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Saturday, December 15, 2001

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Bioinformatics Meets Mac OS X
by Bruce Stewart, O'Reilly Network
Many of the important bioinformatics applications that previously existed only for Unix platforms are now being brought over to the Macintosh, thanks to Mac OS X and its Unix underpinnings.

Operating Systems: Expect The Unexpected
by Andreas Pfeiffer, ZDNet
Mac OS X and Windows XP (and of course Linux) will represent not only different flavors of the same basic idea of computing, but increasingly different approaches to achieving a variety of tasks using an increasing number of devices.

Out Of The Jar: Mac-Sculpted Music
by Stephanie Jorgl, Apple
"It's such a flexible creative medium, and fast — we've added years to our lives in rewind time, track selection and editing."


New Apple Retail Store Feels At Home Near Hub
by Greg Gatlin, Business Today
Apple Computer Inc. tomorrow brings its new retail concept to a city that's always had a taste for Apples.

Oscar For Steve Jobs?
by Macworld UK
The Academy have added a new Oscars category for feature-length animations — the first new award to be created in 20 years.

Apple Staying Mum On Flat-Panel iMacs
by Lou Hirsh, TechExtreme
Should Apple take the flat-panel route, it will be the latest major computer maker to join the trend.

'Making Awesome iMovies' Is Complete 'Home Film School' Course On CD-ROM
by DVinsider
"Video is the most powerful media language in the world. Our mission is to teach people how to communicate in this language."

Public Beta Of Z-Write Available
by The Mac Observer
Z-Write is a word processing organization app designed for use with large writing projects.

Your Right To Link
by Dan Knight, Low End Mac
In this litigious society, you can't even assume that another site wants you to send visitors their way. Crazy, isn't it.

Power Mac G4 Wins Award By Presentations
by Conn MacQuinn, MacNN
PowerMac G4 is a graphic designer's dream.


Discussion: Apple OS X, BSD And Jordan Hubbard
by Slashdot

Early G3s Losing Support
by Dan Knight, Low End Mac
It's disturbing when a company like Symantec decides it can abandon support for hardware that Apple actively supports with the latest OS.


Microsoft Office V.X For Mac Has Plenty Going For It
by Bob LeVitus, Houston Chronicle
This is the best version I've ever used, and I've been using Office since time immemorial.

From Walkman To iPod
by Tim Bajarin,
Making the leap to the next revolutionary mobile audio product.

2001 Game Hall Of Fame
by Peter Cohen, Macworld
Here's a look at the best of the games that have come out of this year of great change.

Final Cut Pro 3
by LA Final Cut Pro User Group
Apple is certainly proving it's serious about Final Cut Pro.

Checking Out OmniWeb
by Charles W. Moore, Applelinks
I think I'm going to really like this browser.

Microsoft Office V. X
by Tom Negrino, Macworld
High-quality carbonization delivers a strong office suite for OS X.


Saturday, December 15, 2001
by Heng-Cheong Leong


Kevin Hemenway: Apache Web-serving with Mac OS X: Part 2.

Chris Stone: Learning the Mac OS X Terminal: Part 1.

Random Google Minute

gus@Shasta.ARPA: Yes folks, eventually, you might be able to port UNIX to the Mac, but it would take so many hardware kluges which are not supported by Apple that it would hardly be a viable product.


Microsoft Cleans Up Office XP
by Ed Scannell, InfoWorld
In addition to the collection of bug fixes and features enhancements, Microsoft has also included the SharePoint Team Services site migration tool.

HP Jumps Ahead In Notebook Race
by John G. Spooner, CNET
HP weathered a tough retail market to become the top notebook seller in October.

HP Petition Irks Some Employees
by Ian Fried, CNET
Some HP employees took exception Friday to what they saw as an attempt by the company to characterize a pro-merger petition as an example of grassroots sentiment.

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