iTunes Mobile 1.0 Slated for June

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Date: Monday, April 25th, 2005, 17:46
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Think Secret is reporting that iTunes Mobile 1.0 is slated for June “iTunes 4.8 Mac/Win expected soon
Apple is currently on track to finish up the first version of its iTunes software for mobile phones, dubbed iTunes Mobile 1.0 by June. Meanwhile, iTunes 4.8 is expected for Mac and Windows within the next two weeks.” More at Think Secret.

Think Belligerent

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Date: Monday, April 25th, 2005, 17:27
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Think BelligerentA Wired article by Tom McNichol in the May 2005 issue talks about the New Apple ™ and the company’s plan to subvert free speech.

Steve Jobs will do anything to protect his precious secrets. So he’s suing Apple’s biggest fans. Inside the Mac daddy’s battle with the rumor blogs.
Nick Ciarelli is the kind of guy Apple is supposed to love. At age 6 he bagan using his parents’ Mac Classic and quickly became a zealot. At age 13 he launched a Web site devote to all things Apple, especially upcoming product releases, Now 19, Ciarelli has turned his site, Think Secret, into a must read for true Apple fans.
So why is the company trying to squash him?

To find out why, you’ll have to pick up the May 2005 issue of Wired at the newstand. It’s the one with Darth Vader on the the cover.

iTunes Mobile 1.0 Slated for June

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Date: Monday, April 25th, 2005, 09:38
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Think Secret is reporting that iTunes Mobile 1.0 is slated for June “iTunes 4.8 Mac/Win expected soon
Apple is currently on track to finish up the first version of its iTunes software for mobile phones, dubbed iTunes Mobile 1.0 by June. Meanwhile, iTunes 4.8 is expected for Mac and Windows within the next two weeks.” More at Think Secret.

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Think Belligerent (Updated)

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Date: Sunday, April 24th, 2005, 22:51
Category: Opinion

Think BelligerentA Wired article by Tom McNichol in the May 2005 issue talks about the New Apple ™ and the company’s plan to subvert free speech.

Steve Jobs will do anything to protect his precious secrets. So he’s suing Apple’s biggest fans. Inside the Mac daddy’s battle with the rumor blogs.
Nick Ciarelli is the kind of guy Apple is supposed to love. At age 6 he bagan using his parents’ Mac Classic and quickly became a zealot. At age 13 he launched a Web site devote to all things Apple, especially upcoming product releases, Now 19, Ciarelli has turned his site, Think Secret, into a must read for true Apple fans.
So why is the company trying to squash him?

Check it out in the May 2005 issue of Wired. It’s the one with Darth Vader on the the cover.
Update:
Wired has posted the full text of the article here.

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Google Sightseeing

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Date: Sunday, April 24th, 2005, 17:29
Category: Software

Google SightseeingI am currently hooked on Google Sightseeing, a Web site that takes you to the best tourist spots in the world via Google Maps’ satellite imagery. Their moto is “Why bother seeing the world for real?” Interesting locations include: Crater Lake (the deepest in the U.S.), the 32-story Memphis Pyramid Arena, Cape Canaveral and several Nuclear power plants. Kind of like Sim City – only real.

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OS X Tiger Accidentally Shipped Early

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Date: Sunday, April 24th, 2005, 16:42
Category: Software

Mac OS 10.4 TigerAccording to Engadget “in many places around the world, Mac fans and Apple distributors received a shipment they weren’t quite expecting: OS X 10.4 Tiger arrived at the door a full eight days ahead of schedule for some lucky folks who pre-ordered. Vendors PCMall/MacMall and ClubMac gave pre-order customers a treat by unleashing the OS ahead of schedule, quickly followed up by a “recall” of the copies from PCMall.”

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Apple Targets Resellers

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Date: Friday, April 22nd, 2005, 07:01
Category: Archive

My company (an Apple Reseller) was outbid by the Apple Store through their price matching policy… Ouch, that stings! Read More..

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Apple Posts Java Fix for Mac OS X 10.3.9

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Date: Friday, April 22nd, 2005, 07:07
Category: Software

Apple has posted an update to correct issues affecting some Java users following the installation of Mac OS X v10.3.9 Software Update.

After updating to Mac OS X 10.3.9, some systems may have issues with Java applications and Java-enabled websites when using Safari. Safari may unexpectedly quit, and standalone Java applications may unexpectedly quit or not launch. This update resolves that issue.

Lesson: Don’t install software updates for at least seven days after it is released, period. Sheesh, Apple is becoming more and more like Microsoft all the time.

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Jobs Curses Environmentalists Protesting Apple Shareholders Meeting

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Date: Friday, April 22nd, 2005, 07:44
Category: Archive

MacMinute is reporting that protesters picketed Apple’s annual shareholder meeting yesterday because of the company’s policies on old computer recycling, leading company CEO to use foul language in response.

At the meeting, which was picketed by protestors, Apple CEO Steve Jobs defended the company’s recycling efforts, noting it is leading the industry on environmental issues and that it took back 1,500 tons of products in 2004 through its recycling program. Jobs said the environmental activists want product recycling to be free to consumers, but that Apple’s fee is in line with others in the industry. “We think $30 is a reasonable price to charge,” he said, pointing out that Dell charges about $20 to recycle a PC while HP charges about $40. He also expressed frustration at Apple being singled out by activists over other companies, calling it “bullshit.”

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OWC, NewerTech Offer NuPower Batteries for 12" PowerBook (Updated)

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Date: Friday, April 22nd, 2005, 07:53
Category: Accessory

OWC and NewerTech announced the NuPower high-capacity replacement battery for 12-inch aluminum PowerBook models for US$139. Acccording to the OWC, the NuPower battery offers the highest capacity and longest life of any battery on the market. (Business Wire)

Listen, watch and play longer between recharges with up to 13% more capacity than Apple-installed batteries and as much as 32.5 percent more capacity than other non-Apple aftermarket batteries. Make your PowerBook or iBook even more powerful by replacing the original battery or adding a spare. All Batteries are brand-new with 1-year NewerTech Warranty.

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