Like most people eagerly waiting for a new notebook to replace my aging PowerBook, I almost fell off my chair when Steve Jobs announced the MacBook Pro at last month's Macworld Expo keynote address in San Francisco.
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Apple is having some serious, documented issues with the 15-inch PowerBook G4s that were released in October 2005 (a.k.a "High-Resolution" or "Double-Layer SD") and it appears that they are ignoring them.
I think that it's time to address the elephant in the room: the Apple plasma story that I floated in the run up to Macworld Expo.
Its official. The Walt Disney Company today announced the acquisition of Pixar Animation Studios.
There's a ton of speculation swirling that Disney is set to announce a buyout of Pixar Animation Studios for somewhere in the range of US$7 Billion.
In the wake of Macworld Expo come a veritable plethora of Apple rumors. Some interesting fodder for a Friday.
Mike Davidson has started a really good contest on his blog. It's quite simple and self-explanatory: Design a Steve Jobs Movie Poster.
If you're in the market for a MacBook Pro to replace a PowerBook, you need to remember that Apple's new professional notebook requires a whole new set of accessories.
With Apple's announcement of the MacBook Pro they also obsoleted a popular notebook technology - the PC Card slot (formerly known as PCMCIA).
One of the "improvements" in iTunes 6.0.2 is the MiniStore which looks at what you're listening to and suggests artists and songs that you might like.