djay arrives for OS X

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Date: Monday, August 21st, 2006, 15:05
Category: Software

djay is the groundbreaking new software for Mac OS X. It takes full advantage of Apple’s latest audio and graphics technologies, and runs natively on both Intel and PowerPC processors. It supports all common file formats, such as mp3, aiff, wav, aac, caf. With djay you can control and mix your whole digital music collection with two realistic virtual, interactive turntables and both record and transmit the audio in real-time over the Bonjour network to other connected djays. >> djay home

The Next iPod shuffle?

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Date: Monday, August 21st, 2006, 15:00
Category: iPod

‘ve not seen one in ‘the flesh’, but the first images of the miniscule (think ‘iPod shuffle-size’) music player look very nice indeed. In particular, the OLED LCD display (similar to that used by the latest Sony music players) manages to be both attractive and clear.
Reviews have been mixed so far, software is PC-only, it won’t play AAC files, and the software and documentation appear to be flaky. But if Apple added this display techology to the iPod Shuffle…
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(Contributed by: Brett Jordan)


The Apple Core: MacBooks and death threats

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Date: Monday, August 21st, 2006, 13:00
Category: Hack

maynor-macbook-hack.pngIn today’s episode of ‘MacBook Exposed’ fellow ZDNet blogger George Ou has taken a few journalists to task for promoting the HackBook story incorrectly leading to “a vicious orchestrated assault on researcher David Maynor and the company SecureWorks.” The dissenters are upset because they claim that Maynor and SecureWorks falsified their research presented at Black Hat 2006.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.


Colin Henein’s SlimBatteryMonitor Updated

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Date: Monday, August 21st, 2006, 08:00
Category: Software

[SlimBatteryMonitor logo] Colin Henein’s SlimBatteryMonitor has been updated to version 1.4.

Takes up to 70% less space than Apple’s gauge. Monitors laptop batteries and many UPS batteries as well. Select different views for when powered, charging or on battery. Monitor can hide itself automatically when desired. New 1.4 release is universal with new shape and options.

SlimBatteryMonitor – Battery and UPS Gauge for Apple’s Mac OS X