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Wednesday, January 2, 2002

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Apple iDVD Software Lets You Burn Just Like The Pros
by Andy Ihnatko, Chicago Sun-Times
You should head down to a nearby Apple Store and just watch someone using it because it raises the bar for what users ought to expect out of a modern app.


New Hole Could Hurt AOL Messenger
by D. Ian Hopper, Associated Press
A security hole in AOL Time Warner's Instant Messenger program can let a hacker take full control of a victim's computer.

IDG: Jobs' Keynote Moved Due To "Impact"
by MacNN
"Due to the impact of new announcements from Apple, Steve Jobs' keynote was moved to one day earlier than previously scheduled."


Aliens Versus Predator Gold Edition
by Rich Pizor, MacAddict
That's right, kiddies — this one's right up there with Marathon.

DiskWarrior 2.1
by Steve Becker, MacAddict
DiskWarrior is among the most thorough and robust tools for repairing the disk directory. Its diagnostic and repair abilities are almost scary, in that good, magical way.

QueFire CD-RW
by Frank O'Connor, MacAddict
This iteration of the QueFire is perfect for consumers or professionals who need a fast, versatile, and portable drive.

StuffIt Deluxe 6.5
by Niko Coucouvanis, MacAddict
If you use StuffIt a lot — and especially if you also use Mac OS X — version 6.5 is a worthy upgrade.

Stylus C80
by Kris Fong, MacAddict
While the C80 isn't the best printer for its price, its waterproof inks, high-resolution print quality, and speed give it just enough oompth to snag a Spiffy rating.

Action Games For Desktop Fast And Fun
by Craig Crossman, Knight Ridder News Service
Let us not forget the power of the ultimate game machine you may already own, namely your computer.


Wednesday, January 2, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Apple: Beyond the rumor sites. Way beyond.

So, it's not just a flat iMac? And poor me already spent all my money on the digital camera and AirPort?


Many Windows XP Users Slow To Patch Security Hole
by Byron Acohido, USA Today
Millions of consumers with new Microsoft Windows XP-equipped computers remain oblivious to a gaping security hole that could trigger the next wave of computer viruses, security experts say.

2 Computer Giants Hope To Avoid Pitfalls Of Past Mergers
by Steve Lohr, New York Times
The concern, in simple terms, is this: Big mergers in the computer industry never seem to work.

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