SATURDAY SHOW EDITION
TIGER POUNCES IN APRIL
(hat tip gear live)
Apple announces that OS 10.4 code name TIGER will launch on tax day, April 15th. And, true to form, Steve Jobs claims that it will be "light years" ahead of Redmond's Longhorn, IF it ever comes out!
DVD JON HAS DONE IT AGAIN ... This time defeatring iTunes DRM
(hat tip macrumors)
DVD JON, who hacked the copy protection for DVDs, has now hacked Apple's DRM in a most unique way - he's reinvented the iTunes Music Store. The software, called PyMusique, acts as a new store and prevents the DRM to be added to the song - which is what iTunes Music Store actually does. Using PyMusique avoids that, letting the purchaser of the music do anything they want with it according to the principle of FAIR USE. Which is as it should be.
A PIECE OF THE ACTION FOR APPLE?
(hat tip c/net news)
Yahoo wants a piece of the action from 3rd party accessory makers in exchange for a "MADE FOR IPOD" sticker. Ain't that just like Steve Jobs to think his product is so incredible that they'll "let you have a sticker" in exchange for a piece of the pie?
I think Miriam said it best:
Etymology: back-formation from greedy
: excessive or reprehensible acquisitiveness