Update: We incorrectly posted earlier that the opening was Saturday. It is in fact Friday. We regret the error. (Thanks, Simone Manganelli.)
Steve Jobs a 10! Apple's CEO ranked number 10 on Vanity Fair's latest new establishment list. Members with single digit rankings include Bill Gates, Rupert Murdoch, Steve Case, and Gerald Levin. More.
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AirPort in airports; 802.11a A 80211-planet.com article discusses the growing market for public wireless 802.11 (e.g., AirPort) access. Another article on the same site takes a first look at the faster 802.11a wireless protocol.
UK PowerBook prices cut Following Apple's PowerBook price cuts in the US last week, Macworld UK reports that the prices have been cut in the UK as well. According to the magazine, "The 400MHz model now costs £1,599, down from £1,899. The 500MHz 20GB model costs £2,199, down from £2,499."
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When Packing for College, Which Computer? From the New York Times: "...at $1,300, the superbly designed, snow-white, five-pound iBook is far less expensive than equivalent Windows notebooks. Without a doubt, this is the off-to-college computer I'd buy for my daughter. If she weren't 2, I mean." (Thanks, William Bonk). More.
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Update: Several readers noted that AppleInsider is gone because its domain registration expired as of August 16. Whether this is intentional (and thus means AI is gone for good) or an oversight (that will soon be corrected) is still unclear. The site is still accessible via its numeric IP address. The last update is dated June 21 and it states … Read more