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The iPod. Nano-fied. I want.

I have to hand it to Apple Computer. They have this gift. The gift that makes you want things. This uncanny ability to spur interest. Desire. From the very depths of your inner soul, your gut, your emotions. If you think Apple does just computers, hah!, think again. They are way beyond that. How about […]...More

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Up next: Mactel vs Wintel

As Apple waves goodbye to the single processor 1.8Ghz Power Mac G5, it files a trademark application for the term ‘Mactel’, according to new Mac website – Mac on Intel. This move is likely to be more of a protective measure against misuse of the term, more so than the likelihood of Apple actually using […]...More

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But, but, but….What about RISC? Altivec?

In a shocking announcement, Apple has announced plans to use Intel microprocessors across its product line this time next year. Apple previewed a version of Mac OS X Tiger running on an Intel-based Mac at the Worldwide Developer Conference today. Is this the end of the PowerPC? It’s been 10 years, which has seen the […]...More

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Batteries on Fire? Get New Ones!

Exclusive flame-buoyant batteries from Apple! Apple is voluntarily recalling certain lithium ion rechargeable batteries that were sold worldwide from October 2004 through May 2005 for use with the following notebook computers: 12-inch iBook G4, 12-inch PowerBook G4 and 15-inch PowerBook G4. For information on the exchange program and whether you are affected, click on the […]...More

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Kick-Ars Tiger Review

Trust Ars.Technica to write a full-blown, geek account of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. Written by John Siracusa, ars gives the usual impartial look at Apple’s latest $129 OS offering, and a 21-page ‘mini’ review and commentary at that! Trust ars to get all down and dirty with the technical bits. The self-confessed geek that […]...More

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Unleashing the Tiger

No, this isn’t some sex-related advertisement for some pink-lighted joint in Patpong. Nor is it the latest headline for a Victoria’s Secret catalogue. Although I’d wish for both, preferably both in the same sentence. But hey, this is still about something hard. And something soft. Actually, it’s more of a new installment of solid software […]...More

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New Toy : Tiny But Mighty!

The old skool 6GB being zero formatted This thing is tiny! Fits my palm! Everything is cool except that it's in kinky red! Presenting my new toy! It’s a superlightweight USB2.0-based external hard drive casing which fits 2.5″ drives. It’s so light and small, it can almost fly doods! Heh. I stumbled upon this on […]...More

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Out with the Shuffle, in with the New iPod mini

In its quest for world domination, Apple slashes prices of the 4GB iPod Mini to an attractive USD199 (approx. RM760) and introduces a 6GB model for the capacity-conscious. Apple claims an extended 18 hours of battery life and the ability to charge over USB 2.0. Having been contemplating the iPod Shuffle since it was launched, […]...More

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100 Times Happier, But 5,700 Ringgit Poorer

After intense mind-boggling self-discussion, contemplation and consideration, I decided on the ex-stock 1.33Ghz 12″ Powerbook. After comparing specs and weighing options dollar for dollar, the PowerBook came up tops where price/performance ratio was concerned. The 14.1″ iBook is also a steal however, and it was a close-fought battle to the finish. The stock-supplied RAM of […]...More

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions!

I am seriously contemplating an Apple notebook purchase but am torn between the consumer level iBook and the more powerful, but ultimately more expensive Powerbook. I have been scouting around, checking out prices and stumbled upon this over at Some ex-stock 14.1″ iBooks are for sale. Excellent value at RM4,800. Specs as below: 1.2GHz […]...More

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Looking at a broke 2005

iPod Shuffle - Tiny but Mighty! I hate Steve Jobs. I really do. He has this uncanny ability to judge the market. He knows what we want. He knows what we will want in the future. He rocks. He is GOD. Not satisfied that the original iPod and its siblings enjoy 50% of the digital […]...More

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