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Category Archive for 'Apple'

Who’s Switched To A Mac?

I’m a Mac user, but not a Mac evangelist. While I do think that most of my Windows-using friends would be happier using a Mac, I also think that making the ‘switch’ is a decision one needs to come to on one’s own. I’ve learned not to start sentences with “Well, if you had a […]

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Great TIME Magazine Cover

The September 10th issue of TIME Magazine features a modern take on the classic Rosie the Riviter poster. What makes Rosie modern? Why, iPod earbuds, of course.

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An artist named Nitrozac is auctioning an original oil painting of Fake Steve himself (not to be confused with the Real Steve). Pretty clever gimmick. I’ll be interested to see the final price. See some of Nitrozac’s other Apple-related paintings. [Via Ebay.ca]

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Cover Flow Coming To iPods Soon?

Gizmodo posted a short item today suggesting that an iPod firmware update is coming soon which would enable the “Cover Flow” view of album art, similar to the feature currently in iTunes. No word on whether the update will only apply to the 5th Gen iPod with video, or if the current nanos will also […]

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iPod nano (2G) Software Update…

Looks like Apple has quietly released a minor software update for the second-generation iPod nano. When I connected my nano to iTunes this evening I was greeted by software version 1.1.2. Unfortunately, Apple’s not very forthcoming about what issues are addressed by the new version, and I wasn’t able to find any details on Apple’s […]

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Sure to light up the Internet for days to come, Steve Jobs has posted a message on the Apple website laying out his (and the company’s) position on Digital Rights Management (DRM) and “closed” music distribution systems. In it, Jobs reminds readers that it was the music companies who demanded DRM be put in place […]

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I have nothing against Microsoft’s new Vista operating system. Heck, I haven’t even seen it running on a computer yet. But today’s A Mac User Switches To Vista article from MSNBC.com gave me a laugh. It’s not that I find the premise of the headline somehow unbelievable — I’m sure there are Mac users who […]

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