Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/19-Sep-05
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What’s happening to our favorite GUI? iTunes 5 introduced a slightly different look to Apple’s applications, leading to a discussion of whether the Aqua human interface guidelines are being tossed out the window or evolving. (8 messages)
Voice recognition software in 2005 — Despite a promising start years ago, the state of speech-recognition software such as iListen and ViaVoice on the Mac has fallen behind its Windows competitors. (5 messages)
iPod nano — The name "iPod nano" has a few different meanings in Japanese, but really, we all know the name came from Mork & Mindy: nano nanoo! (4 messages)
iTunes 5 random shuffle — iTunes 5 introduced a new feature to make the shuffle mode more random. What’s going on? Apparently, "random" to a computer isn’t as random as you might think. (4 messages)