“Notebook computer sales surpassed sales of desktop computers for the first time in May thanks to an increasing desire for mobility, according to a survey by market research firm NPD Group.”
MacNET?s ?Win a bit of History? contest begins
MacNET Media, publishers of MacNETv2, MacNET Shareware, MacDVonline, Apple Picayune, and MacTavolo, announced today a new contest aimed at giving away a bit of Apple history.
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.
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!
If you have been wanting a zero-force keyboard with support for mousing and even gestures built into your Powerbook G4 (15″) then it’s coming next month: the Fingerworks TouchStream MacNTouch is available for pre-order. (Read more)
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.