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Tuesday, January 15, 2002

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Flat-Screen iMac Wows Design Guru
by Alfred Hermida, BBC News
Apple's new iMac has won the endorsement of the influential computer design guru Don Norman.


iMac Is No Threat To CRT Screens, Say Experts
by Martin Veitch, IT Week
Steve Jobs' proclamation of the 'death of CRT' may have been a bit premature, some experts feel.

A Flat, Flat, Flat Screen World
by Jeffrey Benner, Wired News
With Apple's sleek new iMac leading the way, flat screen displays are poised to muscle bulky TV-style computer monitors off desks and into dumpsters.

The Universal Serial Bus Is A Wonderful Thing
by Matt Foster, Brick-City
If you're a veteran, then you've just got to love USB.

WebObjects Updated To 5.1
by Macworld UK

Maine Laptop Plan Moves Closer To Reality
by David Sharp, Associated Press
Two thousand teachers will get laptops this spring, and seventh-graders will see them this fall in 241 schools across Maine.

Desklamp Is A Head-Turner
by David Frith, The Barrow
However you look at it, there's no doubt Apple Computer's new iMac is different from any other PC you've seen.


Mac Rant: It's A Safe Bet The G5 Is On Its Way This Year
by David Rosen,
If this G5 power prognostication comes tru,e the computer world will once again be subjected to yet another round of advertising from Apple rightfully claiming it produces the most powerful (and coolest) computers around.

21st Century Tech Strategy War: Apple Vs Microsoft
by Tim McDonald, NewsFactor
As usual, Apple and Steve Jobs are setting the standard for ease-of-use and for advanced elegant functionality.

Will Apple Roll Out New High-End G5s In March?
by Kelly McNeill, osOpinion
Apple's traditional release schedule is that shortly after new consumer products are announced, the company goes through a brief period when its consumer product feature set resembles that of the professional line.

Discussion: Steve Jobs And The Oh-So-Cool iMac
by Slashdot

Boot This! Industrial Designs Gain Cool Factor
by Chris Winters, East Side Journal
I'd wager [Apple] is the only computer manufacturer that makes something that can even be considered art.

Hey, Cool
by Philip Machanick, MacOPINION


PowerBook 5300 Revisited
by Charles Moore, MacOPINION


Tuesday, January 15, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

MacFixIt found a draft version of the new iMac's service instructions — and, of course, have details on what they've found.

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Wanted: A Factory For Xbox In Asia
by Reuters
Microsoft said Tuesday that it was looking for a production base in Asia to manufacture its Xbox game console for the Japanese market.

Korea Migrates 120K Civil Servants To Linux Desktop
by Drew Cullen, The Register
The Korean government is to buy 120,000 copies of Hancom Linux Deluxe this year, enough to switch 23 per cent of its installed base Microsoft user to open source equivalents.

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