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You Picked a Fine Time to Leave Me Loose Wheel

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Date: Monday, June 13th, 2005, 08:37
Category: Accessory

Madsonline Lucille AC AdapterLucille is a new PowerBook AC adapter by Madsonline introduced at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference last week in San Francisco. The new adapter supplies 65 watts of power so it will charge the PowerBook 15 and 17-inch but it also adds two really nice features: a FireWire and USB port on the side allowing you to carry less power bricks when traveling. Read More…


Think Different on Apple v. Does

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Date: Monday, June 13th, 2005, 01:02
Category: Opinion

Ben FranklinSurfette: Children have nearly cured me of swearing. In public. But sometimes only profanity will serve. Yesterday’s performance by Apple Computer comes to mind. This post is designed for non-technology journalists who continue to hold bloggers at an arm’s distance. I’m here to recommend you become familiar with the performance of a company where the formerly fruity aroma has grown overripe.
Ben Apple’s perfomance stinks and Ben Franklin is still right. No, I’m not talking about the gasp-inducing confirmation by Apple Founder Steve Jobs that the company will in fact use Intel chips in Macs. I’m talking about the fact that even though CNET broke the story of this major trade secret, a secret so hot that John Paczkowski lead his blog this morning with the headline, “Wells Fargo? Yes, I’d like to stop payment on a check,” not a single peep has been heard about any Apple plans to sue CNET or Reporter Stephen Shankland for revealing a trade secret. Read More…