Deep Tech - Multicore Management

Last month, this space was filled with news about Nehalem, Intel’s next generation of super-tiny, power-miserly, über-muscular, multicored processors. (If you missed my musings, you can find them on the Intertubes here). Among the many advances of this data-wrestling wonder will be its ability to process two simultaneous streams of data and instructions - also known as threads - through each of its cores. In its first incarnation, Nehalem will have up to eight cores, so we’re talking 16 threads coursing through this baby in a process called Simultaneous Multi-Threading (SMT).

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Orange sells 30,000 French iPhones in first week. Google launches Mac Playground and iPhone friendly version of its site.

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Apple bows to pressure from studios. Or did it?

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Industry sources strike again and iPod touch dissection.

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T-Mobile Germany can continue to sell the iPhone exclusively, while Nokia and Universal team up to offer free music.

iTunes enters its post-peacock era. Plus, more people are using Macs, Steve Jobs to deliver the Mac Expo keynote, and more.

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Rumors!!! - Episode 3

A video rundown of the past week's Apple rumors.

Apple about to take Nokia to task for its upcoming s60 touchscreen model while NBC completes its migration from iTunes to netflix, a raft of Leopard activity and much, much more.

A Touching Ad

We mean the good kind of touching, not the "show me where he touched you on this doll" kind of touching.

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Mac|Life reader, Peter Weisz, tipped us on an undocumented option within Leopard's Time Machine application. According to the documentation, "Once Time Machine has been set up, it’s a snap to zoom back and alter exercise prices, revise board minutes, or whatever you need to do to avoid annoying SEC scrutiny." Check out the "screen grab" below for the full set of options available to the small business.  Click to enlarge