The Apple Core: The best smartphone for the Mac

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Date: Thursday, November 17th, 2005, 22:39
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treo-650-150.jpgSmartphones are definitely the wave of the future for mobile technologists. They offer real-time access to email, Web, IM, RSS and just about every other Internet application that matters. In fact, there’s a movement afoot to replace some notebook computers with smartphones because of their ever increasing functionality.
There are numerous options when choosing a smartphone but Mac users need to consider compatibility issues before diving in. I’ve used several allegedly “smart” phones that were great in the field, but when it came time to connect them to my computer, a PowerBook G4, they couldn’t have been dumber.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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The Apple Core: Herding video content for the iPod

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Date: Thursday, November 17th, 2005, 22:31
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tikibartv-ipod.jpgSick of Lost or Desperate Housewives yet? Why would you purchase the Kanye West music video for Gold Digger from the iTunes Music Store for US$2 when you can download it from his Web site for free?
While most of the video content on the iTMS doesn’t make a compelling case for me to buy an iPod video, I think that I’ve finally found a reason (or several) to buy one.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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