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Friday, February 6, 2004

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Why I Love Apple's New iLife
by David Coursey, ZDNet
Even if you're not a Mac user and never want to be, you should drop by an Apple store and see GarageBand in action.


A New Museum Takes Flight
by Nancy Eaton, Apple
Using QuickTime VR technology, the museum captures detailed interior and exterior views of each object, loading the finished movies into kiosks near the exhibits for public viewing.

Apple Store Opening In Mission Viejo, CA Next Week
by MacMinute Lets GarageBand Users Share Music
by MacMinute
The site offers an online directory of songs and loops created by users who submit their work.

Students Receive Mac-nificent Gift
by L. Lamor Williams, Star-Telegram
Arlington school district gives away 100 of its refurbished computers.

Safari 1.2 'Panther-Powered' Apple Responds
by Jonny Evans, Macworld UK
"Safari 1.2 has been designed to leverage advances in Panther not present in the Jaguar release of Mac OS X."

Apple Japan Boss Quits For McDonald's
by Macworld UK

Filter Error Responsible For .Mac Mail Loss
by MacNN
Sources confirm that the emails not delivered during the type Apple's .Mac downtime have been permanently lost.

Alpine With Apple iPod
by CARkeys

Apple Reaffirms Committment To OpenGL
by Applelinks

Apple, Unova Resolve Patent Dispute
by MacMinute
Unova sued Apple and other computer makers in May 2002, claiming infringement of a patented invention to monitor use and recharging of laptop batteries. In January 2003, Apple filed a lawsuit against Unova for using technology protected by six Apple patents without permission.


Video iPods On The Horizon
by Eliot Van Buskirk, ZDNet
I thought that Apple would forgo an iPod portable video player (PVP), but the company is reportedly working on one.

Dire Straits
by Paul Nesbitt, PC Pro
Apple's main problem has been its refusal to price the iMac as a genuine hot consumer item, rather than as a glorified executive toy.

Electronic Delivery Ain't No Record Store
by Matt Haughey

The Mac Hardware Report: Can Apple's Sales Keep Up?
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl
Maybe Apple should call on its design geniuses to rethink the all-in-one personal computer yet again, deliver something recognizable yet still demonstrating company's flair for great looks.


This Blazing iMac Beauty Has Brawn To Spare
by Bob LeVitus, Houston Chronicle
While it isn't cheap, it delivers a lot of bang for your buck. And it has the biggest, most beautiful display ever in an iMac.

Tomb Raider: The Angel Of Darkness
by Kirk Hiner, Applelinks
Angel of Darkness does not breath new life into the genre, and it won't raise the Tomb Raider series to the level of importance that it once attained. But, when it comes to finding that necessary balance of action, adventure, and puzzle solving to make a game successful, Lara Croft hasn't missed a step.


Friday, February 6, 2004
by Heng-Cheong Leong

FIGHT BACK : Pepsi/Apple Superbowl parody 2004. This film is work-safe; no wardrobe malfunction.

GIMME GIMME : You know a typical headline like "Jobs for Disney" can really go either way.

Either Steve Jobs will take over the Mickey-Mouse corporation, or Roy Disney is looking for a new gig. :-)


Microsoft Purportedly Working On Windows XP Light
by Ken Fisher, Ars Technica
Microsoft is reportedly developing a "light" version of Windows XP to be aimed at developing markets.

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