Earthlink Capping News Download Speeds

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Date: Thursday, April 10th, 2003, 00:00
Category: Archive

Below is my answer to the response I received from Earthlink about their new official policy of capping download speeds on their news servers. Apologies for the length, but I wanted to let you guys know all that’s transpired. Click Read More to get the rest of the story…

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Ask PowerPage: Archiving iTunes

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Date: Wednesday, April 9th, 2003, 11:00
Category: Archive

 WIDTH=I have a confession to make: I am an MP3 junkie. I have managed to rip, download and swap over 30GB of MP3 files and my hard drive is almost full. My question is about archiving (not backing up) MP3s from iTunes. I have spent a lot of time creating playlists and my entire iTunes music folder is organized by artist courtesy of the “keep iTunes Music folder organized” preference.

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New PowerBook Airport Antennas

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Date: Wednesday, April 9th, 2003, 01:00
Category: Archive

QuickerTech has announced two new antennas for the PowerBooks that “boost wireless connectivity up to 50% for all Apple PowerBook Titanium G4 users and PowerBook G3 ‘Pismo’ portables with Airport cards.” The Ti Whip costs US$79.95 while the Ti Antenna costs US$39.95.

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Burton AMP Backpack for iPod

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Date: Wednesday, April 9th, 2003, 01:00
Category: Archive

Burton Snowboards is close to announcing the second iPod accessory in their lineup, the AMP Backpack.

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PowerBook G4 12-Inch for US$1619

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Date: Wednesday, April 9th, 2003, 00:00
Category: Archive

Online Micro is selling the PowerBook G4 12-inch model (M8760LL/A) for what appears to be a “too good to be true” price of only US$1619.

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No VPC Support for Airport Extreme

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Date: Wednesday, April 9th, 2003, 00:00
Category: Archive

I just received my new PowerBook 17-inch over the weekend and installed all my software (what a great machine!). When I got into work on Monday I booted up Virtual PC to link to our Exchange Server but got an error about Ethernet emulation. I reinstalled VPC but still no luck.

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Wireless Displays

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Date: Wednesday, April 9th, 2003, 00:00
Category: Archive

Viewsonic announced the AirPanel Wireless Smart Displays this past January but I can’t figure out what technology is being used.

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iBook Speed Bumps to 900MHz Imminent

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Date: Tuesday, April 8th, 2003, 00:00
Category: Archive

Think Secret is reporting this morning the specifications of three new iBook models. These upgrades will be speed bumped up to 900 MHz, but will not break the 1GHz barrier or include other changes.

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Noisy PowerMacs: QT Movie Compares Old and New Fans

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Date: Tuesday, April 8th, 2003, 00:00
Category: Archive

Here is a new movie that shows Apple’s new kit for the fans of the PowerMacs. First it compares the noise of a normal PowerMac (the noisy ones from Summer 2002) with the noise of the very same Mac with the new fans. Then it shows how to install the new kit.

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iBook in Iraq

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Date: Tuesday, April 8th, 2003, 00:00
Category: Archive

John Pendygraft, photographer for the St. Petersburg Times, has an interesting photo-weblog of his experiences as an embedded journalist in the Iraq war.

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