Panic Desktasktic – Scribble Anywhere

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:26
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Panic’s Desktasktic is a fun little application that allow you to doodle directly on the Mac OS X desktop by covering it with an invisible “white board” layer. If you find yourself using stickies (either analog or digital) or are constantly jotting down notes then you need to check this program out…

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Apple Releases Mac OS 10.2.6

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:26
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Waiting in your Software Update is Mac OS 10.2.6.

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Panic Desktasktic – Scribble Anywhere

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:25
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Panic’s Desktasktic is a fun little application that allow you to doodle directly on the Mac OS X desktop by covering it with an invisible “white board” layer. If you find yourself using stickies (either analog or digital) or are constantly jotting down notes then you need to check this program out…

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PP World Tour San Francisco, Holiday Hours

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Date: Friday, June 17th, 2005, 09:26
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Some quick PowerPage housekeeping notes:
1. PPUG
If you’re in the area, stop by the Philadelphia PowerBook User Group (PPUG) which meets Saturday in the Manayunk section of town. Drop by for tech presentations by Bob “The Snowman” Snow, the big dawg himself Rob Parker and your fearless editor Jason “Sosumi” O’Grady.
After recently converting to an iPod shuffle, this meeting will feature some of my favorite shuffle accessories from DLO Direct, XtremeMac and Speck Products. And If you’d didn’t know about my obsession for bags, come Saturday and watch me spiral out of control in a funnel cloud of ballistic nylon, YKK zippers and mesh pockets. See the latest PowerBook bags from Crumpler and Brenthaven.
WHERE: Manayunk Brew Pub
WHEN: Saturday, June 18, 2005.
The full PPUG calendar is posted here and you can subscribe to PPUG calendar dates by pointing your copy of iCal to:
webcal://ical.mac.com/rsnow/PPUG32meetings.ics
2. SAN FRANCISCO
The PowerPage World Tour is stopping in San Francisco June 21-24. If you want to come share tips, talk tech or generally just hang out get in touch. We’re all going dumpster diving in Cupertino after the meetup 🙂
3. INDEPENDENCE DAY
We love liberty here at the PowerPage and being based just outside of Philadelphia, you know that we’re celebrating Independence Day with a bang on 04 July 2005. We’re not publishing July 1st and 4th unless it’s important because we’ll busy grillin’, partying at the Live 8 concert (in Philly) and enjoying the Jersey shore. We suggest that you take some time to enjoy yourself, your friends and your family.
– See you in S.F.!

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18 Years: From Mac Plus to PowerBook G4 17-Inch

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 23:34
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Unpacking my new PowerBook 17-inch got me thinking about my Macintosh history. It has spanned 18 years and seen 12 different machines starting with a Macintosh Plus in 1987 and continuing today with a new G4 PowerBook 17-inch. Read the full article here.

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FlashPIX Abandoned in Tiger?

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 22:58
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I recently tried to browse and open some old FlashPIX format digital pics in Tiger and they looked horrible; very dark and almost unviewable. Read More…

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Attack of the Carbon Fibre Pentium-M Notebooks

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 11:17
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MPC Carbon Fibre NotebookThe Acer Ferrari 4000 is the first notebook to employ a carbon fiber casing according to Gizmag. Now MPC has joined the carbon fibre club with its own high-powered notebook:

Designed to offer an ultra-sleek notebook with exceptional performance in a lightweight form factor, the TransPort U1000 ultra-portable notebook computer weighs less than four pounds, an Intel Pentium M processor for high-performance mobile computing, and 12.1″ display integrated into a carbon-fiber lid. At US$1,900, it’s a lot of performance in an incredibly light package, but someone should tell them about the attractiveness of the carbon weave. Read More at Gizmag.

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MacTel? Jam Box? What's in a Name?

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 10:27
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It looks like Apple is considering branding its new line of Intel-based Macs under the “MacTel” moniker. MacSlash and CNet have posted that Apple has filed a trademark for the term. Does anyone else out there think that MacTel sounds horrible? What about the “MacIntel?”
Or “Intelintosh?”
Or just “InTosh?”
Ok, product naming is not my strong suit, Ok?
Read on for more on (GASP!) Asteroid…

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Mac OS X for Intel Running on Tablet PC

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 09:29
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Check out this interesting post over at MacDailyNews about Mac OS X running on a Tablet PC:

“So, Apple has released their dev kits for OS X on Intel hardware and I was lucky enough to be the recipient of one. I took a disk image off of this badboy and loaded it onto my tablet. It booted but unfortunately the tablet’s screen didn’t work. I tried booting with an external monitor and… it actually worked. Having configured linux in the past to recognize the wacom digitizer I set to work on getting it up in OS X. This proved none too difficult as the tablet essentially just has a serial port to which the digitizer is connected. The standard wacom drivers for OSX worked fine once I configured it for this port,” Charles Alexander writes in a posting over at Tablet PC Buzz.

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Three Strikes: Analysts Wrong on Apple

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Date: Thursday, June 16th, 2005, 01:59
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RoughlyDrafted: For the last two decades, legions of industry wags have kept repeating three things Apple needed to do in order to survive. But they were never right, and even when they appeared to be right, they weren’t.

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