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Tuesday, November 19, 2002

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Apple's 17-Inch iMac
by Joe Wilcox, BetaNews
This difference in the monitor is an important commentary on how Macs are different from PCs and why many Mac users are so fanatically faithful to Apple: Attention to detail.


Innovation The Key - Rogers
by Macworld UIK
Apple UK general manager Mark Rogers believes innovation and relevant software are crucial in the battle against the softening PC market.

Newer Computer Gear Stops Hogging Space
by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Apple Store Coming To Bellevue, WA
by MacNN
East of Seattle and next to Redmond.

Macworld Expo Conferences Expanded
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral
IDG World Expo has announced that the upcoming Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco, Calif. will feature an expanded array of Power Tools Conferences, and the San Francisco debut of the Hands-on MacLabs.

Rebuilding A Mac From The Past
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
Computer technician Vince Briel is planning to resurrect the Apple I, the hand-built machine that launched Apple computer.

Blank DVD Discs Sales Picking Up
by Video Store Magazine
The dominance of the DVD-R format is driven largely by the popularity of DVD recording in the Macintosh market as Apple emerged as an early supporter for the DVD-R format.

PDA Market Too Much For Apple, Says Industry Expert
by MacUser
Apple is simply not big enough.

Apple Brings Promos To Local Resellers
by Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral


The PowerBook Mystique
by Charles Moore, MacOPINION
I guess that if you have to explain the PowerBook (and iBook ) mystique to someone, thereís a good chance they are not going to "get it."


Mac OS X The Missing Manual
by Jon Gales, MacMerc

I Made The Switch
by Shoshana Berger, Business 2.0
Apple's new line of laptops, plus one-step migration software, made a convert out of me.

Apple Powerbook G4
by John Rettie, Rangefinder
Why the Mac is Popular with Photographers, A Hectic One-month Whirlwind Review of the Apple PowerBook G4.


Tuesday, November 19, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

ONE MILLION AND ONE LITTLE PROBLEMS : Scott Rosenberg, veteran of web site designs, has this to say...

What most people... don't seem to get is that Website redesigns are nearly always slow-motion train wrecks.


Windows Longhorn Alpha Leaks To The Web
by Nate Mook, BetaNews
An internal alpha build of Microsoft's next version of Windows, code-named Longhorn, made its way onto the Internet early Tuesday.

Xbox Live Not For Everyone
by David Becker, CNET
Last week's launch of Microsoft's new online service for its Xbox video game console created headaches for some customers, who reported not being able to use the service or their game machines.

Microsoft To Simplify Security Alerts
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
Microsoft plans to "create a less technical end-user security bulletin that we will host, while continuing to offer more technical alerts for technology professionals."

Microsoft Business Framework: The 10-Year Plan
by ComputerWire
Microsoft is in for the long haul as far as its business applications are concerned with a 10-year development plan and a new Microsoft Business Framework to support the basket of disparate applications offered under the Microsoft Business Solutions banner.

What's New In Visual C++ .NET 2003
by Sam Gentile, O'Reilly Network
The Visual C++ .NET 2003 release (code-named Everett) that has been released to MSDN today is perhaps the most significant and exciting release of the product since Visual C++ 4.0.

Microsoft Reconsiders Licensing Plans
by Peter Galli, eWeek
Microsoft Corp. is looking at new ways to make its relatively unpopular Licensing 6 and Software Assurance volume licensing agreements more beneficial to the customers most negatively impacted: small and medium-size businesses.

Microsoft Unleashed
by Jeff Moad, eWeek
Before taking off the gloves and expanding even more aggressively, Ballmer and Microsoft have some work to do shoring up strained relationships with enterprise customers.

Comdex: Users Size Up New, Low-Cost PDAs
by Matt Berger, InfoWorld
A deluge of new PDAs running Microsoft's Pocket PC software and the Palm operating system made their debut Monday here at the Comdex trade show, promising to make available low-cost, feature-rich portable devices to consumers and business users.

.Net Server: Three Delays A Charm?
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
Microsoft has for the third time delayed the launch of its Windows .Net Server 2003 high-end operating system.

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