transfer possibly a dozen to a few dozen songs from their PC or Mac to their Motorola phones over a cable or wireless connection.
Henrico Says No To Laptop Lease Renewal
The board decided last night to pass on an offer from Apple to renew and extend a lease on the iBook computers the school system uses in its high-profile initiative to give a laptop to every middle and high school student.
Timid Tokyoites Delay iPod Frenzy
Thousands of Japanese shoppers lined up outside Apple's Tokyo store on Saturday morning for a chance to buy a coveted iPod mini — but were delayed by a pair of camera-shy customers at the head of the line.
Apple Execs 'In The Money'
Apple senior vice presidents Avie Tevanian and Jon Rubinstein cased out a chunk of options last week.
PC Beats Mac In TV Face-Off
The Power Mac lost out in speed tests involving gaming and Photoshop filters. However Macs scored highly in ease of use.
Interview With Aspyr's Ted Staloch
Aspyr Media is one of the Mac gaming industry's most heavy hitters.
ADHOC 2004: Some Old, Some New, Continued Success
For those regular attendees who skipped thi syear, we missed you, but it was definitely you rloss. See you all next year, if not before!
What Real's Hacking Of FairPlay Doesn't Do
Note what Real is not doing. You can convert Real files into FairPlay files, but you can't convert FairPlay files into Real files.
Getting On The Same Sheet Of Music
As Apple's 70 percent market share in portable devices and downloads erodes, the iPod maker could be forced to license its format or once again see a market it created swarmed by Microsoft-compatible hardware and software.
Word Menu 2.2: Entertaining, Useful Lexicon Program Makes Good Sense
Word Menu 2.2 is a practical investment if you work with words or if you're a crossword aficionado. It has some flaws — which, to be fair, don't stop it from doing what it promises to do.
Managing Fonts With FontAgent Pro
FontAgent Pro is simple and easy to use.
Click Wheel iPod: More Mini Than Maxi?
Is Apple's new click-wheel iPod really a mini with greater storage capacity and battery life or a maxi that bears a click wheel? If you look under the hood, you'll discover it's a bit of both.
A Weekend With The 4G iPod
It's definitely a step forward. And I can't tell you how great it is not to have those touch-sensitive buttons anymore.
Apple is threatening to sue Fuse over these advertisements.