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Tuesday, August 6, 2002

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Apple Trying To Get People To Switch
by Michael Woods, Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Drive a basic economy car, and then drive a luxury model. That's the kind of difference instantly apparent.

Microsoft To Give PCs A Little Google
by Paul Andrews, Seattle Times
If Microsoft and Google do wind up squaring off, it will be the most intriguing competition in the tech industry since the mid-1990s "browser war" days.


EarthLink Approves Stock Buyback
by Associated Press
EarthLink said Tuesday it has adopted a "poison-pill" defense plan to discourage hostile takeover bids.

Report Finds Interest In Alternatives To Windows Is Growing
Interest in alternatives to Microsoft's Windows operating system is at the highest level in over a decade, according to a newly released Yankee Group report.

Metrowerks Make Inroads In India
Metrowerks today announced a rollout of its CodeWarrior software development tools at nearly 3,000 Indian Computer Institute Association member institutions.

WarCarft III
by Rob Walker, Slate
How Arthas the Nordic hero conquers his gaming targets.

Apple Updates DVD Studio Pro
The update is a free download.


The Eagle Has Landed! - Virtual Workspaces For OS X
by Steve Mallett, O'Reilly Network
And it's easier than alt-tabbing between apps.

Save $69! Why New 'Photoshop Lite' Isn't Worth It
by David Coursey, ZDNet
While I like the program, I find this $69 upgrade hard to recommend. If you're using OS X you'll probably want to fork over the money. But even then the tariff seems steep for what you're getting.

Music To Fans' Ears: iPod Breaks Windows Barrier
by Walter S. Mossberg, Wall Street Journal
Apple's popular digital music player is now cheaper and compatible with Windows PC.


Tuesday, August 6, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Steve Outing asks, what are you publishing on Sept. 11?

Do you think I should tell everyone in the world that the inspiration of "MyAppleMenu" (formerly known as "AppleSurf") came from "An Apple A Day", which came from, "Cool Site of the Day?"

Tom Negrino: Apple is going to sell alot more iPods in the next quarter.

Just try and customize your Windows task bar, and you'll soon discover the brilliance of the Mac OS X Dock.

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