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Thursday, May 2, 2002

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Apple Software Elegant, Useful
by Dawn Chmielewski, San Jose Mercury News
The Mac OS X operating system is the most elegant interpretation of Unix I've ever seen.


Apple's Education Revival
by Ben Wilson, NewsFactor
Apple is known for the brand loyalty it engenders, and this phenomenon is nowhere more apparent than at institutions of higher educations.


My Mac Is Faster Than Your PC
by Gene Steinberg, Gannett News Service
It does feel nice to have the latest and the greatest, and to boast that you have the fastest PC on the planet. That is until next week's new model makes it seem obsolete.

An Apple For The Enterprise
by Gary Beach, CIO Magazine
Apple should make a special iMac model for enterprises that runs a Linux client OS.


Turn Up The Volume
by Peter Lewis, Fortune
iPod is expensive, but it's a joy to use. If MediaFour's XPlay software works as promised, even Windows users will find the iPod to be a superior choice.

Keyboard Shortcuts One Way To Unlock Macintosh Mysteries
by Henry Norr, San Francisco Chronicle
Just go to the Finder's Help menu, start up Mac Help and type in "keyboard shortcuts."

After Effects Showdown: Mac Vs PC
by Charlie White, Digital Video Editing
Apple's assertions that G4 workstations are fater than all Pentium 4 or Athlon XP-based systems are exaggerated, at least as far as After Effects is concerned.

Putting A Mac In A PC House
by Dawn C. Chmielewski, San Jose Mercury News
Setup's a snap, but networking with Windows laptop a chore.


Thursday, May 2, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Brain Aldiss, one of UK's top sci-fi writers, uses a Mac.


Threat Is Seen To Microsoft Windows
by Bloomberg
The Windows software would collapse like a "house of cards" under an antitrust proposal by nine states to strip Internet Explorer from the operating system, a computer scientist testified today.

Embedded XP Isn't The Remedy
by Larry Seltzer, ZDNet
The climax to the Microsoft remedy trial—Bill Gates' testimony—has come and gone and it's a fair time to analyze where things stand and to imagine what the software industry will look like post-judgment.

.NET: Microsoft's Enterprise Ticket?
by Jon Udell, Enterprise Systems
Will .NET Framework bring Microsoft and true language-neutral development into the enterprise?

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