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Saturday, December 1, 2001

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Apple Exec Talks About QuickTime's Success
by Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral
It's the quality of QuickTime that is making it so popular on the Internet.

Pundit Goes Mac After Disastrous XP Experience
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
"And to all of you geek snobs: you're right. I'm a total techie loser."


Apple Offers More Than An Update To Its System
by John Schwartz, New York Times
The move by Apple generated scorn on technology-oriented sites.

QuickTime Anniversary Celebration This Weekend
by Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral
"There are very few pieces of technology that get to be 10 years old and still have people using them, let alone leading the charge in the industry."


LaCie U&I CD-RW Drive
by Kris Fong, MacAddict
Noise aside, LaCie's U&I CD-RW is even better than its prevoius incarnation, and it's a worthy buy.

Quicken 2002 Deluxe
by Maria Langer, MacAddict
Annual upgrades to software are often a questionable expense, but there's no question about a Quicken 2002 upgrade - buy it!

Maya For Mac OS X
by Andrew Tokuda, MacAddict
Yes, Maya is expensive, but it's an incredible tool - a great investment if you want to learn an industry-standard application but don't have (or want) an NT or SGI machine to run it on.

iPod Subtlety
by Marc Zeedar, MacOPINION
The more I use my new iPod, the more I love it.


Saturday, December 1, 2001
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Think Secret: Mac OS X 10.2... has been delayed until early summer.

Dan Gillmor: I give Dell and other PC companies about five years of life before Microsoft squashes them like gnats.


Can The Xbox Help Microsoft?
by John C Dvorak, PC Magazine
There is no question that Microsoft has made a superior product, and it is a technical tour de force.

Another Microsoft Monopoly In The Making?
by Mary Jo Foley, Baseline
Microsoft's planned entree into the CRM space comes at a time whent he company has almost completely saturated the markets for desktop operating systems and applications.

Compaq Not Ready To Ship Itanium Server
by Ken Popovich, eWeek
Refuse to offer specifics on problems encountered.

Microsoft's Most Valued Vounteers
by Tom Sullivan, InfoWorld
"Our MVPs are our biggest fans, and at the same time our biggest critics."

Ballmer Instructs Microsoft On Settlement
by Sandeep Junnarkar, CNET
Ballmer send e-mail to Microsoft employees to explain the terms of the company's legal settlement.

Cable Giant May Drop Microsoft Software
by Reuters
Europe's largest cable operator has decided to cancel its plans to install Microsoft software in next-generation set-top boxes.

Microsoft Has Bigger Plans For Xbox
by Reuters
Ballmer hints at an oft-guessed-at strategy to turn the machine into a wired entertainment hub.

Microsoft Foes: EU Last Hope For Hard Stance
by Reuters
It's the last, best hope to get tough sanctions against Microsoft.

Microsoft Restructures MSN Internet Unit; Announces Management Changes
by Ananova

Microsoft's Xbox — Desktop PC Of The Future
by kelly McNeill, osOpinion
Is the Xbox going to be more than a game console as Microsoft makes a bid for the PC market?

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