Apple's Regent Street Store will present its first .Mac-dedicated night tomorrow, and launches iLife 05 workshops later this week.

Some of Apple's .Mac services were unavailable briefly over the weekend, for "scheduled maintenance", generating speculation of a service upgrade. no upgrade is visible so far.

Apple's new iLife 05 suite will reach UK retailers this week. to help new users get to grips with the upgraded software suite, Apple's free in-store iLife 05 workshops launch January 29.