Saturday, February 2, 2002
Apple Bucked The Trend By Creating 50 Extra Jobs
Apple Computer has added 50 new jobs to its Cork workforce in the past 12 months at a time when the rest of the industry was contracting.
Mac Gaming On THe Rebound
In order to remain competitive with PC manufacturers attempting to build the world's fastest gaming systems, Apple has made significant improvements.
The Plain Truth About Piracy
It's a rare day when a shareware programmer gets firm statistics on the extent of software piracy, but just recently, I got that chance.
Corel Graphics Suite 10
Bundle for pros and enthusiasts provides great value.
Move Over iPod! These Three MP3 Players Are Just As Cool
Apple's iPod, the reigning champion, effectively jump-started the competition. Now other companies are trying to entice users with new designs and features, such as more storage, better user experience, faster transfer rates, smaller sizes, and good prices.
AppleScript Primer For Mac OS X
While this powerful scripting system has always had a loyal following of Macintosh aficionados and publishing professionals, the release of Mac OS X 10.1.2 may mean AppleScript is ready to strut its stuff in front of a wider audience.
iPod? iCan Wait
While the iPod's sleek, white face and gleaming chrome base have garnered much attention, the machine's real beauty lies within. Unfortunately, until some minor improvements are made, it's not yet clear that the bang is worth so many bucks.
Mac OS 9 Move To OS X
Hardly trouble-free, but worth it, I think.
Apple's iPhoto: A Snappy Advance
Elegant and easy, this software makes organizing digital pictures a snap. The only negative: A dearth of OS X-ready editing software.
QuicKeys X 1.0
Handy Mac OS X macro utility is less capable than classic version.
Cory Doctorow: iMacs as dangerous foodstuffs. Inexplicably, the FDA is holding up shipments of the new flat-panel iMacs. What is this, some kind of newfangled sunflowers?
Judge Orders That Public Comments On Microsoft Trial Be Released
Public comments submitted on the Microsoft antitrust case soon will be made public, although it remains to be seen how much they will influence its settlement.
Leader Or Lobbyist?
The reputation and experience of Scott Charney, Microsoft's new security chief, could help elevate the importance of security in Microsoft's management culture — if the company is ready to listen to him.
Microsoft Pays States' Legal Bills
Nine states that settled their antitrust lawsuit with Microsoft finally have reaped benefits from the software maker: about $10 million to reimburse taxpayers for their legal expenses.
Senator Urges Judge To Be Wary Of Microsoft Deal
THe chairman of a key Snate subcommittee said in a legal filing that he has "serious concerns" about the proposed settlement of the Microsoft antitrust case.