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Monday, August 25, 2003


NetNewsWire Gets Apple Web Kit Renderer, More
by MacMinute
The free update also offers TypePad support, custom style sheets, the ability to display differences in updated items, performance boosts, support for gzip compression, and more.

Apple Has Eye On Austin Space
by Matt Hudgins, Austin Business Journal
Apple Computer Inc. is seeking new Austin digs in what might be the largest local office search of the past three years.

Macromedia Revs MX Line, IntroducesNew Solutions
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
Next month Macromedia will ship new versions of their MX product family, including updates of Flash, Dreamweaver and Fireworks. The company will also ship a new product, Flash MX Professional 2004, and introduce new "building blocks" called MX Elements and Halo.


Worms Derail Laptop Talk, Spur Advice On Minimizing Damage
by James Coates, Chicago Tribune
Let's be brutal. Here are three ways to avoid getting wormed.

Doing Business
by Del Miller, MacOPINION
The question nowadays isn't whether Apple will pursue the business PC market; it will, because, in some respects, that's the only one left.

An Issue Of Security
by Andrew C. Thomas, The Tech
To all new students: Welcome to MIT. When you move into your new rooms and set up your computers, make sure your lawyer is on speed dial.


Amapi Designer 7
by Paul Yoon, MacAddict
If you're searching for a relatively inexpensive, powerful, and easy-to-learn modeler, Amapi Designer is a good choice. If you want a fuller-featured application, you may want to wait for Eovia's upcoming Designer Pro.

G5 2GHz MP Versus G4 1.42GHz MP
by Bare Feats

by Mark Starlin, MacReview
Altiverb's reverbs are both lush and very realistic. Its controls are bone-head simple to use, making it very easy to get a great sounding reverb. The main drawback is the high processor requirements.

Macromedia Contribute Gains Enterprise Skills
by Jim Rapoza, eWeek
Current users will find it a worthwhile upgrade, and those interested in a controllable but simple Web site authoring tool for novice content contributors should take a look at Contribute 2.

Retrospect 5.1
by Keith Martin, MacUser UK
If you use Retrospect to manage your backups, and especially if you run OS X, this should definitely be on your shopping list. If you don't use Retrospect 5.1, you should.

OmniWeb Is Dead — Long Live OmniWeb
by MacEdition

Norton Internet Security
by Gary Coyne,
If you know you need very customizable FireWire Solutions, I strongly recommend you get Norton Internet Security.


Monday, August 25, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

I'M STILL WAITING for Microsoft to port MS Money to OS X.

POWERPOINT VERUS KEYNOTE : Paolo Valdemarin discovers that, not only does Keynote imports PowerPoint presentations just fine, the slides usually improve.


Microsoft Goes To College With OneNote
by David Becker, CNET
Microsoft is expected to announce on Monday that it will sell a discounted academic version of OneNote, its new application for note-taking and information management.

Developers To Get First Taste Of 'Longhorn'
by Ina Fried, CNET
After months of speculation, Microsoft plans to give developers their first hard look at the next version of Windows in October.

Microsoft's Big Role On Campus
by Ariana Eunjung Cha, Washington Post
The software giant's donations have allowed universities to follow through on projects they could not have otherwise dreamed of, given limited research budgets.

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