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Saturday, August 31, 2002

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Look, No Wires
by Garry Barker, Sydney Morning Herald
"We are going to see profound changes with the Mac and the digital hub and general connectivity."


Laptops To Greet Students
by Jessica Lee, The Courier-Gazette
Students and their teachers will have instantaneous and wireless access to the Internet at all times, as well as a comprehensive software package that includes AppleWorks, iMovie, iPhoto and World Book Encyclopedia.

Show Threatens Hotels On Rates: Macworld Says It'll Bring In Ships
by Donna Goodison, Boston Herald
Macworld's organizer said yesterday that he is willing to bring in two cruise ships as makeshift hotels if local hoteliers don't meet pricing requests for the huge trade show.

Clarification On OWC, Apple, And The DMCA
by John H. Farr,
"The DVD Enabler did not modify Apple's iDVD software."

Catching Up With Ash At Area 2
by Stephanie Jorgl, Apple
"Our whole band is pretty much a Mac-fascist band. We use Macs for everything."

Netscape 7.0 Shrivels Under Mozilla's Shadow
by Jim Rapoza, eWeek
The fact that Netscape 7.0 arrives hot on the heels of the similar but superior Mozilla 1.1 only serves to illuminate the small but significant differences between the two.


More On Apple's iDVD Crackdown
by Scott Rosenberg
If Other World was distributing a separate piece of software that users can install that interacts with iDVD then I don't see how this violates Apple's copyright.

Newton X: Why Apple Needs To Go This Way
by Anthony Frausto-Robledo, Architosh
Can Apple and the rest of the industry afford to allow Microsoft to take over the emerging tablet computing market unchallenged?


Ease Into The Switch
by Michael Brewer, O'Reilly Network
If you're contemplating a switch to Mac, or if you're just getting frustrated with Windows, this article is for you.


Saturday, August 31, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Friday's Stats

With all these talks about the shinking Netscape web browsers share, here's a glimpse at the numbers I'm getting here at MyAppleMenu.

Internet Explorer: 60%Netscape/Mozilla: 29%OmniWeb: 6%iCab: 2.7%Opera: 1.5%

Macintosh: 65%Windows: 34%

Note: The stats are for a 24-hour period (0000 GMT to 0000 GMT), and is for the home page here only.

How to Create More E-Mail Traffic

Go to any site that requires registration. Key in a common user-name. Click on the "Forget Password" button.


A Roadmap To The Recently Released Windows APIs
by Curt Hagenlocher and Chris Sells, O'Reilly Network
For a lot of the rest of us, including shell integration programmers, cryptographers, and the terminally curious, the new information is fascinating and potentially useful, although not always as complete as we'd like.

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