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Monday, October 7, 2002

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Apple Never Promised You A Rose Garden
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl
Do you remember the old days?

Apple's iBook: Why It's Not Just For Home, Anymore
by Stephan Somogyi, ZDNet
While I'm sure that Apple's engineers have done everything they can to eke every last erg of performance out of the AirPort on Powerbook, it's just not enough.


iSync Puts You On The Same Page
by David Frith, The Australian

New Apples For Teachers
by Katie Pesznecker, Anchorage Daily News
The disparity among computers in Anchorage schools is clear when you wander the classrooms of Campbell Elementary School.


Microsoft Optical Mouse Blue And Wireless Optical Mouse Blue
by Ian Johnson, Globe And Mail
The hardware and optical mechanism are among the best money can get at the moment, but Microsoft went wrong trying to reinvent the wheel mechanism.

The Fade Factor
by Anush Yegyazarian, PC World
Ink jet photos can last for years—or a few months, depending on the printer, ink, and paper. We identify the best products and deals.

Warcraft III: Reign Of Chaos
by Corey Tamas, MacHome
All this gaming goodness comes at a price, however; system requirements for Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos are steep.

Beefing Up OS X's Windows Networking
by Alan Zisman, Low End Mac

A Tale Of 12 Mice
by Julio Ojeda-Zapata, Pioneer Press
Call me a curmudgeon, but I wish mouse vendors wouldn't get rid of models that work just fine — and my trusty Microsoft rodent continues to perform spectacularly.


Monday, October 7, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Mac People: Dr. Wichai Ekataksin, "major contributor to the world's pool of knowledge about liver disease.

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Windows Upgrade Suffers Delay
by Jonh Geralds and Gareth Morgan,
Longhorn wait will upset licensing plans, analysts warn.

IBM's ThinkPad Turns 10: What's Next?
by Joe Wilcox, ZDNet
IBM's ThinkPad notebook turned 10 on Saturday, a milestone for what has become one of the most successful products and brand names in computing history.

Microsoft Judge Takes His Case To The Public
by James V. Grimaldi, Washington Post
About 15 months after the Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit rebuked U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson for talking to the media in the Microsoft antitrust case, Jackson has formally filed his rebuttal. Jackson's venue of choice to file his reply brief is, naturally, the court of public opinion.

Dueling 8.0's: America Online Vs. Microsoft
by Saul Hansell, New York Times
While AOL scarcely deigns to mention its rival, Microsoft plans to compare itself relentlessly with AOL.

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