It's that time of year again, time to dust off the crystal ball and prognosticate about what Apple has in store for us at the big January love-in at Moscone.
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.
PowerBooks are great for storing music and photos, but do you really need every piece of music you've ever ripped? Archiving some of your media is a great way to get better performance out of your Mac.
Just when I thought that WiFi (802.11b/g) networks were getting safer, I get an email from a friend indicating that Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) has been cracked.
A story in the Taipai Times reports that Topology research analyst Simon Yang is predicting that Apple will introduce new "light-weight [notebooks] with a stylish design aimed at luring female users."
I first wrote about the Boostaroo Headphone Amplifier back in 2001 as a way to easily split the audio output from a PowerBook or iPod and share it with a friend. Boostaroo has improved upon the original with the Revolution, a new model now shipping.
Apple has come a long way with the iPod, contstantly improving it and adding innovative new features. Since it's close to Christmas I figured that I'd put together my wishlist for the iPod of the future
For the first time iPods made an appearance on the National Retailer Federation's annual list of the Top 10 categories of toys.
The wildly popular mapping application for the desktop is finally available for Mac OS X. The only catch is that it's not available from Google.
An entry at Folklore.org by Andy Hertzfeld provides an interesting insight into the lengths that the company went to to protect their intellectual property.
It seems logical that the new Intel-based PowerBooks will be the first to ship with three radios: WiFi, BlueTooth and Cellular.