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Briefly: free iPods, WebKit for Win Mobile; 32GB RAM

updated 02:20 pm EDT, Fri October 12, 2007

WebKit for Windows Mobile

In brief: You can get a free iPod -- with a $3,500 plane ticket, OWC is offering 32GB memory kits for Mac Pros, a team has ported WebKit (the foundation for Safari) to Windows Mobile, equinix's products are Leopard-compatible, and Pixar has licensed several patents to Luxology ... Eos Airlines has announced that every guest who registers and purchases a round-trip ticket October 15th through October 26th will receive their choice of an Apple iPod or bonus Club 48 points. Eos Guests booking round-trip travel at fares of $3,500 and above will receive the option of an Apple iPod Touch (8 GB) or 35,000 Club 48 points. Guests booking round-trip travel below $3,500 will receive the option of an Apple iPod Nano or 20,000 Club 48 points. Travel must be completed between October 24, 2007 and January 31, 2008.

OWC offers 32GB RAM kis for Mac Pro

Other World Computing has announced 32GB RAM kits for the Mac Pro. Offers now include OWC 512MB x2, 1GB x2, and 4GB x2 Kits. n addition, 16GB OWC Memory Kits are priced at less than 1/4th the cost vs. factory option. OWC 4GB x2 kits arm e available for up to 32GB of memory -- twice the memory than Apple currently offers. Mac Pro users can now add up to 16GBs of memory for as low as $64.31 per GB, or a full 16GB of memory for $1029.00

WebKit ported to Windows Mobile

Wake3 of Palo Alto, California has ported WebKit -- the rendering engine for Safari -- to Windows Mobile. The release works on all Windows Mobile handhelds, and while not as smooth as Safari for the iPhone, renders full Web pages that can be navigated via the styluses included with most Windows Mobile PDAs and other mobile devices. The developer says "Stay tuned to this website for more information."

iSale, MediaCentral get Leopard-ready

equinux announces that its consumer line, consisting of CoverScout, iSale, MediaCentral, The Tube and TubeStick, is ready for Apple's next operating system Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. equinux has also promised to release any necessary updates immediately following the release of Leopard, should Apple make any changes, affecting one of equinux' Leopard-ready products.

Pixar licenses patents to Luxology

Architosh reports that Pixar Animation Studios and Luxology LLC have finalized an agreement under which Pixar has licensed its Subdivision patents technology to Luxology. The latter claims the patent acquisition will work to improve modo and imageSynth. "We are very excited to have clear rights to use some of the most fundamental SubDivision surface modeling and rendering algorithms on the planet," said Brad Peebler, President and Co-founder of Luxology.

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