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Saturday, April 27, 2002

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What You Get When You Buy A Modern Mac
by Al Fasoldt, Post-Standard
If you've tried to get your Windows PC to behave itself lately, you know that nobody is actually in charge on the Windows side of things. Dell blames Microsoft, Microsoft blames Gateway, and the store where you bought the Windows PC blames you.


An Apple/Microsoft Support Story
by Dan Gillmor, San Jose Mercury News
Mac OS X is fundamentally a fine operating system, but it does need some improvements, and not just in the fit and finish.

How Serious Is Intuit About Quicken: Mac?
by Remy Davison, Insanely Great Mac

Discussion: Which Ports To Leave Open?
by MacSlash


DeBabelizer Pro 5
by Ben Long, Macworld
If you're a Web or game designer who needs to modify and and manage custom palettes and image optimizations, DeBabelizer is the only program you should consider for these chores.

Final Cut Pro 3
by Jim Heid, Macworld
Final Cut Pro 3 is a first-rate sequel, and the only choice for day-in and day-out video production.

Latest iMac Design Playful, Inviting And A Joy To Use
by Dwight Silverman, Houston Chronicle
This computer is so friendly, stable, easy to use and fun, I think anyone who is in the market should take a serious look at it.

Palm Desktop 4.0
by Adam Robert Guha, Low End Mac
Palm Desktop 4.0 is a real pleasure to use.

After Wait, New Adobe Products Prove Worth
by Bob LeVitus, Houston Chronicle
Although Adobe single-handedly delayed millions of Mac OS X upgrades with its procrastination, all is now forgiven.

Grammatica Bilingual Spelling And Grammar Checker
by Charles W. Moore,
Grammatica is a powerful little program with a lot of features, and plenty of potential, but still some rough edges that need polishing.

Apple's iPod As A 'Digital Wallet'
by Stephen O'Hear, Stage4
The iPod is far more than an mp3 player. Ignore the music for a moment and what do we have?

Another Polished Apple
by Larry Magid, CBS News
It comes as no surprise that Apple is enjoying brisk sales for its new iMac. The company clearly has a winner on its hands.


Saturday, April 27, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Michael D. Eisner, Disney Chairman: I'm addicted to my computer, my Blackberry and my Apple iPod. Interesting...


Dell Gains In Servers At HP's Expense
by Stephen Shankland, CNET
HP and Compaq have said that their proposed merger will strengthen both outfits, but for now the two seem to be losing ground to Dell in key markets.

Microsoft: Call The Next Witness
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
Microsoft on Friday released its witness list for the coming week, but it appears to lack the star power seen earlier in the courtroom.

Bill Gates Is Right: Component Architectures Don't Help Consumers
by Kelly McNeill, osOpinion
If Microsoft is forced to adhere to penalties proposed by the states, adopting a noncomponent business model would allow the company to ignore most of the restrictions put on it.

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