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Tuesday, October 8, 2002

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The Real Battle
by Doc Searls, Linux Journal
What's clear is that technologists on both sides are siding with the future. If you care more about opportunities than threats, put your bets on those guys.


A Design Studio Makes The Move To Mac OS X
by Apple
"Ultimately, Mac OS X has been such a great move for us, and has been nothing but a success story in our office."

RealNetworks Gets A Taste For Apple
by Jim Hu, CNET
RealNetworks took another gradual step in launching its streaming media subscription service on the Macintosh.

Macworld Returning To Boston
by Scott Van Voorhis, Boston Herald
Boston has beat out the Big Apple for the blockbuster 2004 Macworld show, which could pump tens of millions into the city's hard-hit economy.

New Day Dawns Thanks To Mozilla Software
by Andy Ihnatko, Chicago Sun-Times
Now, I can say with a straight face that you can replace Explorer with Mozilla outright, and outside of the improvements, it's possible you'll never know the difference.


Stability Isn't Sexy
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl
This year's model can't look like last year's.

Apple In OpenSourceLand
by Yves de Champlain, OS X FAQ

Mac OS X: More Creative Than You Think
by Derrick Story, O'Reilly Network
It's true, Mac OS X is great for geeks. Guilty as charged. But as a photographer, amateur movie maker, and former (bad) musician, I can also tell you that this is a great platform for creativity.


Sonnett Piccolo
by MacSingapore
All in all, this is a must-have device if you work with more than one computers.


Tuesday, October 8, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

The Unix Way?

Zimran Ahmed: Why Gnome and KDE are misguided. And similiarly for Windows and Macintosh too?

My Personal Low

You know there are times when you really hate to wake up, really hate to get onto the subway, and really hate to go home and watch tv? Basically, really inactive and lacking in energy?

I'm having one of those times right now. Sigh.

Just learnt that the personal high is four hours after waking, and 10 hours after waking. I'm waiting for that to kick in. Any moment now. Ready...

The personal low is at 1 hour and 2 hour after lunch.


Mac Business: Balloon Aloft Australia, by Peter Vizzard and Judy Lynne.


Microsoft Steps Up Efforts To Lure Unix Migrators
by Peter Galli, eWeek
Microsoft on Tuesday launched a more comprehensive program to help drive customers away from Unix and onto the Windows platform.

Dell To Pitch $199 Handheld At Comdex
by Richard Shim, CNET
Dell Computer is planning to unveil two handhelds—one priced at $199—based on Microsoft's Pocket PC 2002 operating system this fall, according to sources.

Microsoft Polishing .Net Server Software
by Joe Wilcox and Stephen Shankland, CNET
The clock is ticking for Windows .Net Server 2003, an operating system that is used to run high-end computers that manage everything from checking passwords to keeping track of a corporate payroll.

Pentium 4 Overhaul Set For 2005
by Michael Kanellos, CNET
Concepts in the current chip line will be found in Nehalem, but it will contain new, and largely unknown, features such as improved power management that will mark it as a distinct evolutionary step, similar to the changeover from the Pentium II to the Pentium III.

Transmeta Chief: 'We're Years Ahead Of Intel'
by Tony Hallett,
Chief executive Matthew Perry thinks Transmeta can hold off Intel in the mobile processor market.

Microsoft: Users May Have To Pay For Security
by Peter Judge, ZDNet UK
Microsoft is considering charging for additional security options, and admits it didn't move on security until customers were ready to pay for it.

Bugbear To Set New Virus Record
by Robert Lemos and Matthew Broersma, ZDNet
The Bugbear computer virus may be spreading more slowly this week than last, but it's still on track to be the most prolific e-mail virus to date, antivirus experts said on Monday.

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