Tuesday, January 4, 2000
Macworld To Feature Plethora Of Products
Several companies are expected to unveil a long list of new products supporting Apple's Macintosh computers, particularly the iMac DV and PowerMac G4, at Macworld this week.
Mac OS 9 Has Plenty Of Flaws, Readers Say
Apple doesn't seem to realize what's at stake. Despite big gains (the boom in iMacs and investor confidence), it's still an underdog. It's winning converts from the Evil Empire, but remains a platform widely viewed as a flake.
Jobs To Reveal Apple's Rave New Macworld
Like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano in March, Macintosh computer enthusiasts flock to San Francisco during the first week of January, when the Macworld Expo taditionally takes over Moscone Center.
Macworld Descends On San Francisco
Mac mania descended upon San Francisco Tuesday for the start of the popular Macworld Expo — a four-day even tpakced with new gadget and gizmo ideas for the Apple Computer Macintosh enthusiast.
Flash Printing SDK Debuts
Macromedia Inc. on Tuesday introduced Flash 4 Print Authoring Software Development Kit, new technology for Flash 4 developers who want to create Web e-commerce applicaitons with built-in printing capability.
Few Year 2000 Glitches Are Reported On First Working Day
Year 2000 computer glitches began appearing as much of the world headed back to work Monday after the New Year's holiday, but they remained scattered and, for the most part, trivial.
PowerBook Hard Drive Replacement Options
If you have a small 2 Gig or 4 Gig drive, you might take the opportunity to upgrade to a larger capacity drive. However, while the Lombard G3 Series "Bronze" PowerBooks are satisfyingly thin, they are limited to 12.5 mm high hard drives.
The News Feed section is back at AppleSurf. (It's available at the bottom of the home page, and also on by itself at this page. Hopefully, all the bugs in the previous version has been removed, and it won't crash my computer every so often. Fingers crossed.
The final Peanuts cartoon...
Remember Steve Wozniak, the brains behind Apple ][, and one-third of Apple Computer, Inc.? SlashDot is holding an interview session, and you can submit your questions to the great Woz. But you'll have to submit them before noon (EST) today.
Intel Fields 533-MHz Celeron
Intel rolled out a 533-MHz version of its Celeron microprocessor, its fastest for the low-cost PC segment, on Tuesday.