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Monday, August 28, 2000

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5 Reasons Why I'll Treasure My iBook
by MacSingapore
By the way, the customs officer's remarks upon seeing my iBook was "It's quite a cute machine, isn't it?".


Apple Getting The Future Right
by themestream
There is a reason why he was tossed out of Apple his first time around and why his NeXT experiment failed. There is also a reason why employees at Pixar prefer that Jobs act more as a "consultant" than a CEO. But wherever he was, he always had the "vision" which made the original Apple Computers Inc. so successful, but, more importantly, so different.


Stairways Software's Interarchy
by The Macjunkie
While decent chunks of this new, super-centralized version of Anarchy are without use, their existence is harmless, and the new features that are useful make the whole package worthwhile.

Mia 2: Romaine's New Hat
by MacCentral
Mia 2: Romaine's New Hat is a fun, interactive story that immerses children in the story line while interesting them in science activities.


Monday, August 28, 2000
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Clue Me In

Ed Stansel: Macintosh users will find Movie Maker a pale imitation of Apple's snazzy iMovie software. Then again, Mac users find the entire Windows system a pale imitation of the Mac OS.

Dave Winer: And stop dissing the Mac!

Old News

3 Years Ago: Apple Changes Rules On Mac OS - Adding salt to clone vendor's wounds, Apple officially said that upgrades to the latest release of the Mac operating system, called Mac OS 8, would no longer be offered. Apple has been in contentious discussions with clone vendors regarding licensing the newest version of the Mac OS, but has not yet come to terms with any of the companies.


AMD Jacks Up Athlon Processor To 1.1 GHz
Advanced Micro Devices has cranked up the speed of its Athlon processors again.

Report Questions A Number In Microsoft Trial
by New York Times
Do 70,000 computer programs depend on Windows or fewer than 10,000?

Some Web Users Handle Online Privacy Themselves, Study Says
by Los Angeles Times Syndicate
The nation's Internet users want stronger online privacy protections and many use fake names, dummy e-mail accounts and data scrambling software to preserve their anonymity, a new study has found.

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