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Saturday, January 4, 2003

Enhance Your Mac OS X Windows with iPod

Mark Degg creator of informs us that he has designed several Mac OS X window backgrounds using Apple’s advertising photography for iPod. To install a background to a folder’s window: create a new folder in the Finder, choose menu item “View” > “Show View Options”, choose “Background: Picture” and select the image you downloaded from

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“Apple Seen Unveiling Video iPod at Macworld Expo”

Reuters’, Duncan Martell reports on the upcoming Macworld conference in San Francisco. The report cites analysts guessing at what Apple may introduce at Macworld. One such device may be a new and improved iPod with video capabilites.

“Apple is—as always—tight-lipped about its plans, but it may unveil a version of its popular iPod music player that will play movies, said analyst Rob Enderle of Giga Information Group.

Another possibility, though far less likely, is a handheld personal digital assistant, but Enderle said that product will not come next week.”

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Thursday, January 2, 2003

“DVForge To Give Away Gold Plated Mac Expo Prizes”

DVForge, creators of the DVBase stand for iPod will be giving away three gold plated versions of its first line of Mac accessories at the conclusion of Macworld Expo San Francisco next week.

“The three lucky recipients will be selected at random from entries received at the DVForge booth #3961 in the Digital Media Pavilion, with entries being accepted from the start of the Expo on Monday morning, January 7th.

The three prizes are:

A DVBase iPod desk stand, CNC machined from a solid billet of T-6 aircraft grade aluminum and then heavily gold plated and individually laser engraved for the winner.

A DVBaseTi, which is the company’s newest product, a solid 304 stainless steel, hand polished riser stand for Apple’s G4 PowerBook; it too will be heavily gold plated and individually laser engraved for the winner.

A DVCube, which is DVForge’s latest limited edition product, a solid 304 stainless steel riser base for the Apple G4 Cube computer, hand polished, heavily gold plated, and then individually laser engraved for the winner.

Separate entries will be accepted for each prize. No one may win more than one prize. The winners will be selected in a live drawing conducted at the DVForge booth at 3:00PM on Friday, January 10th, with the winners names immediately posted to the web site.

The three winners will receive their custom made prizes within 2-weeks of the drawing, with each prize laser engraved with the winner’s name and a custom inscription commemorating the 2003 Macworld Expo.”

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Mac: iCal 1.0.1 Released

“Modern life means multiple calendars, and iCal makes it simple to deal with them. You can see your schedules for both work and home, color coded, from within a single window to let you identify conflicts and free time. You can look at your family’s calendars the same way, and publish your calendars for friends. Search globally for dates and times of upcoming events. Even share calendar information with other Mac OS X v10.2 “Jaguar

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