Wednesday, November 8, 2000
How Apple Flunked Out Of Schools
Steve Jobs blew it by reorganizing his sales force — and letting Michael Dell go to the head of the class.
Changes On Apple Account
A reorganization of TBWA\Chiat\Day's Apple Computer account became apparent Tuesday with the departure of creative director Ken Segall and the promotions of others.
OS X Dooms Apple
I think we have enough time now with OS X Public Beta to reach a painful conclusion: the transition will not work, at least not well enough to sustain the Apple we know.
Oracle Certifies Mac Client On Oracle E-Business Suite
This certification makes the Oracle E-Business Suite the first suite of Internet-enabled applications available to Apple customers. The Oracle E-Business Suite supports Mac OS 9 today, and is scheduled to be available in 2001 for Mac OS X, Apple’s next generation operating system.
The iMac Is Not Dead
Mac faithfuls might be sick of the low end Mac, but Apple isn´t about to abandon a best seller.
Making PC-Basaed Macs
I've always thought Jobs should let Apple computers be cloned, but I doubt that will ever happen.
Epson Stylus Color 980
MacWEEK's Joe LiPetri found that Epson's latest Mac ink-jet printer offers a good combination of image quality and speed for budget-minded business users. With a maximum resolution of 2,880 by 720 dpi, it sells for $199 after a $50 rebate.
Excel 2001: Expensive Excellence
Spreadsheet neophytes with little experience creating spreadsheets or those who occasionally sum a few columns of numbers should also find the upgrade worthwhile for Excel 2001's improved ease of use and the List Manager. Again, it's difficult to justify the cost of upgrading for Excel alone, but once you include Word, PowerPoint, and Entourage, the decision should become more clear.
Armand Marciano wished that he had invented the iMac. "They're so cute. It was so simple but so great."
Wouldn't we all...
The World Is A Tough Oyster For U.S. PC Makers
With U.S. and Western European PC markets hitting their saturation points, computer makers are increasingly turning their attention to resurgent economies in Asia and Latin America to fuel revenue and profit growth.
HP Tests Waters With Pint-Sized PC
The Palo Alto, Calif.-based company Wednesday is launching a phone book-sized PC for the home, the Pavilion 2755C, picking up on a popular trend at the office. The Bonsai Blue and silver metallic case—not to be confused with the iMac's Bondi Blue—measures 13 inches tall, 14.75 inches deep and 4 inches wide.