More on Safeware Insurance

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Date: Thursday, January 2nd, 2003, 01:40
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We’ve covered insurance and Safeware before, but it’s probably worth repeating. The ultimate conclusion, incidentally, was that you’re probably much better off with personal property insurance from a provider like State Farm. These plans cover all property you travel with, PDAs, cameras, iPods, and laptops (provided you’ve saved your purchase receipts), for only a little more than Safeware. Safeware’s restriction on even warranty repairs seems particularly frustrating. That said, many Powerpagers have been happy with Safeware. Click ‘read more’ for the full story.

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iBook: The Ultimate Emergency Lighting

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Date: Wednesday, January 1st, 2003, 14:13
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Gigabook Observations

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Date: Tuesday, December 31st, 2002, 01:00
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Extreme PowerBook: GigaBook and Floor Don't Mix

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Date: Monday, December 30th, 2002, 15:00
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Another Excellent AppleCare Experience

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Date: Monday, December 30th, 2002, 15:00
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Intel Play QX3+ Microscope Driver for Mac OS X

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Date: Monday, December 30th, 2002, 15:00
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I bought an Intel Play QX3+ Microscope last year for US$25 with the hope of using a standard web cam driver so I could use it in OS9. But nothing I tried worked. I was corresponding with ioxperts and they never released new Mac OS 9 drivers that I could try. I just picked up a used PowerBook running OS10.2.3 and I was also trying to get a Radio Shack FlatFoto credit card size camera to work in OSX 10.2.3 as well and accidently found a driver for the microscope, go figure!

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Steve Jobs Autograph for Sale

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Date: Friday, December 27th, 2002, 10:00
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Roomba iRobot Vacuum

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Date: Friday, December 27th, 2002, 09:00
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Kyocera 7135 Smartphone Released

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Date: Thursday, December 26th, 2002, 10:55
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Kyocera’s new Smartphone, the 7135 has finally been released. This long awaited Palm powered super-phone should turn out to be a true Treo killer, with its interchangeable batteries, analog cellular capability and expansion slot.

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Apple's Woes in Europe

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Date: Thursday, December 26th, 2002, 10:00
Category: Archive

I’ve just read an interesting interview in the January edition of German Mac magazine MacUp. On page 14 one of the editors interviewed Klaus Weinmann, CEO of Europe’s largest Apple dealer, Cancom. I’d like to quote some answers by Weinmann, which throw some light on Apple’s woes in Europe and especially Germany where Apple has enormous problems getting off the ground. The answers are, to my mind, of importance to American readers and Mac users, too. Hopefully, also some Apple guy at Cupertino takes note. (I translated questions and answers from German for your convenience.)

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