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TidBITS#813/23-Jan-06

If it feels like your telephone company, cable company, cell phone provider, and ISP are all doing basically the same thing, you’re right, and Glenn Fleishman explores the ever-increasing telecommunications convergence this week. Andrew Laurence finds his bliss in some solitary jazz played through the elegantly designed Sonos Digital Music System. And Apple announces record quarterly profits, 60 percent of which come from the iPod and other music-related efforts. In the news, Apple announces a Mac OS X Universal logo developers can use to identify universal binaries.

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Apple Introduces Mac OS X Universal Logo

Apple Introduces Mac OS X Universal Logo -- With the Intel Core Duo-based iMac available and the MacBook Pro to follow shortly, Apple has announced a new logo program that developers can use to identify universal binary programs that contain both PowerPC and Intel code (most PowerPC-only programs will run on the Intel-based Macs thanks to Apple's Rosetta technology, but performance will likely suffer somewhat)

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Disney/Pixar Merger?

Disney/Pixar Merger? I don't have any inside information on the possible Disney/Pixar merger currently circulating in the rumor mill, but since the Washington Post asked me to comment, I did

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/23-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. Calendar widget behavior -- Readers notice a change in the new Calendar Dashboard widget included with Mac OS X 10.4.4