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Wednesday, August 28, 2002

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Apple Draws On DMCA To Bar DVD Burning
by Declan McCullagh, CNET
Apple has invoked the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to prevent its customers from burning DVDs on external drives.

Apple's Jaguar Leaps Ahead Of Windows
by Charles Haddad, BusinessWeek
The good old days are here again: The new version of OS X once more gives Macs clear superiority in operating systems.


Getting Pro-Active
by Garry Barker, The Age
Apple is announcing new hardware and software faster than ever, and continuing to cut prices.

Think Lawsuit
by John Paczkowski, San Jose Mercury News
While such head-to-head comparisons with rivals have long been taboo in the advertising world, Gateway views them as worth the risk.

Jaguar Opens Strong, But Can It Save Apple?
by Masha Zager, NewsFactor
But no matter how technically impressive Jaguar is, and no matter how enthusiastic the crowds it draws Apple still faces an uphill battle in winning back the market share it has lost.


Apple Retail Stores - Give Me A Reason To Buy Something!
by John Manzione, MacNet 2.0
Apple knows that the Apple logo is one of the most recognized logos in the world and they could be reaping the rewards of this simply by giving us the opportunity to wear Apple-branded clothes.

It's The Software, Stupid
by Dan Knight, Low End Mac
Why Apple will thrive as PC vendors burn.

The Future Of The Linux Desktop...
by Freezer Burn
Jaguar is the desktop that Linux should have had.

Apple's Rendezvous: What It Is And Why It Matters
by Stephan Somogyi, ZDNet
With the release of Rendezvous, Apple is bringing AppleTalk's ease of use to any TCP/IP network, and not just networks with Macs on them.


Bet On Mac's Cool New Jag
by Jeffrey Tsang, Computer Times Singapore
Speed and a slew of new features are what the new Mac OS X 10.2 is all about.

The Jagwyre Review
by Andrew Orlowski, The Register
Using Mac OS X is like touring a land of fabulous ancient treasures — with a tourist authority that's still busy renovating them, and that hasn't quite completed the infrastructure.

A Look Inside Address Book
by Mike Beam, O'Reilly Network
If you're developing a Mac applicaiton that uses information about people, then I can't recommend highly enough integrating AddressBook into your software.


Wednesday, August 28, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Microsoft and Apple

You know what, Microsoft has to force a new licensing scheme down people's throats in order to extract steady income, while Apple gives good value in operating system upgrades almost yearly, and people queue up for hours to shove money down Apple's throat.


Ken Bereskin: After 18 years, it probably was time to offer something more than the basic bare bones 4 function calc.

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