Roxio Napster to Challenge iTunes Music Store

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:33
Category: Software

According to Wired: “Software-maker Roxio has acquired pressplay, the online music service. The company plans to join the technology with a brand it has already acquired — Napster — to compete with Apple’s iTunes Music Store and MusicNet for online music customers.”

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iMovie Video Store: The Next Logical Progression

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Date: Sunday, June 19th, 2005, 14:28
Category: iPod, Software

The PowerPage is of the opinion that Apple’s new iTunes Music Store is only a precursor to a much larger project: the iMovie Video Store. While the name is entirely speculative it stands reason that the company that delivered the best Music On Demand (MOD) service is poised to deliver another complimentary service that will offer movies and Video On Demand (VOD) at some point in the future. Click the headline to read more.

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TUAW: In Let's Build Another

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Date: Thursday, June 9th, 2005, 09:45
Category: Software

Apple Dashboard Widget Design ContestTUAW: In Let’s Build Another Dashboard Widget, Andrew Anderson delves a little deeper than he did last time into the intricacies of Widget development: “Even though no real development environment exists now, there are some tricks and techniques that can be used to make Dashboard widget development easier. Andrew Anderson explores some tricks and techniques and presents a widget that uses JavaScript’s XMLHttpRequest method to retrieve spelling suggestions from Google.”
With that I’d like to declare open the PowerPage Dashboard Widget contest. We’re looking for someone to create a Dashboard Widget that displays the PowerPage RSS feed in a clean design. Style points for incorporating the PowerPage’s style and color scheme. Send us with you submission before June 30, 2005 and we’ll announce a winner in early July. The winner gets a PowerPage prize pack (MacBible, Podium Coolpad, PowerPage T-Shirt, etc.), credit on the site and of course, bragging rights!
Show us what you’ve got!

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Getting Better WoW Wireless Performance

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Date: Friday, May 27th, 2005, 06:37
Category: Software

I’ve been playing World of Warcraft (WoW) on a PowerBook and on my new dual G5 2.7 both wirelessly and sometimes the network totally wigs but here are a few things i’ve found that help a lot…

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Apple Releases Keynote 2.0.2, Pages 1.0.2

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Date: Thursday, May 26th, 2005, 10:58
Category: Software

MacInTouch: Apple updated its iWork applications (Keynote 2.0.2, Pages 1.0.2) to address a security issue in Keynote and to tweak page navigation in Pages.

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Opera Web Browser Works with Blackberry Web Client

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Date: Thursday, May 26th, 2005, 10:33
Category: Software

I just discovered that Opera 7 for Mac OS X is the only Web browser that works properly with the Blackberry Web Client (BWC) on Mac. I have tried every browser in creation and none of them allow you to delete messages from the BWC – except OPERA! Kudos guys. (Source: Emory)

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BitTorrent: It's not all That

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Date: Thursday, May 26th, 2005, 10:42
Category: Software

CommonBits has posted a nice primer on BitTorrent for those of you not on the bandwagon yet. Make sure you grab the white hot Beta 4.1.1 featuring trackerless support and internationalization. Also, the creator of BitTorrent just launched the overly hyped BitTorrent search. BT is an excellent platform for finding all kinds of music and films released under the Creative Commons license but it’s sooo 2004. :)

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iPodderX 3.0 Reviewed (Screenshots)

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Date: Thursday, May 26th, 2005, 00:35
Category: Software

An exclusive look at the soon-to-be-released upgrade to the Mac’s favorite podcatching client.

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Texas Hold?em King 2 Rocks Blackberry

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Date: Monday, May 23rd, 2005, 12:38
Category: Software

Magmic Texas Hold'em King 2Every once in a while I receive an email to the effect of “Are you still using your BlackBerry? How is it?” Well, I’m happy to report that I still love my BlackBerry 7100t (which I originally reviewed in January 2005) and still use it everyday. I actually enjoy things that I used to hate like lines, traffic and elevators because instead of twiddling my thumbs I can use them to keep up with email, surf the Web and chat on IM. But one of these days I am going to become a professional gambler with the help of my favorite application for Blackberry: Magmic’s Texas Hold’em King 2. Read more…

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Missing Sync for Sidekick Updated for Tiger

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Date: Sunday, May 22nd, 2005, 23:19
Category: Software

Mark/Space, Inc. is pleased to announce The Missing Sync for Hiptop 1.0.1 beta 5. This version is being made available to registered users for testing various fixes. Please note that since this is a beta version, it has not been fully tested. We recommend you backup your data prior to installing. If you have issues with this version, you may have to revert to the shipping version.
The beta version can be downloaded from our testing page.

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