Tuesday, August 27, 2002
Jaguar Release Catapults Apple Sales
More than 100,000 copies of Apple Computer's OS X 10.2 operating system were sold worldwide during its first weekend, the company said.
At Apple, It's One Step Forward...
Every time Steve Jobs & Co. appears to have things going its way, something — like a PC industry stuck in a slump — seems to slow it down.
More Oracle Software Available For 10.2
In addition to the database itself, users can download the Oracle9i v9.0.1 thin JDBC Driver or the Oracle 8i v8.1.7 OCI for Mac OS X.
iPod Guides You Through The Singapore Art Museum
Moreover, visitors who have their own iPod can come to the museum and download information available.
Sneakernet Redux: Walk Your Data
The coolest sneakernet accessory is, of course, Apple's iPod.
A Good Time To Pick Apple's Stock?
While several factors are weighing down Jobs & Co.'s financial performance these days, many others could provide a nice lift.
Mac's Slipping Class Rank
Apple is losing ground to more enterprise-friendly Windows PCs in the critical education market. If that continues, watch out.
iPod: A Seed For Growth?
Now that Apple's snazzy digital music player works with Windows, it could open new doors into consumer electronics. It won't be easy though.
Record Orders For Jagaur's First Leap
Apple shop operators tell The Barrow interest has been intense, with pre-orders at a record level.
Hey Apple, MHz Matters
Apple needs to gain market share, and one of the best ways to do this is to offer machines with higher clock speeds that can compete more directly with Windows PCs.
The only reason I can think of that I wouldn't buy a future version of Watson is all the whining that Karelia did about this.
Apple's iApps don't replace anything. Third-party software has to be good enough to replace the iApps, not the other way around.
Mac OS X 'Jaguar' Gets Thumbs-Up
Mac OS X 10.2 is the best OS I've ever used and it keeps getting better.
A Star Is Born With Apple's New Addition
90 percent of Mac OS X 10.2 consists of cool, bouncy, double-clicky new features that are right out there to be immediately exploited by the average user.
For Some Users, Jaguar Upgrade Comes With Show-Stopping 'Gotchas'
In short, wait a few weeks and "let the pioneers take the arrows."
iPod Lets You Store Much Music
In short, there's much to like about the iPod, and if you're doing your holiday shopping early this year, it's a gift certain to draw oohs and ahhs when unwrapped.
AOL Updates Its Mac Face
AOL 10.2 doesn't have the kind of large improvements that make your jaw drop, but does offer an attractive interface and enough small improvements that using it is a pleasure.
FileMaker 6 Gets Graphic
The latest version of this database storage and retrieval program adds features for managing graphics effectively.
Jaguar Leaps Onto Windows Networks
Iím not giving up when it comes to getting Jaguar to network seamlessly with my office. OS X is too good to quit on it.
And while I'm going to give iChat more of a test in the coming days, I may well end up back with Adium for my AOL chatting.
Proportional fonts don't work for programs that assume an 'i' takes up as much horizontal space as a 'W'.
Jaguar First Impressions... And Questions
I have a lot of confidence in Mac OS X, and it came through again.
What Is Wrong With iChat
The limitations of the program make it less attractive for heavy-duty users.
OS X Jaguar - Early Impressions
I'm not seeing the vast speed increases I've been reading about in other coverage.
Joel Spolsky: There just isn't enough bandwidth to do good design when a team is geographically dispersed.
Microsoft has begun to incorporate new privacy policies and procedures in upcoming products, apparently in response to this month's settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.
MS Plays Volume Licensing Upgrade Card Against Naked PCs
If you want full, untied product, you pay retail, apparently.
On A Roll, Dell Enters Uncharted Territory
The plan is ambitious and risky, but Mr. Dell betrays no qualms.