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Apple to repair MacBooks with faulty Nvidia GPUs

Due to a glitch in some of the graphics chips (GPUs) made by Nvidia, Apple is offering free of charge repair of affected MacBook Pro machines. In July 2008, NVIDIA publicly acknowledged a higher than normal failure rate for some of their graphics processors due to a packaging defect. At that same time, NVIDIA assured Apple that Mac computers with ...

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The Touch Phone War

Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, president and CEO of Nokia praised Apple and Steve Jobs for launching the iPhone and accelerating the interest in using the Internet on cellphones. “The guys from Cupertino, he said, have helped to accelerate interest in using the internet on mobile phones, and that he needs to take his hat off to them.” The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic will ...

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Apple released Security Update 2008-007

Apple released Security Update 2008-007 this Thursday. The update notes include the following: Security Update 2008-007 is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X. Previous security updates have been incorporated into this security update. Read about the Security Update at Apple’s Support page. The update is available at Apple’s download page or using the Apple ...

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iTunes 8.0.1 and Apple TV 2.2

Apple released iTunes 8.0.1, the update includes the following fixes/improvements: Seamlessly plays the current song when creating a new Genius playlist. Improves syncing spoken menus to iPod nano. Addresses an issue of deleting HD TV episodes when downloading. Improves checking for updates from the App Store Improves accessibility with VoiceOver. Addresses problems syncing Genius results to iPod. Apple also released ...

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