Welcome to the latest installment of TUAW's best of the week, where we gather up our favorite posts for your easy clicking enjoyment. With WWDC just around the corner, the TUAW team has put together our WWDC '08 predictions for your reading enjoyment.
.Mac mail down, speculations abound
Many .Mac users were angry after their .Mac service went down; not only were existing users angry, but hopeful users were looking at this as Apple preparing for the MobileMe launch on Monday.
A low cost guide to making music with your Mac, part two
Joshua continues his second post on how to make music on your Mac without spending much money. If you want to learn about the hardware portion of making music on your Mac, then why not take a look at his first post.
Students: Get an iPod touch free with qualifying Mac purchase
Apple started their new "Back to School" promotion for 2008. This is Apple's most expensive give-away to new Mac purchasers, being as the iPod touch is $299. However, this should make Mac using college students everywhere rejoice.
.Mac and Me rumors: TUAW inside look at Apple's next-gen service
We here at TUAW received some secret information about Apple's .Mac and MobileMe service. According to our sources, MobileMe could be launched as-soon-as Monday at WWDC. Read the post to learn all about the rumor floating around the web.
Rumor: Mac OS X 10.6 to debut at WWDC 08?
In addition to all of the other Apple rumors circulating the interwebs, TUAW also received information that Apple would seed developers with Mac OS X 10.6. Ars Technica and other sites later backed up our story, even clearing up the cat name speculation by giving us the name "Snow Leopard."
iTunes UK gets rentals
UK iTunes/Apple TV users were blessed with the awesomeness of iTunes rentals this week. Soon after Apple announced rentals to UK users, Canadian users also got to join in on the fun.
iTunes: Free Tuesday
Get some free tunes.