updated 10:10 am EDT, Tue September 12, 2006
Review, six Apple patents
In brief: MacNN has reviewed the Canvas Sport ($35, shown at right) from Speck Products, a Converse All-Stars-style canvas case for video iPod and iPod nano designed to protect the device.... The US Patent & Trademark Office today published six of Apple's newly granted patents which include a 'Method and apparatus for saving power in pipelined processors,' 'Method and apparatus for implementing a sleep proxy for services on a network,' and a 'Single-channel convolution in a vector processing computer system,' among others.... AppleTalk Australia has posted an overview of the Parallels vitalization software, along with a simple guide on creating a virtual machine.... Me and Mark Publishing has unveiled a new version of Mark Szymczyk's book "Xcode Tools Sensei," featuring updated material to reflect the changes in Xcode 2.4 and Shark 4.4.... The Portland Mac Film Makers Users Group is hosting a special viewing of Darin Ingram's latest work, exploring the process of HDV production workflows and how to capture as well as optimize quality footage.