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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The Apple Core: How Apple could have avoided the nano fiasco

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Date: Wednesday, October 5th, 2005, 19:17
Category: iPod

There’s coverage all over the Web of iPod nano owners complaining about how easily the diminutive new iPod scratches – and I don’t mean scratches like a DJ using a turntable – they haven’t added that feature yet. There’s two simple things that Apple could have done that would have potentially avoided the scratching controversy altogether. Read more…

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PopTunes Wraps Your nano in Color

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Date: Monday, October 3rd, 2005, 11:30
Category: iPod

TuneWear's PopTune nanoRegular readers will remember the cool PopTune overlays for the iPod shuffle that we covered back in July. Well, they’re at it again, this time with a lineup of Poptunes for the iPod nano. PopTunes are a clean removing, wearable wrappers for iPod nano that come in a pack of 12 patterns. PopTunes for nano will be available worldwide tomorrow 04 October for US$19.95 via the TuneWear Web site.

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Where is the iPod Killer?

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Date: Monday, October 3rd, 2005, 03:41
Category: iPod

Pundits have been busy trying to find an iPod Killer. Suspects have included Microsoft’s WMP, Sony’s onslaught of reanimated Walkmen, the cheapskate Yahoo, and an aging Napster cat, now on extended life support. This month, it was music executive Edgar Bronfman Jr.
Takes a look at music executive Edgar Bronfman Jr., who Steve Jobs called ‘greedy’ for wanting to raise prices at the iTunes Music Store in a new article on Roughly Drafted Where is the iPod Killer?

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GarageSale 1.9 Price Drop; Pro Features new Free

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Date: Monday, October 3rd, 2005, 01:27
Category: Software

We’re big fans of eBay here at the PowerPage and our favorite listing application just got better. iwascoding today released GarageSale 1.9, a free update to its award-winning eBay client for the Mac. The best part is that GarageSale Pro, an add-on service for GarageSale that allows tracking of your auctions is now offered free. iwascoding has lowered the price to US$19.99 (US$5 off) to celebrate GarageSale’s first birthday.

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