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Tuesday, February 10, 2004

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G5 PowerBook 'This Year'?
by Jonny Evans, Macworld UK
Microprocessor experts expect Apple to release new G5 Power Macs soon.


The Word From Apple
by Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In thinking about the Mac BU, it's interesting to note how Apple portrays the situation to its investors.

New Apple Store Sighted In Bethesda, MD
by MacNN

Virtual PC Updated For Forthcoming XP Pro Service Packs
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral
This minor point update to Virtual PC "addresses security issues and bugs related to running upcoming Windows XP Professional service packs," according to Microsoft.

WSJ: Apple Is A Defendent In Five iPod Lawsuits
by MacNN

Manchester Students Raise Money To Buy Apple Laptops
by Tom Fahey, Union Leader
Students at Highland-Goffe's Falls School in Manchester jumped a lot of rope and sold a lot of cookie dough, but now they've got 34 new Apple iBook laptop computers to show for it.

San Francisco Apple Store To Open Feb. 28
by MacMinute
Apple has announced that its first retail store in San Francisco will open in Union Square at One Stockton Street on Saturday, February 28.

Groupcal Viewer Lets iCal Users View Exchange Calendars
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral

Celebrating The Cult Of Macintosh
by Christopher Hutsul, The Star
The key to the Macintosh's success, or at least survival, has been its commitment to innovation and good design.

MacSpeech Offers iLife '04 Voice Solution
by MacMinute

Apple To Exhibit At Bio-IT World Conference & Expo
by MacMinute
Bio-IT World is "the leading event to demonstate how technology is transforming the life sciences throughout all discovery and development processes."


by John Zeratsky
Is there any way for us to make our music available on the iTunes store?

Look Out, Steve!
by Stephen Lynch, New York Post
Microsoft may be plotting to unseat Apple by leapfrogging ahead to movies and TV.

Five Ways To Make Your Maicntosh Existence A Happier One
by Bill Palmer
All of us can do a few things to make our Mac experience even more sweet.

Copying Apple: When Is It Considered Ripping Off?
by 2 Guys, A Mac, And A Website

Pod People
by Izzy Grinspan, Village Voice
This Valentine's Day, the fastest way to the heart may be through the earbuds.

I Just Sold My Cube And I Feel So Dirty
by Surf-Bits


Kasparov Chessmate
by Gregory Martinez, Inside Mac Games
I would really like to see a more feature-rich Mac chess game for OS X than this product provides.

Making Music With GarageBand
by Ted Landau, MacFixIt
I can't recall the last time that a software program (other than a game) has so captured my attention.

Apple Adds Music Creation To Its Suite
by Troy Dreier, PC Magazine
Software like GarageBand has been around for a while, but it's never been so easy to use.

iBook's Qualities Impress Quickly
by Mark Kellner, Washington Times
I could easily see this computer accompanying someone to a college dorm, or part of a very stylish home office. It's a good portable, it's a good home computer.

AppleScript Helps You Take A Load Off
by Gene Steinberg, USA Today
You tell the computer what to do every step of the way, usually with a keyboard or mouse movement. Wouldn't it be nice if your computer could handle some of that stuff while you turn your attention to something, well, more interesting?

iLife Perfects Integration
by Matthew Fordahl, Associated Press
A lot of high-tech companies strive to be the hub of a digital lifestyle, but unless they're pushing an expensive Media Center PC they mostly leave it to consumers to figure out how to make their products work with others. Macintosh computer owners don't face that headache.

1GHz PowerMac Vs Dual G4 — Which One Is Faster And Has Better Features?
by MacReviewZone

System Optimizer X (v4.1)
by Neema saeedi, Inside Apple

Hands On: Implementing OS X 10.3 (Panther) Server
by Yuval Kossovsky, Computerworld
I can tell you now that everything Apple promised is indeed in there — and it works!


Tuesday, February 10, 2004
by Heng-Cheong Leong

STILL SEARCHING : You know what, I am still searching for a place where everybody knows my name, and five close friends who will be there for me, when the rain starts to fall.


Microsoft: Oops! We Did It Again
by Associated Press
Microsoft warned customers Tuesday about unusually serious security problems with its Windows software that could let hackers quietly break into their computers to steal files, delete data or eavesdrop on sensitive information.

Windows XP 'Lite'? Not Quite
by Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft Watch
Microsoft sets the record straight about its plans to develop a new, cheaper Windows variant to go head-to-head with Linux.

Microsoft Restores Broken IE URL Handling
by Paul Roberts, IDG News Service
Certain Web URLs were banned by an earlier emergency browser security patch.

Gates Fiddles As PCs Crash And Burn
by Rivka Tadjer, Los Angeles Times
Inexpensive, efficient virus protection could be built into software.

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