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They Criticized Vista. And They Should Know. – New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/09/business/09digi.html?_r=1&em&ex=1205467200&en=5335775aae3491d3&ei=5087%0A&oref=slogin Microsoft senior executives “eat their own dog food”, only to find out it’s the poisonous, made-in-China variety that is Windows Vista: Then there’s Mike, who buys a laptop that has a reassuring “Windows Vista Capable” logo affixed. He thinks that he will be able to run Vista in all of its glory, as well […]

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Me & You, Us, Forever – Movie Trailers – iTunes

http://www.apple.com/trailers/independent/meyouusforever/ A 47 year old Christian man, on the other side of an unwanted divorce, thinks back and reminisces about his old high school girlfriend and first love of 30 years ago. This is, handily, the most promising trailer I’ve seen in ages. No dialogue, sappy flashbacks, wooden acting, and a “Christian” undercurrent? This will […]

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AirMail: The worlds most perfect sleeve for the MacBook.

http://www.manilamac.com/ A laptop sleeve for the new MacBook Air. Though cute (it’s vinyl with a fleece inside), I can’t help but be disappointed: I initially thought the site was satirical, offering an actual manilla envelope for $30. In my books, bite beats craft almost every time.

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Inside Apple Stores, a Certain Aura Enchants the Faithful – New York Times

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/12/27/business/27apple.html While in Paris this year, I was turned away by three different Apple-specific resellers when I asked if I could use one of their locked-down Macs to back up my months’ worth of travel photos. Not an unreasonable response from most businesses, I suppose, but I’m a longtime Apple user (and former employee), so […]

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http://blogs.business2.com/apple/2007/08/apple-to-nbc-dr.html NBC’s bluff has been called by Apple, and its content has been yanked from the iTunes store. This despite NBC making up a huge percentage of the store’s business. As usual, the contention is the network wanting to charge more for the downloads than it would for a higher-quality DVD box set. I’d go […]

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Apple Takes a Step Back With iMovie 08 – NYTimes.com

http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/2007/08/17/apple-takes-a-step-back-with-imovie-08?em&ex=1187668800&en=2911b934cb25d75c&ei=5087%0A Two underwhelming reviews in two weeks from two Apple stalwarts on two new Apple products. This is a real bodyblow to my old alma mater. Especially since the bitterest of the reviews concerns what was once our killer app, iMovie. It seems the company’s focus on the iPhone has really sapped strength from other […]

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Why Apple is the best retailer in America – March 19, 2007

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2007/03/19/8402321/index.htm?postversion=2007030809 I make no bones about my allegiance to Apple – beloved computing parent and – until recently – my long-time employer. I admire companies who do things right, which is why Apple’s always tops on my brand-loyalty list. I honestly believe the company is out for my best interests, at least in terms of […]

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BBC NEWS | Technology | Users warned on Windows cursors

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6509865.stm Animated cursors could prove risky for Windows users, Microsoft has warned. The software giant is investigating reports that the way Windows handles alternatives to the traditional arrow cursor can leave PCs open to attack. By booby-trapping a website or e-mail attachment with code that exploits the flaw, malicious hackers could hijack a Windows PC. […]

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Why Apple is the best retailer in America – March 19, 2007

http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune_archive/2007/03/19/8402321/index.htm?source=yahoo_quote Terrific article with a great insight into Steve Jobs’ willingness to start from scratch and design and redesign until it’s right. We Apple fanatics are not quiet about our love for the company’s products. Jobs’ insistence on intelligent, practical design is infectious – after a while, you become less intrigued by the consistency of […]

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Apple (United Kingdom) – Why You’ll Love a Mac – A Mac is the ultimate upgrade.

http://www.apple.com/uk/getamac/ The Peep Show guys take over for the American Mac and PC actors. I’m not sure how I feel about this; the American Mac guy was skanky, but not entirely untrustworthy. I’ve learned, after 3 seasons, that Jez is a brainless twerp who doesn’t produce much of value. This is not how I view […]

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