OS X 'Best for Audio'

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Date: Thursday, August 9th, 2001, 00:18
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Okay, folks, get ready for a new G4 performance shootout: this one shows a G4 running OS X trouncing LINUX-based PCs running audio.

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NAMM 01: Music & Audio Gallery

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Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2001, 11:05
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NAMM 01: New Music/Audio Product Roundup

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Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2001, 10:24
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New music and audio software, more OS X announcements, and even Star Trek-inspired “smart fabric” control surfaces for live performance: there’s big news in Mac music making.

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Review: LaCie Pocket CD-RW 8424

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Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2001, 08:04
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The new portable FireWire/USB drive is compatible with iTunes, Toast Titanium and is a winner for PowerBook users.

LaCie has released one of the best CD-RW burners with their new Pocket CD-RW 8424 U&I. Surrounded by a shock resistant bumper for reliable data protection, this drive is made for traveling.

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Luggage Week: K2 Jiver Backpack

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Date: Wednesday, August 8th, 2001, 00:52
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If you read my review of the WaterField Designs bag yesterday, you may remember that I mentioned I had found two bags that I really liked. The second is the K2 Jiver.

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Internet Access in the Park

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Date: Tuesday, August 7th, 2001, 14:19
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CNN Headline News ran a cool story today on a new form of mobile technology: wired benches, as in park benches. It goes something like this, you are strolling through the park and need a quick fix of the Web or need to check your email. You sit down at one of the new wired park benches being installed by MSN.co.uk and plug your laptop into the data port on the side of the bench. The service is free.

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Shop Different: Retail Store in MN to Open This Weekend [Updated]

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Date: Tuesday, August 7th, 2001, 14:10
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I just received this email from Apple announcing the Grand Opening celebration for their retail store in The Mall of America in Bloomington, MN this weekend. The event is being held on Saturday 11 August 2001, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Luggage Week: Tom Bihn's Apple Bags

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Date: Tuesday, August 7th, 2001, 12:48
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When it was becoming a pain to find a bag for my PowerBook G3 (Wallstreet), Tom Bihn was there, making great bags and making sure they would fit my PowerBook. Now that I have a new iBook, I am anxiously awaiting to see what he has up his sleeve, especially since the G4 stuff looks great! I wish I had a TiBook to put in the G4 Mitre!

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PowerBooks Fare Well in Ask Slashdot Comments

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Date: Tuesday, August 7th, 2001, 09:47
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Microsoft's Blackcomb OS Adds a Dock

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Date: Tuesday, August 7th, 2001, 00:55
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I just finished watching this video (requires Windows Media Player) demonstrating the next generation of the Windows operating system that includes the controversial .Net service. Blackcomb is the code name for the OS that is going to follow Windows XP [Ed: WinXP was Whistler, Win2002 is Blackcomb, get it?]. In the demo a bar on the left side of the screen has functionality very similar to the current version of the Dock found in Mac OS X.

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