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Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard initial thoughts

Beyond the initial Mac OS X Leopard preview noise would be the immediate availability of Safari for Windows, which teased a comment out of me earlier today: “I get the feeling Apple aren’t so much interested in the market share, but more the out-reach thing to make their (up-coming?) services work better under Windows. Also, […]

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Apple, YouTube, EMI in tech’ triumvirate

Technology can be an incestuous business to be in. Deals being forged one week, when only the week before, those same parties were sat staring at each other across a court room. And if you keep an ear to the ground an finger to the wind, you’ll have a noticed that it’s the same names […]

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Apple desktop to become an art canvas?

Sometimes, high-end software engineering is like high art – it’s not always easy to appreciate what the eye of the ‘artist’ sees. And so it is that a patent filing by Apple Inc. sort of bends my head in different directions as I try to find some actual, meaningful application for the proposed ‘active desktop’ […]

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Apple in the living room

Within the next few weeks, I’ll be buying myself an Apple MacBook Pro. This isn’t just a work-on-the-move computer, my MacBook Pro will be at the heart of my home entertainment, maybe even soon to be joined by an Apple TV, which could well occupy that space between the DVD player and the digital TV […]

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Tech’ news in brief: Apple iPhone rumour round-up

Following my article, pitting the Zune versus the iPod, I thought I might follow up by way of an Apple iPhone rumour round-up. Currently, there’s a lot being said about Apple and the possibility of them rolling out a mobile phone .. or three! So what with a drunk Digg.com founder blurting out possible iPhone […]