Microsoft's Patent Problem

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Date: Thursday, July 24th, 2003, 18:24
Category: iPod

A Fortune article talks about InterTrust Technologies claims that 85% of Microsoft’s entire product line infringes its digital security patents.

Last month, when Microsoft announced its bellwether decision to award employees restricted stock instead of options, it also made news in a federal courtroom?the kind of news you keep quiet about.

This has gotta hurt. If the lawsuit goes to trial, imagine the boost the Mac OS and Linux could get.

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VW New Beetle and iPod Unite

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Date: Wednesday, July 16th, 2003, 09:41
Category: Hardware, iPod

In their Pods Unite campaign, Apple and VW have partnered up to make the ultimate driving experience. With a purchase of a VW Bug, you will receive a free iPod and an iPod connectivity kit for the Beetle.

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MWNY03: Snatching Hope from the Joz of Defeat

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Date: Wednesday, July 9th, 2003, 22:10
Category: iPod, User Group

We can dream, right? Sure, there’s an excellent chance that next week’s Macworld keynote will be nothing other than a rehash of Apple’s blockbuster WWDC announcements. But Apple will have a big crowd assembled at the Javits Center Tuesday morning, so why not make a little big splash? The company has been known to make announcement at shows other than Macworld. Here’s what I’d like to see make the list.

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iPods Back at Target

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Date: Tuesday, July 8th, 2003, 16:07
Category: Hardware, iPod

iPods have begun rolling in again at Target. I work at one of the Super Target stores in Orlando and we got our first shipment of the new iPods in last night. We received two 10GB versions which sell for US$299. I haven’t seen a new display model in the hard plastics like the last one.

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Frampton tells Philly to Use iTunes

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Date: Friday, July 4th, 2003, 22:19
Category: iPod, Sighting

Frampton tells Philly to Use iTunes at Fourth of July festival at the Art Museum.

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"Peter Max" On The Inside Mac Radio Show Saturday June 28th

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Date: Friday, June 27th, 2003, 08:38
Category: iPod, User Group

Ranking as the coolest person speaking at Macworld CreativePro, artist and “Great American Pop Icon” Peter Max will be on The Inside Mac Radio Show Saturday afternoon talking about art and Macs. Guest list, show notes, and links are all on Scott Shepard’s site. If you call in between 1:00pm and 2:00pm PDT on 1-800-490-0058 you’re eligible for Peter Max prizes, but if you miss that, an MP3 archive will be posted.

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WWDC: Blown Away

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Date: Monday, June 23rd, 2003, 22:28
Category: iPod, User Group

The new enclosure for the G5 looks so right. It carries on with Apple’s current simplicity of form and aluminum structure. The front and back of the machine are nothing more than grills to promote air flow, with nine internal fans to blow away the competition!

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Nokia 6600 – The 3650 for the Rest of Us?

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Date: Monday, June 16th, 2003, 20:29
Category: iPod, User Group

Nokia has announced the coming release of several new handsets Monday. The most exciting to me is the Nokia 6600. Another camera-equipped Symbian Series60 mobile phone with a better display, more versatile camera, and less child-like apperances. My observations and summary are available on my website.

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Antenna Upgrade Triples Wireless Range for ABS

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Date: Monday, June 16th, 2003, 17:44
Category: iPod, User Group

New Airport Base Station upgrade offers outstanding reception and range

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What to do When Your AirPort Base Station Dies

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Date: Saturday, June 14th, 2003, 22:10
Category: iPod, User Group

My first generation AirPort Base Station died today. The unplug and hit HARD twice method refused to work. So off to CompUSA I went…

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