My new Blog: The Apple Core

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Date: Thursday, October 6th, 2005, 13:51
Category: Announcement

I have started a new Apple-related Blog with my friends over at ZDNet called The Apple Core. In addition to writing and editing the PowerPage, be sure to check out my ZDNet blog too. I’ll be posting excerpts from my ZD blog in the pages.
We’re still in the throes of our move to a new server and blogging back end but it should all be over soon. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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The Apple Core: The last thing Apple needs is a video iPod

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Date: Thursday, October 6th, 2005, 12:51
Category: iPod

There’s speculation swirling that Apple’s will use their October 12th event to announce a video-enabled iPod. After some thought I can’t think of a worse product for Apple to announce next week. Read more…

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The Apple Core: Video iPod imminent?

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Date: Thursday, October 6th, 2005, 12:04
Category: iPod

Apple has sent out invitations to media and analysts about a special event they’re throwing on October 12 at 10am PST at the California Theater in San Jose. AppleInsider has posted a copy of the teaser invitation and is speculating that Apple may release an iPod with video capabilities. Read more…

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The Apple Core: The Mac mini

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Date: Thursday, October 6th, 2005, 12:49
Category: Hardware

It appears that Apple has quietly released an upgrade to the Mac mini – and they’re not fessing up to it. Rather than do it with their usual press release and updated product page Apple’s quietly rolling out the zippier 1.5GHz minis in the 1.42GHz packaging. Read more…

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The Apple Core: PowerBook nano to the rescue

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Date: Thursday, October 6th, 2005, 12:56
Category: PowerBook

I’m a little afraid that Apple may be putting all their eggs in the iPod basket. It seems that new iPods come out every six to nine months while the venerable PowerBook lineup hasn’t been refreshed since January and its form factor hasn’t changed since 2003. It almost seems like Apple re-org’d all their engineers into the iPod group. Read more…

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