7th January 2006 Archive
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How low can they go?
Last year's MacWorld keynote introduced gave us the Mac Mini. Will this year's deliver the iBook Minus? An Intel-based iBook has been widely trailed to be unveiled next week. If you're anticipating speeds and feeds ahead of next week's keynote, we'll have to disappoint you. But sources close to Apple suggest that the many in …
Mac Channel 7 Jan 2006, 01:05
CES Google thinks it's 'horrible' too
Forgive us if the FCC Chairman’s message today about maintaining a level of decency on the public airwaves didn't take. A pair of very large, very exposed breasts proved too distracting. Yes, these are the moments you pray for every year here at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The gadget fest, for those of you who haven't …
Telecoms 7 Jan 2006, 08:37
CES Emergency! Paging Robin Williams
Pop quiz, hotshot! You're a billionaire who struggles with public speaking. What do you do? What do you do? Hire Robin Williams, of course. Google co-founder Larry Page proved just how smart he is during a keynote speech today here at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). He saved an otherwise tedious presentation by bringing …
Music and Media 7 Jan 2006, 08:52
CES Letters Xbox 360 rules, dude
Call it the battle of banality. Which staid IT giant do you like more – Microsoft or Dell? That's the debate that has emerged after Chairman Michael Dell attacked Microsoft's Xbox 360 console here at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Dell dismissed Microsoft as a "so called high-definition gaming" player, saying that gaming …
Letters 7 Jan 2006, 23:10