18 Years: From Mac Plus to PowerBook G4 17-Inch

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 23:34
Category: Archive

Unpacking my new PowerBook 17-inch got me thinking about my Macintosh history. It has spanned 18 years and seen 12 different machines starting with a Macintosh Plus in 1987 and continuing today with a new G4 PowerBook 17-inch. Read the full article here.

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FlashPIX Abandoned in Tiger?

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 22:58
Category: Archive

I recently tried to browse and open some old FlashPIX format digital pics in Tiger and they looked horrible; very dark and almost unviewable. Read More…

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Review: The Complete Seed Messenger Bag

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 17:31
Category: Luggage

Crumpler The Complete Seed Rocks!I don’t know what it is about bags, but I dig ‘em. My latest fetish is The Complete Seed from Crumpler. It’s an A3 bag with six pockets, a killer padded shoulder strap and a third leg. All your bags are belong to us. Read More…

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Dude – You're Getting a MacDell……

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 11:56
Category: Mac Desktop, News

According to Fortune Magazine, Dell CEO Michael Dell wants to sell Dell systems loaded with Mac OS X.

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Attack of the Carbon Fibre Pentium-M Notebooks

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 11:17
Category: Archive

MPC Carbon Fibre NotebookThe Acer Ferrari 4000 is the first notebook to employ a carbon fiber casing according to Gizmag. Now MPC has joined the carbon fibre club with its own high-powered notebook:

Designed to offer an ultra-sleek notebook with exceptional performance in a lightweight form factor, the TransPort U1000 ultra-portable notebook computer weighs less than four pounds, an Intel Pentium M processor for high-performance mobile computing, and 12.1″ display integrated into a carbon-fiber lid. At US$1,900, it’s a lot of performance in an incredibly light package, but someone should tell them about the attractiveness of the carbon weave. Read More at Gizmag.

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MacTel? Jam Box? What's in a Name?

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 10:27
Category: Archive

It looks like Apple is considering branding its new line of Intel-based Macs under the “MacTel” moniker. MacSlash and CNet have posted that Apple has filed a trademark for the term. Does anyone else out there think that MacTel sounds horrible? What about the “MacIntel?”
Or “Intelintosh?”
Or just “InTosh?”
Ok, product naming is not my strong suit, Ok?
Read on for more on (GASP!) Asteroid…

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Mac OS X for Intel Running on Tablet PC

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 09:29
Category: Archive

Check out this interesting post over at MacDailyNews about Mac OS X running on a Tablet PC:

“So, Apple has released their dev kits for OS X on Intel hardware and I was lucky enough to be the recipient of one. I took a disk image off of this badboy and loaded it onto my tablet. It booted but unfortunately the tablet’s screen didn’t work. I tried booting with an external monitor and… it actually worked. Having configured linux in the past to recognize the wacom digitizer I set to work on getting it up in OS X. This proved none too difficult as the tablet essentially just has a serial port to which the digitizer is connected. The standard wacom drivers for OSX worked fine once I configured it for this port,” Charles Alexander writes in a posting over at Tablet PC Buzz.

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Three Strikes: Analysts Wrong on Apple

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 01:59
Category: Archive

RoughlyDrafted: For the last two decades, legions of industry wags have kept repeating three things Apple needed to do in order to survive. But they were never right, and even when they appeared to be right, they weren’t.

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Analysts Fail to Predict Apple's Success with iPod, QuickTime, iTunes

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 01:12
Category: Archive

RoughlyDrafted: Analysts comfortable with predicting Microsoft’s impending takeover in new markets are sweating bullets. For years, they’ve felt safe in discouraging any potential competition to Microsoft, and instead forecasting an inevitable domination of any and all markets to which the software giant shows any interest in entering.

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