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Wednesday, February 4, 2004

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Bottom Of The Ninth
by Greg Sandow, Wall Street Journal
Before classical music is ever going to take off in digital downloads, the whole classical-recording database — this is a mammoth job, but it's got to be tackled — will have to be rejiggered.


What-Why-Where Pod
by J.H. Tompkins, San Francisco Bay Guardian
When it comes to music and the Internet, the iPod has stolen the show — but no one agrees on what to do for an encore.

Anger Over Panther-Only Safari
by Macworld UK
Apple released Safari 1.2 on Tuesday night — but Mac users are frustrated that the brand-new Internet browser requires the most current version of Mac OS X to function.

The Great Communicator
by Garry Barker, The Age
The Macintosh is 20, much changed by its journey through time and tribulation, stronger now than it has been for years and, two decades on, still acknowledged as the great innovator.

Tom Wagner: Tampa Bay's Digital Cover Man
by Joe Cellini, Apple

iTunes 'Will Win IN Europe' — Analyst
by Jonny Evans, Macworld UK
Apple's iTunes Music Store stands to win the European download market — though Roxio's Napster service is in the running too.

Create A Hoax, Earn Damnation
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
A harmless little joke about turning a shiny new Power Mac G5 into a PC unleashed a torrent of bad tidings, including death threats.

Poll: Users Embrace iPhoto Printing
by Karen Haslam, Macworld UK
It might have been a long wait for the iPhoto printing service to make its way to the UK, but that hasn't sullied the enthusiasm of Mac users here.

McDonalds: 'No iTunes Deal'
by Macworld UK
McDonalds has once again moved to quell rumours of a planned iTunes song give-away deal, first reported in November.

Apple Store Offers $30 Off Valentine's Day Special
by MacNN


Computer: Test Rides Are OK At New Mac Shop
by Tanith L. Balaban, Tucson Citizen
The La Encantada operation mirrors Apple's many products: The store is sleek and expensive-looking.


Building A Better Browser
by Arik Hesseldahl, Forbes
If, in its unfinished state, Firebird is this good, perhaps Microsoft should be worried.

Apple's iLife '04
by Paul Thurrott, Connected Home

How To Become A Rock Star
by Walter S. Mossberg, Wall Street Journal
GarageBand is a terrific tool for amateur musicians. It's another reason to buy a Mac, and another feather in Apple's cap.

Mac On The Go
by Troy dreier, PC Magazine
PocketMac generally worked beautifully in our testing.

Peak Performance
by Dan Heilman,
Thanks to products like Peak, the line between the audio professionals and audio enthusiasts is getting blurrier by the day.

First Look: OmniWeb 5 Beta
by Michael Brewer, O'Reilly Network
OmniWeb continues its tradition of having a really well-thought-out interface. And with this release they're bringing some refreshing new power to web browsers.


Wednesday, February 4, 2004
by Heng-Cheong Leong

iPOD? GET A LAPTOP INSTEAD... : Can somebody confirm that this review comparing iPod with a laptop computer is a joke?


Microsoft 1, Mydoom.B 0
by Associated Press
Microsoft said it had fought off an attempted software virus attack Tuesday that was aimed at shutting down some of the company's websites.

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