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August 31, 2005

Roxio releases Toast 7

Roxio released Toast 7 a disc authoring software. New features of Toast 7 include data-spanning, extensive DivX support, OGG, FLAC, and AAC audio format support, in addition to MP3, WAV, and AIFF; and HD image slideshows. Toast 7 is priced...
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FileMaker 8 released

FileMaker on introduced new FileMaker Pro 8, the latest version of the venerable database tool. New features in this upgrade include PDF Maker and Excel Maker, which enable users to turn their reports into PDFs or Microsoft Excel files. Other...
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August 30, 2005

Safari 2.0.1 and 1.3.1

Apple Computer released updates for Safari in both Panther and Tiger. Safari 2.0.1 for Tiger and Safari 1.3.1 for Panther are both available. Both updates have notes that say simply the update "improves website compatibility, application stability and support for...
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August 20, 2005

ATI Radeon 9600 Pro, dual-link DVI for G4/G5 and PC

ATI released Radeon 9600 Pro graphic card with 256MB VRAM and Dual-link DVI display support. The dual platform Radeon 9600 Pro PC and Mac Edition is AGP 2.0 compliant, compatible with both AGP 4X and 8X systems, including Apple's Power...
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August 19, 2005

iPod wears tuxedo

News from The iPod Observer, The Plasticsmith, maker of mini Tower and mini Grandstand for Mac mini now produces tux for iPod, an elegant stand for iPod and iPod mini. picture from The Plasticsmith Tux for iPod is priced at...
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four year old second hand iBooks? still high in demand

According to BBC News, Cheap laptops provoke Mac mayhem, a company is selling four-year-old Apple iBooks for US$ 50 each. They have 1000 laptops in quantity, but the queue is 1 kilometre in length with about 5500 people wanting one....
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August 16, 2005

Security Update 2005-007 available

Apple has released a security update for users of OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.2. This security update is recomended to all users. This update includes the following components: AppKit BlueTooth CoreFoundation cups Directory Services HIToolBox Kerberos loginwindow Mail OpenSSL QuartzComposerScreenSaver...
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August 11, 2005

Show Brian your Dashboard and win $30 iTMS gift card

A Mac user and a blogger, Brian Stucki has started a Dashboard contest. All you have to do is to take screenshot of your Dashboard and email them to Brian. 1) Any Screen Resolution is ok. 2) Send in as...
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August 10, 2005

iPod can play Doom

From The iPod Observer, you can play Doom on iPod (with colour display) Playing Doom on your iPod requires running podzilla on your iPod, though 4th generation color screen iPods are not (yet) actually supported by the iPodLinux Project. Such...
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Messenger for Mac 5 releases

Microsoft's Macintosh Business Unit released Messenger for Mac 5.0 with tabbed viewing and support for Live Communications Server 2005. According to Microsoft, Tabbed viewing is a new approach for Mac customers who use instant messaging for work and for...
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August 9, 2005

Macromedia announces Studio 8

Macromedia announced Studio 8, and the product will be available in September this year. Macromedia Studio 8 includes Dreamweaver 8, Flash Professional 8, and Fireworks 8, Contribute 3 (a basic content manager), and FlashPaper 2. Macromedia Studio 8 is priced...
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August 8, 2005

iTunes (Japan): one million downloads in 4 days

According to Business Week, iTunes Music Store in Japan hits 1 million downloads in 4 days! It is interesting to note that Sony Music Entertainment, Japan's largest music label has not signed an agreement with Apple's iTunes Music Store. Japanese...
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August 5, 2005

free loops from MacJams.com

Looking for more Loops for your GarageBand, Soundtrack or Logic? MacJams is giving away free loops for the next 5 weeks. Those Loops can be used for any application that understands Apple's Loop format, however, those free loops are not...
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August 4, 2005

iTunes Music Store Japan opens

Apple opens iTunes Music Store in Japan with price at 150 yen or 200 yet.


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August 3, 2005

Mighty Mouse, multi-button mouse with innovative scroll bar from Apple

Apple Computer releases Mighty Mouse, a mouse features the revolutionary Scroll Ball that lets you move anywhere inside a document, without lifting a finger. And with touch-sensitive technology concealed under the seamless top shell, you get the programability of a four-button mouse in a single-button design. Click, roll, squeeze and scroll. This mouse just aced the maze.


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August 1, 2005

no more HP iPods

Last August we reported HP iPod was available through HP's Apple iPod + HP website. According to The iPod Observer and The Register, HP has announced to stop selling iPods. (The Wall Street Journal, registration required) WSJ reports that HP's...
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