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AirPort Prices Drop Before Airport Express Release

AirPort Prices Drop Before Airport Express Release -- Apple has taken advantage of the gap between announcing and shipping its new $130 AirPort Express Base Station (due later this month; see "AirPort Express Brings Audio, Portability to Wireless Networking" in TidBITS-732) to drop the price of AirPort Extreme gearShow full article

DealBITS Drawing: disclabel from SmileOnMyMac

If you burn a lot of CDs or DVDs, you should take a look at SmileOnMyMac's elegant utility disclabel, which helps you design your own professional-looking stick-on labelsShow full article

Apple Delays iMacs Until Sep-04

In what appears to be an unprecedented move, Apple released a statement last week announcing that their next-generation iMacs would be delayed until SeptemberShow full article

The Postini Test Begins

I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore! In particular, what I'm hoping I'm not going to take is spam destined for the tidbits.com domainShow full article

iChat AV Takes Flight with In-Air Wi-Fi

iChat AV might become the next way to annoy your seatmate. Apple Computer product managers Eric Zelenka and Kurt Knight informally demonstrated that in-flight video chatting could become an alternative to tapping your fingers all during a flightShow full article

Macworld Expo Boston 2004 Events

Macworld Expo in Boston is coming up soon, with the conferences starting on 12-Jul-04, the trade show floor opening on 13-Jul-04, and both continuing through 15-Jul-04Show full article

Rating Industry Conferences

An old joke says that to be successful, a college needs to provide a winning football team for alumni, sex for undergraduates, and parking for the staffShow full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/05-Jul-04

The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be much faster, though it doesn't yet use our preferred design. Tiger: Performance, Stability, Security -- The preview of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger features at WWDC prompts discussion of how the operating system's performance will be improvedShow full article

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