iPod Hard Drives to be replaced with Flash Memory this year?

If Prudential Equity Group analyst Jesse Tortora is correct, they just might. According to an Apple Insider report, Tortora stated the following: “We believe that the video iPod transition from 1.8-inch hard disk drives to NAND flash memory may occur as soon as late 2007,” Tortora wrote. “Our checks indicate that Apple is considering canceling Read more…

“Illuminating” hint in WWDC invite?

I received a WWDC invite in my inbox yesterday (apparently even downloading Dashcode is enough to get one). You can see it by clicking on the image to the left.What is really interesting about it is the design of the invitation. It is obviously modeled after Time Machine, a new Leopard feature, but what it Read more…

OS X Quick Tip: Make your Screen Saver your Wallpaper

Here’s a Quick Tip from MacResearch.org 1) Set your screen saver to something cool (I use the RSS Visualizer) 2) Fire up terminal 3) Type the following: /System/Library/Frameworks/ScreenSaver.framework/Resources/ ScreenSaverEngine.app/Contents/MacOS/ScreenSaverEngine -background Look at your Desktop. To stop the whole thing and return your desktop to normal just stop kill the process (^C). Do you have a Read more…

YouTube Find: “1984″ – Behind the Scenes

This video, and it’s rocking 80s song, gives us a rare look at the making of one of the most famous commercials in history – the Apple “1984″ Superbowl Ad. Read more…

How Stupid do you have to be to work for the RIAA?

Seriously…this is just hard to understand… Aparently, the fine folks at the RIAA misread Steve Jobs’ Open Letter “Thoughts on Music” post yesterday. According to Engadget, the RIAA issued a response today stating that Jobs’ offer to license FairPlay was a “welcome breakthrough” that would be a “real victory for fans, artists and labels.” The Read more…

Norway Responds to Jobs’ “Thoughts on Music”

MacNN is reporting on Norway’s response to Steve Job’s open letter to the music industry that was posted yesterday. Senior advisor Torgeir Waterhouse of the Norwegian Consumer Council has this to say: “We’re happy to see Steve Jobs take on the responsibility that follows from Apple’s role as one of the leading companies in the Read more…

Star Trek Enterprise is now Available in the iTune Store

Everyone’s least favorite Star Trek show is now available for download in the iTunes store. Currently, the first season of the show is the only one available, but hopefully additional seasons will become downloadable soon. The 4th season of the show was undoubtedly the best, and I look forward to purchasing it. Being a Star Read more…

Take a look at iSoftPhone

The iSoftPhone looks to me like a lawsuit waiting to happen. It’s a SIP phone interface that looks…you guessed it…like an iPhone. I didn’t actually get a chance to look at this software too closely because to use the trial you have to create a CallCentric user account…and I just didn’t feel like it. The Read more…

OS X Quick Tip: Quickly Close All Apps

Today’s OS X Quick Tip is from Filip Lam. Click Here to check out his blog. Thanks Filip! The quickest way to quit one application is to hit command+q. But what if you want to quit several? Instead of highlighting every application you want to quit and then press a keyboard command, you can do Read more…

iPhone launch scheduled for June 15th?

According to this letter posted by Gizmodo…the answer is yes. So is WWDC shaping up to be what we all hoped Macworld 07 would be…or are we setting ourselves up for a let down again? I think this time WWDC is looking like the biggest show of the year. If Leopard AND the iPhone are Read more…