PowerPage Wishlist: iTunes (Mega Update)

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Date: Thursday, May 5th, 2005, 08:07
Category: iTunes, Software

iPod Feature RequestLet’s face it. iTunes 4 is getting a little long in the tooth and is in desperate need of an update. The industry-standard application for syncing the iPod and for buying music online is beginning to show signs of old age. If Apple is going to continue its domination it needs to revise iTunes pretty soon. Don’t rest on your laurels Cupertino!
Updated with over 40 of your tips. Read on…

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Why the iTunes Phone is Doomed Before Liftoff

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Date: Thursday, May 5th, 2005, 08:59
Category: Mobile Phone

iPodLounge: “BusinessWeek reports that Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and Cingular will introduce new services for downloading digital music directly to mobile phones later this year, and that the first two companies have already turned down carrying the Motorola iTunes phone because of their upcoming offerings.” Read More…

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USB EVDO Modem on the way from Falcom

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Date: Wednesday, May 4th, 2005, 12:39
Category: Software

A new EVDO USB modem is currently under development that will allow computers without PCMCIA to use EVDO (e.g. PowerBook 12 inch, Mac Desktops). Read More…

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Mac mini & Logical iNodes

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Date: Wednesday, May 4th, 2005, 11:13
Category: Archive

An article on the topic of a Mac mini used as an iNode in an iHome.

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Tiger: Random Bites

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Date: Wednesday, May 4th, 2005, 00:00
Category: Software

Some random observations on Mac OS 10.4 Tiger, in no particular order. Read More…

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PowerPage World Tour 2005 – Toronto (Updated)

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Date: Wednesday, May 4th, 2005, 00:38
Category: Archive

The PowerPage is heading out on the road for a spring tour. Got some news, tips or cool products to share? Just want to geek out over a beer or slice of pizza? Your humble editor is packing his bags and looking to meet up with you in your town. If you’re local to any of the locations below and want to get together to geek out and share tips get in touch!
May 09-13 Chicago √
May 16-19 Mexico City √
May 23-25 Brighton √
May 26-27 Amsterdam √
June 07-12 Toronto
June 21-23 San Francisco

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Apple Updates iMac G5, eMac

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Date: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2005, 23:48
Category: Hardware

Apple today speed-bumped the iMac G5. The new iMacs ship with 512MB RAM, larger hard drives, improved graphics (ATI Radeon 9600) and built-in Bluetooth 2.0 and Airport Extreme. Read More…

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PowerBook Old Schoolers Club

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Date: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2005, 21:26
Category: Hardware

From an Outbound through to a 2004 PowerBook, I dusted off my laptops and fired them up for a trip down memory lane. Read More..

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Review: Timbuk2 Commute Medium Messenger Bag

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Date: Tuesday, May 3rd, 2005, 11:51
Category: Luggage

Timbuk2 Commute Medium Messenger BagMy favorite type of messenger bag is the Timbuk2 for sheer style points. I have been into their messenger bags for quite some time now and can comfortably say that they’re getting better all of the time. I first reviewed the Commute medium (US$100) messenger bag back in 2001 and am ecstatic with some of the improvements to this wonderful case. Read More…

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PowerBook iDecay

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Date: Monday, May 2nd, 2005, 08:17
Category: Hardware

Apple PowerBook G4 DacayingCollyLogic has a gruesome pictorial of what happens to a PowerBook buried at Chernobyl – just kidding, the picture at right is a regular old PowerBook G4 Titanium after about four years of wear and tear.

Customized by a combination of backpack, heat, hard work and prolonged use, Apple’s limited edition PowerBook iDecay model was only available in Nottingham back in 2001.
The machine was – and still is – incredible, but on delivery the casing was disappointingly shiny and new. Thankfully, and with only minor wear, tear and abuse, my Powerbook iDecay is now deteriorating nicely. Read on for more detail and exclusive pictures…

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