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Wednesday, December 24, 2003


Ambrosia Offers Aki Mahjong Solitaire
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral
Ambrosia Software Inc. has released Aki Mahjong Solitaire for Mac OS X. The company describes it as a blend "of the ancient Chinese game of Mahjong with an enchanting journey across Japan."

Walter Murch: An Interview With The Editor Of "Cold Mountain"
by Joe Cellini, Apple

Apple Seen Unveiling Lower-Cost iPods — Analysts
by Duncan Martell, Reuters
"Odds are it's a flash-memory-based player, something to position Apple against the low-cost offerings from Creative and Rio."

Apple Releases DVD Studio Pro 2.0.4
by MacNN
It adds support for Cropped D-1 and 1/2 D-1 MPEG-2 video resolutions in addition to a number of enhancements and improved overall stability.

Music Lovers Rush To Grab iPods
by BBC News
Apple's digital jukebox, the iPod, is flying off shop shelves in the run-up to Christmas and Santa's helpers are struggling to keep up.


Will There Be A Corporate Mac?
by Andras Puiz,


Apple Power Mac G5
by PC Magazine

Bulletproof Baby
by Dave Bullard, Herald Sun
If you don't need to burn DVDs, don't need lots of screen real-estate for high-end applications and aren't a power-gamer, have a look at this iBook. It's a little beauty.


Wednesday, December 24, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

WAR OF THE RELIGIONS : Discovered on Slashdot by

Microsoft: Where do you want to go today?Apple: Where do you want to go tomorrow?Linux: Are you guys coming or what?

ADVERTISEMENTS : From Ad Age, 10 ads not found in America.

#5 is an ad in Singapore's Today newspaper, which blurs the line between editorial and advertisement. Which I feel was horrible when I first saw it.


Expert: Microsoft Tweaks, New Laws Won't Make '04 Safer
by Paul Roberts, IDG News Service
When it comes to computer viruses and worms, Internet users will not see any letup in virus outbreaks in 2004, despite high-profile prosecutions of some virus authors and a Microsoft bounty on the head of the original authors of the Blaster and Sobig viruses, according to Chris Belthoff, senior security analyst at Sophos PLC.

The Internet Is A Very Sick Place
by Michelle Delio, Wired News
The year 2003 has been deemed the worst in computer-virus history by security experts, despite the fact that worm and virus writers displayed no significant technological progress in the code of their newest nasty little creations.

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