Wednesday, July 14, 2004
Mac Founding Fathers Look Back, Ahead
Apple co-foudner Steve Jobs boycotted Macworld in Boston over a dispute with the show's producers. But that didn't stop four former engineers from swapping stories about him — flattering or otherwise.
See Also : Folklore.org: Macintosh Stories
Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh computer, and the people who created it.
UK Military Denies Ban On iPods
The Ministry of Defence has denied reprots that it has banned Apple's iPod due to fears it could be used to steal sensitive files.
Macworld Boston Opens Loudly
In spite of low expectations, opening day of the Boston Macworld exhibit was marked by large, bustling crowds of happy Mac nerds.
Opening To Mixed Reviews
Space abounds for return of Macworld, but show's attendees in shorter supply.
Macworld Expo: It's Here
There's still plenty for me to do here. Still a lot of cool stuff to see.
New US Xserve Cluster Looms
The University of Maine is engaged in building a 256-node Xserve G5-based supercomputer at the Target Technology Center in Orono.
Barclaycard Dumps Mac Users
Let's recap: Barclaycard current policy is that it doesn't support Macs. It never has, except that it did. And it should be fixed soon. But it isn't to do with the logo, its all because of Netscape 7.
Firefox 1.0 Set For September
The Mozilla Foundation on Tuesday set September as the release date for its free open-source Firefox browser.
"We Changed The Logo And Now It Doesn't Work With Macs"
It's stuff like this that makes you realise that financial institutions believe we're all idiots.
Reasons To Love Apple
Yes, I do believe Apple is viable. I expect it to remain healthy for years to come. And OS X remains the best operating system on the market.
Is Mac OS X 'Tiger' Rolling Over On Windows Support?
Support for Mac clients in the enterprise still looks scant to many on the front lines.
Looks Like The PC's Best Years Are Behind It
Today's stagnant PC world is a far cry from the golden era when exciting innovations emerged every few months.
No "Free Entry Winners" In The iTunes Contest...
It's pretty much impossible to know if the free entries were really ever even part of the contest.
A Midsummer's Mac Death Match, Round Two: Enderle Vs. Chaffin
Today Enderle and Chaffin eachs kicks metaphorical mounds of sand on the arguments the other made in round one on the question of where Apple will be five years from now.
Think Secret: The new models will be smaller, sleeker, and will come in a variety of colors.
AppleInsider: Apple fears that third party developers could accidently release buggy or infected software updates, which would ultimately effect the Mac OS X operating system, causing customers to fault Apple.
Ballmer: Longhorn Is 'Disruptive — But Worth It'
Microsoft's chief executive has declined to give a firm release date for the next version of Windows, in order to avoid disappointing customers and partners.