Weekly Roundup: Dec. 16th, 2005
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TMO to Go presents the Weekly Roundup, the best way to keep track of the headlines in Mac and iPod news. Each week The Mac Observer's Ricky Spero covers the territory, paints the picture, and fills in the gaps. It's like stealing notes after you missed the meeting. Or maybe five meetings. Consecutively.
And don't forget to send me your version of the news! Here are the stories mentioned this show:
- iPod Dominates Holiday Buying
- iPod Accessories Market Reaches $300 Million Annually
- iPod nano Shortages Drive Consumers to eBay
- PayPal Offering Free Songs with iTunes Gift Cards
- Apple Hopes iTMS Gift Certificates Will Reverse Download Decline
- Napster Beats Out iTunes in Brand Awareness, According to Study
- iVideoBlast.com Offers iPod Versions of Classic TV Shows, Movies, Cartoons
- Nielsen Research Looks Into Money Split For Music, Video Downloads
- Quark Buys ALAP
- Bear Stearns Downgrades Apple
- Banc of America Downgrades Apple, Raises Target
- TMO Reports - Piper Jaffray- iPod Will Maintain its Lead 'For Years'
- Will Apple Go the TiVo Route With the Mac mini?
- Analyst Expects First Intel Macs in 1Q06
- BusinessWeek Names Steve Jobs one of Best Business Leaders
- PC World Reliability Survey Gives High Marks to iPod, Apple Laptops
- Survey Ranks Gates, Jobs As Top CEOs
- 'Five Rules of Cool'
- Podcasting, iPod nano On BusinessWeek Best List
- Cell Carrier to Take On iTunes Music Store
- HBO Interested in Delivering Shows For iPod
- Microsoft, MTV to Launch Digital Music Service
- Nearly Everyone On Board With Blu-ray
- Intel PowerBooks, iBooks to Use Napa Chip?
- Apple Settles With Final Tiger Leaker
- DLO Hits Belkin and Griffin With Lawsuit - Updated
- Belkin Responds to DLO Patent Claims
- Grass WorkFlow Pro GIS Tools For the Mac
- EDGE Introduces 8GB Flash Drive
- Mac Gaming News - Aspyr Ships The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Game
- Mac Gaming News - Online Poker Tournaments For Mac Users
- ShadowBurn Uses OS X's DiscBurning APIs for CD/DVD Authoring
- PodFolio for iPod nano
- Review - Capsules
- iPod Sees Potential as a Business Training Tool
- Welcome to Flight 292- May I See Your iPod?
- The Devil's Advocate- If Apple Buys Adobe, Is the Operating System Market up for Grabs?
- The Slacker's Guide - VLC, MPlayer and Ashalii
- Ted Landau's User Friendly View - Confessions of Video iPod Junkie
- TMO's Guide to Playing Online Poker on Your Mac
This news is written by the staff of The Mac Observer.
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