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Apple Eclectic’s Review of 2008: December

As 2008 slid gracefully towards its denouement, confirmation that Apple had lodged itself firmly in the popular consciousness — as if confirmation was needed — came in the form of The Simpsons, who mercilessly did for ‘Mapple’. Apple’s share price … Continue reading

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News Roundup for January the 5th

So as the Apple world descends on San Francisco for Macworld 2009, what treats are there in store for the faithful? Well, as is only to be expected, the rumours are flying thick and fast. The latest centre around the … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin Slams iTunes, Glad Steve Jobs is Dead

We don’t generally cover the Presidential Elections — Æ is not a politics site, and it certainly isn’t an American politics site — but this story got caught in our Apple news net. AP are reporting this little outburst by … Continue reading

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DrawIt Teams Up with Acorn

There is a particular maxim of Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s which is banded about quite a lot in Mac circles: “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” It … Continue reading

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Apple Eclectic’s Review of 2008: October

For several weeks prior to the start of October, the mailing lists, blogs and forums of the Mac development community had echoed to cries of “F—ing NDA!” Just as the calls for Apple to relax the restrictive terms governing discussions … Continue reading

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Apple Eclectic’s Review of 2008: September

It doesn’t really matter what Apple did or released this month, since September 2008 will go down in infamy as the month of the bloody awful Microsoft adverts. First we had this mini masterpiece staring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld: … Continue reading

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Apple Eclectic’s Review of 2008: August

August marked the 10th anniversary of the original iMac first shipping. Yes, we’ve mentioned the announcement of the iMac before, but we think this second milestone deserves commemorating, since the iconic, instantly-recognisable gum-drop computer is arguably the first machine of … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs Speaks

As you’ve probably read by now, Apple CEO Steve Jobs has released a letter concerning his health. It’s fairly short so I’ll quote the whole thing: Dear Apple Community, For the first time in a decade, I’m getting to spend … Continue reading

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Apple Eclectic’s Review of 2008: November

When they come to write the definitive history of the 21st century, November 2008 will be remembered for one thing and one thing only — it was the month when Sesame Street came to iTunes. There was also some kind … Continue reading

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New to Parallels?

Parallels is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and Cloud services providers across all major hardware, operating systems, and virtualization platforms. For the Cloud, Parallels automation and virtualization software enables cloud services … Continue reading

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