Friday, January 3, 2003
A World Without Apple Computer
I think we should all be grateful that Apple Computer, despite its relatively small market share, has made such a tremendous impact in the industry.
Macworld Expo: Is It Still Important To Apple?
With its retail store chain growing, Apple might reach more potential customers simply by sending a few marketing people around the country to display new products at the local outlets, where the customers can actually buy them and take them home if they want.
Macworld San Francisco 2003. Bored Again?
Oh please, not again...
Fully-Adjustable Ergonomic Keyboard Takes The Pain Out Of Typing
Once you've used a Comfort Keyboard for a while, switching back to a standard keyboard is quite literally a pain. And if you think the $300 price tag stings, it's nothing compared to the cost of physical therapy, prescription drugs, and lost productivity that can result from severe repetitive stress injuries.
Co: Writer 4000
I have to give Don Johnston's Co:Writer 4000 a qualified thumbs-up overall. It's a tremendous teaching tool for challenged writers.
Living Without Windowshading
A number of correspondents have challenged me over the past several months to try using the OS X Finder on its own terms rather than resorting to hacks that make it work more like OS 9, so I decided to continue living without windowshading for a while.
THIRD ANNUAL WEBLOG AWARDS : Have you nominated your favorite weblogs yet?
MEMORIES... of the last MWSF.
Microsoft Foes Urge Antitrust Punishment
Two more Microsoft foes have joined an effort to overturn the landmark antitrust settlement that a federal judge approved in November.
Trustworthy Computing In 2002
For Microsoft, 2002 was filled with failings, inadequacies, lies, cover-ups, passing-the-buck and (as usual) relentless pressure to upgrade. These are the actions of a company promoting 'Trustworthy Computing'. But are they trustworthy?
And Now, The Portable Desktop PC, Up To A Point
Microsoft may have quite a challenge explaining to the masses how this wireless screen differs from last fall's Tablet PC, whose looks, marketing language, core audience of well-heeled techies and manufacturer roster are confusingly similar to those of the Smart Display.
Microsoft-Powered Phone Takes Off
Device maker High Tech Computer has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission to begin selling the "Falcon," a cell phone powered by Microsoft's Pocket PC Phone Edition software.
Microsoft Counts On Antipiracy Technique
Microsoft is set to release its first mainstream consumer software application protected by product activation, in what could be a first step toward expanding use of the antipiracy technology.