REVIEW: Griffin TuneFlex Car Mount and Charger

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Date: Tuesday, March 7th, 2006, 21:57
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griffin-nanoflex.jpgGriffin Technology’s TuneFlex is a combination auto charger/flexible docking cradle for the iPod nano. It’s perfect for jamming to your nano in the car especially if you don’t have a good place to leave it (i.e. a cup holder) while driving.
TuneFlex has a flexible steel neck that adjusts to any angle making it visible from any vantage point. A light at the base of TuneFlex’s neck shows power status and a fuse keeps your iPod safe from spikes.
TuneFlex features a built-in 1/8″ stereo line-out connector (for attaching cassette adapters or cables) and it also includes a pass-through dock connector that lets you attach any accessory (including the iTrip, AirClick or SmartDeck cassette adapter among others.
TuneFlex is available in black for the iPod nano for US$40 from Griffin Technology.

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The Apple Core: Mac OS X 30 minute hack “woefully misleading”

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Date: Tuesday, March 7th, 2006, 01:39
Category: The Apple Core

There have been a number of salacious reports around the Web to the effect of “Mac OS X hacked in 30 minutes” based on the results of a competition in which hackers were challenged to hack into a Mac mini connected to the Internet. The story made headlines but incorrectly characterized the break-in as a genuine hack where it should have been described as a privilege escalation for a legitimate user…
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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The Apple Core: Macs are cheaper than PCs by half

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Date: Tuesday, March 7th, 2006, 01:25
Category: The Apple Core

I know that it’s probably old news by now but an article in Network World claims that the Total Cost of Owning (TCO) a Mac is about half of what it costs to own a PC. From Business 2.0…
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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