Thursday, January 29, 2004

The lamp hops away...

In Jobsian news today, Pixar has broken off talks with Disney to renew its contract with the company. This should provide interesting developments with Steve's "other company" in the coming months.

Wednesday, January 28, 2004

It's no 1984, but it's pretty good...

The Pepsi/iTunes giveaway is revving up for super-hype mode (don't believe me, then just go to and the upcoming Superbowl ad has hit the web.

You can check out the ad in many places (link). Looks pretty good.

It's not like there's anything wrong with your iBook, BUT...

Apple has posted an FAQ regarding the company's new iBook Logic Board Extension Program for iBooks with logic board problems. The possibly problemed 'Books were manufactured between May 2002 and April 2003.

Tuesday, January 27, 2004

A big little migration...

Virginia Tech has officially announced that they will move their Powermac G5 supercomputer to Xserve G5s. The migration will lower power consumption and heat, as well as lower the overall size of the cluster.

The cost of the move and the fate of the Powermacs are both still generally unknown. According to the folks at Virginia Tech, the "old" machines will go to good homes.

Monday, January 26, 2004

Cryptic? No way!

Well here's a vague rumor straight from RAILhead Design!

News From Apple Tomorrow
Tomorrow promises to be a “big” day for Apple, so get your credit card balances down and your paychecks deposited…

Well, something specific might be nice, but whatever.

Hoo boy...

Ready to just be blown away?
Well, you won't be.

Because today's big news is the überexciting release of a new (really unenthusiastic drumroll, please) Security Update.

In slightly interesting news, AppleInsider has posted a report on two new applications being developed by Panic Software. Stattoo sounds pretty cool.