Last week I reported that the first Intel Macs may be coming sooner than originally expected. New PowerBooks and iBooks built on Intel hardware are rumored to arrive as soon as April or May—just in time for the back-to-school buying season. This week rumors are swirling that the first Intel Macs could arrive in as little as two months.
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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.
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Mike Evangelist's Writer Block Live blog has an interesting post about his disdain for Digital Rights Management (DRM) included in music purchased from the iTunes Music Store. In it he says that he's not going to "spend a another dime on content that I can’t use the way I please."
It looks like I may have spoken too soon in my article on the Mac being immune to the Sony Rootkit—Advantage Macintosh.
The announcement of Apple's new dual-core Power Mac G5s last month was a much needed shot-in-the-arm for the company's desktop lineup but the new chips left a gaping hole in the product line.
It's been proven that OS X can be hacked to run on Intel's x86 hardware platform, but is the performance going to suffer?
There's a big difference between charging your battery in your PowerBook versus a dedicated charger.
It appears that Apple is playing games with the PowerBook battery capacity estimates—but they're not the only ones doing it.
AppleInsider is reporting that Apple's Intel PowerBooks and iBooks are ahead of schedule and could arrive as soon as April or May 2006.
There's plenty of reasons to use a Mac; great software and hardware, the iPod, but perhaps the best reason is security.
Back when iPods were only black and white I cared less about album artwork, but now that all new iPods have color displays (excluding the shuffle) album art is becoming more valuable.