Thursday, August 29, 2002
Aple Woos Wobbly Windows Users
Jobs does have something to shout about.
Newton's Return: A Hit And A Myth
The resurrection rumor has surfaced at least nine times since 1998, when Apple discontinued the device.
Apple Struggles With Lame Ducks
Mac OS X is a winner, but Apple is hamstrung by slow chips and a 1970s business model.
Tech Turf Wars
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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?
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.