Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Video: Steve Wozniak talks about Pirates of Silicon Valley

Woz lets everyone know how accurate the movie "Pirates of Silicon Valley" was; "I've never had an argument with Steve (Jobs) in my life"

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All iPod 5G downloadable games, reviewed

iLounge has just added a brand-new category to their ever-growing reviews section - iPod Games - along with full reviews of all nine of the current downloadable iPod 5G titles. You can read all nine reviews sorted by grade or check out each review individually.

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Free on Apple iTunes: Battlestar Galactica � The Story So Far

With the premiere of Season 3 just two weeks away (october 6th), Sci-Fi Network has released a free retrospective episode of the first two seasons of Battlestar Galactica in hopes of enticing new viewers, as well as reminding current fans just where the series left off

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Complete Free iTunes Downloads List

Tired of searching thru iTunes for the latest free downloads in the iTunes Store? This site collects them all on one page, separated by category (songs, TV shows, short videos) and provides an RSS feed for updates. Each week there's usually two songs and one TV show - this week's a Battlestar Galatica review show. Over 30 downloads available now!

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iTunes 7.0.1 Released for downloads and in software update

iTunes 7.0.1 addresses stability and performance issues with Cover Flow, CD importing, iPod syncing, and more.

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3D Finder Replacement For OS X

Nice looking Finder replacement. Version 1.0 Out Today.

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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Apple Granted Six New Patents

On September 12, the US Patent & Trademark Office published six of Apple's newly granted patents which included the following: a Method and apparatus for saving power in pipelined processors, Method and apparatus for implementing a sleep proxy for services on a network, Single-channel convolution in a vector processing computer system...

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Watch Apple's stock price in Real Time. Just in time for the keynote.

Yahoo's realtime updates on stock prices should prove interesting as we count down to the Itunes Store.

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Why IT staffers, and users, will like Apple's plans

New hardware, and a new Mac OS X, could make life easier for IT.

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Apple Keynote Leaked?

Leaked Steve Job's Keynote??????

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Viewsonic announces "Made for iPod" monitors

Whether you think it's a clue for today's Apple announcement or just a cool product idea, Viewsonic is showing off new displays with a built-in iPod doc for showing off video. Looks cool!

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Live Showtime Coverage!

Don't miss the Showtime announcements trying to access traffic clogged sites. Check out the Apple-actioness here at 10AM PDT.

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Entire iPod Line Put On the Refurbished List at Apple Outlet

Is this an indicator that all of the iPods will be getting updated today? Even the nano is now listed as a refurb. You can get the 4gig version for only $169 + free shipping.

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Engadget's live coverage of the "It's Showtime" keynote

Yup, for the second time in two months Steve Jobs is going to get up on stage and do his thing. We're there with live coverage of the blow-by-blow, keep refreshing this page for the latest.

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Live coverage for Apple's Showtime event

Gizmodo will be providing live coverage of Apple's Showtime even today, starting at 10:00 PDT.

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Apple Norway - QuickTime page links to iTunes Movie

Thank you Apple Norway for kind of confirming the iTunes video by linking to a few movies and the iTunes 'all movies' store. In case it gets removed I will post a link to screenshot in comment. Is it showtime already or just smart marketing? Red Eye, Transporter 2? ... Pixar, Disney, FOX? All good with me.

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30 Day Project: Old School Computing with Retro Macs

The day after I set up the Classic II for myself, I talked to Gerardo, one of my managers at McDonald's. I told him how I was starting a new project, one where I would only use Macs that display 1-bit color...

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Don't read blogs, watch it LIVE! Link to Quicktime stream of Apple Event

Unless Apple has a quick change of heart, It appears that they have a link to the quicktime stream that is set to start at 10am Pacific. Currently the quicktime link opens a 404 message, but should open an actual stream at 10am Pacific.

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How to clean An Apple keyboard (with pics)

You want to clean your dirty white apple keyboard , then this is the site for you!!!!!

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20+ Years Of Apple Commercial & Videos! Cool Site

wow this website has a lot of mac videos and commercials.

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Apple to Make Big Consumer Electronics Push in Next 6-9 Months

A trio of Goldman Sachs analysts predict that Apple will be pushing hard into the consumer electronics field. The company will switch its focus from the Mac to consumer electronics. They predict a barrage of products in the next 6-9 months.

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Apple Keynote - AJAX enabled site with live updating, no refreshing needed.

MacRumorsLive uses AJAX to update their page with news from the Apple Keynote every 60 seconds. Just open it once - no need to reload the page!

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Apple close on deal with Bono for RED iPods, MacBooks, and iMacs

"Apple CEO Steve Jobs may be close to inking a deal with long-time friend and U2 front-man Bono that would see the technology company offer some of its products in limited-edition red colors to benefit Bono's AIDS-awareness charity (RED). "

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iTunes Music Store says 'It's Showtime'

Apple's iTunes Music Store has gone down and has been replaced with a black screen with the simple words: It's Showtime. The iTunes Store is being updated

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The Apple Store is down! New surprizes await!

Direct link - http://store.apple.com/ - sorry for blogspam, but digg wouldn't let me submit the Apple Store link. But the site is down, new goodies await!

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5 Ways that Apple will succeed w/ Movie Downloads where others have failed

Everyone is awaiting the September 12th "Showtime" event. There are rumors running all over the 'net about just what is going to be unveiled, with most speculating that the big product with either be the long awaited Video iPod, or a device similar to Apple's Airport Express, but with the addition of streaming video....

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Test-driving the new Intel-powered 24-inch iMac from Apple

Fortune's Peter Lewis looks at top-of-the-line iMacs and Dell PCs - and concludes you'll get more for your money with Apple.

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Microsoft Technology Author defects to Mac and Ruby on Rails

Peter Wright, an accomplished author who has been writing about Microsoft technologies since Visual Basic 3 (including some best selling Visual Basic books), recently decided to drop Microsoft completely and switch to Macintosh and Ruby on Rails. In this blog posts he details the circumstances that led to his decision.

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iTunes Video Store Confirmed!

Take a look at the bottom left of this page; Transporter 2 (20th Century Fox), Red Eye(Dreamworks S.K.G.), World of Warcraft Burning Crusade, Enigmo 2
This also confirms that the video store will not be limited to the U.S.A.

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The "iTunes Store" is down

As of approximately 8:30 AM Eastern in the US, the "iTunes Store" (note that the word "music" has been omitted) is unavailable.

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Rosetta to Get "Significant performance enhancements" in 10.4.8

Apple Computer this past weekend released to its developers the second external builds of Mac OS X 10.4.8 Update, a stability and performance upgrade to its Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger operating system. It's reported that on Friday, the Mac maker seeded Mac OS X 10.4.8 Update build 8L2122 for Intel Macs and build 8L122...

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Will we see iTunes 7 tomorrow?

"We've heard a lot about movies in iTunes, and other rumors, but one thing that hasn't been mentioned is the possibility of iTunes 7. Apple launched iTunes 6 almost 11 months ago to the day of this event. Remember what the big feature of iTunes 6 was? That's right, TV shows in the iTunes Music Store."

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Amazing Dock trick to Impress your Friends!

..The Dock process will be killed, and it will disappear, leaving the Safari window with nowhere to go. The window will freeze mid-transition. The cool part is that the window is still responsive, and you can scroll around and see the content transform in real-time.

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Showtime Event : Complete Schedule + New Products Unveiled

Ok, it's time for some last-minute rumor mongering. A little birdie just flew into TUAW headquarters (a little birdie who wishes to remain anonymous) and told us the following. Remember, this is all rumor, folks, but it sounds like it could be legit to us. New Airport Video "TubePort" - New Metallic Nano's, New 16x9 iPods & MORE!

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Blue Screen of Death on a Mac!

Amit Singh (famous uncoverer of secret Apple APIs) discusses a secret OS X API that allows you to re-skin that pesky kernel panic screen, to make it look exactly like the classic windows BSoD!

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Major studios to sit out iTunes movie announcement- Think Secret

When Apple announces the availability of movies through iTunes tomorrow, it will do so with less fanfare and support from Hollywood than the company had hoped for. Movie industry insiders have confirmed published reports that Apple will deliver download sales of movies from Disney, but other major studios will be nowhere to be found.

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Monday, September 11, 2006

Coverflow RC1 is up!

New features include:
# Removed the tiresome expiry date
# Fixed image loading from AAC files on intel
# Added basic support for the Apple Remote

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Nike+iPod Sport Kit review by PC Magazine

Nike and Apple team up to help you get more out of your workouts.

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Macbook Outselling iPod

Apple.ca seems to be selling more 13.3" Macbooks than iPods. Is it a sign of slowing iPod sales [therefore time for a new one], or a sign of the amazing success of the macbook?

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The top 50 most expensive adwords

New list of the top 50 most expensive Google adwords as of September 11, 2006. The most expensive one is as much as $69.16 CPC (costs per click!). I found it rather amazing that these keywords are much more expensive than, say... even keywords like private yachts, jets, luxury homes and so on!

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Here they are:

AdwordAverage CPC
school loan consolidation$69.16
college loan consolidation$68.35
car insurance quotes$66.88
school consolidation$66.29
auto insurance quotes$65.90
college consolidation$64.04
student loan consolidation rates$60.14
sell structured settlement$59.82
sell annuity$58.92
federal student loan consolidation$58.58
auto quotes$58.09
auto insurance quote$57.99
student consolidation$56.96
student loan consolidation$56.91
student loan consolidation interest rate$56.52
consolidate student loan$54.61
san diego dui attorney$54.56
car insurance$53.16
structured settlement$52.96
consolidate school loans$52.88
student loan refinance$52.44
consolidation of student loans$52.43
consolidation loan rate$52.04
citibank student loan consolidation$51.85
car insurance quote$51.80
consolidate student loans$51.23
private student loan consolidation$51.05
lasik new york$49.86
student loans consolidation$49.82
private loan consolidation$48.95
insurance quotes$48.78
teleconference services$48.72
the art institute of seattle$48.68
federal loan consolidation$48.61
plus loan consolidation$47.74
student loan consolidation programs$47.58
bad credit equity loan$47.46
houston criminal attorney$47.44
student loan consolidation calculator$47.19
cash settlement$47.12
consolidating student loans$47.09
orlando culinary institute$46.84
student loan consolidation program$46.77
orlando culinary institute$46.69
consolidation loan$46.54
loan consolidation$46.54
orlando culinary institute$46.51
ditech$46.32
auto quote$45.77
sallie mae student loan consolidation$45.69

Why Vista will mean the end of the Microsoft monolith

Well, the long wait is nearly over. Microsoft's elephantine parturition has produced an heir. Last week the company distributed 'Release Candidate 1' (RC1) of Vista, the new incarnation of Windows, to about 5 million favoured customers.

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Could the iNewt be the new iPhone? Newton rises from the Ashes

The return of the Newton, Apple's long-dead PDA, as communicator-like device is a never-ending dream for many Apple fans

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The Apple Macinthosh may have finally matched Jef Raskin's Dream Machine

Steve Jobs had asked Jef Raskin to outline what he wanted a Mac to be, and he further instructed Jef to disregard cost. Seeing this as a chance to make the point that the price was just as important as the capabilities, Jef wrote a scathingly sarcastic memo specifying exactly what he wanted out of a Mac

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iMockups

Wired News has a selection of the best and most entertaining iMockup ideas floating around the net.

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Has Apple cracked the TV-PC barrier?

Has Apple Computer's chief executive, Steve Jobs, found a way to connect the PC to the TV? Despite many efforts by Microsoft, Intel and a variety of start- up companies to insinuate the computer into home entertainment, almost all movies in the home are viewed by cable, satellite, or DVD players

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Has Apple cracked the TV-PC barrier?

Has Apple Computer's chief executive, Steve Jobs, found a way to connect the PC to the TV? Despite many efforts by Microsoft, Intel and a variety of start- up companies to insinuate the computer into home entertainment, almost all movies in the home are viewed by cable, satellite, or DVD players

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A list of some of the the best MenuBar apps!

This site lists a ton of MenuBar applications for OSX. Enjoy!

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Sunday, September 10, 2006

Apple Fifth Avenue Store Crosses One Million Visitors

The 1 million mark was crossed this weekend, with the visitor winning a MacBook, iPod Hi-Fi, iPod 5G, and Apple ProCare membership.

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What is Apple releasing on Tuesday?

Apple is holding a press event on Tuesday, and the invitations said "It's Showtime". There's been much speculation, with plenty of "informed" rumors, that they're going to launch an "iTunes Movie Store" from which people can download full-length movies for $14.99. By all accounts, this seems likely.

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Buy a Mac or a PC?

Which one would you buy with $3000, a stylish Mac or a modern PC?

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6th Gen iPod Confirmed with 16x9 Aspect Ratio!?!

4Flix.net offers a new plan for iPod ready video downloads. However, the company lists, "Apple's 6th Generation 16x9 widescreen Video iPod" as a supported device. They later took it down off their site.

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Apple "showtime" event Poster Spotted?

A poster from this tuesdays apple event was spotted in the Yuera Beuna Center. Reportedly, an employee at the center snapped this picture. Is this the newe Video iPod?

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Dress Up Steve Jobs For His Sept 12 Keynote.

Help Steve Jobs Pick a New Outfit for His Big Keynote.

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Walkthrough: Running Windows Vista on your Intel Mac with Parallels Desktop

A walkthrough of setting up, installing and running Microsoft Windows Vista on your Intel Mac via Parallels Desktop, including some catches to watch out for and just how far you can actually push this software.

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First 24" iMac Unpacking Pictures

One lucky user just received his 24" iMac and has posted pictures for all to see.

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CoreDuo Temp 1.0 Released

burn baby burn..

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iPods go missing from Sunday's adds

"Just finished reading my Sunday New York Times. Interesting fact, every electronics ad--Circuit City, Best Buy, etc.--had zero iPods listed...Strange, given that every week, for months now, there have been iPods for sale. I think the big retailers know something we don't."

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Saturday, September 09, 2006

Sick Macbook? Check these tips.

A rundown of the commonly seen issues with the Macbooks, from discoloration to random shutdowns.

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Hands on: Running Vista on a MacBook Pro

Ever since Apple Computer Inc. released its Boot Camp software in April, thus enabling Intel Mac owners to run Windows on their Apple hardware, I've been working with various permutations of Windows on my 17-in. MacBook Pro. There was the Boot Camp-enabled Windows XP installation, the Parallels virtualized version of XP (no reboot needed)...

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Top 10 Reasons To Buy A Macbook For Making Music

After years of putting it off, I finally succumbed to the world of Apple and bought myself a new MacBook. Two months after buying it I feel it is time to give my fellow musicians the heads up on this amazing machine. I only wish I had found out how good it was before now. Here are the top 10 reasons to buy a MacBook for making music:-

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Graphics card in the new 24-inch iMac is upgradeable

The new 24" iMac incorporates a Mobile PCI Express Module (MXM) connector for its video card. The use of this standard connector potentially means that the video card in the newest iMac is upgradeable.

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Apple's top-end laptop runs Vista better than a high-end Sony Vaio

"Apple's hardware runs Windows, and does so quite well. In fact, the MacBook Pro I bought in May is better equipped to run Vista than the Sony Vaio I bought less than a year ago."

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Mac OS X 10.4.8 build - Sept 12th to Be Released with Movie Store

Apple recently updated it's preview build of 10.4.8 to 8L2112 and it's nearly 300mb, it has significant changes since the last beta of 10.4.8. Specifically in test OpenGL and Video Performance was amazing. Running Test I got double the framerates in opengl, and played h.264 videos more fluidly. Spotlight uses different indexing as wel

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iMac Core 2 Duo Benchmarks

MacCentral tested the new 17" 2GHz iMac and 20" 2.16GHz iMac and compared them to the previous 20" 2GHz Core Duo and the 2.66GHz Mac Pro.

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Handicapping the 6th Generation iPod

Place your bets as MP3 Newswire lays out the odds on 17 iPod rumors and their chances of coming true in the upcoming 6th generation.

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Thursday, September 07, 2006

Apple debuts major Mac OS X print campaign with 14-page "Get a Mac" booklet

Apple Computer has debuted a major print campaign for Macintosh hardware and software, including Mac OS X in a detachable 14-page accordion-fold 5 3/8" x 5 3/8" booklet.

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Vista: 'Not Yet Ready for Prime Time'

A negative review of Vista RC1: "Microsoft is making its first Vista release candidate and pricing information more broadly available to partners and consumers this week. Solution providers who have seen it say it's not yet ready for prime time."

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Microsoft runs out of Vista product keys

A small hitch has cropped up in Microsoft's beta-testing program for Vista: it has temporarily run out of serial numbers for testers to use to install the beta. Seriously. This is not a joke.

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Apple debuts major Mac OS X print campaign with 14-page "Get a Mac" booklet

Apple Computer has debuted a major print campaign for Macintosh hardware and software, including Mac OS X in a detachable 14-page accordion-fold 5 3/8" x 5 3/8" booklet.

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Parallels Desktop adds support for Mac Pro, Leopard

It works, finally it realy does - great news ....

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My Dream App Starts Unveiling Finalists

The first three to be unveiled are Herald (RSS feeds in a virtual newspaper), Desktop Wars (your desktop becomes a battlefield), and Stick-It (lets users stick notes anywhere - on apps, in menus). The 21 remaining finalists will be revealed over the next 9 days.

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Why Did Apple Introduce New Products Before September 12th?

This morning, Apple unveiled its most powerful iMac and Mac mini lineup ever, without an announcement. With a keynote planned next week, the obvious question is this: why did these new computers drop onto the radar screen before the event?

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Apple (finally) acknowledges MacBook Random Shutdown issue

Although it's just an acknowledgment and recommendation to contact Apple Care, at least it's acknowledgment for those of suffering this annoying issue.

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Apple Cube may be reborn

In 2000 Apple has released Apple Power Mac Cube G4 computer which looked great but did not sell too well and was abandoned soon. Now it seems that Apple is working on the next generation of Apple Cube computer.

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Core 2 Duo iMacs - Value Proposition, Which is the best C2D iMac for you?

With the release of the Core 2 Duo iMacs, we have for the first time a 24 inch all-in-one Mac and an LCD-based low-cost entry model. But with significant price drops and feature bumps, it's a little overwhelming trying to work out which iMac best suits your needs. This article can help you choose the appropriate iMac for you.

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Wednesday, September 06, 2006

Apple cell phone is real and ready for production

Analysts for American Technology Research on Tuesday encourage investors to get aggressive in purchasing shares of Apple Computer prior to the launch of the company's much rumored iPod cell phone, which it says is likely to revolutionize the handset industry.

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How to install RAM in your Mac (and save big $$$)

for those that don't know, here's a quick walkthrough (with video) on how to install third-party RAM inside a Mac.

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The new iMacs. Faster. Bigger. Brighter.

Cast your gaze on the ultimate eye-opening experience: the new faster, bigger, and brighter iMacs. Starting at just $999, the most personal of personal computers comes out packing a powerful punch. That's thanks to the new 64-bit Intel Core 2 Duo processor, you'll find in each and every new iMac.

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Monday, September 04, 2006

Apple to roll-out iTunes movies and 'one more thing'

A wireless video streaming device, possibly slotting in to the Airport Express lineup is rumoured for launch alongside the iTunes Movie Store following Apple's realization that people aren't too interested in watching feature length movies on a tiny screen.

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Macbook Random Shutdown Problem Solved At Last!

Apple's forums are full of people searching for a solution, now it appears that an IT Engineer from Munich, Germany has found the source of the issue.

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Pull Mac Widgets onto the Desktop

With a simple terminal command you can turn on the ability to "pull" widgets out of Dashboard and onto your desktop. When you're through with the widget, you can easily place it back, conveniently out of your way.

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How to access hidden games in your Mac's terminal

Cool method of accessing games such as Pong and Tetris from inside your macs terminal

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Think Secret: New iPods, iMac due September 12

Apple will take advantage of a September 12 media event to introduce the second-generation iPod nano, an updated 5th Generation iPod, and upgraded iMacs, sources tell Think Secret.

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Sunday, September 03, 2006

Now run your windows applications, seamlessly on Mac OS X

This is Great news for all Mac fans.

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Do the three window control button on mac annoy you? Well heres a solution!

As a result of a competition launched by the InsanelyMac community, two developers have released a fix for the Red close button and the Green "resize" button.
The red button will not close the app completely and the green button will maximise and minimise the window!

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Apple mobile phone CONFIRMED by Apple site slipup.

Apple have slipped up. While doing software updates tonight, some friends in an IRC channel have found an "iTunes Phone Driver" appearing. The phone can sync with iTunes and play iTunes music, check the link for more details direct from Apple's site before it's pulled!

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September 12th: Showtime for Apple again.

What should we expect this time? A round up of the most important rumours that we might see coming to fruition next week...

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Microsoft Blatently Copies Apple's Backgrounds.

The majority of their program launcher backgrounds for their new origami project seem to similar in some way... could it be that Microsoft copied Apple again?

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Mac BitTorrent Clients Reviewed

"The number of user-friendly, appealing BitTorrent clients available for the platform are very few in comparison to the number of those available for Windows. In this article we will highlight the most popular Mac BitTorrent applications and compare their features."

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Jobs might deliver a keynote, updated MacBook Pros on September 12th?

Epected are 23-inch Core 2 Duo iMacs and updated MacBook Pros with Core 2 Duo chips at the keyote.

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Safari's Browser Market Share is Up 46% Year-Over-Year

"Also note that Safari is only available on Mac OS X. Safari's 46 percent rise year-over-year for August is a clear sign that the Mac user base is expanding,"

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Apple's Secret Ingredient

If you look at what Apple's done over the last few years, there's an almost absurd amount of fresh thinking and major leaps forward. At some points along the timeline, things just seem to magically click together at the right places.

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Saturday, September 02, 2006

Download web sites with shiny new SiteCrawler

SiteCrawler is a website downloading application that lets you capture entire sites or selected portions, like image galleries. It features powerful settings that no other application offers.

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MacLibre2 Installs Open Source Apps For You

MacLibre announced the immediate availability of MacLibre2 on Friday. MacLibre2 acts as a one-stop front end for locating and installing open source applications on your Mac. It includes installation links for Audacity, Adium, Cyberduck, Firefox, Thunderbird, VirtueDesktops, and more. MacLibre2 is free, and available today!

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Will the 6G iPod be born on September 12th?

Hot iPod News has inside information that Apple, true to its gala way of doing things, is inviting members of the press to a "Special Event for New Apple Products" to be held at a yet-to-be announced location in Northern California on September 12th.

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Ipod 6th Generation Wishlist, Add your own!

A bit tired of waiting for the next ipod, so I compiled a list of features I want in an MP3 player (okay, an ipod) and if Steve doesn't do it, let the other companies (Sansa??) hear from us!
Add your own feature in the comment line and I'll email the complete list to all the manufacturers of mp3 players out there!

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Xubuntu Parallels Image for Macbooks - Tuned.

This is a tweaked and tuned Xubuntu Parallels Image for the Macbook. All updates, drivers and patches are complete as of 9.1.06. Screen rez is proper @ 1280x800 for the beautiful Apple.
Get the Torrent while it's Hot!

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Safari 3 Beta Movie

A Youtube clip showing the tab browsing features in Safari.

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Using your Mac as an idiot box

If you are thinking of getting a TV tuner for your Mac, the Miglia TVMicro might just be the ticket.

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Vista Pre-RC1 on a MacBook Pro

There's been a lot of buzz about the Pre-RC1 build of Vista working with Boot Camp. Someone decided to give it a try, and it was pretty easy.

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The original apple icon on your Power/i/Mac book (pro)!

If you are getting bored with with the standard white glowing apple on the back of your apple lovechild, spice it up a bit. This company sells little acetate grids to stick behind your laptop cover and turn it different colours and patterns (including the rainbow logo) - the best part is it only costs $4 inc shipping worldwide.

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Daring Fireball Issues A Challenge On "MacBook Exploit"

With that in mind, I'm issuing the following challenge to David Maynor and Jon Ellch: If you can hijack a brand-new MacBook out of the box, it's yours to keep. Rules and challenge on the site.

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Adobe To Release Universal Apps Next Week?

MacRumors posts on page 2 an unconfirmed tidbit that Adobe is planning to hold an event next week that will have "universal appeal." With CS2 now 17 months old, the time may be ripe for a Universal CS3 announcement.

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Friday, September 01, 2006

Google CEO Dr. Eric Schmidt Joins Apple�s Board of Directors

Apple announced that Dr. Eric Schmidt, chief executive officer of Google, was elected to Apple's board of directors at their meeting today. Eric also sits on Google's board of directors and Princeton University's board of trustees.

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OpenOffice to be 'true' Mac application...

Until now the software has required that users install the X11 Window System, a graphical interface that lets Unix-based applications work on Macs. The new version of the software won't require X11, and will work just like any other OS X-native application.

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Crossover BETA for Mac released

Crossover has released its beta for the Mac at last, you can download it from their site.

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Dvorak: Is an Apple-Sun Merger in the Works?

As soon as Google CEO Eric Schmidt was named to the board of directors at Apple some mild speculation ensued suggesting that he'd eventually become CEO of Apple. In fact Schmidt may have been brought in as the set-up pitcher for what may finally be the often rumored merger between Apple and Sun.

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Apple Event September 12th? Movie Store?

Apple may be holding a special press event on September 12th, 2006 based on an "official" email sent to Your Mac Life. The date corresponds to the start of Apple Expo Paris which runs from September 12th to 16th. Coincidentally, Businessweek also places an announcement from Apple in the same time.

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Apple Store Fifth Avenue: 360° Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of Apple Store Fifth Avenue. Choose a number and jump to that area of interest, experiencing 360° panorama's of the interior and exterior of the store.

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Apple launches new site for open source projects

Apple has launched Mac OS Forge, a new community development site hosted designed to support Web Kit and other open source projects focused on Mac OS X.

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Leopard one-ups Vista

Not to be outdone by Vista and its 256x256 icons. Apple has decided that Leopard will use 512x512 icons, just to one-up Microsoft. Not only that but the entire...

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Apple to release 23-inch Merom-based iMac

Apple Computer in September plans to unveil a new line of iMac computers with faster processors and a little surprise to boot: a stunning 23-inch model.

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