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Tuesday, January 20, 2004

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Mac Vs. Microsoft: The Musical
by Jefferson Graham, USA Today
Will other PC manufacturers follow in HP's footsteps? Only time will tell.


SightSpeed Adds Videoconferencing To Mac, Linux
by Matt Hicks, eWeek
SightSpeed Video Messenger 2.0 gains support for Mac OS X 10.3, with support for Linux expected to follow in the next few weeks.

Groupcal Helps Integrate iCal, Exchange Server
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral

DVD Setback For GarageBand Punters
by Macworld UK
Mac users without a DVD-capable Mac are locked out of the new music revolution Apple is leading in 2004, its 'year of song'.

Safari Usage Nearly Doubled Since July 2003
by MacMinute

Pepsi-iTunes Promotion: 'More Than Pop'
by MacMinute

Apple Clarifies Logic At NAMM
by Geoff Duncan, TidBITS
Generally, Logic Express 6 can be described as a somewhat stripped-down version of Logic Pro 6.

Safari Exposes IE As A Brave Face For Poor Coding
by PC Pro
Safari developer David Hyatt has attacked Internet Explorer for letting website developers get away with writing 'malformed code' and consequently holding back the development of Apple's browser.

Beat Goes On For Musical Instrument Makers
by Sue Zeidler, Reuters
With new software promising to turn home computers into mini-recording studios, the industry is buzzing about its happiest prospect in years: the birth of the digital garage band.

iPod 'Could Be Industry Standard'
by Macworld UK
"To shareholders of Apple Computer the iPod is more than a miniature music player. It is, potentially, a platform."


There Really Is Nothing Like A 'Book
by Charles Moore, MacOPINION

How HP Invented The Market For iPod Resllers
by Ashlee Vance, The Register
How is it that a company with a filthy rich consumer device division, a long history pushing innovation and portable patents on hand failed to create the iPod?

Once Upon A Time In The Mac World
by Brian Sakowicz
Did you know that there used to be a time when the Mac used to have some of the best games around?

A CNET Follow-Up
by Alan Graham, O'Reilly Network
While I'm pleased with the reception of the piece, in some cases I feel my message was clouded, so I wanted to take a moment to clarify a few things so that I'm not misunderstood.

Twenty Years Of Insanely Great Macs
by Gene Steinberg, USA Today
It seems like only yesterday: One commercial runs during the 1984 Super Bowl, and a new personal computer is born... not to mention a legend.


My Beloved .Mac
by Francois Joseph de Kermadec, O'Reilly Network
After painful years spent with some of the most important hosting companies on the web, both for myself and for others, it feels great to find a service that has everything I need and offers more than actually advertised.

Macworld Expo SF 2004 Superlatives
by TidBITS

Indiana Jones And The Emperor's Tomb
by Kirk Hiner, Applelinks
The action is great, and the story flows well. There are better games out there, and there are certainly many that are worse. Unfortunately, with all this competition, the only thing really distinguishes this game from the others is the Indiana Jones name.

Panther Uncaged
This major revamp of Mac OS X swaps eye-candy for speed and a compelling feature-set.


Tuesday, January 20, 2004
by Heng-Cheong Leong

RUMOR 20 YEARS AGO : The Macintosh is coming.

BRING ALONG A DICTIONARY : Don't understand what all those menu items at your local Starbucks? Just feel like ordering something random? Be very careful. You might not want second-hand beans.


Mkicrosoft Gets Green Light To Punish OS-Less PC Vendors
by Andrew Orlowski, The Register

Bagle Virus Hides As Calculator
by BBC News
Warnings are being issued about the rapidly spreading Bagle Windows worm.

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