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Monday, November 11, 2002

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New Wild Multimedia Shows How Suite It Is
by Julio Ojeda-Zapata, Pioneer Press
"The quality of the picture is unbelievably sharp. It's like you're right there on the front row."


Are Macs Virus-Proof?
by Robyn Weisman, NewsFactor
While Unix underpinnings have made Apple's OS more powerful and stable, they also have made it more susceptible to viruses and worms.

Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.2.2
by Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral
Apple today posted an update to its Mac OS X operating system, bringing the current version to 10.2.2.

Wedding Saved By Apple's iTunes
by Greg Gazin, Canoe
When I left for the coast not long ago to attend a wedding, the last thing I thought of was that my Macintosh iBook was going to be part of the wedding party.

iPods Go Wherever Their Owners Do
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
The people who have posted more than 550 photos on the iPods Around the World gallery, part of the iPodLounge website, take theirs almost everywhere they go, from exotic travel destinations to their own backyards.

Macromedia To Sell Light-Duty Web Tool
by David Becker, CNET
After years of targeting professional Web developers and designers, Macromedia has a new type of customer in mind for its latest product—you.

Bob Shallit: Switching To Apple Makes Him A 'Big Shot'
by Bob Shallit, Sacramento Bee
The co-founder of the Idea Factory had a great time.

Final Cut Pro Helps India Tackle AIDS
by Apple
Indiaís first reality TV show — edited entirely on Apple technology and produced and funded by the BBC — is succeeding in combatting the growing problem of HIV and AIDS among the countryís young people.


Mac OS X Isn't (Or Is?) Stable
by Greg Cotterell, Pioneer Press
After my dismal experience with the OS X operating system and the less-than-nice DVD results from iDVD, I cannot endorse this machine.


by Kirk Hiner,
You can keep all of your fancy pausing and skipping and technological chicanery, I just want to be able to watch TV while I work. EyeTV provides that ability, so I'm good.


Monday, November 11, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

USING iSYNC WITHOUT .MAC : Jeremy Beker is trying to figure out how to use iSync without a .Mac subscription.

TIME TO DO THE FLIP : Just when we think we have solved the Y2K problem, here's the N2S problem.

LOUSY WINDOWS : Windows XP is supposed to be this stable operating system, just like Mac OS X. Well, it is true to a certain extend — I haven't seen the blue screen of death for a while. But, now, my Windows machine has this little sympton of not being able to force quit any applications. Which makes for a pretty useless operating system that doesn't crash when it is Explorer that crashes...



New Faces For PCs
by Russell Kay, InfoWorld
It's unlikely that businesses will rush to junk their laptops and buy new tablet PCs, especially in the current economy. But when normal replacement time comes around, we expect the tablet PC to gain a lot of converts.

Microsoft Extends Hands On Low-Cost PDAs
by Richard Shim, CNET
Microsoft and Samsung on Monday announced they have teamed up to develop a design for low-cost handhelds, a market dominated by rival Palm.

Why MS 'Ruling' Is Dangerous
by Lauren Winstein, Wired News
Because the Microsoft case keeps key portions of Windows closed and proprietary, system meltdowns are bound to increase.

Dell's New Toy
by Brad Stone, Newsweek
The largest maker of PCs in the world bets on getting bigger by going smaller with a new personal organizer. And dude, there are more changes to come.

The True Believer
by Robert X. Cringely, PBS
Can Mike Doyle Do to Microsoft What the Rest of the Computer Industry and the Department of Justice Couldn't Do?

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