Jim Dalrymple / Macworld:
Apple responds to iPod nano screen concerns — Since being introduced almost four weeks ago the iPod nano has taken the MP3 market by storm, earning accolades from reviewers and industry analysts alike, but not everyone is completely satisfied. Some customers have complained about scratched …
Geeknews / Geek News Central Revealing …: If your don't want your iPod Nano to get scratched put it in a case!
Charles Arthur / The Register:
Apple's iPod Nano screen woes deepen — Not up to scratch? — OK, let's see if we can find some good news about the iPod Nano. Hey, here's some: Jim Allchin, head of Microsoft's Windows division, bought one the day it came out. Talk about sleeping with the enemy! — Umm...oh.
Steve Friess / Wired News:
Podcasting Goldrush Is On — The podosphere may be virgin terrain for the online world, but already the race is on to figure out whether there's any real money to be made through the new medium. — Consider the vast variety of approaches that have cropped up since Apple's iTunes upgrade …
Classified Intelligence Announces That Google Shops for Classified Providers — ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Sept. 27, 2005—Google is aggressively moving to include classifieds listings in its organic search results, making the rounds of classified advertising Web sites, requesting a direct feed of listings.
Apple iTunes for Windows Mobile 5 spotted!!! — UPDATE: even more pictures and testing here... I managed to get my hands on Apple iTunes for Windows Mobile 5.0. After the Motorola ROKR Apple seems to get seriously into the mobile phone business. As my sources tell there will be a special data rate …
Martin / TipMonkies: TipMonkies Podcast #21 2005-09-27 — It's Tuesday, and that means another podcast!
Heather Green / Business Week:
BitTorrent's Grab at Respectability — Its technology is beloved by illegal downloaders and file sharers. Now the outfit is raising venture funding in a bid to go commercial — BitTorrent, the maker of popular file-sharing software used to distribute movies, music, and games both legally and illegally, is going commercial.
Decline of the Desktop — The PC still rules the desktop — but not for long. Laptops, once considered an expensive luxury, will soon claim the mantle as the personal computing platform of choice in the enterprise. — News Story by Robert L. MItchell — SEPTEMBER 26, 2005 (COMPUTERWORLD) …
News: Recent executive moves.... Not sure if anyone catalogues this stuff, but since I find it interesting.... r0ml (aka "Robert") Lefkowitz has left Optaros. He hasn't found a new home yet, so for those interested.... No bad blood between him and Optaros, on either side. r0ml is just trying to find his ideal job.
Dan / PSP Sony PlayStation Portable:
Working PSP Firmware 2.0 to 1.50 Downgrader!!! — NOTE: So that everyone gets a chance to see this piece of news, we will be keeping this article at the top and putting new news below it for a while. — Welcome to 1.50, PSP firmware 2.0 users! MPH has created a WORKING downgrader from PSP firmware 2.0 to firmware 1.50.
Ed Hansberry / pocketpcthoughts.com:
The Road To The Windows Mobile Powered Treo 700w — Rumors have been flying for months about the possibility of a Treo powered by Windows Mobile instead of the Palm OS. For the past few weeks, it has been almost certain it was real and today, it will be confirmed at 9am Pacific time in an event …
Discussion: Tom Raftery's I.T. views
Kodak Ships the World's First Wi-Fi Consumer Digital Camera; Groundbreaking EASYSHARE-ONE Model Delivers an Unequaled Digital Photography Experience — Device Significantly Expands Picture-Sharing Possibilities; Wirelessly E-Mail, Upload, and Share Pictures at Thousands of Public Hotspots and at Home
Yahoo! Search blog:
Desktop Search Goes Live! — A little over a month ago, our resident search guru, Reiner Kraft, blogged about contextual search with Toolbar, Messenger and Y! Q. The idea of "searching without leaving the page you're on" got us thinking; why not offer a simple and convenient way to search …
Rashmi Sinha / Rashmi Sinha's weblog:
A cognitive analysis of tagging — (or how the lower cognitive cost of tagging makes it popular) — At the start, let me confess that I struggled with this topic. From my first encounter with tagging (on systems such as del.icio.us & flickr), I could feel how easy it was to tag.
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Windows' development processes torn apart — It's interesting to watch the reactions to the Wall Street Journal article about how messed up Windows development processes were. Many bloggers called it a "puff piece" but now on Memeorandum the headlines that are attached to it say "Microsoft Windows Officially Broken."
James A. Robertson / Smalltalk Tidbits, Industry Rants: Not far enough back — Scoble sheds some light on the Longhorn restart:
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