iLife boxOK, so maybe buying iLife 04 two weeks after buying the new Mac was a bad idea… I wonder whether I’ll ever ’blog again! Yes, there I was eBay-ing again. Tsk!

This software is insanely great. I’ve long had a hankering for a computer-based studio of sorts, with money being the prohibiting factor. Yet again, Apple make it easy to finally get going with this stuff. So, Garageband is clearly the jewel in this particular crown for me, but the iMovie / IDVD combo look very appealing also, especially as my family bought me a digital video camera for my birthday last year!

Right, I’m off now. Er… will probably post in a month or two…

Later: more Apple stuff has been released this evening: the expected OS X 10.3.5 update and an additional security patch. These downloads are so new, Apple has nothing about either on their site at the moment!


  1. Lookie here:


    Bruce (aka - Mad drummer)Bruce Elgort#
  2. Ben, here's the blurb from the software update selection. Yes, I'm one of those early adopters….

    The 10.3.5 Update delivers enhanced functionality and improved reliability for Mac OS X v10.3 "Panther" and is recommended for all users.

    Key enhancements include:
    improved support for NTFS formatted volumes
    improves reliability for user logins and mounting of home directories in a networked environment
    updated ATI and NVIDIA graphics drivers
    improved Bluetooth compatibility for Apple Wireless Keyboard and Mouse and Bluetooth phones
    additional FireWire and USB device compatibility
    improved font management
    updated Mail and Image Capture applications
    improved compatibility for third party applications
    previous standalone security updates

    For detailed information on this Update, please visit this website:
    For detailed information on Security Updates, please visit this website: Pollone#
  3. Thanks chaps: I read ThinkSecret a lot, so I knew what to expect, but that link is handy nonetheless :-) Ben Poole#
  4. man…

    color me jealous dude. congrats on home studio goodness. :-)jonvon#

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