[MyAppleMenu] Saturday, Oct 18, 2003
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MyAppleMenu : Top Stories
iTunes For Windows May Face New Piracy Threat (Will Knight, New Scientist)
The threat comes from the combination of the relatively light copy protection iTunes uses and the big increase of potential hackers that comes with opening up to the world's most common operating system.
MyAppleMenu : News
The 21st-Century Classroom (Kim McCoy Vann, Tallahassee Democrat)
"Students of today are going to be living in a world where they're going to have constant access to technology and communication. It will be a seamless tool for their professional life and personal life."
Windows iTunes Sparks Mixed Reactions (Ina Fried, CNET News.com)
A large number of Windows users have jumped at the chance to try Apple Computer's iTunes jukebox software -- and reactions are ranging from unabashed praise to complaints of bugs
Paula Scher: A Conversation About Design (Sam Macmillan, Apple)
"Apple made the discussion about technology disappear. I'm no longer aware of limitations. We are back to talking about the possibilities of design, and making what you can imagine."
Jobs Uses Dell System At Apple Music Event (MacMinute)
This isn't news per se, but it's something you'll probably never see again.
Ambrosia Releases iSeek Search Utility (MacNN)
Apple/Analysts On The iTunes Music Store, iPod (Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral)
Hell may have frozen over, as Apple's Web site says, but the battle for supremacy in the digital music distribution market is just heating up.
MyAppleMenu : Opinions
On Consmer Choice (Brian Chin, Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
Sometimes, too much choice can be a bad thing.
The Stealth PDA (Brian Chin, Seattle Post-Intelligencer)
Jobs seems to understand that the soft-sell approach is sometimes the way to go.
Music Matters (Jupiter Research)
The issues here are more complex than just a straight-out format war between AAC and WMA. In the end, the format to beat isn't AAC or WMA, but MP3.
Who Cares About The New iPod Accessories? (Andy Ihnatko, Mac Observer)
When you talk to the folks at Apple who work on the iPod, you may be a little bit disappointed that they're not taking revolutionary leaps with its development, but in the end you know that they're looking out for the device's best interests. They know what this device is all about and they don't want to mess up the "story" Apple's telling.
MyAppleMenu : Reviews
Troubleshooting The PowerBook G4 15" (FireWire 800): Seeing Spots (Part 3); Bad RAM (MacFixIt)
Yesterday's theories about some sort of physical pressure in the screen's housing seem to be gaining credence.
MyAppleMenu : Wintel News
Is Microsoft Behind SCO's $50 Million Cash Infusion? (Peter Calli, eWeek)
Hot on the heels of The SCO Group's announcement that BayStar Capital has invested $50 million in the company, questions are being raised about whether Microsoft Corp. may have had a role in that investment.
More Wintel news at <http://www.myapplemenu.com/wintel/>
MyAppleMenu Tomorrow: News & Opinions
Sorry, Wrong Number On The Registry (Caroline E. Mayer, Washington Post)
The government designed its national do-not-call list to be consumer-friendly so people could sign up multiple phone numbers at once, but getting a number removed from the list is tougher.
For Dinner, Press 1 (Hiawaha Bray, Boston Globe)
Your phone, via the Net, may soon let you talk to smart appliances.
Recording Industry Warns 204 Before Suing On Swapping (John Schwartz, New York Times)
The recording industry announced yesterday that it had begun its second round of lawsuits against people who swap music files on a large scale. But this time, there is a difference: the industry is notifying the 204 suspected pirates before suing them.
Microsoft, HP, Dell Bolster Wireless (John Blau, Tom Krazit)
Companies infuse products with WLAN, Bluetooth.
Microsoft Builds Support For .Net Framework (Paul Krill, InfoWorld)
Visual Studio Tools targets Word, Excel development.
MyAppleMenu Reader: Expressions
Old-Fashioned Kissing (Ann Townsend, Five Points)
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