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Mix: Open Source, Scotland, iPod VR, iPod costumes, Playboy

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By LC Angell

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Published: Thursday, November 3, 2005
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Neuros Audio is turning to the open-source community to help make its upcoming portable media player an iPod contender.

Apple is giving Scotland’s Edinburgh high school 50 iPods to be used in classrooms by students and teachers.

Make magazine’s Philip Torrone has posted an article on his experiences testing out VR/LCD goggles with the video-enabled 5G iPod.

Engadget has posted all of the iPod costume entries it received for the Engadget Halloween Costume Contest.

Men’s magazine publishers Playboy and Penthouse may soon offer adult movies for portable video players such as the new 5G iPod, according to Bloomberg News.

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funny, to think that you’d even compare an open source product to an apple. Sure, open source is good, but just like linux or unix, it can’t really beat the software apple produces.

Posted by M Bargo in Chicago, IL on November 4, 2005 at 6:04 AM (PDT)

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Um, UNIX isn’t open source, Linux is an open-source clone of UNIX.  And OSX is built on top of BSD, another open-source UNIX clone.

Posted by Fenn on November 4, 2005 at 6:04 PM (PDT)

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