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VoIP For iPod contact is right here

The Touchmods team have released version 1.0 of SIP-VoIP for the iPod Touch. This hack will allow the Touch to make phone calls over its WiFi connection. Although named version 1.0, it is most certainly still a beta, and will take some special magic on your part to get things going.

song industry Is lifeless: Apple Launching Label w/ Jay-Z

Looks like there might another major announcement at MacWorld. BGR it’s confirmed” that Apple is launching a record label with Jay-Z, who’s set to step down from Def Jam.

Creatively speaking: adaptation’s memoir written in Apple retailer

Isobella Jade, is getting national attention these days as the model who wrote a memoir without the use of computer. (Let me clarify: without the use of her own computer.) It may very well be the start of a new breed: books written in public spaces on public computers.

Apple could offer external optical power with new sub-pc

Mac maker Apple Inc., which later this month will unveil its first sub-notebook design in over a decade, is likely to offer an external optical drive as an optional accessory, according to a new report.

iPhone and iMac share limelight among tech 2007 highlights

iPhone certainly caught Dean Takahashi’s (mercurynews.com) attention in 2007. “Apple tossed out the design parameters for cell phones and came up with a device based on what you wished cell phones would be,” he reports. iPhone “has a 3.5-inch display, a touch screen that makes it easier to use your fingers to browse Web pages, an instant link to YouTube’s top videos and an easy way to call contacts or create group calls.” Takahashi also thinks the “ new iMacs look great as wireless all-in-one units without a lot of ugly cables. They have great automatic backup systems, wonderful video editing tools, and cool methods for keeping your desktop organized.”

“iPhone tops big tech year”

“The biggest tech story of 2007 occurred shortly after the new year when Apple announced the iPhone at the MacWorld Expo in San Francisco,” writes Larry Magid (cbsnews.com) in his assessment of the tech innovations for 2007. And, Magid points out, Apple “also came out with a new operating system last year called Leopard.” In fact, “unlike the lukewarm response to Vista, Mac users seem to be generally impressed by Leopard.”

Registration now open for seventh Annual remaining cut pro Supermeet

If you’re attending Macworld 2008 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco less than two weeks from today, you may also want to participate in the seventh annual Macworld Final Cut Pro User Group Supermeet. Scheduled for Wednesday, January 16, it features presentations by Apple, Adobe, SONY, Blackmagic Design, and a variety of Bay Area filmmakers.

Pro Tip of the Week: Instant Email Slideshows

Next time you receive an email with a slew of attached photos, you can enjoy them with an instant slideshow delivered by Quick Look. One of the leading features of Mac OS X Leopard, Quick Look interacts with a variety of Mac applications, including Mail, Leopard’s powerful and popular email client. How can you launch a Quick Look slideshow from Mail? Find out how in the latest Pro Tip of the Week.