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Monday, March 11, 2002

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iMac Emulators Will Always Fail - Design Guru
by Mat Loney, ZDNet UK
"People like details, and Apple understands that. Companies that try to copy the look of an Apple case without understand the Apple ethos always fail."

Outage Blocks E-Mail
by Ian Fried, CNET
Mac users who get their e-mail through Apple's servers had trouble getting access to their messages over the weekend, a problem attributed to maintenance and repair.

Apple Flat-Panel iMac The Better Way To Go With Digital Media
by Henry Norr, San Francisco Chronicle
In many ways, the Mac remains easier and more fun to use.


Cool Design Won't Save A Dud Product
by Bob Parks, Business 2.0
Ever since the iMac, shelves have been littered with bold failures. Here's how to get it right.

iMac Delays Highlight Apple's Forgotten Promises To Resellers
by Nick dePlume, Think Secret
Apple has been readily stocking its retail stores, but most independent resellers have been left in the cold.

Benchmarks Demolish Apple Speed Boasts
by Andrew Orlowski, The Register
New kit bested by ancient PIII


CodeBitch In The Briar Patch
by MacEdition
Will your web site work in IE7?


Civilization III
by Bill Stiteler,
For challenge, depth, and replayability, there is simply no game to compare with any Civilization game.

A Movie Museum On Your Mac
by Advertiser News Service
The iDVD2 interface lets users create discs with menu buttons for a large number of movies by simply dragging and dropping icons into a template.

Power Macintosh G4/800, G4/933, And Dual -1GHz
by Rick LePage, Macworld
The real meat of Apple's product line remains in the desktop towers — excellent expansion, performance, and flexibility are still the standards that professionals require of their Macs.


Monday, March 11, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Catch a demonstration of Photoshop 7 on Mac OS X next week at PhotoshopWorld, San Diego.

A new Star Wars trailer has been posted.

Patrick Nielsen Hayden: If you just make the damn [dock] really big suddenly you can see beautifully-detailed icons of all your minimized windows... This is actually worth losing screen real-estate for. Rocking.

For those who care about these things, there's an RSS feed for VersionTraker.

MacDesktops is back.


Sun Vs MS: Lawsuit Makes Both Look Silly
by David Coursey, ZDNet

Experts: Sun Lawsuit Reaches Too Far
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
Legal experts describe Sun's lawsuit against Microsoft as very aggressive and expansive, going well beyond anything pursued by federal and state trustbusters.

Bill Gates Isn't In The Clear Yet
by Dan Carney, BusinessWeek
In her court appearances so far, Kollar-Kotelly has signaled she'll give as serious consideration to the dissenting states' proposals as the Justice Dept's proposed settlements.

Walter Hewlett Confident HP-Compaq Deal To Fall
by Reuters

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