Wednesday, September 11, 2002
ActiveX Flaw Bugs Apple's QuickTime
A buffer overrun vulnerability has been detected in the ActiveX component in Apple's QuickTime 5.0 media player.
Philips To Use Apple's Jaguar Operating System In Home Entertainment Devices
Steve Jobs said Apple has agreed a deal with Royal Philips Electronics NV under which Philips can use Apple's software in its next generation of home entertainment systems.
Be Proud Of The Mac Legacy
We that support this different way of thinking must encourage our clients to persevere.
Read Between The Lines To See What Apple Is Really Up To
Even though Appleís announcement is a major one, itís what Apple didnít say thatís truly telling.
Will Microsoft Drown In Its Proprietary Media Stream?
Start popping the corn, tech news fans: The classic battle between Microsoft and Apple has been officially rekindled.
Mac And PC: Ne'er The Twain Will Meet
Could Apple make OS X run on Intel chips? Yes, but it would blunt the unique Mac edge and spark a war that Microsoft is sure to win.
Suitcase 10 does a great job in Classic and OS 9. Until we evolve past OS X's Classic and Carbon-based transition period, we will have to deal with some of the OS's font handling limitations, and Suitcase 10 will be a great help in the process.
Apple iMovie 2
If you're intimidated by video editing, you haven't seen iMovie 2.
Matthew Haughey: I'm starting to think Apple's pulling the same sort of lock-in antics that people demonize Microsoft for.
Alexis Gutzman: Ironic event of the week: Some spammer is forging headers to look like the email is coming from SpamCop.
Adrian Holovaty: I've been designing a bare-bones home page in case something terrible happens [on Sept 11, 2002].
Dell Exec Says May Launch Handhelds In Mid 2003
"We are considering a PDA launch for several quarters from now, but it will be a small part of our business."
Vendors Show Tablet PC Wares
Two software vendors this week took the wraps off applications designed for new Tablet PC devices, which will be released later this year with the goal of making handwriting the preferred method for inputting data into computer documents.
Microsoft: No Office Subscriptions On Tap?
Microsoft apparently has decided that the world isn't ready for buying Office via subscription.
"Buggy" Sept. 11 Worm Surfaces
A new e-mail worm has surfaced that uses the terror attacks of Sept. 11 to lure victims, antivirus groups say.
Microsoft Buys Security Software Company
Microsoft has acquired a small security software manufacturer as part of its continued drive to improve product security and reliability.