Bill Gates gets testy about Apple's Mac and PC ads, The federal government wants more juicy details from Apple on the way it has handled stock-option deals, and a San Francisco legal newspaper reveals that Apple consulted with a lawyer affiliated with HP. Still, we know (and you know) that Apple will stand by Steve Jobs. Plus: More Apple bug fixes, LED-powered displays, and a few other tidbits to brighten up your Friday.
Apple it girl Ellen Feiss, star of 2002's Switcher ads, gives the world an update on what she's been up to, other than not buying a new Mac. Plus: The iPhone rumors we missed earlier this week, how sports pros and couch potatoes can use their iPods, some thoughts on Vista vs. Leopard, and one more reason to call your mama.