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30. September 06

Inventec fertigt Großteil des neuen iPod

«Apple Computer will focus its new video iPod orders at Inventec rather than distributing to both Inventec and Quanta Computer, according to component makers cited in a Chinese-language Commercial Times report. A production bottleneck at Quanta is said to be the major cause of the order adjustment, said the paper.» DigiTimes. «In the fourth quarter, Inventec is scheduled to ship one million video iPods a month while Quanta is expected to ship 300,000-400,000 units a month.»

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Woz bei Stephen Colbert (Video)

Das das Video zwangsweise sofort lädt, wurde es hinter einen weiteren Klick gepackt.
(Danke, henrik!)

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Mögliche Apple-Wal-Mart-Allianz

Laut Variety verhandeln Apple und Wal-Mart derzeit miteinander: «A deal could take the form of a digital download "coupon" that would allow consumers to buy movies, TV shows or music on iTunes with Apple paying the retail giant a percentage of the proceeds, one industry insider said. What's in it for Apple? Since studios (except for Disney, of course) have so far turned a cold shoulder to iTunes because of Wal-Mart's demands, the computer giant would then gain access to titles from every major.» Wal-Mart gilt als eine der größten Hürden beim Ausbau von Apples Filmangebot im iTunes Store.

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Perian 0.5

«Perian is a free plugin that enables QuickTime to play almost every popular video format.» Hört sich sehr gut an, aber noch nicht getestet. «This is a prerelease-ish version of Perian, bugs will happen, and the final feature set should grow dramatically.»

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28. September 06

10.4.8 naht(e)

Der letzte an die Entwickler verteilte Build (8L2125) von 10.4.8 wies laut Begleitschreiben keine bekannten Probleme mehr auf. Insofern dürfte mit dem Systemupdate in den nächsten 1-2 Wochen zu rechnen sein. «According to those familiar with the impending update, Mac OS X 10.4.8 will also introduce improvements to AFP, DVD Player, Graphics and Graphics applications, iCal, iPhoto, Mail, Microsoft Word & OpenType fonts, Modem usage, Networking, Printing, Safari, and USB. Additionally, the release is likely to bundle support for new lines of Core 2 Duo-based MacBook and MacBook Pro notebooks, which are due for release prior to the start of the holiday shopping season in late November», glaubt zumindest AI.
Update: Genug genaht.

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Kritische Sicherheitslücke in PowerPoint

«The vulnerability is due to an unspecified error when processing PowerPoint documents containing a malformed string. This can be exploited to corrupt system memory and may allow execution of arbitrary code when a malicious PowerPoint document is opened.» Secunia. Diese betrifft auch Office 2004 für den Mac.

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Ottos Übersetzungstools

Ottos Übersetzungstools

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27. September 06

ScreenRecycler

«ScreenRecycler now enables you to use this spare computer as second display for your Mac. You can even use an idle machine for that purpose. Just start ScreenRecycler on your Mac then connect to ScreenRecycler via VNC from your old machine.» Nicht getestet.

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iPod als Schlafhilfe im All

«I was able to locate my iPod in my bag and I was a happy camper… I put on my headphones and went to sleep in my Bat sack I did not know how I would react to sleeping while floating. You are not in touch with any surface and I figured it would be kind of strange, but I loved it. It made me feel very calm, like I was floating on the surface of a lake», schreibt Anousheh Ansari während ihres Besuchs der ISS. (via tuaw)

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Schiller auf IDF (Video)

«Apple Computer senior VP of Worldwide Product Marketing Phil Schiller joined Intel chief executive Paul Otellini on stage at Intel's fall developer forum on Tuesday, marking the first ever appearance of an Apple executive at the conference. During the brief appearance, Schiller touted Intel's new Core platform and discussed how Apple has been able to innovate with sleek form factors and leverage the Intel Core family of processors across its entire computing product line.» AI.
Man kann sich Schillers Auftritt auch ansehen, sonderlich spannend ist das allerdings nicht:

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