PowerPage SETI@Home Team Tops 750,000 Work Units

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:42
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We received a nice note from the SETI@Home project:

Dear O’Grady’s PowerPage SETI@home Team:
Armed with the results of 1.4 million years of computer time,
SETI@home scientists recently traveled to the Arecibo radio observatory
in Puerto Rico for a closer listen to our 155 top “candidates”.
Thanks for participating in this history-making effort.
Your contribution of computer time to SETI@home is greatly appreciated.

For some quick stats about Team PowerPage, Read more…

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New York: iPod Capital of the World

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:39
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The New York Post waxes eloquent about New York’s “iPod scene” and iPod DJs and parties. You’ll have to suffer through some minor accuracy flaws, but hey, this is the New York Post. (Click headline for more)

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Coming Soon: Summer of Music

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:39
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Apple has already proclaimed 2003 the Year of the Laptop, so as the PowerPage’s Music & Audio Chief, I’m proud to announce 2003 as the Summer of Music. There’s never been a summer better for music lovers on any computer platform, ever. (Click headline for more)

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MSN 8 Arrives for Mac OS X

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:31
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Microsoft’s Mac Business Unit (Mac BU) has released a Mac OS X version of the company’s MSN subscription online service. New features include:

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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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