Career Opportunities in Apple Retail

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Date: Thursday, August 2nd, 2001, 10:41
Category: Archive

With the sorry state of today’s economy many technology professionals are having a hard time finding work. Several astute readers have pointed out that Apple’s employment Web site is not only a good source of employment leads, albeit more so for residents of northern California, but that it also sheds some light on Apple’s impending retail store strategy.

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Luggage Week: Boblbee? What the Heck is That?

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Date: Wednesday, August 1st, 2001, 14:03
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Luggage Week: Waterfield Design, Ant Industrial

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Date: Wednesday, August 1st, 2001, 14:00
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I had been looking pretty intently for a slipcase for my new iBook Dual USB, as it had incurred a few scuffs on the top after only having it a couple of weeks. I ended up getting the Waterfield Designs SleeveCase for US$38.

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Microsoft and Intel bet on 802.11

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Date: Wednesday, August 1st, 2001, 11:47
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Microsoft and Intel have joined the board of directors at the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA), “an industry group pushing Wi-Fi as a universal platform for small wireless networks.” Wi-Fi is the new marketing term for the IEEE 802.11 standard that we commonly know as Airport.< (more…)

Luggage Week: Banana Republic bag fits iBook

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Date: Wednesday, August 1st, 2001, 02:58
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I just discovered a great flat bag at Banana Republic this weekend that fits my new iBook almost perfectly on sale for US$29. Since it’s luggage week at Go2Mac, I thought I would share my thoughts about the bag.

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Lugage Week: Spire USA

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Date: Tuesday, July 31st, 2001, 15:32
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Luggage Week: Timbuk2 Sets the Standard

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Date: Tuesday, July 31st, 2001, 11:08
Category: Any Laptop Computer, Luggage

It should come as no surprise to readers of these pages that your Editor has a thing for luggage. Ok, it is actually a full-blown fetish, but that is a story for another day. That said, good luggage is easy to tell from bad luggage – it is apparent. Look at the construction, the materials and the extra features. Computer luggage is no different than clothes luggage but it needs to be held to a higher standard, after all dropping a bag full of BVDs on the pavement is a lot different than dropping your TiBook.

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Luggage Week: Marware Protects the iBook

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Date: Tuesday, July 31st, 2001, 10:02
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Reader Ryan Sit got the SportFolio [US$45 + S&H] from Marware online because he was searching for a case for his easily scratchable new iBook Dual USB.

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Pogo – Wireless PDA/Tablet

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Date: Tuesday, July 31st, 2001, 10:58
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Pogo is a new hand-held wireless device that delivers 3G-like services on existing GSM and GPRS networks. According to their Web site, Pogo Technology Ltd was founded by Razorfish in Q4 1999 “to explore and define the opportunities within the European mobile data services market. It was fully incorporated as a separate company in July 2000 as part of its seed funding arrangements.”

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iMac: A Critic Casts his eye to the Future

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Date: Monday, July 30th, 2001, 12:26
Category: Archive

I have a confession to make. I just bought an iMac. Don’t worry, it isn’t for me, not this colorful little daisy. Once a man goes Powerbook he doesn’t go back. This is for the sales staff. Staff that has never really used a Mac before, and in general, has little computer experience. And you know what? For a person who has never cared for the iMac, I am impressed.

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