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Archives: May 2003

  1. Slope Rider snowboard game for Mac OS X updated

    Slope Rider features heaps of powder-covered courses complete with jumps, half-pipes and rails…

  2. PandaWare TimeCache X updated

    PandaWare TimeCache X 5.1 is for individuals and groups who need to track time and expenses on projects…

  3. iScooper picture downloader updated

    iScooper enables users to automatically download and browse batches of pictures much faster and much more conveniently…

  4. How Apple could combat iTunes piracy

    David Zeiler, of The Baltimore Sun, offers some suggestions for combating so-called iTunes piracy…

  5. Opera to release Mac browser upgrade tomorrow

    After months of uncertainty, an upgrade to Opera’s browser for the Mac will be released on Thursday…

  6. BusinessWeek: ‘IBM has confirmed that it’s developing a new set of chips for the Mac’

    Embedded in today’s “Byte of the Apple” column over on BusinessWeek Online is this little gem…

  7. Boston Globe: iTunes Music Store fans retain ‘their Apple chauvinism’

    Joshua Weisbuch, 33, of Jamaica Plain says he’s visited the iTunes Music Store about 30 times since it opened less than three weeks ago…

  8. MacBreakZ! now available in Dutch language version

    publicspace.net is pleased to announce the release of version 3.5.2 NL of their ‘MacBreakZ!’ application…

  9. SDIsland DV to SDI converter introduced

    Fastware.net announced today that the SDIsland DV to SDI converter…

  10. CNET Perspectives: iTunes Music Store ‘like half a loaf’ – should strive to do more

    Buying music online got a lot easier with Apple Computer’s new music store. It’s a promising sign of things to come in the music business. That said, the service feels like half a loaf…

  11. BusinessWeek Technology Editor: ‘this is going to be the summer of Mac’

    Few on Wall Street are predicting much more upside for Apple this summer. But let me be contrarian…

  12. Get up to US$225 credit on old iPods when trading up to new iPod models

    It’s unheard of in our industry. It’s like taking your Armani suit back for a trade-in…

  13. NetNewsWire Lite updated; get your online news more efficiently

    Ranchero Software has released an update to NewNewsWire Lite, version 1.0.3…

  14. Berklee College of Music requires students to have Macs with ‘Finale’ and ‘SmartMusic’ apps

    MakeMusic! Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Berklee College of Music whereby Berklee will provide incoming students with Apple Macintosh computers…

  15. Freeware Playlist Doodad controls iTunes from the System Bar

    An enhancement to iTunes, Playlist Doodad lets you view and switch to any of your iTunes playlists without bringing…

  16. Mac OS X speech synthesis app turns your Mac into master thespian

    Narrator was Dejal Systems’ first product for Mac OS X. It utilizes speech synthesis to read out the contents…

  17. Apple adds ‘New Music Tuesdays’ tracks to iTunes Music Store

    Apple’s “New Music Tuesdays” continue to rock on…

  18. Tech TV: third generation iPod is a “tech treasure’

    With more than 700,000 units sold, the industry-leading iPod has received accolades for its small size, ease-of-use, and distinct design…

  19. Apple to open 20 stores in next 12 months; plans first store outside U.S. for Tokyo

    Apple this week marks the second anniversary of opening its first retail store in May 2001…

  20. iTunes Music Store revenue a drop in the bucket overall; just two of ‘Big Five’ signed for Windows v

    Apple iTunes Music Store, while an unqualified success in the online retail music arena, is but a drop in the bucket…

  21. Roxio buys Pressplay; plans to revive Napster brand; says Apple iTMS at competitive disadvantage

    Shares of Roxio surged Monday after the software company agreed to buy Pressplay…

  22. Windows ‘Longhorn’ to add translucent windows that ripple and shrink by 2005

    Dramatic changes are in store for users of Microsoft’s “Longhorn” version of Windows slated for 2005 release…

  23. Disney to rent DVDs that self-destruct chemically after two days

    “‘This disc will self-destruct in 48 hours.’ That is the warning Walt Disney will issue this August when it begins to ‘rent’ DVDs…

  24. Palyh Worm strikes Windows users worldwide; Macintosh unaffected

    A new mass-mailing worm that spread through Australia overnight appears to have hit the UK hard on Monday morning…

  25. Opera syncs Linux and Windows releases; Mac OS X version left to whither

    A new release of Opera’s Linux browser marks the company’s effort to keep Windows and Linux software versions synchronised. But the Mac has been left out in the cold…