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Friday, September 27, 2002

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Apple Extends .Mac Sign-Up Deadline
by Iann Fried, CNET
Mac users who have not converted their free iTools accounts to paid .Mac subscriptions have a little more time to consider whether to make the switch.

Keep Taking The Tablets
by Jack Schofield, The Guardian
At best, the Tablet PC could be the breakthrough computer for people who don't like computers, and don't want to learn to type.


The Overheating SuperDrive Saga: Apple's Response
by Him Heid, Macintosh Digital Hub
In October, Apple will deliver an updater that will be available through the Mac OS's Software Update feature.

Interview With Watson's Dan Wood
by Derrick Story, O'Reilly Network
"It's really our user community that has given me the energy!"


Mac OS X Rapidly Catching On With *nix Geeks
by Dirk Pilat, Low End Mac
Although there is still plenty of controversy around Mac OS X, Apple seems to have made the right choice by using NeXTstep and BSD Unix as the foundation for OS X.


Apple's iChat
by Bob Woods,
It delivered on everything it promised ... and more.

FileMaker Pro V.6
by Gary Coyne,
Regrettably, if it weren't for the importance of XML, this otherwise would be a rather ho-hum upgrade release.

Why Watson Is Smarter Than Sherlock
by Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly Network
Watson is engineered to be a platform, while Sherlock is only an application.


Friday, September 27, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong


If I am writing "seriously" on the web, I'll definitely request that my byline be presented in text. Not just some graphics with my name on it, cause when other bloggers visit the page with graphics turned off, they won't see my byline.

An Apple A Day:, your source for all things .Mac!


Microosft VPN Flaw May Leave Intranets Open To Attack
by David Legard, IDG News Service
A flaw in Microsoft's Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol used to secure VPNs leaves corporate intranets open to attack from outside.

Windows XP SP1: Why It's Not So Boring After All
by Larry Seltzer, ZDNet
The most important part is that a large number of bugs are fixed by it and that new systems will ship with those fixes.

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