Tuesday, January 06, 2004

Apple's "GarageBand" Software to be released 

Apple announced today that they will be releasing a new program as part of their iLife software suite. The program is called "GarageBand" and turns your Apple computer (Mac OS X) into a mini recording studio with features like : guitar amp simulation, many midi instruments, background loops, and waveform editing capabilities. GarageBand's details have not been put on Apple's website yet, but you can purchase it as part of the iLife package for $49, and can also purchase an addon pack for $99 that gives you added midi instuments, loops, and guitar amp simulators. Check out Apple's website for further details.


Monday, January 05, 2004

Possible iBook Lawsuit? 

Wired News posted an article recently about iBook and iPod owners getting ticked enough about their hardware issues to seek legal action. If you've been reading my blog from the beginning you'll remember that I've had my iBook's logic board replaced twice over the course of one year. I've also complained that my CD-R drive doesn't burn CDs at the advertised speed. A friend of mine at work also has a iBook that won't hold a battery charge for more than 6 minutes or so, and the iBook is only slightly over one year old.

Click here for the full Wired News article.