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  • iPod Touch price drop in Aus

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  • Apple launch new ads, users moving back to XP.

    Apple have just released 3 new Mac vs PC ads, titled PR Lady, Boxer, Podium. You can check them out @ http://www.apple.com/getamac/ They take aim at Vista, and highlight the fact some Windows users are moving back to XP. Quite good, check them out....
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  • Mac OS X Leopard. Arriving October 26th

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