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Sunday, September 15, 2002


Steve Jobs: Rendezvous With Stereos And TV Sets
by Independent
"We don't just want computers to have this, we want consumer devices to adopt it."

Using The Books, Not Hitting Them
by Colin Hickey, Blethen Maine

Mastering Audio And Running The Lodge
by Stephanie Jorgl, Apple
"There's no frame or template for mastering. My goal is to always be a subtle innovator."

Apple To Drive Up Asia-Pac Volumes
by Rahul Sachitanand, Hoover's Online
Apple Computer has identified India and Malaysia as its fastest growing markets in the Asia Pacific region.


Apple In Education: Is Anybody Out There?
by Mark Marcantonio,

Macintosh Overpriced And Overhyped
by Alastair Otter, South Africa Sunday Times
Given the kind of prices bandied about by the Apple dealers locally, it is almost impossible to imagine how anyone can afford to use Apple equipment.


Ingenious Memory Box Cruzes Past Competitors
by James Coates, Chicago Tribune
Designed to fit in a pocket or handbag like a key chain, the Cruzer boasts nice engineering touches that make it a stand-out winner in the fast-emerging field of mobile flash memory storage gadgets.

Apple's Jaguar Is Top Operating System
by Crayton Harrison, The Dallas Morning News
Even Windows owners will see Mac features slipping into their machines.

iCal 1.0
by Mike Grueter, Stepwise
Even with these imperfections, iCal is a great product, and it has replaced Palm Desktop as my calendar of choice.


Sunday, September 15, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong


Mac People: Danielle Wood, journalist with The Mercury and Sunday tasmanian, finalist of Australian/Vogel Literary Award.

jragon: Apple is taking all kinds of opensource ideas and protocols and wrapping them in purty graphics. The end result is great apps that are pretty amazing due to their ease of use and customizing ability.

I cannot remember where I've found this tip, but by choosing "Join network with best signal" (instead of the other optinos) in System Preferencs > Network > Airport, I do get better signal from my Airport base station. Weird.

While watching the Discovery channel, a commerical told me that there is this hot new documentary "in the month of September." After searching the web site for about half an hour, I still do not when in September is the program airing. Sigh.


XP Update Is A Failed Attempt At Simplicity
by Rob Pegoraro, Washington Post
It's a somewhat depressing example of business as usual in Redmond.

$11 Billion: No Skin Off Gates
by Reuters
Although he lost almost a fifth of his net worth in the past year, Microsoft founder Bill Gates remained the richest man in the United States, with a fortune of $43 billion, according to Forbes magazine.

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