Going APE for the AirPort Express

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Date: Wednesday, July 14th, 2004, 23:39
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AirPort Express Take-apart pictures :)PowerPage world headquarter is buzzing and the news of the potential arrival of our AirPort Express (APE) portable base station any day now. A check of the Apple online store lists its estimated ship date as “on or before 07/15/2004″ Read More…

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iPod 4G – A Bigger Version of the mini?

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Date: Wednesday, July 14th, 2004, 22:19
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iPod 4GThink Secret is reporting a pretty juicy rumor about the next generation iPods – which we’re calling ’4G’ – due to ship as early as August. Toshiba blew Apple’s little secret when they announced 60GB 1.8-inch HDDs on 02 June, but new in the Think Secret story is a complete change in form factor. According to the site the 4G iPods will be “more compact and have been described as similar to the iPod mini in design.” The 4G iPods are rumored to come in a variety of colors including purple, orange, and yellow.
An interesting parallel can be drawn between the evolution of the iPod and the original iMac. First bondi, then colors… Hmmm. Will lightening strike twice for Jobs? Post your comments in our new comment system – no login required.
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The Hills are Alive

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Date: Wednesday, July 14th, 2004, 06:29
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With the sound of digital music and ……. FUD.
Sony’s claims of more storage in 20GB than a 40GB iPod is a true Apples to Oranges comparison and deceptive to boot since Sony chose 48 Kbps compression to compare with the iPods superior AAC compression set to a much higher bit rate of 128 Kbps. At the other end of the spectrum, I see the NY Times News Service carrying an article from the Taipei Times that slams the iPod for being lo-fi. Everyone is playing the percentages here because of the limitations of miniature drive storage and bandwidth for online downloads.

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