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Saturday, September 27, 2003


Crafting The View
by Bija Gutoff, Apple
"It's easier to pack my entire editing suite than to decide what shoes to bring! I can throw my computer with the entire project over my shoulder and feel confident about getting the job done."

Apple Updates AirPort Extreme Firmware
by MacMinute
The update offers enhanced security, improved USB printing, improved performance when 2.4GHz devices interfere with the AirPort network, enhanced performance between wired and wireless clients, and more.


Owners Of Older Macs Prowl For Panther Power
by Glenn Fleishman, Seattle Times
Apple recommends at least 128 Mb of RAM and 3 Gb of free hard-disk space. I'd go further and say that without at least 192 Mb or 256 Mb on an older machine, you might find performance far too slow.

An Introduction To WebObjects
by Josh Paul, O'Reilly Network
WebObjects is most often referred to as an application server; however, it's much more.

The Ultimate Toaster
by Michael Bean, AMUG
Most software upgrades improve the product a bit and perhaps add compatibility for a new operating system. Not Toast.

Power Mac G5s: As Promised, G5s Leave Their Predecessors In The Dust
by Henry Norr, Macworld
If your time is money, the performance boost this amazing piece of engineering delivers will pay for itself.

Our Look At Apple's Dual 2-GHz G5
by Ken Mingis, Computerworld
To say that the latest and greatest G5 screams does a disservice to the word. To paraphrase Oldsmobile, this is not your father's Power Mac.


Saturday, September 27, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

"MOST PEOPLE HERE [AT MICROSOFT] are trying not to do anything that would make vendors do anything but take the high road," remarked Robert Scoble. "It doesn't help our PR when stuff like this happens — it also really hurts our efforts to turn around the preception of our company."


Tiptoeing Around A Sleeping Giant?
by Rob Flickenger, O'Reilly Network
If we find that we've built a sleeping giant, it's our duty to light a fire under them from time to time, whether they like it or not.

MSN's Smart Move On Anonymous Chat
by Alex Slakever, BusinessWeek
Sorry, critics. Microsoft's decision to limit its service to paying customers makes sense both legally and economically.

Mass. Wants To Use Linux-Type Systems
by Justin Pope, Associated Press
Massachusetts, the lone holdout state still suing Microsoft Corp. for antitrust violations, will become the first state to adopt a broad-based strategy of moving its computer systems toward open standards, including Linux, the rival operating system to Microsoft's Windows.

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