createdigitalmusic.com Launches; Music Lifestyle Site

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Date: Sunday, November 14th, 2004, 18:45
Category: Announcement

At long last, createdigitalmusic.com, my new site for digital musicians, is up and running. If you’ve outgrown GarageBand and are ready to create digital audio with advanced tools, and keep up with the coolest music toys out there, drop by, join up, and let me know what you think. CDM will partner with the PowerPage to offer team coverage on topics like DJing and digital music. The site is just getting started, but eventually we’ll have news, reviews, tips, tutorials, and special features, with daily updates. I’ve come across lots of musicians here on the PowerPage and love getting your input, so please don’t be shy; email me from the page or leave your contents so I can build the site you want!

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New iSight pricing?

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Date: Sunday, November 14th, 2004, 13:01
Category: Archive

I bought an iSight yesterday from my local CompUSA in Atlanta and it was $99.99. Was there a national drop in price, did my local one mess up or did they drop the price in anticipation of the new camera we’ve heard rumours about? Has anyone else seen this?

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More on the London Apple Store (Updated)

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Date: Friday, November 12th, 2004, 08:20
Category: Archive

Neal from the PowerPage UK bureau files this report:
I passed the London store last night in regent street. The store will be housed in Regents House a building that dates back to 1898. With 9 days to go to the grand opening I managed to peek inside and boy is it big. The glass stair case is centre placed and it reminded me of the Soho store in New York but bigger!

London Apple Store

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PowerBook GPS via Director MX

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Date: Friday, November 12th, 2004, 08:46
Category: Archive

Hack-A-Day reports on GPS and the PowerBook:

here?s one for the mac peeps. i?ve received a few emails asking about how to get a gps to work on a mac and then writing a custom interface to display the data. macromedia flash ?could? work but director is better at handling and manipulating bitmaps, so that being said?i dug up this example using a garmin eTrex vista and keyspan serial to usb adaptor.

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Airport Extreme Card Wonkiness

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Date: Wednesday, November 10th, 2004, 23:16
Category: Archive

GuestTek 11MBps Wireless LAN AP Client Model WL-299CLately the AirPort Extreme (802.11g) card in my PowerBook G4 15-inch Aluminum has gone wonky. At first I suspected my home AirPort Extreme base station (AEBS) was the culprit, but now that I’ve tried it with other WiFi networks I think that it must be the card. What’s this cool thing? -> Click through…

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Conspiracy Theory: Safari and eBay are Still not Friends

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Date: Wednesday, November 10th, 2004, 12:18
Category: Archive

Apple SafariSafari and eBay are still not friends. Test the speed differences between Safari and another browser (i.e. Firefox 1.0) in eBay, do some searches and such. Then choose random other pages and test both browsers. In my quest to prove that eBay and Safari have some sort of a fued I have found that eBay is much slower and sometimes pauses for long periods of time only when accessed from Safari! What gives?
Remember our previous story on how Safari won’t autocomplete www.ebay.com? It still doesn’t – try it! -Ed.

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Rebuilding Your iPhoto Library

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Date: Wednesday, November 10th, 2004, 06:03
Category: Archive

Remember when iPhoto 4 was announced and SJ said that it could now easily handle 10,000 images? Well, he was right that iPhoto performs fairly well with 10k images. 10,001 is another story. Read More…

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Firefox 1.0 FINAL Arrives

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Date: Tuesday, November 9th, 2004, 11:09
Category: Software

The final 1.0 release of Firefox, Mozilla’s powerful cross-platform browser, is here — and, at least at press time, the mozilla.org server is gasping under the strain of hungry downloaders. You know what this means: it’s Browser Wars time again. This author was surprised to see Safari the overwhelming unanimous browser of choice at the O’Reilly OS X Conference, even despite mature versions of OmniWeb, Firefox, and Camino. I’ve been storing bookmarks online via spurl and switching back and forth and I certainly can’t decide. What’s your browser of choice? Sound off. Maybe by the time your comment is done the Mozilla server will be back in action.

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Don't Pay for WiFi, FreeFi Instead

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Date: Monday, November 8th, 2004, 20:43
Category: Archive

BayAreaFreeFi.com (famed for releasing the first free wireless listing for the iPod last July), has just added some new friends to the freefi family. Now people all across the country can access the leading free wi-fi listing from their iPod, mobile phone (WAP), or RSS.
Ed: Click ‘read more’ for full city listings; SF is only the beginning. -PK

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Delicious Library: Exclusive First Look

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Date: Monday, November 8th, 2004, 17:53
Category: Archive

Delicious Monster announced the release today of Delicious Library, the company’s first product. Ever wish you could make everything you own entirely digital? Well, yes, ideally, you could suck all the clutter in your home into a digital realm, a la Tron, but until then, Delicious Library looks like the next best thing. Scan barcodes with your iSight, or an optional Bluetooth scanner (I’m cheap so I prefer the former), and Delicious Library will query Amazon and track your DVDs, books, music, and games on a virtual bookshelf. I got a chance to catch up with Delicious’ Mike Matas at the O’Reilly OS X Conference and we talked about this cool new software.

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