Wednesday, December 19, 2001
Office X's Secret Ingredient: Fun
Microsoft isn't often associated with playful design, but the new Mac version of Office takes Apple's spirit and runs with it.
Macs Influenced 'Lord Of The Rings'
Hopefully, the experiences with apps like HiDef and VPC 5 will cause Apple to realize that real developers are having real problems with OS X's core technologies.
Laws that back up [Apple's] actions were written with companies in mind, to prevent nfair competition, not to stifle consumers.
OS X, An Unfolding Epic
The story has unfolded slowly, and it won't have a happy ending until more business applications arrive.
Low End Mac's Low Cost Holiday Gift List
A list of fifteen truly low-end Mac-related gifts.
Desktop Linux? Dead
Kimbro Staken: Now that there is an OS that has true UNIX core, an outstanding GUI and robust application support there is no going back. Any hope for Linux on the desktop is gone.
Cool ads? Dead
AdCritic has closed shop. And I've just gotten broadband. Sigh.
I hope that whatever Steve Jobs is going to unveil next is not as boring as merely iMac with flat screen.
Anybody saw that "If this banner is flashing, you've WON!" banner ad over at Low End Mac? That's precisely one reason why I don't want advertisement on this hobby site.
Is Byte, the dead-wood version, back?
Worm Surprises As Holiday E-Mail
A newly discovered computer worm, sent under guise of a holiday greeting, has popped up in the United States and Europe and, if activated, could destroy personal computers, experts said on Wednesday.
Microsoft Settlement Likely To Fail
The settlement deliberately fails to compensate plaintiffs and lis likely to be rejected by the court perhaps in the next couple of days.