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Friday, June 13, 2003


The Art Institutes To Migrate 3,000 Macs To OS X
by MacMinute
Thanks to the release of QuarkXPress 6.

Microsoft: No New Versions Of IE For Mac
by Ian Fried, CNET
Microsoft's decision creates a conudrum for Mac users seeking maximum compatibility.

In iPod He Trusts
by Patrick Rapa, Philadelphia City Paper
Armed with a small fleet of iPods, Porter's embarking on a one-of-a-kind business venture: filling the little mp3 players with a specially created musical catalog and renting them out to area businesses.

Internet Explorer Consigned To The Trash
by Jo Young, PC Pro
Roz Ho, the general manager of Microsoft's Mac Business Unit, has confirmed that no future versions of Internet Explorer will be released for the Mac.

Corel: A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Ambition
by James Bagnall, Ottawa Citizen
With Corel set to disappear into the control of a California-based venture-capital firm for little more than a buck a share, it's easy to forget there was a time when this company could do no wrong.

Line Of Apple Stores Expanded With Opening In Newton, Mass
by Hoover's Online
Leave it to Apple, the only PC maker that controls its own operating system, to think it can sell its products better than the computer superstores.

Apple Store Eats Channel Business
by Brian Corrigan, ARN
Apple resellers are becoming increasingly disgruntled with the product expansion and aggressive pricing of the vendor's online presence.

Wireless Remote Debuts For iPod
by MacMinute
The naviPod consists of a receiver that plugs into the top of the iPod and a 5-button infrared remote control that produces the same functions as the Apple iPod wired remote.

Adobe Posts Gain In 2nd-Quarter Earnings
by Reuters

By Kids, For Kids
by Colin Steele, Daily News Tribune
The Masconomet students wrote their stories then drew and painted pictures to go along with them. But everything soon turned high-tech.

Macs To Drive On HyperTransport Links
by Michael Kanellos, CNET
Apple will use HyperTransport as a high-speed link between the two processors that make up the chipset in new desktop Macintoshes, sources said. This is faster than most existing chip connection technologies, a change that in turn should lead to overall better performance.


Can Diversifying Save Apple?
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl
Products with Apple labels on them would have to somehow fit into the company's master plan. Since the company doesn't necessarily share its plans with the outside world, we're left to speculate.

iPod: Digital Music's Windows Desktop
by Jimmy Guterman, Business 2.0
Since record companies are desperate for new means of distribution, shouldn't they be looking for access to the iPod rather than just iTunes?

How Apple Software (And Not Just iTunes) Could Improve The Windows Experience
by Adam Robert Guha, Low End Mac
Who ever thought we'd be looking to Apple to make the Windows experience better.

Mac G5: Too Little, Too Late
by James Maguire, osOpinion
Instead of a hot new model, Apple needs a new manufacturing process that will enable it to compete price-wise with Windows.


Why Text Browsers? MacLynx Vs. WannaBe
by D. W. Owens, Low End Mac
Text browsers remain a viable alternative to graphical browsers, especially if you have a slow connection and/or an older machine.

From Geek To Chic, Mac Gifts Suit Dads, Grads
by Bob LeVitus, Houston Chronicle
M last installment of gift suggestions focused on audio, but there's much more to being a Mac user than creating or enjoying music.

Ilisten 1.6 Dictation Software For OS X
by Charles W. Moore,
iListen's far from perfected yet, and still has rough edges, but so does the competition, and this release has done considerable smoothing.

1GHz iMac
by MacAddict
We love the LCD iMac enough to accommodate its flaws, but not enough to overlook them.

Mac OS X And AudioUnits Update
by Stephanie Jorgl, Apple
An abundance of delectable new plugins.


Friday, June 13, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

WANT A MACINTOSH PDA? : Why not try emulating Mac OS 8.1 on an iPaq?


Rivals Say Microsoft Flouts Deal
by Jonathan Krim, Washington Post
Microsoft is trying to license key pieces of its technology at inflated rates and under onerous conditions, according to competitors who charge that the software giant is thwarting its antitrust settlement with the federal government.

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