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October 28, 2005

Backup 3.0.1 update

Apple released Backup 3.0.1, a maintenance update to the automated backup software included with .Mac. The update addresses problems with restoring files to alternate locations, and accuracy of the iDisk progress bar when uploading files. Backup 3.0.1 is available through...
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October 25, 2005

iTunes Music Store Australia opens

Apple Computer Australia Pty Ltd opens Australian iTunes Music Store. The iTunes Music Store Australia (AU) has the same DRM as other iTunes Music Store, songs are priced at AU$1.69 per song and AU$16.99 per album, and videos are...
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October 21, 2005

iTunes 6.0.1 available

Apple released iTunes 6.0.1 update, it is available from Software Update, standalone version should be available later. With iTunes 6.0.1, you can preview, buy, and download over 2,000 videos on the iTunes Music Store and sync your music and purchased...
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October 20, 2005

iTunes comes to Oz

According to News.com.au's report, iTunes Music Store is coming to Australia on 30th October 2005. Speculation of the cost per song is between 99 cents and 1.69 Australian Dollars. Related story: iTunes Music Store Australia 25th Oct? iTunes Music Store...
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PowerBook 15" and 17" enhanced

Apple today made its PowerBook G4 line of notebook computers even more desirable for business and creative professionals with higher-resolution displays and up to one hour more battery life on the 15- and 17-inch models. In addition, every new...
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Apple introduces Aperture

The first all-in-one post production tool that provides everything photographers need after the shoot, Aperture offers an advanced and incredibly fast RAW workflow that makes working with a camera’s RAW images as easy as JPEG. Built from the ground...
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new Power Mac G5 Dual and Quad announced

Apple Computer released Power Mac G5 Quad, which uses a pair of dual-core 2.5GHz G5 processors with dual Altivec Velocity Engines in each. The company added dual-core processors across the line-up, with the single-processor 2.0GHz and 2.3GHz models simply...
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October 19, 2005

iTunes Music Store Australia 25th Oct?

According to AppleTalk Australia, iTunes Music Store Australia is likely to be available on 25th October. Apple Australia has organised a major briefing on Tuesday at which the worldwide head of iTunes Music Store and worldwide head of iPod Marketing...
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October 13, 2005

new iMac G5 with iSight camera built-in

The new iMac G5 features a built-in iSight video camera for out-of-the-box video conferencing and Apple’s new breakthrough Front Row media experience. Front Row gives users a simple, intuitive and powerful way to play their music, enjoy their photo slideshows...
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iTunes 6 with video support

Along with the new iPod, Apple released iTunes 6. The new version supports downloading music videos and television shows. iTunes 6, the next generation of the world’s most popular music jukebox and online music store, lets fans purchase and...
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new iPod with video capacity

Thinner, bigger storage, and video. The new iPod, featuring a gorgeous 2.5-inch color screen, can display album artwork and photos, as well as play stunning video including music videos, video podcasts, home movies and television shows. The new iPod holds...
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October 12, 2005

QuickTime 7.0.3 released

Apple released QuickTime 7.0.3. QuickTime 7.0.3 delivers several important bug fixes, primarily in the areas of streaming and H.264 video. QuickTime 7 Pro users also gain the ability to create video and audio files that can be played back on...
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October 6, 2005

Autodesk to acquire the maker of Maya, Alias

Autodesk, the company of industry's CAD software, AutoCAD, is to acquire Alias, the maker of Maya. The deal will cost Autodesk US$182 million. Autodesk also owns discreet, the developer of several video compositing tools, including Combustion. Adding Alias to the...
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October 4, 2005

Xbox 360 plays music from iPod

According to The iPod Observer, you can use Microsoft's Xbox 360 to play music from Apple's iPod. The new XBox 360 can connect directly to an iPod letting you play music and slideshows directly on your TV, bringing us one...
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Corel Painter Essentials 3 releases

Corel Corp. released Corel Painter Essentials 3, an art studio software that uses the consumer-friendly features in Corel Painter IX. The main new feature of Corel Painter Essentials 3 is the ability to turn digital pictures into paintings. Other features...
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* The Mac Observer - Mac news.
* MacNN - Mac News Network.
* Poker Apps For Your iPhone
* Apple History
* ilounge - all things iPod. iPhone and iPad
* apple related movies
* The Unofficial Apple Weblog - (TUAW)
* applewoods - Mac OS X software, localisation, news (in Traditional Chinese).

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