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Mac OS X Leopard: A perfect 10? Members Public

Apple’s new operating system and its massive new feature set challenge users anddevelopers to explore new and better ways of working. I don’t think Leopard is a perfect 10, but the author, Tom Yager, opines that Leopard’s many new features and underlying capabilities allow

Ryan Petty
Ryan Petty
Apple

Leopard: Infinite Desktop Sharing ;) Members Public

So I installed Leopard and have been playing around with several of the new features. One feature that is of particular interest to many of us that provide technical support for family and friends is the new “Desktop Sharing” capability. Here’s a clip from Apple’

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Ryan Petty
Apple

HDR Photography Members Public

HDR is short for High Dynamic Range. It is a software technique of taking either one image or a series of images, combining them, and adjusting the contrast ratios to do things that are virtually impossible with a single aperture and shutter speed. Although not for every photograph, I think

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Ryan Petty
Apple

The Map Just Changed Members Public

Today, Apple’s market cap exceeded that of IBM. Apple finished the day at $186.16 giving it a market cap of $161.89B (IBM’s market cap is at $156.01B). Makes you wonder about Apple’s 1984 Ad. Over at bbum’s weblog-o-mat he has

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Ryan Petty
Apple

SanDisk’s Video Salvo Members Public

If your home is like mine, then you have a multi-megabit broadband connection, one or more HD capable TV sets, a wired or wireless home network and one or more PCs (ok mine aren’t all PCs–6 of them are Macs, and one PC running FreeBSD). While

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Ryan Petty
Apple

10 Cutting Edge Projects, 8 Inovators, 8 Bold Ideas Members Public

At the Popular Mechanics website, they have compiled a list of 8 inventors and 10 great new projects.  My favorites are the “make anything” machine (pictured on right), the “hands on computer” which forms the basis for Apple’s multi-touch technology in the iPhone and

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Ryan Petty
Apple

Cringely: The Puppet Master [Behind Steve J’s iPhone Pricing Moves] Members Public

…that 1999 quote from Bill Gates about Jobs: “He has to know that he can never win.” I don’t think Steve knows that at all. read more | digg story

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Ryan Petty
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“We’re sorry” - Early iPhone buyers to get $100 Apple credit Members Public

A day after slashing the price of the iPhone, Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs today promised $100 store credits to iPhone owners who had paid full price and issued a rare apology for “disappointing” some of his most ardent supporters. read more | digg story

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Ryan Petty
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