[MyAppleMenu] Jul 24, 2006
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Mac news for Mac people
*** Patients Use iPods To Get Information On Surgery
Michael Schroeder, The Journal Gazette
*** What Makes A Good Icon?
Giles Turnbull, O'Reilly Network
*** Microsoft iPod 'Killer' Is Doomed
Eliot Van Buskirk, Wired News
*** What Makes A Mac Application A Hit?
Apple Of Her Eye
The top five things that people love about Mac applications.
*** Brave Dwarves: Back For Treasures
David Markowitz, Inside Mac Games
The Tomorrow Weblog
Emerging Technologies. Innovative Applications. New Economy
*** THe Internet Is Your Next Hard Drive
Wade Roush, MIT Technology Review
New web-based services don't just store your data online -- they keep it synchronized across your laptop, desktop, and mobile phone.
*** In The Race With Google, It's Consistency Vs 'Wow'
Saul Hansell, New York Times
Do internet users prefer services that are consistent and predictable, like those offered by Yahoo, or are they more interested in Google's wow factor? These two approaches define a pivotal front in the battle for online loyalty between the major players in the internet search business.
The other things in life
*** "I Make $1.45 A Week And I Love It"
Katharine Mieszkowski, Salon
On Amazon Mechnical Turk, thousands of people are happily being paid pennies to do mind-numbing work. Is it a boon for the bored or a virtual sweatshop?
Life in the city
*** NEL Train Services From Dhoby Ghaut To HarbourFront Halted
Joanne Leow, Channel NewsAsia
HarbourFront, Outram Park, Chinatown and Clarke Quay MRT stations have been closed due to an electrical problem with caused a train to stall just after Outram Park station.
*** SMRT Plans Fare Hikes For Its Bus, MRT, LRT Services
Noor Mohd Aziz, Channel NewsAsia
The SMRT Corporation says its total operating costs have ballooned by 20% this year because of the increase in diesel prices.
*** Batam A Dumping Ground For Singapore's Used Jalopies
Fadli, Jarkarta Post
It is an open secret that the local police, the Navy, the Army and the customs office are behind the smuggling of the used cars from Singapore into Batam.
*** No Fireworks, Just Traffic Lights
Loh Chee Kong, Today
Micro, not national, issues rule in student forum with young MPs.
*** Why The Straits Times' Subliminal Messages Are A Publicity Stunt
Two Steps Frm Twilight
*** Traffic Light Poles Painted To Prevent More Corosion
Naleeza Ebrahim, Land Transport Authority, Straits Times
It usually takes several days to replace traffic lights, so as a precautionary measure, the contractor painted the traffic light poles to prevent them from corroding further.
*** More Singaporeans Turn To Online Shopping
Dominique Loh, Channel NewsAsia
The Shuffle by MyAppleMenu
Life is random. More tunes, less talk.
*** Cause You Don't Know Me
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