updated 05:45 pm EST, Mon December 29, 2008
Apple beats ship estimate
In brief: Apple has begun shipping its Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI adapters ahead of schedule, according to a MacNN reader. A recent order that was quoted to ship from Apple sometime between January 5th to the 7th actually arrived on December 26th, almost two weeks ahead of schedule. The connector is required for new MacBooks, MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros with the new Mini DisplayPort technology for connecting a 30-inch Apple Cinema Display HD. The current lead-time listed on the Apple Store website is one to two weeks. The adapter costs $99.
LiveDigitally has introduced a holiday contest featuring two free license give-aways. One prize will be given to the person that provides the closest guess of the number of hours that the program has saved Jonathan Berger of LiveDigitally, while the second license will be awarded to the creator of the best new snippet. The contest ends this Wednesday, with winners announced early next year.
SubRosaSoft has scheduled an interactive forensics discussion to be held Tuesday, January 6 at the Westin San Francisco Market Street, located at 50 Third Street in San Francisco. The MacWorld meeting runs from 3-5 p.m. in a roundtable format, with a law enforcement appreciation reception to follow. The focus of the meeting will be Snow Leopard's new forensic strengths, and Apple Product Management team members will also be available for questions.