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Thursday, November 30, 2000

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Of Net Appliances, Cheap PCs And Macs
by Newsday
Macs really shine over the long haul, however: You won't find that your computer is trashed or unstable after you've added software to it. Which is to say, you have the ease of use and stability of an Internet appliance, with the flexibility of a personal computer.

Apple Sauced
An Apple Computer Duel a day helps keep complacency away. So, here we are, taking a look at both sides of the colorful computer maker. Care to take a bite?


PCs Fall Off Santa's List
by Wall Street Journal
PC Data Inc. and NPD Intelect Inc. say PC sales fell at a double-digit rate in October and are down 8 percent in the first two weeks of November.

Apple Takes Aim At Home PC Market
by Siliconindia
Apple Computer International Pte. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Computer Inc. on Tuesday said it does not want to miss the ìhome PC revolutionî that is erupting in India and China.

BSD To Leapfrog Linux?
BSD is likely to rival Linux very soon in total number of users, and the BSD community is primping for center stage.


Electile Dysfunction
by Applelinks: Difference Engine
The contested presidential election has prompted harsh criticism of our polling systems and our democratic processes, but one of the most vexing problems is an issue that the computer using public has been battling for years — an inadequate user interface.

The APple Store Philosophy And Marketing


Evolutionary Upgrade To Productivity Suite Brings New Application, Welcome Features
by Macworld
Although you can find alternatives to all the programs in the Office 2001 suite, they won't benefit from the level of integration this package offers.


Thursday, November 30, 2000
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Here are some things you might wish you could do in Windows.


Microsoft Urges People Not To Use The Internet
by The Register
Finding out what exactly Microsoft is thinking is harder than getting blood out of a stone or a coherent sentence out your grandma, but work hard enough...

Best Buy Puts Brakes On Pentium 4
by ZDNet
Retailer won't have Pentium 4 PCs on shelves until Hewlett-Packard fixes Pentium 4 bug.

Gateway Shares Plummet On Earnings Warning
Sluggish computer sales over the holiday weekend prompted Gateway on Wednesday to lower its earnings and revenue forecast for the current quarter.

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