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Saturday, September 21, 2002


OmniWeb X 4.1.1b1 Released
by MacMinute
The Omni Group has posted OmniWeb X 4.1.1b1, the latest release of their full-featured Mac OS X Web browser.

The ABCs Of Computers
by Nick D'Amore, The Cranbury Press
Elementary school students throughout the district are getting hands-on computer training with the help of mobile laptop computer labs.

Computer Dispute Aired Before Board
by Jeff Hudson, The Davis Enterprise
Mac or Windows? That long-running debate between devotees of different software platforms bubbled to the surface at Thursday night's meeting of the Davis Board of Education.

Los Angeles Apple Store Sees 139,000 Visitors In First Month
by MacMinute
The Los Angeles Times recently contained an Apple ad thanking the 139,000 visitors it received to its Los Angeles Apple store at The Grove in its first month.

Ellison Bails On Apple
by Associated Press
Ellison's spotty attendance record at Apple's board meetings hadn't been an issue until a recent wave of corporate accounting scandals sharpened Wall Street's focus on the watchdog role of company boards.

Apple Posts September Security Update
by Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral


When Chips Are 64 (Bit)
by Dana Blankenhorn, Moore's Lore
The 1 GHz GPUL will run twice as fast as the current 1 GHz G4 PowerMacs that Apple is how shipping.


Installation Of Jaguar Bites A Few Readers
by Glenn Fleishman, Seattle Times
A clean install can work wonders and reduce troubleshooting.

Latest OS X Simply The Best, But Change Is Expensive
by Dwight Silverman, Houston Chronicle
The cost and hassle factor of switching to a completely new platform remains substantial. But if you get more frustration than joy out of Windows, there aren't many excuses left for not exploring a Macintosh.

Homemade Dot-Mac With OS X, Part 2
by Alan Graham, O'Reilly Network
Now that we've set up the basics of our home Web server, we have a platform for a wide variety of options and fun projects that we can build upon.

Feline Good
by Garry Barker, Sydney Morning Hearld
Does Jaguar, aka Max OS X 10.2, live up to its name? Is it faster and smoother? Well, yes. A good step up from OS X 10.1.5, and I liked it a lot.

ThinkFree Office 2.0
by Jeffery Battersby, Macworld
If you use Microsoft Office regularly and you need most or all of its features, then skip ThinkFree and pony up the money for the real deal. But if you're simply looking for a program with more features than icWord or icExcel, ThinkFree is a best-of-breed program that will exceed your expectations.

Fallout 2
by Bill Stiteler,

Serve Your iCal Calendars Using WebDAV
by O'Reilly Network
You can set up your own plot of Gregorian-space.


Saturday, September 21, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Dana Blankenhorn: It's not that PCs and Internets will stop changing or growing. But their progress is now limited to what government (and the content industries) will allow.

If true, then watch out: the next technology breakthrough will be coming from outside the States.

Ted Shelton: I am truly impressed with my new Mac OS X powerbook. It is a joy to use, and it is very reliable.

Good job, Apple.

Dave Winer: Did you know that there are almost 60,000 ex-Apple employees floating around out there?

Any .Mac discounts for them? :-)


Less, And More, Than Meets Eye To MS Wi-Fi Push
by John Lettice, The Register
So, two out of ten for hardware innovation, nine for cunning sales strategies.

HP Splits PC Lines On Price
by Ian Fried, CNET
Hewlett-Packard plans to turn the Compaq Presario into its cost-conscious consumer brand while pushing HP Pavilion models at gamers and other high-end PC buyers, a top Hewlett-Packard executive confirmed Thursday.

Microsoft Spying? Linux Is Looking Better
by Charles Cooper, ZDNet
Toss international politics into that equation and Linux suddenly looks very attractive.

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