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  • Automatically Add Rush Limbaugh Podcast to iTunes

    09/06/2005 9:58:17 PM PDT · by zberger · 12 replies · 5,526+ views
    Original ^ | September 5, 2005 | Joe Zitzelberger
    Rush2Pod software will automatically add the broadcast to your iTunes library and your iPod. No more manually moving the files into iTunes. No more grabbing the iPod and going -- only to realize that you didn't update it with the latest show. Just download the simple software from and enjoy the ease of use.
  • Mac of All Trades

    05/29/2005 8:18:31 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 6 replies · 301+ views
    Popular Science ^ | June 2005 | Mike Haney
    Want a Mac in your living room? How about your car? Apple’s tiny and affordable Mini does it all...
  • Macintosh / Apple blog

    03/20/2005 9:54:51 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 173 replies · 4,558+ views
    various | March 20, 2005, first day of Spring | 'Civ
    This is a 'blog for Mac and Apple stuff. IOW, not a 'blog for how wonderful and innovative Dull and Windulls is.
  • New Lubricant Could Improve Hard Drives

    09/10/2004 1:06:54 PM PDT · by Loyalist · 47 replies · 1,279+ views
    Associated Press/Globe and Mail ^ | September 9, 2004 | Matthew Fordahl
    SAN JOSE, Calif. — A newly developed lubricant could improve the performance, capacity and longevity of hard drives used widely in computers, music players, video recorders and other devices, researchers say. Lubricant coats and protects the polished disc surface that spins thousands of times per minute as data are magnetically recorded, retrieved and erased on the drive by a head that flies back and forth dozens of times per second. But today's standard lubricant, called perfluoropolyethers, is reaching its limits as disc drives spin faster and hold more data. In some cases, centrifugal forces are causing the lubricant to ripple....
  • Study: Apple, Dell lead PC customer satisfaction index

    08/25/2004 8:27:37 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 26 replies · 833+ views
    InfoWorld ^ | August 24, 2004  | By Tom Krazit, IDG News Service
    Study: Apple, Dell lead PC customer satisfaction index Overall customer satisfaction with the PC industry has rebounded   The PC industry is doing a better job of satisfying its U.S. customers than in recent years, and improvements to technical support seem to have done the trick, according to the results of a study released Tuesday by the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) measures the attitudes of consumers in several different categories, including PCs and online Web sites, on a scale from zero to 100. For the second quarter of 2004, the PC industry posted...
  • It doesn't have to be this way - (Mac Powerbook Review)

    08/22/2004 12:43:01 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 20 replies · 501+ views
    Apple - Citing The Independent - UK ^ | 18 August 200418 August 200418 August 2004August 18, 2004
    Tired of viruses, lost files and the 'blue screen of death'? In the first of two articles about waving goodbye to Windows, John Dodds switches to Apple's OSX It was the sight of a friend's new company laptop on his study desk that did it. It had only a 12-inch screen, and the keyboard was tiny and cramped; it just wouldn't work for a non-touch typist like me. It seemed like miniaturisation gone mad - but it also emphasised the sheer bulkiness and age of my three-year-old Gateway desktop running Windows 98. Lately, like the majority of Windows users, I...
  • Free Republic "Bump List" Register

    09/30/2001 4:46:44 AM PDT · by John Robinson · 191 replies · 12,118+ views
    I have created a public register of "bump lists" here on Free Republic. I define a bump list as a name listed in the "To" field used to index articles. Free Republic Bump List Register
  • Introducing a Whole New Way to Breathe (Apple - iAir)

    07/13/2004 7:32:30 AM PDT · by Vermonter · 7 replies · 698+ views ^ | 7/13/04 | Unkonwn
    <p>Humans have been breathing air the same way for over 100,000 years. Apple is changing all that with iAir - the most revolutionary product in the history of mankind. Never before have people had access to this quality of air at a fraction of the cost of other company's air solutions. iAir's compression technology and quality control system paves the way for levels of air consumption the likes of which have never before been inhaled.</p>
  • We're All Mac Users Now

    01/06/2004 2:57:26 PM PST · by quidnunc · 134 replies · 204+ views
    Wired News ^ | January 6, 2004 | Leander Kahney
    Personal computers were invented in the early 1970s, but the computer as we know it today — a vehicle of creativity, communication and entertainment — began on January 24, 1984. In a college lecture hall in Cupertino, California, a young, fresh-faced Apple executive called Steven P. Jobs introduced a gathering of Apple's shareholders to a quirky little beige box called the Macintosh. The fruit of $80 million and several years' research, the Mac was the antithesis of most computers of its era. Designed for ordinary people, not programmers, it dispensed with blinking cursors and inscrutable instructions for a child-friendly interface...
  • The MAC @ 20

    12/15/2003 1:17:02 PM PST · by yankeedame · 111 replies · 1,591+ views ^ | 12.15.03 | Quentin Hardy
    The Mac @ 20 Happy Birthday, Mac! Quentin Hardy 12.15.03, 12:00 PM ET It ought to be dead by now, beset by time and big competitors. Be grateful it isn't. For in all its iterations since it was introduced to the world in January 1984--the Macintosh, then such sequels as the Mac II, PowerBook, Power Mac, iMac--the world's most persistent computer brand has done the most for all computer users. Not through market share, of course--bad business decisions, bad luck and bad behavior from friends and foes ruled that out years ago. But the Mac, always built by the...
  • TOP500 List of World’s Fastest Supercomputers Released - Mac G5 cluster is 3rd fastest

    12/03/2003 6:21:59 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 59 replies · 619+ views
    Top 500 Computers ^ | 11/16/2003
    22nd Edition of TOP500 List of World’s Fastest Supercomputers Released MANNHEIM, Germany; KNOXVILLE, Tenn.; & BERKELEY, Calif. – In what has become a much-anticipated event in the world of high-performance computing, the 22nd edition of the “TOP500” list of the world’s fastest supercomputers was released today (November 16, 2003). The Earth Simulator supercomputer retains the number one position with its Linpack benchmark performance of 35.86 Tflop/s (“teraflops” or trillions of calculations per second). It was built by NEC and installed last year at the Earth Simulator Center in Yokohama, Japan. The list of cluster systems in the TOP10 has grown...
  • iPod's 'dirty secret' wins Web fans

    11/26/2003 2:16:24 PM PST · by Bush2000 · 30 replies · 683+ views
    CNET ^ | November 26, 2003 | Matthew Broersma
    iPod's 'dirty secret' wins Web fans Last modified: November 26, 2003, 12:06 PM PST By Matthew Broersma Special to CNET Two filmmakers are getting attention around the Net for an "antiadvertising" project aimed at protesting what they call the "dirty secret" of the iPod music player--its battery life. Brothers Casey and Van Neistat, who collaborate on video projects using Mac editing software, said they were told by a technical support representative at Apple Computer that the cost to replace the dead battery in an 18-month-old iPod would be $255--comparable to the cost of a new device. Irked at what...
  • Remote Root Exploit in Mac OS X

    11/26/2003 1:31:31 PM PST · by general_re · 78 replies · 253+ views ^ | 11/26/03 | William Carrel
    Mac OS X Security Advisory Vulnerability: Malicious DHCP response can grant root access Affected Software Mac OS X 10.3 (all versions through at least 26-Nov-2003) Mac OS X Server 10.3 (all versions through at least 26-Nov-2003) Mac OS X 10.2 (all versions through at least 26-Nov-2003) Mac OS X Server 10.2 (all versions through at least 26-Nov-2003) Probably earlier versions of Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server Possibly developer seeded copies of future versions of Mac OS X Abstract A series of seemingly innocuous default settings can cause an affected Mac OS X machine to trust a malicious...
  • Apple update has 'em standing in line for good reason

    10/28/2003 6:03:26 PM PST · by Vermonter · 35 replies · 267+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 10/28/2003 | ANDY IHNATKO Advertisement
    After God casually looked up from His desk, glanced at the Cubs and the Red Sox and cleared His throat in a meaningful sort of way before returning to His paperwork, the phenomenon wherein hordes of amped-up souls gleefully line up at all hours to buy something the moment it becomes available retreated to its natural arenas: the next "Lord of the Rings" movie and Panther, Apple's latest major update to Mac OS X. Yes, people were lined up for Panther. Apple kept its retail stores open until midnight on Friday to accommodate everyone who couldn't contain themselves. Mac users...
  • I am now posting using OS-X PANTHER (OS10.3) on my G5!

    10/24/2003 10:16:19 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 26 replies · 165+ views
    VANITY ^ | 10/24/2003 | Swordmaker - Vanity
    When I came home from work this afternoon a small package was waiting for me... Apple's newest operating system: Macintosh OS-X Panther. The system comes on three disks plus another disk of Developer Tools. The installation actually only uses two of the CDs and in fact the second only carries the "i" applicatin software and the extra language files. Updating my OSX .2.8 installation on my 1.6Mhz G5 took only 22 minutes... plus another 15 or so for the software and extra languages. Although I prudently backed up my critical files, the installation went smoothly and my files were left...
  • Apple unveils iTunes, Music Store for Windows

    10/16/2003 11:55:13 AM PDT · by HAL9000 · 40 replies · 192+ views
    MacCentral ^ | October 16, 2003 | Peter Cohen
    At a special event held today at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the long-awaited iTunes software for Windows. The service provides not only digital music playback features for Windows users, but also offers them access to the iTunes Music Store. Both iTunes and the iTunes Music Store have hitherto been limited for use by Macintosh users. iTunes for Windows is identical to its Macintosh counterpart. And like its Mac counterpart, iTunes for Windows is available for free download from Apple's Web site. (The site hadn't been updated as MacCentral posted this article.) iTunes...
  • Apple G5: Can You Feel the Power?

    09/26/2003 5:00:54 PM PDT · by Timesink · 215 replies · 498+ views
    NewsFactor Network ^ | September 25, 2003 | James Maguire
    Apple G5: Can You Feel the Power?   - NEWSFACTOR SPECIAL REPORTBy James Maguire NewsFactor NetworkSeptember 25, 2003 computer manufacturers publish statistics about how fast their machines are, and each finds a way to present their box as the most powerful. Informed consumers understand that these vendor-provided benchmarks are best taken with a grain of salt. In the case of the Apple G5, however, the statistics reveal a true speed demon -- even allowing for vendor spin. According to results on industry standard benchmark tests (presented by Apple), the G5 is not only faster than comparable machines, but quite a bit faster. Could...
  • Virginia Tech Building Power Mac G5 Supercomputer

    09/06/2003 1:10:51 PM PDT · by Boss_Jim_Gettys · 44 replies · 480+ views
    TechNewsWorld ^ | 9/3/2003 | Jay Lyman
    Using several new technologies and more than 1,000 dual-processor Power Mac G5 computers, Virginia Tech University is building a supercomputer cluster that is likely to rank among the fastest in the world.In addition to the G5 machines, the university said it is using a beta version of the latest release of OS X, new networking hardware from Mellanox and Cisco, and cutting-edge configuration and cooling technologies to build the powerful cluster for a fraction of the price of a traditional supercomputer."The total price tag is probably a factor of 10 lower than a machine in this class in the past,"...
  • Cool Things To Buy Instead of a G5

    08/30/2003 11:48:44 PM PDT · by avenir · 13 replies · 251+ views
    "The Power Mac G5 is the world's fastest personal computer and...models start at just $1999."But who wants the base model? Of course we want the dual processor model starting at $2999, don't we? Don't overlook the small fact that this doesn't include a monitor (could you settle for a 17" Studio Display @ $699? It used to be $999...think of the savings.)I could go on, but $3698--still missing peripherals and any Adobe software, etc.--is a good place to stop and ask: "What cool thing could you buy instead of a new G5 and still have a few thou left over?"My...
  • PBS columnist: IT hates Macs because 'Macs reduce IT head count'

    08/31/2003 3:15:26 AM PDT · by Swordmaker · 152 replies · 950+ views
    PBS's I, Cringely, the pulpit via MacDailyNews ^ | August 15, 2003 | Robert X. Cringely
    "Why aren't Apple Macintosh computers more popular in large mainstream organizations? Whatever the gigahertz numbers say, Macintoshes are comparable in performance to Windows or Linux machines. Whatever the conventional wisdom or the Microsoft marketing message, Macs aren't dramatically more expensive to buy and on a Total Cost of Ownership basis they are probably cheaper. Nobody would argue that Macs are harder to use. Clearly, they are easier to use, especially on a network. So what's the problem? Why do Macs seem to exist only in media outfits," asks Robert X. Cringely for PBS? Cringely writes, "Apple is clearly wondering the...