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Monday, December 17, 2001

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Adobe Cozies Up To Apple's OS X
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
Upcoming software upgrades from Adobe Systems could help reinvigorate sales of professional-oriented Macs, though the biggest boost — the release of Photoshop for Mac OS X — is still up to six months away.

Apple's Sleek iPod Heralds Revolution In Music
by K.J. Peterson, Star Tribune
Then I saw an iPod, the sleek new portable music player from Apple Computer, and my world changed. I bought a Mac.


QuickTime Heads Toward Open Standards
by David Nagel, Creative Mac
An interview with Frank Casanova, director of QuickTime product marketing, on QuickTime 6, MPEG-4, Microsoft and Real.

Mac AOL Users Get OSX-Savvy Software, Plus A Wireless Option
by Julio Ojeda-Zapata, Pioneer Press
AOL-loving Mac users have received a double dose of good news courtesy of America Online and Apple Computer.

PowerMail 3.1 Boasts Over 91 Enhancements
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
Carbonized and ready for Mac OS X, sports over 95 enhancements, support for the IMAP protocol, and reliability and performance enhancements.

Windows No Longer The Only OS In Town
by Electronic Accountant
An increasing number of accounting software developers are supporting operating system platforms besides Microsoft Windows.


Jobs Is All Talk Before Macworld
by Henry Norr, San Francisco Chronicle
Master buzz builder Steve Jobs has added an odd but clearly effective new trick to his toolbox.

Macworld SF: Expensive Fun Or Big Disappointment?
by Chris Seibold, osOpinion
Speculation flies concerning what new products Apple will trot out at next month's gathering of Macintosh aficionados.

The Company That Flet Hostage
by Macuarium
Does Apple Computer really understand its users?


Office-Strength Mac Software Shines
by James Coates, Chicago Tribune
This full-blown implementation of the Office suite makes an OS X-equipped Macintosh shine.

Entourage X Integrates E-Mail, Contacts, Calendar
by Glenn Fleishman, Seattle Times
It's powerful, simple, and completely integrates e-mail, an address book, and appointments.


Monday, December 17, 2001
by Heng-Cheong Leong


Charlotte Ricca: If you're after a truly portable home entertainment system with your notebook, maybe you should consider Apple's iBook.

Riley B. Vandyke: Add Apple Computer to the list of those who just don't get it... The market continues to say loudly and clearly that running Apple's entirely proprietary operating system on Apple's entirely proprietary (and premium priced) hardware is not a palatable alternative.


The End Of The Road For The IBM PC
by John C. Dvorak, PC Magazine
If IBM sees PCs as a dead-end business, then why spend any money to celebrate them?

For Microsoft, A Season Of Triumph
by Steve Lohr, New York Times
Legal pressure is not the only thing forcing Microsoft to change. Technology trends — notably the spread of Internet technology — are equally responsible.

Land Of The Rising Xbox
by Steve Mollman, Salon
Nintendo, Sony and Sega have made Japan king of the game console. Can Microsoft make a dent in Nippon?

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