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Thursday, December 6, 2001

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Color Matching: From Canvas To Steel
by Apple
How do you get the color right when you have to transfer oil on canvas to ceramic color on vitreous enamel — and make a picky artist happy about it?

XP Video No Match For iMovie
by Jim Heid, Los Angeles Times
As a movie-making platform, Windows XP is farther from Hollywood than Buffalo, N.Y.


Apple Upgrades Video-Editing Tools
by Douglas F. Gray, PC World

New MP3 Player Salutes iPod And Treo
by Ian Fried, ZDNet
A small San Diego company has come out with a device that shares similarities with two of the hottest gadgets in the tech world.

In For A Challenge
by Hiawatha Bray, Boston Globe
New Windows and Mac operating systems raise issue of hardware incompatibility.

Apple's Just-In-Time Innovation: Can It Last?
by Robyn Weisman,
It seems that whenever Apple Computer begins to run out steam, the company confounds competitors and naysayers by showing up with the Next Big Thing.

Corel Aims To Break New Ground
by Macworld UK
Corel plans to invest in order to both secure new markets and develop solutions for emerging ones.


iTunes 2.0.2
by Gregory Tetrault, ATPM
The latest version now lives up to Apple's "Rip. Mix. Burn." advertising campaign.

by Daniel Chvatik, ATPM

Mutlipurpose App Does It All
by Jason Snell, Macworld
An upgrade like BBEdit 6.5 reminds us what a powerful and flexible application this is.

A Worthwhile Upgrade!
by Krishna M. Sadasivam, Low End Mac
The stability factor and Unix under the hood were two features that sold me.


Thursday, December 6, 2001
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Mac OS X Metadata Petition

The purpose of this petition is to express support for the following proposal regarding the future of file system metadata in Mac OS X.


How to run Linux on Apple AirPort. Take note: it's not running Linux with AirPort. It's running Linux on AirPort.

Microsoft Crash Gallery: The application Microsoft Excel / Word / PowerPoint / Entourage / Internet Exploer ha sunexpectedly quit. The system and other applicaiton shave not been affected.

Ready, Set, Go. Apply for the Apple Instant Loan and get low monthly payments on the Mac of your dreams.

After some heaving usage of Microsoft Word, I definitely gain some respect of this piece of software. It is actually quite good — if you know what the hell you are doing. Otherwise, all the formatting and indentation and styles and numbering is going to haywire. Still learning.

Dan Gillmor: Microsoft has always cared more about preventing you from making an unauthorized copy of Office than letting you keep your computer safe.

A few of my favorite web sites have stopped updating. Do you think it's safe to blame Excite@Home?

Dave Winer: Email is getting more and more useless. Soon it will be time for the next thing after email.

Doc Searls: [Limewire] doesn't have any of the sloth I've come to expect from Java on Mac. Suddenly I've got Napster back, with a far better UI and a P2P architecture I doubt anybody can throttle...

The last time I've tried Limewire, it had a menu-bar that is on the window, not at the top of my screen. That's not good UI. I don't want to use Windows. And I somehow couldn't change the download path. Not good at all. Maybe the latest version has changed that?


Via Wins Another Round Against Intel
by Michael Kanellos, ZDNet
Although the trial still hangs by a thread.

Intel, AMD Up Sales Forecasts
by Michael Kanellos, CNET
Things are looking better in chips.

Queen Elizabeth Banishes Linux
by Matthew Borersma, ZDNet UK
The Queen's new Web hosting company has dumped GNU/Linux in favor of IIS Web servers.

New Tool Defuses Attacks On Microsoft Outlook
by Brian McWilliams, Newsbytes
The add-in automatically converts all incoming HTML-based e-mails into harmless text format.

Microsoft Unveils Chinese Pocket PC 2002
by Reuters

Microsoft Has 'Lost The Enterprise Battle'
by Peter Williams,
BEA chief Bill Coleman: "When .Net is here in a few years and it owns the low end, the enterprise will be gone."

What Microsoft Antivirus Software?
by John Dvorak, PC Magazine
Microsoft may incorporate antivirus software into its system for marketing reasons directly related to the company's .NET strategy.

New Name For An Old Concept
by Lawrence J. Magid, Los Angeles Times
Microsoft's eHome briefing was like deja vu all over again. I liked what I heard, but I could swear I'd heard it before.

States Hold Out For Unbundled Windows
by Reuters
The nine states still pursuing the antitrust case are considering ordering Microsoft to release a cheaper, bare-bones version of Windows.

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