- Mac Resellers Pre-Installing WinXP
InformationWeek reports that some resellers are taking advantage of boot camp to pre-load new Mac desktops with WinXP. Apple says it won’t for now. Adding XP Home adds $100 to the price of a new Mac, XP Pro adds $150.
- $0.99–and holding
The New York Post reports that Steve Jobs seems to have held steady in the negotiations between Apple and major record labels to renew agreements due to expire in two months. The four major music companies wanted Jobs to introduce variable pricing to the iTunes Music Store. Jobs has stood firm on the singe 99-cents-per-track price.
- iPod prices to drop
Reuters reports that Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer says iPod prices are likely to drop in the June quarter. However, posters at online iPod forum iPodBank think there may be more to the story than Mr. Oppenheimer’s comments.
- iPod Chip Change
EETimes reports that Apple Computer is set to switch media processor chip vendors for its iPod line.
- OS X vulnerabilities “highly critical”
Secrity site Secunia has issued a Mac OS X advisory for multiple potential vulnerabilities. Worth checking out.
- Update: Apple Legal vs Little Girl
See girl write letter. See Apple Legal send warning. See girl cry! Mean Apple!