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Saturday, January 12, 2002

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The Best Revenge
by Robert X. Cringely, PBS
Why the new iMacs will be successful no matter what they look like.


Apple: 14-Inch iBook No Threat To TiPB Line
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
Many professionals and those into high-end graphics would still go for the TiPB with its slightly larger screen and G4 processor.

Who Needs Ads?
by Chicago Tribune
The Tempo task Force on Periodical Psychology predicts more cover stories on products in the near future.

Analyst Takes A Bite Out Of Apple's Plan
by Steve Maich, Financial Post
Redesigned iMac launched at worst time, Fortuna says.

No iPhoto Planned For Traditional Mac OS
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
There are no plans for a Mac OS 9.x version.

Apple Computer Says European Holiday Sales 'Good, But No More'
by Cecile Daurat, Bloomberg
"We didn't see the classic spike in sales we usually have for Christmas."


Why We've Embraced Mac OS X
by Derrick Story, O'Reilly Network
If you've been less than enthusiastic about Apple technologies in the past, I'm asking you to take a second look.

A Visit To Macworld Expo 2002
by John C. Dvorak, PC Magazine
Maybe this will be the year of the iMac, I hate to admit it, but I like the new iMac Luxo-lamp look-alike.

Bold New Look, Tired Old Metaphor
by David Gelernter, New York Times
Will Appl ehave the nerve to do it again? Build a new computer, not just a new Mac? Back to you, Mr. Jobs.


Apple iPod
by Matthew Witheiler, AnandTech
The iPod is the best MP3 player we have seen to date.

The Nisus Files: Converting To The Nisus Writer Word Processor
by Kirk Hiner,


Saturday, January 12, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Anonymous: Port GNUstep to Darwin and you have a good chunk of OS X running on Intel architecture.


Chinese Experts Back Dumping Of Microsoft
by Straits Times
The Beijing municipal government's move to buy local software is seen as a huge boost for Chinese firms.

Gigger Virus Gets 'High' Rating
by Dennis Fisher, eWEEK
The virus hasn't infected many computers yet, but Symantec has given it a High rating for both damage and distribution.

Judge Scraps Microsoft School Deal
by Joseph Menn, Los Angeles Times
Court says $1-billion settlement wasn't enough and might extend monopoly. More negotiations are possible.

Out The Windows
by David Lagesse, US News
Breaking with Microsoft gets a little easier.

Microsoft: .Net Virus .Not
by Reuters
Microsoft claims that the virus targeting files used in its .Net framework is actually based on an old Windows virus.

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