I'm matching and raising Eric Schmidt's largesse ...
In honor of Mr. Schmidt's commitment to Apple by investing
his own money to show such confidence, spending at least
0.02% of his net worth on AAPL shares at market price, I...
... now possible not only for the newer 30/80GB units, but for
the old ones too. The version 1.2 firmware for my 60GB iPod
bears this out. I.e. running the QT Pro "export to iPod" on
large-format material now yields...
Downloading films at 480p ...
It appears now that to match Amazon "Unbox" (1.2 GB per hour of download),
Apple should be doing 852x480p using H.264. Seeing that most encodings at
the QuickTime HD Gallery for 480p use 2.7-2.8...
apple's quicktime HD gallery exhibits 852x480p content:
so they've already warped that definition to encompass something less than 720p.
the current iPod already does...
Disbelieving also that WWDC would be the venue to entertain this
fantasy (movie rental announcement), nevertheless the technology
to pull it off would be intriguing.
Using the 1.5CB-per-movie encoding stats cited by QuickTime...
what is the worst case here?
if the dates are reset (to 10 days later) to unwind any fraud,
that would be a dozen million shares or so (sjobs 20M was rescinded),
with say, $5 per share edge, or $60M. this doesn't seem
Originally posted by mazzy
WHAT'S WITH THE PREMUM PRICE FOR BLACK!!??
\ WHAT'S WITH THE PREMUM PRICE FOR BLACK!!??
also, the padding is to help handle complaints and/or the higher return rate
from whiners who...
Originally posted by michaelb
Mach allows OS X to excel as both a Unix machine and as arguably the best user experience yet seen on a computer. Linux is a very long way from achieving that, and the architecture of its kernel...
Originally posted by tak1108
480P is part of the DIGITAL TV standard, not HDTV standard.
exactly -- 480P is more SD than HD. apple is now defining "wide SD"
as HD, which is tacky. they should have been...
Was the spare white background Errol-Morris-style
series, complete with tinkly music, done by Morris himself,
or did he leave the scene after the last effort was cancelled?
I would have loved to see his Ames room shots...