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Thursday, August 22, 2002

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Mac OS 10.2 Reviewed
by David Pogue, New York Times
Mac OS X 10.2 is the best-looking, least-intrusive and most thoughtfully designed operating system walking the earth today.


Report: 3GHz Pentium, Pricier PCs
by Matthew Broersma, CNET
Motherboard makers are gearing up to support Intel's upcoming 3GHz Pentium 4 chip, and the cost of their upgraded parts could mean a price hike for PC buyers.

Steve Jobs Keynote At Apple Expo Paris
by Macworld UK
Apple CEO Steve Jobs will deliver the opening keynote address at Apple Expo Paris 2002 on Tuesday September 10.

Mathematica Broadens Appeal
by Peter Coffee, eWeek
Mathematica is a leading example of supercomputer power for single-user systems.


Unix As Literature: Revisited
by Rob Flickenger, O'Reilly Network
I find it a very humorous irony that the ultimate tool that will likely bring people back to doing more in a Unix terminal may turn out to be the latest version of Mac OS.


New iMac, Old Mac OS
by Jeff Adkins, Low End Mac
Why Mac OS X sometimes isn't the right solution.

Back-To-The-Future Design Is Also Office-Friendly
by Glenn Fleishman, New York Times
If you cheered for the robots in old sci-fi thrillers, your computer may have found a new friend in Harman Multimedia's JBL Creature speakers.

Griffin Technology's PowerMate
by Neal Parikh, MacNN
The great looks and exgtensive customization features make the PowerMate well worth the money, especailly for Mac users in the audio or video arenas.


Thursday, August 22, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Don't Get Me Wrong...

Everytime, in discussion forums, for example, I see somebody writes "Don't get me wrong...", I automatically stop reading and go to the next article.

After all, if you know that what you've just written can be misread, why don't you just erase what you've just written, think through what you really want to say, and write better?


Microsoft Retools Visual Studio.Net
by Mike Ricciuti, CNET
Microsoft on Thursday offered a glimpse of its new features for future versions of its Visual Studio.Net development tool bundle.

Microsoft-Centric Smartphone Still Immature
by Jim Krane, Associated Press
Paul Masson used to say he'd sell no wine before its time. Somebody should've given this advice to the makers of the first cellphone/organizer to incorporate Microsoft's new Pocket PC 2002 Phone Edition.

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