John Gruber’s latest insight is an “analysis” of Mr Fester’s ramblings whether iTunes for Windows is a “closed” ball game. Good read for your Windows user friends hesitant to use “the best Windows app ever”…
Daring Fireball: Closed Is Open
Reading Between the Lines as Dave Fester, General Manager of the Windows Digital Media Division, Lays Out Microsoft’s Shamelessly Orwellian Party Line Regarding Digital Music
MacMerc.com has some good points about what to do before installing the Panther on your Mac. Just in case…
MacMerc.com: What to do before installing Panther
Mark has problems with his bread machine:
Foolproof [dive into mark]
The thing is: do it by hand. Makes you feel like you have done something. And the bread is much better! Arrgh. I would love a piece of freshly baked bread right now…
Makes you appreciate your current job more
From This Guy Falls Down
“Tired of the same old grind? Wish you could be doing something different today?
Check out this cool simulator to see what it might be like working at McDonald’s.”
O’Reilly Network: Good Things Come in Millions [Oct. 20, 2003]
“Well, looks like it’s official: iTunes for Windows is a hit. Apple today announced that there have been one million downloads of the Windows iTunes jukebox since it was announced on Thursday. I’m sure at the next keynote, Steve will give us a stat of how many downloads per minute that is, but I think it’s safe to say that a LOT of Windows users are checking out iTunes.”
Of course, and we need the European release now! Please!
From The Register
“On Sunday Google admitted to the Washington Post that it was working on a bug it had found which was withholding thousands of legitimate search results from its users. The bug was in response to another bug: Google’s susceptibility to being gamed by spammers who set up ‘link farms’ to tripwire its PageRank%u2122 algorithm. “Is Google starting to show signs of strain against spammers and Web scammers?”, asked the Post.”
So Google is getting more and more unreliable???
Does anyone know if it’s possible to give a gift certificate to someone who can’t buy from the iTMS? It says “with a valid e-mail address” … I wouldn’t think so, but hell I love to be able to use it !
Have a look at this one! Michael Bach has some very impressive optical illusions All done using QT and Flash.
It’s in German I know but interesting … and hopefully true! iTunes 5 schon in der nächsten Woche?
Nach diversen Gerüchten zu iTunes für Windows gibt es jetzt auch einen Bericht, dass am 16.10. iTune… [MacTechNews.de]
Will it finally launch? According to Appleinsider it will take place at Moscone West Facility in San Francisco on Thursday, October 16th!
So please – bring it to Europe as well – before May 2004! Arrgh!