In a column for Wired.com Leander Kahney writes about the possibility that Apple creates false products to test the loyalty of their employees. I have a slightly different take on the situation.
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AppleInsider reported on Monday that Apple and Google working on "many more" projects together. I've been a vocal critic of the lack of productivity since the Eric Schmidt appointment to the Apple board both here and on the PowerPage podcast in the past and it's about time that two of the biggest tech brands in the world develop some synergy.
Maynor's first video has been scrutinized and it is now known that the first hack did not involve a third-party wireless card. It appears to be fraudulent. Check this video.
Apple yesterday released iTunes 7.1 (28MB) for Mac and Windows.
If you're a MacBook/MBP user like me, you're probably always filling up your hard drive. It's a constant battle for space with me, delete something to make room for something else. So I decided to do something drastic - I deleted my 60GB iTunes library from my hard drive today.
Engadget reports that Multi-touch Cinema Displays, featuring technology borrowed from iPhone, may be on the horizon from Apple.
Safari, Apple's Web browser, has always been considered a lean and powerful and is the default browser of most Mac users. But recent performance questions are putting Safari under the microscope.
Apple TV was supposed to ship in "late February" but with today being the last day of the short month, the company is telling distributors and customers that it is delayed until mid-March. Apple's has changed the shipping date to "mid March" for the US$299 device at their online store and Apple authorized retailers are being told the same time frame.
The iPod blossomed for two reasons: content portability and piracy/theft. Unlike the iPod, Apple TV will require payment to view content on a big screen.
Last week after a piece of optical media destroyed my MacBook Pro's SuperDrive, I began getting more cautious (bordering on paranoid, actually) about the types and kinds of optical media that I trust my backups and data to. Some of my best practices (with some help from Jonas at Media Supply) are:Speed: Although the MacBook Pro 15-inch (Core 2 Duo) SuperDrive has a maximum write time of 6x you should buy 8x media.