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Sunday, December 14, 2003


Apple's Panther Bares Its Teeth
by Ian Hardy, BBC
Apple, fed up with playing second string to Windows, has been taking its operating system from strength to strength.

iPod Player Elevates Portable Music
by M. Scott Skinner, Arizona Daily Star

Students' Best Gift This Season May Be From District
by Genevieve Marshall, Morning Call
Middle-schoolers in Bethlehem will each get a laptop computer.

WWDC 2004 Scheduled For June 28 - Uly 2
by MacMinute

The Apple Of Our I
by Daid Williamson, Western Mail
At a time when computer laptops are viewed by grave-faced airline security staff as possible bombs, Apple have breathed fun, possibility and beauty back into technology.


Muckraking, The PC Way
by Richard Forno
Despite a few hiccups along the way, it's becoming clear that Mac OS, not Windows, epitomizes Microsoft's new mantra of "secure by design, default, and deployment."

iPod Shortage: Storke Of Genius?
by Bill Palmer
Rarely have such headlines caused shoppers to simply turn their attention to other gifts so much as they've helped to ignite a last-minute shopping frenzy.


The Sims: Superstar Expansion Pack
by Kirk Hiner, Applelinks
If you've got all the expansion packs and are looking for yet more variety, you'll be happy with Superstar. If you haven't picked up an expansion pack since House Party, however, you won't find much here to regenerate interest.


Sunday, December 14, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

DELIGHT ME, PLEASE : After close to a decade of surfing the web, I am sad to say that not a single web browser has delighted me; none has been a joy to use. And one of my major complaint among all the web browsers I've used — including Safari — is the poor support for selecting text for copy-and-paste. In fact, it's simply horrifying.


Seven Microsoft VPs Getting Millions In Options Deal
by Brier Dudley, Seattle Times
New details about Microsot's unusual stock-option buyout program surfaced yesterday when seven executives filed mandatory disclosure reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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