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Friday, August 2, 2002

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Jaguar: Time To Stop Pussyfooting Around
by Derrick Story, O'Reilly Network
Apple is going to sink or swim with Mac OS X. You're going to have to upgrade sooner or later, so why not do it now? The sooner the Mac community unites under one OS, the faster Apple can move forward, lower prices, and innovate more.


Apple To Slam Lid On Mac OS 9
by Daniel Drew Turner and Matthew Rothenberg, eWeek
A tweak to new models in its Macintosh line of desktop and portable computers will prevent booting into Mac OS 9, sources said.

Apple, Dell Sets Up Purchasing Offices In Shanghai
by Nikkei BP
After setting up an operational outlet in Shenzhen, China, Appel will establish another representative office in Shanghai soon.

Inkwell No Longer Publically Linked To Newton
by MacSlash
Apple has removed references to the Newton from its description of Inkwell technology.

Sun Retracts Accusations Against C|Net Regarding StarOffice
Sun has retracted an earlier statement accusing C|Net of deliberately taking out-of-context comments made by a senior director who said Sun was working with Apple on the development of a Mac OS X version of StarOffice.

Sun Muddies StarOffice Plans For OS X
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
Sun, in an e-mail sent to an open-source mailing list on Thursday, backpedaled on working with Apple on the development of a Mac OS X version of StarOffice.

Quark Tones Enterprise Offerings
by John S. McCright and Matthew Rothenberg, eWeek
In what could prove a decisive moment for professional Mac publishers waiting to adopt Mac OS X, sources said. Version 6.0 of QuarkXPress will be the first release to comply with the new OS' Carbon APIs.

Apple Unveils Shader Language, QE APIs
by Andrew Orlowski, The Register
Apple has published deetails of its Quartz Extreme extensions, and if there were any doubts that Apple was less than hardcore about OpenGL, this document should expel them.

Jaguar Goes Gold
Mac OS 10.2 Jaguar has reached Golden Master status, developer sources inform MacMinute.

Apple Cuts iMac Prices In U.K.
by Ian Fried, CNET
Faced with sluggish PC demand and a slumping dollar, Apple has trimmed the price of flat-panel iMacs in the United Kingdom.


Could Apple Go Subscription?
by Oliver Thylmann,
Services and services only.

Mac Users On Linux
by CIO
"Why wouldn't thoughtful Unix pros take a look at buying a Mac with OS X and its robust BSD underpinnings?"

Esmoke Ads Snuffed Out Of Radio Channel On iTunes
by Henry Norr, San Francisco Chronicle
Since we all know that iTUnes is probably most used by teenagers or younger, don't you think the [cigarette advertisment] is a disgrace?


New PowerBook Is Fast, But Is It A Two-In-One?
by Bob LeVitus, Houston Chronicle
A PowerBook is the best darn notebook computer of all time.

Now Up-To-Date & Contact 4.2
by Tom Negrino, Macworld
Now Up-to-Date & Contact 4.2.1 is almost equivalent to past versions running in OS 9 and earlier, so if you're a now user who has yet to make the jump to OS X, there's one less reason to hesitate.

A Keychain Never Forgets
by Larry Armstrong, BusinessWeek
Why tote a laptop? Pocket-size pods of memory plug into PCs anywhere.


Friday, August 2, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

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Microsoft EULA Asks For Root Rights - Again
by Andrew Orlowski, The Register
Windows XP Service Pack 1 and Windows 2000 Service Pack contain a new condition which asks you to allow Windows to go and install future updates.

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