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Thursday, June 26, 2003

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Will Apple Score With The Technical Crowd?
by David Morgenstern, StorageSupersite
Even the most vocal critic must agree that the forthcoming PowerPC G5 will have considerable juice, but will it have what it takes to make the grade in scientific research and engineering apps?

Apple Design Award Winners Announced
by MacMinute
Salling Clicker 1.5 picked up awards for both Best Mac OS X Product (Best of Show) and for Most Innovative.

Video Chat Software Reviewed
by David Pogue, New York Times
Apple, [as opposed to Microsoft], would sooner die than release anything that could be described as "stuttering" or "microscopic."


Questions On Mac OS 10.3 (Panther) System Requirements; Real-World Test Results
by MacFixIt
As far as we can discern, any hardware that will run Mac OS X 10.2.x (Jaguar) will also be capable of running Mac OS X 10.3.

Thursby Releases Free DAVE 4.1 Update
by MacNN

QuickTime State Of The Union Address Posted
by MacMinute

AppleScript Gathering Planned For CreativePro
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
An AppleScript for Workflow Automation Birds-of-a-Feather meeting will be held at next month's Macworld CreativePro Conference and Expo.

Biggest Apple At Home In Chicago
by Lorene Yue, Chicago Tribune
Apple is opening its largest store in Chicago, part of a retail that has yet to prove it can help the computer-maker take a bigger bite of its market.

Apple Releases Darwin 7 Preview Source Code
by MacNN

Apple's G5: Reality Distortion Field Not Required
by David Zeiler, Baltimore Sun
While the casual Mac user may wonder what the fuss is about, the new Power Mac G5 is the machine for which pro users (as well as home users with a penchant for power) have waited for more than a year.


Will The G5 Kill Consumer Mac Sales?
by Remy Davison, Insanely Great Mac
Would you buy an iMac now if yo uknew that inside 12 months a G5 iMac would be released?

A Look Inside Apple's New Push For Speed
by Jon Fortt, San Jose Mercury News
If I were a betting man, I'd wager that an Apple-branded camcorder and an Apple-branded phone aren't too far off.

The WWDC Report: Apple Does It Again To Third Party Developers
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl
If you look at the larger picture, Apple's move makes sense. It is not competing with third party developers, but with Microsoft.

No Wonder People Don't Buy Apple Macs
by Jack Russell, Inquirer
Why people don't switch and how to entice them.

Apple On Speed
by Sandy McMurray, Globe And Mail
The old debate about Mac versus PC has been revived, and the Mac side has a lot more ammunition today than it had last week.


Making The Switch: Macs Can No Longer Just Talk Amongst Themselves
by Emru ownsend,
Wired or wireless, the process of sharing files is the same.

Blogs For Teachers: Post Your Lesson Plans On The Web
by Jeff Adkins, Low End Mac
I was so impressed with the organization, versatility, and ease of use of iBlog that I went ahead and set up blogs for my classes this fall.

Want To Do More With An iSight Than Chat?
by Derrick Story, O'Reilly Network
I want to introduce you to one variation right now — EvoCam 3.1.

Windows Of Opportunity
by Dave Bullard, Herald Sun
The real beauty of the latest Virtual PC version 6 is how seamlessly it works with Mac OS X Jaguar.


Thursday, June 26, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

SORRY, NO MAC USERS PLEASE : Mac Net Journal discovered that Safari 1.0 doesn't work with FileMaker's site.

Will somebody be fired too? :-)

SHHHHH! : Last night, on the local news on TV, a report was made on steps the National Library Board is taking to make the library a quieter place again.

I was so happy, until I realise the reporter was conducting interviews in the library, interviewing both librarians and library users.

Sigh. I lost hope.

IT'S A CITY DOWN THERE : Artist turns PPC 970 die into futuristic city.


Time Running Out For WIndows NT
by Ina Fried, CNET
The clock is ticking for those Microsoft customers still using the software maker's Windows NT 4.0 workstation operating system.

Windows 2000 Fixes Released
by Munir Kotadia and Ina Fried, CNET

Court Curbs Microsoft Java Distribution
by Declan McCullagh, CNET
A federal appeals court dealt a legal blow to Sun on Thursday, tossing out most of a preliminar injunction requiring Microsoft to carry its rival's version of an interpreter for the Java programming language.

Office Remodel To Help Disabled Users
by David Becker, CNET
Microsoft plans to make the next version of Office more accessible to people with disabilities, a move that could help sales to companies doing government work.

Microsof Urged To Fry Its Own Spam
by Paul Festa, CNET
Microsoft recently launched a high-profile campaign against spammers, but some critics say the company should be more introspective if it is serious about reducing the scourge of unwanted e-mail.

Microsoft Warns Of Windows 2000 Server Flaw
by Dennis Fisher, eWeek
Microsoft on Wednesday issued a bulletin warning users of a flaw in a Windows 2000 Serve rcomponent that could allow attackers to execute code on vulnerable machines.

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