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February 28, 2006

Photoshop Elements 4 announced

Adobe announced Photoshop Elements 4 for the Mac. The new version of Adobe's consumer-level image editing program includes auto red-eye removal, skin tone adjustment, the Magic Selection Brush, and the Magic Extractor tool. Photoshop Elements 4 should be available in March.


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February 26, 2006

Yojimbo 1.0

Yojimbo 1.0 is a secured organiser for your bits and pieces of information from Bare Bones (BBEdit).


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February 24, 2006

the grand prize winner...

And the grand prize winner is... Alex Ostrovsky from West Bloomfield. The billionth song ”Speed of Sound” was purchased as part of Coldplay’s “X&Y” album by Alex Ostrovsky from West Bloomfield, Michigan and as the grand prize winner he will...
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February 23, 2006

1 billion songs downloaded

On 8th February, Apple launched Billion Songs countdown competition, and today 1 billion songs have been purchased from iTunes Music Store.. 1 billion songs have been downloaded legally! Apple may announce the winner later. Congratulations to all the winners....
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February 19, 2006

possible solution for Repair Permission problem in OS X 10.3.9.

This is a possible workaround for Disk Utility with latest iTunes (6.0.2, 6.0.3) on OS X 10.3.9. Disk Utility has "Lost Connection" with Disk Management tool Move iTunes onto the Desktop. Run Disk Utility Go to HD > Library >...
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February 16, 2006

Don't steal Mac OS X

According to The Mac Observer and MacDailyNews, Apple has hidden a poem inside OS X that warns users not to pirate the operating system, according to OSx86 Project. The Web site noted on Tuesday: "a few pieces of OS X...
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iLife '06 update and iTunes 6.0.3 released

Apple has released updates to iLife '06. The update upgrades iDVD to 6.0.1, iPhoto to 6.0.1, iMovie HD to 6.0.1, and iWeb to 1.0.1. Although iTunes is no longer being part of iLife '06 package, it has been upgraded to...
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February 15, 2006

Mac OS X 10.4.5 Updatet is out

Apple released Mac OS X 10.4.5 Update for both PowerPC and Intel users. The 10.4.5 Update is recommended for all users and includes general operating system fixes, as well as specific fixes for the following applications and technologies: - iChat...
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MacBook Pro speed upgrade

Apple has begun shipping the new Intel-based MacBook Pro, and there were free speed upgrades to the models. 1.83GHz for US$1,999, and 2GHz model for $2,499, both using the Intel Core Duo processor. The 1.83GHz model will start shipping...
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February 13, 2006

2 million songs in iTMS catalogue

According to our iTunes affiliate programme, we've noticed that iTunes has some new ad banners. It appears to us that iTunes has more than 2 million songs in its catalogue. Apple recently launched 1 billion Songs Countdown competition....
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February 10, 2006

Backup 3.1 available

Apple released Backup 3.1, an update to the automated backup software included with .Mac. The update delivers added support for some backup destinations and addresses file restoration and other issues. Backup 3.0.1 is available through Software Update. Backup 3.0.1 was...
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February 8, 2006

iTunes launched billion songs download countdown

Billion Songs countdown competition Apple is launching a countdown to 1 billion songs competition. They are giving away a black 4GB iPod nano and a $100 iTunes Music Card to every 100,000th download. The grand-price winner (1 billionth download)...
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cheaper iPod shuffle and new 1GB iPod nano

Apple Computer makes a price cut on iPod shuffles. $69 US for the 512MB version, $99 for the 1GB version. New 1GB iPod nano, for $149. The new model comes in either black or white, and includes the same features...
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February 3, 2006

Adobe's Intel based Mac support...

According to The Mac Observer, and Adobe's official document on Intel-based Mac support Adobe Support for Intel-based Mac computers (pdf), Adobe won't release Universal Binary applications for Intel-based Macs soon. October 2006 is the earliest we can expect. Adobe won't...
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February 2, 2006

second iTunes phone from MOTO

News from The iPod Observer and The Daily Mac, Motorola announced that the new iTunes-enabled SLVR cell phone is now available. According to a Reuters story, the companies decided to adopt a form factor that's sleeker than the iTunes-enabled ROKR,...
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February 1, 2006

iMac G5 20 inch price drop

Apple has dropped the price of 20 inch iMac G5 (PowerPC, 2.1 GHz), from $1699 USD down to $1499 USD. (or $2299 AUD from $2649 AUD) The price for the 17 inch iMac G5 (PowerPC, 1.9 GHz) remains the same...
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* The Unofficial Apple Weblog - (TUAW)
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