Monday, November 10, 2003
Mac OS X V10.3.1 Improves FileVault, FireWire 800, More
"The 10.3.1 Update delivers enhanced functionality and improved reliability for the following applications, services and technologies: FileVault, Printing, WebDav, and FireWire 800 drives. This update also includes the latest Security Updates," said Apple.
'Fastest Computer' TV Advert Banned
Computer giant Apple has been banned by British Independent Television Commission, an advertising watchdog, from claiming its latest product as "the world's fastest, most powerful personal computer."
The 99¢ Solution: Steve Jobs' Music Store Showed Foot-Dragging Record Labels And Runaway Music Pirates That There Was A Third Way
Apple's iTunes Music Store is Time's Coolest Invention of 2003.
How You Benefit From Panther
I don't know where Apple's stock price will be next year, however, I do know that when you buy an Apple Computer you'll receive dividends for years to come. Apple's design philosophy creates options that makes your life easier.
iTunes 'Not Affecting LimeWire Downloads'
Peer-to-peer file-sharing service LimeWire has seen no decline in the number of downloads it serves since the debut of mass-market music download services, said company chief operating officer Greg Bildson.
FileMaker Donations Solution Ships
FileMaker today announced that it is shipping FileMaker Donations, a fundraising and donor management application that helps charitable organizations and other non-profits manage a broad range of donar and fund raising information.
Apple's Country Manager Jack Tong Shakes Things Up In Taiwan
"Let's face it. We've got the goods. This is why I am excited about our Taiwan prospects. Apple used to occupy a niche market. We used to be a minority. That's about to change."
Zach And Wen Schieffelin: Thrill Ride
"You know, the Vespa has always been a symbol of freedom. You didn't have to be a mechanic, you didn't have to be a master of contemporary technology to use it. You just got on and drove it. And that same ease and elegance is what appelas to us in the Mac."
In Some Cases, Openness May Be Moot Issue
Wherever the future takes us, one thing is certain: When it comes to digital content, there's no such thing as an open-and-shut case.
Apple And Microsoft: The Great Role Reversal
In its unaccustomed position as a majority player, is Apple being a good citizen?
Time To Switch To Panther? Almost
Do I regret the upgrade so far? Nope. Would I switch back to Jaguar full time? No, but I do wish Apple would spend more effort getting critical tools like DiskWarrior ready on day one so I don't have to boot back into Jaguar to do regular disk maintenance.
Hands On With The Power Mac Dual 2GHz G
The Power Mac G5 has refocused attention on Apple as a viable option in the computer wars. IBM and Apple have done a great job, and users can take advantage of it right now.
Power Mac Is Pretty On The Inside
With its spectacular performance, Apple could have built the G5 to look like an old milk crate and still have sold a few million of them.
Apple-Picking Time In PC Land
Macintosh network better with PCs than PCs do! That's my conclusion after junking my Windows laptop and getting an Apple PowerBook G4.
Burning Monkey Mahjong Solitaire
Freeverse has again taken a classic game and updated it just enough of their personality to give it a bit more life. There's nothing here to revolutionize the game, but it's Mahjong. It doesn't need to be revolutionized.
HOW HAVE YOU CHANGED THE WORLD LATELY? : Things Other People Accomplished When They Were Your Age — boy, this is either going to inspire you, or it's going to seriously depress you. :-)
THE BROWSER ATTRACTION : There must be a law somewhere (along the line of "Murphy's Law") that states that no matter how hard you were working the whole morning, opening Word and Excel documents and such all over, the moment you take a break and surf the web, someone (probably your boss) will step into your cubicle/office to talk to you and find that you are not working. :-)
Microsoft: Virtual PC Will Run Linux
"There has been some misunderstanding about this: You absolutely can run Linux in Virtual PC."
Microsoft Moves Into Chip World WIth Xbox
Microsoft will more actively participate in the design of the brains for the next version of its Xbox gaming console, tentatively called Xbox Next.
Microsoft Awaits Showdown In Europe
Microsoft faces a major showdown in Brussels this week when it gets a last chance to defend itself against European Union regulators' charges it abused its dominance of desktop computer operating systems.
Happy Birthday, Tablet PC
On the platform's first anniversary, it's worth gauging its technological progress, recalling its forerunners and evaluating its prospects.