PowerPage Podcast Episode 23 Available for Download

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Date: Friday, October 20th, 2006, 18:51
Category: Podcast

PowerPage Podcast LogoEpisode 23 of the PowerPage Podcast is now available. You can either download it from the iTunes Store or directly (1:14;27, 34.6MB, AAC).
Your panel: Jason O’Grady, Rob Parker, Youngmoo Kim, Chuck Freedman and Bob Snow.
Topics include: Apple Q4-2006 Earnings, AirPort Flakiness Fixes, Core 2 Duo MBPs, Parallels and Vista RC1 and PayPal Scams.
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A special thank you to The Tragically Hip for letting us use their music. Check out their new album World Container.

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The Apple Core: Apple patent hints at satellite potential of iPod

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Date: Friday, October 20th, 2006, 10:16
Category: The Apple Core

satellite-ipod-patent1.gifI’m a big fan of satellite radio and was a subscriber to XM radio for three years before switching to Sirius about a year ago.
Back in December 2004, I wrote that Apple was in talks with Sirius to discuss an iPod with a built-in satellite radio receiver. The “SatPod” would be able to receive satellite radio broadcasts from either XM or Sirius (ideally both) and even record the content to the iPod hard drive. Sources told me back then that about such a device.
Almost two years later Apple has filed for a patent which hints that a satellite radio accessory for the iPod may become a reality.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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Zune Myths: Wireless, Markets, and BROWN

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Date: Friday, October 20th, 2006, 08:31
Category: Opinion

The latest iPod Killer from Microsoft has raised a lot of questions. RDM is full of answers! Here’s why many analysts are getting it all wrong on competition, markets, squirting and Brown.
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Contributed by: Daniel Eran, RDM

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