WWDC 2005 Details Posted, PowerBook G5 Announcement Possible

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Date: Thursday, February 17th, 2005, 11:55
Category: Announcement

WWDC 2002Apple has posted information about the 2005 WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco:

With its unique integration of breakthrough technologies, open standards, and robust development tools, Mac OS X Tiger is the platform for unparalleled developer innovation. At the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference 2005, June 6-10 in San Francisco, you’ll get the in-depth knowledge, hands-on instruction and one-on-one support you need to deliver products and solutions that transform the way your users work, play, search, and share on a Mac.

Although Apple has stated that “no hardware announcements are made at WWDC,” they broke that rule in 2004 by announcing the 30-inch Cinema Display, in 2003 Apple announced the PowerMac G5 and the iSight camera at WWDC. In 2002 Steve-O announced that OS 9 was dead while displaying a graphic of a cool headstone (picture courtesy of MacDevCenter).
The PowerPage believes that we could see the PowerBook G5 announcement at WWDC 2005 and possibly even Apple’s forthcoming breakout box for GarageBand (GASP!) code-named “Asteroid.”

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Mac mini for me and you

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Date: Tuesday, January 11th, 2005, 15:24
Category: Announcement

The new Mac mini. It just had to be more than a cheap headless desktop computer, but it is far less. It?s a laptop without a screen or keyboard or battery. It?s an external drive with a computer squeezed in. Cheap PCs are mostly towers, generic boxes that can be added to, but are largely hollow, empty and without style. They are desktop behemoths with no guts. The Mac mini is flexible because it is small. read on……

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Forbes: 'Apple Bites The Fans That Feed It'

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Date: Friday, January 7th, 2005, 17:45
Category: Announcement, Any Laptop Computer

Forbes’ Lisa DiCarlo wrote an interesting piece about Apple’s new strategy for 2005 to litigate its best customers. Specifically, she delves into Apple’s suit against ThinkSecret.com.

Make no mistake, there’s a good chance that the source of ThinkSecret’s story about plans for a $500 Mac and new business software did break whatever legal agreement not to divulge the information that they had agreed to with Apple. And, one must assume it is at least partly true, or Apple wouldn’t bother suing.

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createdigitalmusic.com Launches; Music Lifestyle Site

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Date: Sunday, November 14th, 2004, 18:45
Category: Announcement

At long last, createdigitalmusic.com, my new site for digital musicians, is up and running. If you’ve outgrown GarageBand and are ready to create digital audio with advanced tools, and keep up with the coolest music toys out there, drop by, join up, and let me know what you think. CDM will partner with the PowerPage to offer team coverage on topics like DJing and digital music. The site is just getting started, but eventually we’ll have news, reviews, tips, tutorials, and special features, with daily updates. I’ve come across lots of musicians here on the PowerPage and love getting your input, so please don’t be shy; email me from the page or leave your contents so I can build the site you want!

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DockFun!

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Date: Friday, August 22nd, 2003, 06:45
Category: Announcement

DockFun! turns to version 4.0.5 and adds 10 key features to your Mac OS X.

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PowerBook Updates Coming Tomorrow?

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Date: Monday, August 18th, 2003, 08:51
Category: Announcement, PowerBook 15-Inch

MacRumors is reporting that the long-awaited Aluminum PowerBook 15-inch and updates to the PowerBook 12 and 17-inch could arrive as soon as tomorrow.

This common thread between them appears to predict across the board PowerBook updates as early as next week — with 12″, 15″ and 17″ Powerbook models finally seeing updates. The rumors all seem to point towards a thinner 12″ PowerBook and a high end PowerBook with speeds up to 1.33GHz. Reports include backlit keyboards and FW800 throughout. Next week is the earliest date provided, otherwise timeframes are described on the order of weeks.

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musiconmac.com Website Launched

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Date: Thursday, June 19th, 2003, 14:27
Category: Announcement

PowerPage readers have been clamoring for some time for more Mac music & audio coverage. This week, I’m proud to launch my own site, musiconmac, so I can devote regular coverage to news, reviews, features, tutorials, tips, and artist and developer interviews for people making music on their Macs. We’re officially in beta at the moment, but dynamic articles, feedback, reader submission, and discussion forum are all working, so I invite all of you to stop by, join up, post some messages, and let me know what you think! Your feedback has been instrumental in the plans for this site, and there are plans for some PowerPage – musiconmac synergy, too, so keep the feedback coming and stay tuned.

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