Archive for April 5th, 2006

Apr 5, 2006

Perhaps hell has frozen over

Mac fans sign up for Boot Camp

Source: CNET
Written by Daniel Terdiman

That could explain the Macintosh community’s surprisingly upbeat reaction to Apple Computer’s announcement of software enabling the running of Windows on Macs.

Apr 5, 2006

The Book Standard Author News-top 5 books

Source: The Book Standard

Christina Aguilera’s Four Inches
Comments By Patrick J. Eves

What do you get when you cross four inches with Christina Aguilera, Victoria Beckham, Anne Heche and 41 other scantily clad celebrity women? Either disappointment or a bestselling photography book.

Those 44 women model four-inch Jimmy Choo heels in Four Inches, the top-selling photography book in the country last week. Proceeds from the $65 hardcover go to the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

Apr 5, 2006

On the Road to Seattle

…with a few friends for the Epson Print Academy in Seattle!

The weather looks rainy so you may as well come inside for the day!

Apr 5, 2006

Jay Maisel Opens at the Hallmark Museum of Contemporary Photography

Jay Maisel’s bold, graphic, saturated color images are showcased in Retrospective, the new photography exhibit that opens April 6, 2006 at The Hallmark Museum of Contemporary Photography.

Apr 5, 2006

Design software weakens classic drawing skills

Source: Reuters via The Washington Post
Written by Jim Christie–Reuters

BERKELEY, California (Reuters) – It’s not a pretty picture.

U.S. art students spend so much time toying with computer graphics these days that many wind up without needed drawing skills, university instructors say. Students are more comfortable manipulating computer graphics than doodling, drafting and drawing with pen on paper, and this has created a sharp decline in drawing skills in recent years, teachers say.

Apr 5, 2006

Macs do Windows, Too

Apple Introduces Boot Camp
Public Beta Software Enables Intel-based Macs
to Run Windows XP

Press Release: CUPERTINO, California—April 5, 2006—Apple® today introduced Boot Camp, public beta software that enables Intel-based Macs to run Windows XP. Available as a download beginning today, Boot Camp allows users with a Microsoft Windows XP installation disc to install Windows XP on an Intel-based Mac®, and once installation is complete, users can restart their computer to run either Mac OS® X or Windows XP.