[MyAppleMenu] Jun 5, 2007
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**** Apple Offers Free iPod Nano In 'Major In Mac' Promotion <http://ilounge.com/index.php/news/comments/apple-offers-free-ipod-nano-in-major-in-mac-promotion/>
by Charles Starrett, iLounge
**** NetNewsWire 3.0 Adds Mac App Support, More <http://www.macobserver.com/article/2007/06/05.3.shtml>
by Jeff Gamet, Mac Observer
See Also: 5 Questions With Brent Simmons, Creator Of NetNewsWire <http://www.tuaw.com/2007/06/05/5-questions-with-brent-simmons-creator-of-netnewswire/>, by Scott McNulty, The Unofficial Apple Weblog.
**** Apple Updates MacBook Pro <http://www.macworld.co.uk/news/index.cfm?RSS&NewsID=18205>
by Jonny Evans, Macworld UK
Apple today updated its MacBook Pro line of notebooks with the latest Intel Core 2 Duo processors, memory up to 4GB, and high-speed graphics from Nvidia, the GeForce 8600M GT.
Apple has also introduced a new mercury-free, power-efficient LED-backlit display and a 17-inch model with an optional high-resolution display in its updated iteration of its MacBook Pro range.
**** The State Of Mac Reliability: Where Do We Stand? <http://www.macnightowl.com/2007/06/04/the-state-of-mac-reliability-where-do-we-stand/>
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl
**** Competing As Software Goes To Web <http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/05/technology/05compute.html?ref=myapplemenu>
by John Markoff, New York Times
In the battle between Apple and Microsoft, Bertrand Serlet and Steven Sinofsky are the field generals in charge of competing efforts to ensure that the PC's basic software stays relevant in an increasingly web-centered world.
The two men are marshaling their software engineers for the next encounter, sometime in 2009, when a new generation of Macintosh and Windows operating systems is due. Their challenge will be to avoid refighting the last war — and to prevent finding themselves outflanked by new competitors.
**** I Want My *TV: Comparing Video Acquisition Methods <http://db.tidbits.com/article/9004>
by Adam C. Engst, TidBITS
Join me on a long tour through our video-filled world.
**** Taps <http://daringfireball.net/2007/06/taps>
by John Gruber, Daring Fireball
It's a testimony to just how clever the iPhone UI is, and just how bad the UIs are on the competition.
**** Developers See Possibilities In iPhone Apps <http://www.macworld.com/news/2007/06/04/iphoneapps/index.php?lsrc=mwrss>
by Jim Dalrymple, Macworld
For software makers, the latest pronouncement by Jobs, though lacking specifics, couldn't be more welcome.
/Maybe there'll be an iPhone simulator that can run on your Macintosh. It'll be great fun for those of us who cannot get an iPhone. :-)/
**** New iPhone Ads: What Mac Ads Should Be <http://www.tuaw.com/2007/06/04/new-iphone-ads-what-mac-ads-should-be/>
by Scott McNulty, The Unofficial Apple Weblog
Where are the ads actually showing someone making a photo book with iPhoto (instead just mentioning that it is possible)?
The Tomorrow Weblog
**** Palm Investor Sees Hand-Held Free-For-All <http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/05/technology/05palm.html?ref=technology>
by John Markoff, New York Times
**** Breaking Free Of Suburbia's Stranglehold <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/02/AR2007060201025.html?nav=most_emailed>
by Annie Gowen, Washington Post
Families simplify lifestyles in quest for meaning that constant hustle obscured.
**** The Tortured Lives Of Interrogators <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/06/03/AR2007060301121.html?nav=most_emailed>
by Laura Blumenfeld, Washington Post
The world of the interrogator is largely closed. But three interrogators allowed a rare peek into their lives — an American rookie who served witht he 202nd military intelligence battalion adn two veteran interrogators from Britain and Israel. The veterans, whose wartime experiences stretch back decades, are more practiced at finding moral balance. They use denial, humor, indignation. Even so, these older men grapple with their own fears — and with a clash of values.
**** The Universe, Expanding Beyond All Understanding <http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/05/science/space/05essa.html?_r=1&oref=slogin>
by Dennis Overbye, New York Times
Our successors, whoever and wherever they are, may have no way of finding out about the Big Bang and the expanding universe, according to one of the more depressing scientific papers I have ever read.
**** The Lady Vanishes: Two Biographices Search For The Real Hillary Clinton <http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/books/2007/06/11/070611crbo_books_kolbert>
by Elizabeth Kolbert, New Yorker
There are two kinds of books about Clinton. The first tries to prove that she's really much worse than you think she is, the second that she's really no worse than you think she is.
**** The Bowerbirds <http://www.newyorker.com/fiction/poetry/2007/06/11/070611po_poem_goodyear>
by Dana Goodyear, New Yorker
**** Sweetheart Sorrow <http://www.newyorker.com/fiction/features/2007/06/11/070611fi_fiction_kim>
by David Hoon Kim, New Yorker
**** So Is Life Rosy Or Not? <http://mrwangsaysso.blogspot.com/2007/06/so-is-life-rosy-or-not.html>
by Mr Wang Says So
**** Ex-Youth Challenge Founder Cleared Of Tax Evasion <http://www.straitstimes.com/Latest%2BNews/Singapore/STIStory_126159.html>
by Claire Huang, Straits Times
As part of an effort by the new management committee to start afresh, the scandal-tainted charity will have a new head at helm.
**** Government, Businesses Sign Pact To Cut Packaging Waste <http://www.straitstimes.com/Latest%2BNews/Singapore/STIStory_126141.html>
by Straits Times
**** Singaporeans Risky Use Of Net At Work <http://www.zdnetasia.com/news/internet/0,39044246,62018697,00.htm>
by Lynn Tan, ZDNet Asia
Workers in Singapore apparently have no qualms about logging on to their internet banking accounts at work, and would blame their boss if their identity was stolen following a breach on their machine, according to a SurfControl sruvey.
**** Singapore Court Rejects Far Eastern Economic Review Request For British Counsel <http://www.forbes.com/business/feeds/afx/2007/06/04/afx3783828.html>
The Singapore High Court has rejected the Far Eastern Economic Review's application to use a British Queen's Counsel to represent the magazine in a high-profile defamation case, court documents showed.
Judge Tan Lee Meng ruled the defamation suit filed against FEER by Singapore's top leaders was 'not sufficiently difficult and complex' and would not require the services of a Queen's Counsel.
**** Foreign Workers To Get Better Living Conditions <http://www.straitstimes.com/Free/Story/STIStory_126043.html>
by Arlina Arshad, Straits Times
More room and improved facilities under new rules; first two dorms that meet standards to open soon.
**** Singapore Cashes In On A Raft Of Graft <http://www.theage.com.au/news/business/singapore-cashes-in-on-a-raft-of-graft/2007/06/04/1180809425843.html>
by Eric Ellis, The Age
One reason for the sudden property boom seems to reside in neighbouring Indonesia, rated by graft watchdog Transparency International at 130th of the 163 nations it tracks in its annual corruption survey.
The Shuffe by MyAppleMenu
**** My Rights Versus Yours <http://www.matadorrecords.com/the_new_pornographers/>
by The New Pornographers
Click here to listen <http://www.buyearlygetnow.com/mp3/the_new_pornographers_my_rights_versus_yours.mp3>.
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