RadTech Accessories Add Style to Your Ride

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Date: Monday, April 28th, 2003, 10:00
Category: Archive

RadTech makes cool PowerBook accessories. I was introduced to their products with the Wildeepz transparent silicone display cushion upgrade for my TiBook back in March of 2002. Wildeepz did a great job of making my TiBook feel more solid when latched closed by eliminating display chatter against the body of the PB. Wildeepz are available for theTiBook (15-inch) and iBook with models for the PB12 and 17 coming very soon. RadTech’s TiGlide ($US13-15) helped loosen my overly tight TiBook hinges at Macworld Expo NY 2002. Click Read More for the whole story…

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Limited Edition Japanese USB Mice

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Date: Monday, April 28th, 2003, 09:00
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Elecom, a Japanese maker of peripherals, has come out with beautifully designed USB mice that work out of the box with Macs (including the wheel). They are designed by the famous Shirow Masamune (creator of Ghost in the Shell, on which the Matrix was based) and Hajime Katoki (the current top designer at Bandai for the Gundam universe).

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Safari Tabs Not Multithreaded

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Date: Monday, April 28th, 2003, 09:00
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I wondered if anybody had noticed the tabs in safari didn’t really load when not active? I came across it “downloading” a movie trailer on the website (actually, two), and opening another tab.

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Ask PowerPage: Centralizing Calendar Data

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Date: Monday, April 28th, 2003, 06:04
Category: Software

My girlfriend and I have a home network set up and are looking for a way to centralize our schedules. I have a Quicksilver G4 and a TiBook, along with a Sony Ericsson T68i.

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Hands on with the Kyocera 7135 Smartphone

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Date: Friday, April 25th, 2003, 15:52
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For those of us that have been lugging around the Kyocera 6035 Smartphones for the last year and have been envious of our friends with a HandSpring Treo, Kyocera/Verizon have finally released the Kyocera 7135 Smartphone. Verizon Wireless (Web site not updated) was supposed to have the 7135 available last November, but rumor has it that several software issues had to be resolved before the phone could be released. Click the Read More link for more…

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Griffin Ships iTrip FM Modulator for iPod

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Date: Friday, April 25th, 2003, 13:00
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iTrip is a new product from Griffin Technology that is a FM Transmitter for iPod. It uses the FireWire port for power and the iPods scroll wheel interface to set the FM station (you “play” software to set the station which is loaded through iTunes). You can purchase it from DevDepot for US$32.95.

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Jobs Goes Hollywood as Apple Stalls

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Date: Friday, April 25th, 2003, 12:00
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Steve Jobs’s job is taking a new direction. While the Apple CEO’s roots are in the arcane programming codes of Silicon Valley, he is increasingly fashioning himself as a digital-entertainment impresario. Next up: an online-music service.

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Keynote, Bluetooth, T68i and an Old School PB

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Date: Friday, April 25th, 2003, 08:08
Category: PowerBook G3, Software

Yesterday, I gave my first Keynote presentation, and I have to say that it was a great success. I used my old PowerBook G3/400/512 along with the Clicker software, my
Sony Ericsson T68i
mobile phone and a Keynote preso loaded with photos and video.

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What is Really Holding up the 15-Inch PowerBook

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Date: Friday, April 25th, 2003, 00:00
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I spoke to a friend at Apple over Easter and asked him when the 15″ PB was going to be updated. Now, he’s a close friend and would not lie to me. We’ve been friends since kindergarden and I trust him 100 percent.

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First Ever FM Radio for the iPod

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Date: Friday, April 25th, 2003, 00:00
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Griffin Technology today unveiled iFM, the world’s first FM radio for the iPod. The Griffin iFM adds an FM radio to the iPod in one integrated sharp package that utilizes the iPod’s own remote for its controls. iFM Radio for the iPod will begin shipping in 8-12 weeks. Read More.

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