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Thursday, June 12, 2003

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Who Really Owns Unix?
by Allen Brown, CNET
Apple has been using the Unix trademark on and in connection with its OS X product. THis constitutes an infringement of our trademark since OS X is not certified under our Unix system certification progrm, and Apple has refused to use that program to obtain certification.

Talk Time
by Hamish Mackintosh, The Guardian
Susan Kare designed the original desktop icons for Apple and Microsoft Windows.


NoteTaker 1.5 Adds Host Of Features, Enhancements
by MacMinute
The new version marks a major feature evolution in NoteTaker's navigation system while also adding a very powerful global search tool for retrieving information across multiple notebooks.

Mac OS X Server Security Update Released
by MacMinute
"Updates Apache 2.0.45 to 2.0.4 and addresses a security hole in the mod_dav module."

Sybase Talks Apple Strategy
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
"Mac OS X is such a close relation to UNIX that it was easier to look at the Mac market economically."

PowerBook, iBook Nominated For Linux Hardware Award
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
The PowerBook and iBook have been nominated in the Best Linux Hardware category of the UK LinuxUser & Developer Awards.

Spring 1.3 Adds New Content To 'Universal Canvas'
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral
Spring 1.3 sports a variety of new features aimed at enriching the user experience.

802.11g Standard Approved
by Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral
IEEE, the group responsible for setting standards in the networking industry, on Thursday approved the final specification for 802.11g, known to Mac users as AirPort Extreme. Very little has changed from January when Apple released its first 802.11g product.

SimCity 4 Goes Gold
by Tuncer Deniz, Inside Mac Games
Aspyr Media has announced that SimCity 4 for the Macintosh has gone gold and is now in duplication.

Hey Mr Tangerine Man
by Garry Barker, The Age
An Australian dollar that is finally getting its head above the water of the international exchange markets, and some price cutting decreed by Apple in Cupertino, has brought about big cuts in the price of portable computing.

Wozniak Looks Back: Part Two Of AN Exclusive Interview With Apple Computer Co-Founder Steve Wozniak
by David Zeiler, Baltimore Sun
"And when you think all of these wonderful things happened in a life, who could ever want more?


A Mac Is More Than Just A Computer (Or, Why Are Apple Fans So Zealous?)
by 2 Guys, A Mac, And A Website
I could almost hear them thinking: "Hundreds of people are waiting in line for... a computer store?"


Laser Versus Ink Jet
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl

Dungeon Siege
by Chris Ritchie, Inside Mac Games
If you are a fan of the RPG, definitely check this game out, and if you have never so much hefted a sword in your entire game career, Dungeon Siege is an excellent opportunity for you to learn what all these "experience" points are about.


Thursday, June 12, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

SARS VICTIM: The Singapore's Ministry of Health is still investigating the case where a cancer patient died due to lack of treatment. Given that every person on home quartine has a record somewhere in the Ministry, I'm surprised this person hasn't been tracked down. Either that, or the story is fake.

And how I wish Straits Times can put a link back to the original letter.


Microsoft Preps New Handheld OS
by Richard Shim, CNET
Microsoft will debut Pocket PC 2003 on June 23, according to sources close to the company. The operating system is not expected to be a major revision of Pocket PC 2002, but it will include new features such as built-in support for wireless technologies Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Intel Takes Notebook Chips Past 3GHz
by John G. Spooner, CNET
The increase in speed comes courtesy of a new 3.06GHz mobile Pentium 4 chip, which was introduced as part of a volley of new processors fired off by Intel.

HP, Dell To Ship Java With PCs
by Stephen Shankland, CNET
Sun signed deals Wednesday under which Dell and HP will ship Java technology on all PCs, a move that bypasses Microsoft's reluctance to distribute the software.

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