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TidBITS#502/18-Oct-99

Bitter about Apple’s speed reductions for the Power Mac G4 line, or merely confused about what’s happening? Matt Deatherage examines the hullabaloo to determine what went wrong and why. Adam reports back from a day at Internet World, and in the news we cover Apple’s $111 million quarterly profit and the releases of Keyspan’s Digital Media Remote, Action Files 1.5, and SoundJam MP 1.1.1. This week’s poll: How much does digital video editing interest you?

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Apple Posts $111 Million Profit

Apple Posts $111 Million Profit -- Apple Computer announced a net profit of $111 million on $1.34 billion in revenue for its fourth fiscal quarter, with earnings of $601 million on $6.1 billion in revenue for the 1999 fiscal year

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Keyspan Offers Remote Control for Software

Keyspan Offers Remote Control for Software -- Keyspan is now shipping the Digital Media Remote, a small hardware transmitter/receiver combination that provides remote control capabilities for digital media playback software, such as QuickTime Player, PowerPoint, MP3 players, CD players, and DVD players

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Speed Dips for Power Mac G4s

Citing limited availability of PowerPC G4 processors from Motorola, Apple has reconfigured its Power Macintosh G4 line. The new systems are identical to those introduced on 31-Aug-99 in every way - including price - except with PowerPC G4 processors 50 MHz slower than original specifications