PowerBook UK Market Share Up

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:34
Category: Hardware

MacWorld UK quotes IDC numbers that indicate that Apple’s notebook marketshare has grown in the UK:

Apple’s UK notebook market share climbed from 2.8 per cent to 3.4 per cent year-on-year. In total across all vendors, notebook sales grew 14.7 per cent year-on-year, so Apple’s growth in that market exceeded industry averages.
Desktop sales, however, have been weak – with significant declines in sales from last year.

(Thanks MacSlash.)

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iSync 1.1 to Support P800

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:34
Category: Software

Think Secret is reporting on a pre-release version of the iSync 1.1 providing the first details of the specific phones it will support:

The update will reportedly support three Symbian phones over Bluetooth — the Sony Ericsson P800, Nokia 7650, and Nokia 3650 — using, as one source said, some sort of PPP bridging for synchronization. Via OBEX, iSync 1.1 will add Bluetooth support for the Sony Ericsson T610/608 and the Siemens S55 phones.
Over USB cables, iSync 1.1 will support a number of Motorola GSM, CDMA, and TDMA phones, including the 120C, C330, C331, T720, V60i, and V66i. Others may also be supported in the final release.

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Roxio Napster to Challenge iTunes Music Store

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:33
Category: Software

According to Wired: “Software-maker Roxio has acquired pressplay, the online music service. The company plans to join the technology with a brand it has already acquired — Napster — to compete with Apple’s iTunes Music Store and MusicNet for online music customers.”

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MSN 8 Arrives for Mac OS X

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:31
Category: Archive

Microsoft’s Mac Business Unit (Mac BU) has released a Mac OS X version of the company’s MSN subscription online service. New features include:

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Review: MacResQ Mini AC Adapter (Updated)

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:30
Category: Accessory

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ALIGN="right"/>Apple’s Think Different yo-yo power adapter was badly
designed for travel. When I purchased my original TiBook, I immediately
relegated it to home use and got a Madsonline adapter (US$76). Long a
favorite of the PowerPage, it was small and painted silver to match the
Ti. The current Apple rectangular white adapter (US$79) is a much
improved design with colored LEDs, a removable power plug and optional
AC cord, so what more to ask for in a power adapter?

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iMovie Video Store: The Next Logical Progression

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:28
Category: iPod, Software

The PowerPage is of the opinion that Apple’s new iTunes Music Store is only a precursor to a much larger project: the iMovie Video Store. While the name is entirely speculative it stands reason that the company that delivered the best Music On Demand (MOD) service is poised to deliver another complimentary service that will offer movies and Video On Demand (VOD) at some point in the future. Click the headline to read more.

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Apple Releases Mac OS 10.2.6

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:26
Category: Archive

Waiting in your Software Update is Mac OS 10.2.6.

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Panic Desktasktic – Scribble Anywhere

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:26
Category: Archive

Panic’s Desktasktic is a fun little application that allow you to doodle directly on the Mac OS X desktop by covering it with an invisible “white board” layer. If you find yourself using stickies (either analog or digital) or are constantly jotting down notes then you need to check this program out…

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Panic Desktasktic – Scribble Anywhere

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:25
Category: Archive

Panic’s Desktasktic is a fun little application that allow you to doodle directly on the Mac OS X desktop by covering it with an invisible “white board” layer. If you find yourself using stickies (either analog or digital) or are constantly jotting down notes then you need to check this program out…

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