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Thursday, April 11, 2002


When MacWEEK Ruled The Earth
by Chuck La Tournous, RandomMaccess
Before there was the web, before there was the "dot com," there was MacWEEK. It was the ultimate Mac publication, not available to just anyone.

First Mozilla Release Candidate On The Way
by Matthew Borersma, ZDNet UK
The open-source browser's first testing version aimed at a wide user base could arrive as soon as this week, in preparation for the long-awaited release of Mozilla 1.0.

Microsoft Entering New Stage With Apple
by Jon Fortt, San Jose Mercury News
Despite assurances from the manager of Microsoft's Mac busines unit, everyone is not convinced.

Locking Out The Hackers
by BBC News
Broadband users worried that their PC is vulnerable will soon be able to buy a new "black box" that watches over their net link to stop viruses and hack attacks.

Year Of The iPod?
by BusinessWeek
Mac fans certainly think so. Our Reader Survey found that most would have no problem paying over $400 for Apple's snazzy music player.

"Total OS X" Sign Of Good Things To Come?
by Derrick Story, O'Reilly Network
Total OS X is the first cooperative effort between Macworld and O'Reilly. Our goal was to pool our collective knowledge about Apple's new OS and publish a special 13th issue that was unlike anything already on the streets.


Why Microsoft And Apple Need To Renew Their Vows
by David Coursey, ZDNet
For the time being, I'm taking both sides at their word. But, like the rest of their combined customer base, I still want to see proof. And I want to see it in writing.


Adobe InDesign 2.0
by Cliff Joseph,
A solid upgrade that concentrates on productivity.

iMac Is aOK
by Dave Bullard, Herald Sun
The specifications make it good value for money.

Three Strikes For Zoboomafoo
by Larry Blasko, Associated Press
The Learning Company has been belting children's educational software out of the park for years, but its recent offering of Zoboomafoo Creature Quest for the Windows and Macintosh platforms is three called strikes.


Thursday, April 11, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Hugh Fisher: Apple knew that this was a bad design and they shipped it anyway. Is this how Apple will deal with usability problem in the future, by telling the customer to RTFM?

Lynne Franks: I mainly use a Titanium Powerbook... It's amazing how quickly the computer integrates into your life.

An Apple A Day: - news and software for smart people. Now contains MyAppleMenu's news feed. Yah!

The American Open Technology Consortium and GeekPAC: The call for GEEK action, GEEK unity.

Did you know that there are 50 people working on the installer alone on Microsof's Visual Studio .Net? Now you know. And it better be good!


Are Ads A Gateway To Illegal CDs?
by Brad King, Wired News
"Gateway supports your right to enjoy digital music legally."

Microsoft Defends Licensing Plan
by Andrea Malcolm, Computerworld New Zealand
Licensing programme designed to make complex process "easier to manage".

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