Tech News and Opinions (by Paul Spain)

Apple releases new MacBooks, MacBook Pros, and 24'' Display

, posted: 15-Oct-2008 07:39

Apple have launched their new aluminimum MacBooks and new MacBook Pros with faster graphics capabilities. In addition new a LED backlit 24" monitor was released by Apple.

The new aluminimum MacBooks have dropped in weight to weigh in at just over 2kg. They include a multi-touch trackpad and 13.3" LED backlit screen and are available in 2.0ghz and 2.4ghz configurations operating with faster DDR3 memory. Prices for the new Macbooks have risen in New Zealand and Australia compared to pri (read the entire post)...



Update on a Crowd Sourcing experiment

, posted: 1-Oct-2008 21:43

During the early hours of Saturday morning I initiated an experiment in Crowd Sourcing at crowdSpring.com. Read my previous blog entry for the details.

I am pleased to report that in less than five days I have received 96 entries. I'm staggered. If each designer was super quick and spent just 30 minutes on their design then about 50 hours of creativity has flowed so far in contributing to this experimental project.

And what do I think of the quality of the entries. Overall (read the entire post)...