I received this photo from a reader concerned about the appearance of hairline cracks around the edge of the case near the hinge.
The Apple Core
Apple technology keeps gaining respect in the executive suite, with businesses and in the data center. Jason O'Grady and David Morgenstern deliver critical news and penetrating analysis that managers need to succeed.
Jason D. O'Grady
Jason O'Grady is a journalist and author specializing in mobile technology. He has published six books on Apple and mobile gadgets and his PowerPage blog has been publishing for over 18 years.
David Morgenstern has covered the Mac market and other technology segments for 20 years.
Apple has invited video production professionals and the media to a special event at next month's National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Conference in Las Vegas. Look for a new high-end version of Final Cut Pro and probably some big and bad new Mac Pros.
The National Security Administration (NSA) has published an internal guide for System Administrators to keep their Macs secure within their organization. The 171 page document, titled "Mac OS X - Security Configuration For Version 10.4 or Later Second Edition" (PDF) is a free download from the government agency.
Peter Gabriel funded music recommendation service The Filter launches for Macintosh today.
Apple has announced the first wave of session descriptions for their Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) and there are a bunch of interesting nuggets in the session descriptions whose existence were under NDA (until yesterday).
"It may be the most stunning and creative attack ad yet for a 2008 presidential candidate -- one experts say could represent a watershed moment in 21st century media and political advertising," Carla Marinucci reports for The San Francisco Chronicle. "Yet the groundbreaking 74-second pitch for Democratic Illinois Sen.
Although Disney discovered options backdating at Pixar the company has cleared Steve Jobs of any wrongdoing.
Last week I got worked into a lather over the prospect of 300GB notebook drives beginning to ship as soon as this month. In my post I posited that there's no need to offline your iTunes collection when you can simply migrate to a larger HDD. There's a problem though...
Wouldn't you know that almost immediately after I post my review of the Verizon Wireless V640 EV-DO Express Card/34 from Novatel, they announce the successor? Moore's Law at it's finest.
In a previous blog posting ("Migrate your iTunes library off your local hard drive") I wrote about how to free up a bunch of hard drive space by moving your iTunes library to an external USB hard drive that you then attach to the new 802.11n AirPort Extreme Base Station (AEBS). Stop the presses!