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Thursday, August 29, 2002


Aple Woos Wobbly Windows Users
by Clive Akass,
Jobs does have something to shout about.

Newton's Return: A Hit And A Myth
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
The resurrection rumor has surfaced at least nine times since 1998, when Apple discontinued the device.


Apple Struggles With Lame Ducks
by Jack Schofield, CW360
Mac OS X is a winner, but Apple is hamstrung by slow chips and a 1970s business model.

Tech Turf Wars
by David Futrelle, CNN/Money
Apple's products may only appeal to a narrow niche of PC buyers, but Apple at least seems to understand what the Mac faithful want.


Video-Capture Cards
by Anton Linecker, Macworld
If you work with uncompressed video, these four professional cards can help you take Apple's Final Cut Pro to the next level.

Mac OS X Jaguar Update Needs Tweaking
by Jon Frott, San Jose Mercury News
People who should avoid Jaguar for a few weeks include those who need to access printers and scanners and customized Mac networks that might not be ready for the upgrade.

Mac OS X Upgrade Makes Robust Case For Making A Switch
by Matthew Fordahl, Associated Press
The experience is less technical, more intuitive and overall more productive. This is ironic, since Mac OS X is based on Unix, the rugged operating system originally designed for supercomputers, servers and workstations.

The iMac-Like PC
by David Pogue, New York Times
The iMac itself, a graceful piece of art whose astonishingly thin screen floats in air on a gleaming chrome elbow, sells well enough. But whenever a Windows PC maker tries something similar, buyers stay away in droves.

Help For Help In Jaguar
by Terrie Miller, O'Reilly Network
First I got the spinning beach ball of death and had to force-quit Help. Then it degraded into a simple "Application unexpectedly quit" error whenever I tried to load Help.


Thursday, August 29, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Great UI From Microsoft

There, got your attention, didn't it?

Doc Searls: It's veerry nice. Much more smooth and intiutive in a GUI way than I'm used to finding stuff from Microsoft.

Have pigs finally flew?

Jaguar Impressions

Rob McNair-Huff: Going forward, if you want to keep using the newest versions of software in the near future, you are going to need to plunk down $129 for a copy of Jaguar.

Meg Hourihan: I hold out hope that the outrage of Mac users everywhere will bring about [Happy Mac's] return, just as it did the last time they tried to remove Happy Mac, with the original launch of OS X.

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