a characteristically complete review of the new MacBook Pro. Looks good, though it’s going to be a while before I can join in on the fun.
outraged by the Sony/BMG EULA that it even prompts him to say good things about Apple’s iTMS! He’s right though – “Does a company that makes you agree to terms like these, a company that infects your computer with malicious software, seem competent to offer a service directly to the public?”
Apple’s introduction of podcasting to the iTunes store: ITunes Mints Podcasting Stars.
from John Gruber’s Daring Fireball on the Apple switch to Intel processors: Bombs Away.
of today’s announcements from Apple at the WWDC is buried in most stories. In the News.com story linked above it doesn’t come out until the end of the second page. To wit, Phil Schiller has said that there won’t be anything done to prevent someone from running Windows on an Intel-Apple box. At the same time, Apple’s still a hardware company, so you can be sure that Tiger/Leopard will only work on Apple boxes. What that means, potentially, is that if you buy an Apple machine you can run whatever you want – Linux, OS X, or Windows – whereas if you buy a random-PC-manufacturer’s box you’d be restricted to Windows and/or Linux. Sounds like a pretty good strategy to me.