[MyAppleMenu] May 26, 2004
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Wednesday, May 26, 2004
Mac News for Mac Users
*** iPod Battery Saga Goes On
by Macworld UK
Reuters is carrying a story that claims that the iPod's rechargeable batteries can falter after only a year, and criticises their charging limitations.
*** Apple Releases Xcode 1.2
According to the release notes, version 1.2 includes "an enhanced version of the Xcode IDE with improved stability and improvements to the user experience and build system."
*** Readers: iPod/iTunes 4.5 Problems
The update is apparently causing some users' iPods to fail to connect to the computer.
*** Apple To Uncock Third Minnesota Retail Store This Summer
by Katie Marsal, AppleInsider
The store is set to open in the indoor suburban Rosedale Center mall in Roseville, Minnesota.
*** No, Apple Won't Kill The Mac!
by Gene Steinberg
How can Apple produce the products for the lifestyle and not deliver that hub?
*** Font Doctor 6: Font-Organization And -Repair Software Gets Better And Faster
by Andrew Shalat, Macworld
Font Doctor easily and expertly repairs and organizes fonts. If you have cross-platform problems, Font Doctor will fix them.
*** Epson Stylus Pro 4000: Large-Format Ink-Jet Printer Achieves New Levels Of Print Quality
*** Flash-Memory MP3 Players: Portable Audio Players Offer Music To Go, On The Cheap
by Mathew Honan, Macworld
The Rio Cali is our favorite player of the bunch -- hands-down. This player is especially appealing for its great functionality and excellent interface design.
*** LDAP In Mac OS X Server
by Tony Williams, O'Reilly Network
*** Changing Short Names
by Christopher Breen, Macworld
*** $2,500 Can Buy Power In A PC
by Mark Kellner, Washington Times
For those who depend on a computer for their daily bread, and especially if you like the generally rugged stability of Apple's hardware and, particularly, its operating system, the dual processor Power Mac G5 is an alluring purchase.
*** Mac G5's 64-Bitness: What's In It For Me?
by Charlie White, Hollywood Industry
We'll take a look at what 64-bit computing means for Mac video editors and content creators, how it works, and see what software is taking advantage of this new capability.
The Tomorrow Weblog
Emerging Technology. Innovative Applications. New Economy.
*** Is That A Computer In Your Pocket?
by Steve Rosenbush, BusinessWeek
Two entrepreneurs bet everything on making the world's tiniest PC. If CeBIT buzz is any indication, that gamble is paying off.
*** Open Source Isn't Religion -- Just Good Business
by David Coursey, eWeek
Open source isn't just for communists after all -- there's a real business rationale for letting people have your source code.
The other things in life
*** The Nightbird We Could Never Name
by Eric Rawson, Slate
Life in the city
*** Singapore's Residents Gets A Licence To Chew
For 12 years, Singaporeans lived in fear of being caught committing the most henious crime imaginable: chewing gum.
*** Singapore Hopes Food Will Tempt Tourists, Diversify Econ
by Dow Jones
*** Singapore Goes To Battle Against Spam
by Ho Ka Wei, Straits Times
Wide-ranging measures will include stiff fines for rogue sellers on the Net but the main effort will focus on public education.
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