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Mac OS X 10.4.4 Released

Mac OS X 10.4.4 Released -- Apple pushed out Mac OS X 10.4.4 last week, adding universal binary (for Intel-processor compatibility) components and resolving a number of problems with Safari, iChat, and other system resourcesShow full article

iTunes 6.0.2 and QuickTime 7.0.4 Released

iTunes 6.0.2 and QuickTime 7.0.4 Released -- Alongside Mac OS X 10.4.4 last week, Apple also updated iTunes and QuickTime. iTunes 6.0.2 is now a universal binary and adds the capability to broadcast to multiple AirPort Express base stations, stability improvements, and a new MiniStore feature that displays the day's top purchases and specials from the iTunes Music Store in a pane at the bottom of the screenShow full article

Adobe Offers Public Beta of Lightroom

Adobe Offers Public Beta of Lightroom -- Adobe Systems, Inc. revealed a public beta of their upcoming professional photography workflow software, Lightroom, just before Macworld ExpoShow full article

Skype 1.4 Released for Mac

Skype 1.4 Released for Mac -- Skype decided to release the final Mac version of their flagship voice and instant messaging program just as Macworld Expo started, ensuring that new features such as call forwarding and iTunes pause/resume would be lost in the shuffleShow full article

Pro Video Apps Now Only in Final Cut Studio

Pro Video Apps Now Only in Final Cut Studio -- Apple is no longer offering their pro video applications as stand-alone products. Since the majority of customers are buying the $1,300 Final Cut Studio (which includes Final Cut Pro 5, Motion 2, Soundtrack Pro, and DVD Studio Pro 4), only the suite is now available for purchase; standalone versions will remain available in stores only until supply runs out. One of the announcements at last week's Macworld Expo keynote was that a universal binary version of the Final Cut Studio suite will be available in March 2006, much earlier than expectedShow full article

Macworld Expo SF 2006: Exuding Confidence

It's instructive, I think, to mark the resurgence of Apple Computer by what happens at the annual Macworld Expo in San Francisco, both in terms of Apple's keynote announcements and the mood on the show floorShow full article

Intel-Based iMac and MacBook Pro Ship Earlier than Expected

With his usual panache, Steve Jobs announced the new Intel-based Macs at Macworld Expo last week, bringing Intel CEO Paul Otellini on stage in a chip-fabrication "bunny" suit and airing an ad about "setting the Intel chip free" after being "trapped inside PCs performing dull little tasks." With the announcement, Apple anointed the Intel Core Duo processor as the processor of choice, installing it in the familiar looking iMac and in a new laptop dubbed the MacBook ProShow full article

iLife '06 and iWork '06 Released

While most of the attention at Macworld was focused on the new Intel-powered iMac and MacBook Pro laptop, Apple's software releases were fairly extensiveShow full article

Macworld Expo 2006 Superlatives

It's time once again for our annual look at the best, the worst, and the weirdest products from Macworld Expo. With over 361 booths, it's entirely possible we've missed some cool things, so please feel free to send your suggestions in to TidBITS Talk as well. Put Your Photos in the Loop -- With the help (and financial support) of long-time Macintosh evangelist Guy Kawasaki, FilmLoop enthusiastically showed off a new Internet-based "photocasting" product, which looks like a handy way to share easily updated streams of photos within a group such as a family, sports team, or clubShow full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/16-Jan-06

The first link for each thread description points to the traditional TidBITS Talk interface; the second link points to the same discussion on our Web Crossing server, which provides a different look and which may be faster. Wireless Range Extender -- Getting a device that extends the range of a wireless network to operate correctly turns out to be a surprising amount of workShow full article

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