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Thursday, May 23, 2002

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Xserve Outside The Reality Distortion Field
by Hank Grabowski,
From a performance standpoint, the Xserve should certainly be able to hold its own in many cases,and if Apple's statements are verified, it even will surpass the performance of these Intel-based servers on all the major tests. The Xserve can easily be a contender in the low end, low profile server market.


Art And Sound: The Alien Way
by Stephanie Jorgl, Apple
"Macs are the finest, best built, most reliable and elegant computers in the world."

"Myst" Adds Twist To Online Gaming
by David Becker, CNET
The creators of "Myst," one of the most popular PC games of all time, are working on an online version of the adventure game.

iTools Bandwidth Answer
by Thomas Koons, Macintouch

MetroWerks Announces CodeWarrior 8
by MacMegasite


iBooks For Backwash Elementary
by Steve Wood
The iBooks, although terribly small in screen and keyboard to me, seem an ideal fit for my kids.


Apple iMac
by Brett Larson, TechTV
It is easy to recommend this new iMac. It is the best consumer option to come out of Apple in a long time.

Downloading To A Macintosh In A Windows World
by Jon Fortt, San Jose Mercury News
It's been harder to download music and video with a Mac.

Point And Shoot, And The Myriad Details Between
by Rob Fixmer, New York Times
While digital cameras tend to look a lot like their film-eating ancestors, they conceal technologies that change the entire photographic process, impose new vocabularies and demand fresh ways of thinking about picture-taking.

A Photo Program For The Home, And One For The Road
by J.D. Biersdorfer, New York Times
PhotoSuite Platinum Edition by Roxio provides users with an easy-to-use interface to edit, modify and get creative with their digital pictures.

Apple's iPhoto Organizes And Edits Your Images
by Troy Dreier, PC Magazine
We appreciate the minor improvements to iPhoto, but they don't answer the software's most pressing needsóbetter color correction, the ability to archive a portion of your photo library externally without losing editing information, and more page templates for books. For these, alas, we likely must await a major release.


Thursday, May 23, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Naked chickens.

Need some caffeine? Go take a shower.


Dell Move Into Printers Would Roil Market
by Ian Fried, CNET
While speculation ahs swirled for several weeks that Dell may be considering a move into the lucrative printer market, a research report released Thursday added new fuel to the fire.

Open-Source Fight Flares At Pentagon
by Jonathan Krim, Washington Post
Microsoft is aggressively lobbying the Pentagon to squelch its growing use of freely distributed computer software and switch to proprietary systems such as those sold by the software giant.

Microsoft's Privacy Czar On The "Trust Model"
by Jane Black, BusinessWeek
Richard Purcell, the man Bill Gates charged with creating security standards, talks about the huge dimensions of the job.

Microsoft Debugger Flaw Yields System Keys
by Robert Lemos, CNET
Microsoft warned Windows NT and 2000 users on Wednesday of a new flaw in its debugger tools that could let attackers give themselves complete control of a system once they've gained basic access to that system.

Bill Gates, The CEO Summit, And Innovations For Regular Folks
by Glen Gillmore, O'Reilly Network
Beyond the technology and those that cling to technology for technology's sake, what about "regular" folks?

Is C# Really Taking Hold?
by Glen Gillmore, O'Reilly Network

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