Wednesday, February 13, 2002
QuickTime 5.x? No, QT 6 With MPEG-4
QuickTime 6 is finished and ready to go, but Apple is waiting for MPEG-4 video licensing terms to be improved before it officially goes out the door.
Armed with digital camcorders and iMacs running Apple's iMovie, year 5 and 6 students are producing educational films to complement their studies into the structure of the human brain.
Apple Accused Of Hobbling Streaming Standards
"We don't need any more standards out there. Apple, Sun and Ericsson should use those currently available."
Huron District Implements Web-Based Program For School
Huron School District is in the process of implementing a Web-based record-keeping program that will ultimately give parents the opprotunity to access information on their children's grades and performance at school through the Internet.
Apple, Ericsson, Sun Announce Partnership
The relationship will enable network operators to deliver standardlized multimedia content to a variety of wireless devices, including mobile phones and PDAs.
Aple Spurns Proposed MPEG-4 Licenses
Apple Computer has rejected proposed licensing terms for the emerging MPEG-4 video standard, leaving the future of its QuickTime multimedia technology in limbo.
QuickTime Family Expands With Broadcaster
QuickTime Broadcaster is a new member of the QuickTime product family that allows live broadcasting of events over the Internet.
iPhoto Makes Collating Images A Snap
Thanks to Apple's new iPhoto digital image management program for the Mac, I'm falling in love with my digital camera all over again.
Mozilla 0.9.8: Impressive
Mozilla is now demonstrably the fastest Mac OS browser.
Is it worth it? If you'are looking for something that holds lots of music and has great portability, and you've got 400 bucks to spend, then yes.
Apple iBook (14-Inch)
Bigger display headlines fastest iBook ever. But it isn't for everybody.
Sing a song at the Grammy, and get an iPod free.
An Apple A Day: Ken Bereskin's Radio Weblog. A fun way for me to share info about Mac OS X and some of my hobbies.
Roger Ebert on "Waking Life": Perhaps old-line Hollywood pros resent the upstarts from Austin, Texas, could use desktop Macintoshes to compete with multimillion-dollar CGI workstations.
Gates Courts Developers For .Net
Bill Gates wooed software developers with a box filled with new software programming tools.
Windows XP From A Mac Perspective
For the way I use a Windows computer, XP is a huge step forward.
Judge Asked To Press Microsoft On Code
The states said they need to see the source code of Windows so they can verify the company's claim that it is not technically feasible for Microsoft to offer a stripped-down version of Windows.
Ballmer: Proposal Would 'Debilitate' Microsoft
"If that order was entered today, I wouldn't even know how to comply, let alone innovate."
Get Real, Microsoft!
How about checking facts?
Microsoft Security Chief Has Work Cut Out For Him
Hiring of Scott Charney is seen as a critical, and timely, move for the software firm.
Microsoft Putting Its Muscle Behind Web Programming Tools
Microsoft begins a huge campaign today to woo millions of computer programmers to use its new generation of Internet software tools.
Borland Brings .Net Into View
Tool maker Borland Software pledged to add support for Microsoft's .Net development environment in future versions of its products.
Microsoft's Lobbying Efforts Eclipse Enron
Microosft's budget for political lobbying exceeded that of Enron, the judge residing over the antitrust case has heard.
A Microsoft Star Shines Brightly
After what he describes as oneo f the best product launches in the company's history, Jim Allchin's star at Microsoft has never shined more brightly.
Dell Laptops To Hold GPRS Wireless
Laptops provide always-on, wide-area wireless access to the company network or the Internet.
Microsoft's Balnacing Act
Buffeted by criticism of the way it handles privacy and security matters, Microsoft is trying to batten down the hatches on both fronts in simultaneous efforts.