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Archives: January 2005

  1. Proof of Apple PowerBook G5 found?

    While stumbling through the thickets of the World Wide Wibble, we came across a Word document that contained something that we’d never…

  2. Target pulls Apple Mac mini from online store due to ‘availability concerns’

    Just four days after Target.com began listing Apple’s recently announced Mac mini computer as a purchasable item…

  3. Apple releases Security Update 2005-001 for Mac OS X

    Apple today released Security Update 2005-001 which delivers a number of security enhancements…

  4. Apple cuts Mac Mini upgrade prices for RAM, 80GB hard drive, Bluetooth, AirPort Extreme

    Apple Computer has quietly cut the cost of souping up its new Mac Mini. When Apple Computer introduced the Mac Mini earlier this month…

  5. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer: ‘We love to be first’

    In an interview, Ballmer talks a lot about how, five years after Chairman Bill Gates made him CEO, he is redefining Microsoft for its next phase…

  6. What’s still missing?  What options does Apple’s ‘Mac mini’ open up?

    My feeling is that [with Apple’s new Mac mini] there is still something missing, in the same way as the iPod didn’t make total sense until the music store arrived…

  7. What’s still missing?  What options does Apple’s ‘Mac mini’ open up?

    My feeling is that [with Apple’s new Mac mini] there is still something missing, in the same way as the iPod didn’t make total sense until the music store arrived…

  8. Windows users can give Apple’s elegant OS X operating system a try with new Mac mini

    Apple’s new Mac Mini’s price is low because you are expected to BYOMKD or ‘Bring Your Own Mouse, Keyboard and Display.’

  9. Report: Apple to begin work on second New York City retail store

    Sometime this year Apple Computer is expected to begin renovation and construction efforts on its second New York City-based retail store…

  10. Chicago Sun-Times: iPod shuffle’s biggest advantage is it works with Apple’s iTunes

    I’ve been using the 512-megabyte iPod Shuffle exclusively for a week now, and against all expectations, I’ve found that a screen is hardly essential…

  11. Washington Post: Apple’s new iPod shuffle is ‘the iPod for the rest of us’

    Before two weeks ago, I would not have guessed that a 3 1/2-inch-long stick of white plastic that plays music could be much of a conversation piece…

  12. MacPractice beta ships for Mac OS X; medical, dental and chiropractic practice management software

    This week MacPractice, Inc. is shipping the beta version of all new Mac OS X practice management software for doctors’ offices…

  13. Apple’s iWork productivity suite needs some more work

    The hype surrounding the new Mac mini and iPod Shuffle released last week by Apple Computer has largely obscured a new $79 software package…

  14. Apple’s ‘Mac mini’ should be your next computer

    The designers at Apple Computer have come up with another mini that’s going to be huge. If you’ve never been tempted to switch from the…

  15. PC Magazine review gives Apple’s Mac mini 4 out of 5 stars

    The Apple Mac mini makes an attractive entry point for the Windows-to-Mac switcher, the Mac user who needs an upgrade from a pre-1-GHz Mac…

  16. Analyst: Apple Mac worldwide market share could increase to 4.5 percent by end of 2006

    Some had begun to consider Apple Computer Inc. irrelevant. After five years of no growth in its Macintosh business, California-based Apple’s share…

  17. Associated Press: Apple’s iPod shuffle’s ‘ease of use is unrivaled’

    Since Apple Computer Inc. introduced the iPod in 2001, competitors have been scrambling to match the simplicity and style of the popular…

  18. Tech Pundit Enderle: ‘This year will be more difficult for Apple Computer’ and iMacs in earthquakes

    I’m not a fan of the current iMac, the PC in a monitor has been done before and the new offering has relatively poor ergonomics (when compared to the old iMac), is less distinctive, and is far less stable.  I live in California, earthquake country, and the old…

  19. CBS News: Mac mini cheap enough for Windows users, still ‘Mac’ enough for Mac aficionados

    Hearing the hype about Apple’s new $499 Macintosh gave me pause. Could Apple, which is known as the BMW of computer companies…

  20. Is your Windows computer broken?  You might want to look at a Mac

    The iPod is a great product, and I am delighted that it has kept Apple from the morgue slab. I have no wish to get into one of those holy wars…

  21. Is your Windows computer broken?  You might want to look at a Mac

    The iPod is a great product, and I am delighted that it has kept Apple from the morgue slab. I have no wish to get into one of those holy wars…

  22. Apple’s iTunes Music Store: over a quarter billion songs served

    Apple today announced that music fans have purchased and downloaded more than 250 million songs from the iTunes Music Store…

  23. Windows system failure adds technical difficulties to performance of ‘La Boheme’

    It happens with every opera company, from the most modest to the most extravagant: technical difficulties. And it happened Friday…

  24. Apple’s Macintosh introduced 21 years ago today

    On January 24, 1984, 21 years ago today, Apple announced the Macintosh to their Board of Directors and to the world…

  25. PC World takes first look at Apple’s Mac mini

    There was plenty of prognostication before Macworld Expo and opinionation afterward, but here at PC World, we know you care more about…