Front Row iPhone Mod Released

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Date: Wednesday, March 28th, 2007, 13:29
Category: Software

If you’ve named your pets, family members and nearby furniture “iPhone” in anticipation of Apple’s June release, this might be the thing for you.
Software developer Mike Schumann has just released a freeware program that modifies Front Row’s icons to look like Apple’s upcoming iPhone. The program is a 3.1 megabyte download courtesy of MacUpdate and also includes a removal program in case you don’t like the changes made.
Front Row iPhone mod requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later and Front Row to run.


We Want Your Apple TV Stories

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Date: Wednesday, March 28th, 2007, 12:49
Category: Gadget

And not just your Apple TV stories. Your brains would also suffice.
The Apple TV’s been out for over a week now and a number of you have gotten your hands on one. We’d like to know what you’ve made of it and what your overall opinion of the device is, especially considering how much of a break this is from what Apple typically produces and the new markets the company’s trying to enter.
What was your first impression of the machine? Was it easy to set up? Did you have any problems setting it up? What workarounds did you have to use? What would you like to see changed or added to a future version? Have you upgraded it yet or tried any hacks that have come out for it? Was there a feature or set of features missing that put you on the fence about buying one in the first place?
If so, let us know and we’ll make sure the best stories are published in a round up tomorrow. This isn’t a contest and there are no terrific prizes to be won, but we’d just like to know what you make of Apple’s coolest new toy.


Microsft Releases iPod-Focused Update for Vista

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Date: Wednesday, March 28th, 2007, 12:03
Category: News

On Tuesday, Microsoft released a software update to its Windows Vista operating system designed around fixing a problem between its newly released operating system and Apple’s iPod. The bug, which has appeared for some users, places the iPod at risk of corruption should the user choose to eject the iPod using Vista’s Safely Remove Hardware option.
To date, Apple has warned Vista users to eject iPods from within iTunes according to iLounge. Recent updates to iTunes have focused on making the iPod behave better within Vista.
The update can be found using the web site and may prove useful if you’re currently running Windows Vista under Apple’s Boot Camp or under a virtualized environment such as Parallels, CrossOver or VMWare.
If you’ve tried the update and had either a positive or negative experience with it, let us know.


AT&T Cites One Million iPhone Inquiries

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Date: Wednesday, March 28th, 2007, 07:59
Category: News

AT&T, which has recently folded in provider Cingular as the company’s mobile unit, claims that it has received about one million requests for information regarding Apple’s upcoming iPhone according to Chief Operating office Randall Stephenson on Tuesday at the CTIA wireless technology conference keynote.
A story on Reuters claims that while Cingular isn’t accepting advance orders for the phone, which is slated for release this June, a staggering number of visitors have gone to an information section on their web site to leave their e-mail addresses and receive additional information about the device.