Friday, March 10, 2000
Apple's iMac-alike Victory Limited
Despite the Mac maker's announcement this week, eMacines and Future Power said they remain free to distribute a version of their all-in-one consumer systems.
Canvas Goes To Linux
Deneba Software announced Friday that it plans to offer a free Linux version of Canvas 7, its integrated graphics software. The software will work only with Linux releases designed for Intel hardware, but Deneba left the door open to a PowerPC version if there is sufficient user demand.
Ambrosia Resurrects Aperion With USB Support
One of our favorite arcade-style action games has been brought back from obscurity. Ambrosia Software has announced the released of a new version of their clasic game Aperion.
The iTeen Solution For Apple's G4 Speed Limit
By beefing up the feature set of the high end PowerMac G4 line, Apple could increase the speed of the lower end iMacs and iBoks without threatening the image of the flagship model.
While everyone, myself included, talks about the high end of the performance curve, we too often forget to ask the other question: How much power is enough?
'I had just finished congratulating myself for successfully braking on the last blind curve when I saw it: the thing!' A spooky ride through the New Mexico night morphs into a wild dream about panic-stricken pundits and 1GHz PCs from hell. . .
Microsoft Plans To Try Its Hand At Video Games
In an ambitious step beyond its stronghold in personal computing, the Microsoft Corporation is announcing plans today to challenge Sony, Nintendo and Sega with a video game machine called the X-Box.
Gates Hints Microsoft Serious About Settlement
Microsoft chairman and chief software architect Bill Gates said in a broadcast interview that his compnay was doing its best to reach a settlement with the Justice Department of its landmark antitrust case.
Microsoft Woos Game Developers
On the eve of the anticipated announcement of Microsoft's latest effort to make waves in the game market, industry executives say the company has work to do to convince software developers to sign on to the effort.