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Tuesday, February 19, 2002

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Laptop Use Judged A Success In SAD 4
by Ruth-Ellen Cohen, Bangor Daily News
Superintendent reports on the successful laptop program at Piscataquis Community Middle School. "We've having incredible success."

Apple Innovation? Innovation My Eye!
by Vern Seward, The Mac Observer
Time for Apple to fix up OS X.


Head-Turning iMac Inspires An O'ahu Unveiling
by Honolulu Advertiser
Radical design inspired a public unveiling at Ala Moana Park.

Apple Enhances The Power Mac G4 Software Bundle
by Charles W. Moore,
But still no Appleworks.

Next Generation DVD Born
by BBC News
The new format will store more than 13 hours of film, or 27 gigabytes of data.

Companies May Concur On DVD Standards
by Reuters
Nine consumer electronic makers are expected to unveil a uniform standard for next-generation DVDs on Tuesday.

iMac Out For Meet-&-greet
by Macworld UK
"Discovery Days" in UK to showcase iMac's power, elegance, and versatility.

AOL UK For X Stuck In Limbo
by Jonny Evans, Macworld UK
"It's not a decision not to develop a Mac OS X client."


The Battle Of The Boxes: The PC Vs. The TV
by Anthony B. Perkins, Red Herring
Just when we felt the PC had become boring, Steve Jobs announced the third wave in personal compting.

Been There, Won't Do That
by Doc Searls
The secret to OS X's success is that, like Linux, it commodifies the base level of the OS.

Apple Innovation? Innovation My Eye!
by Vern Seward, The Mac Observer
Time for Apple to fix up OS X.

OS X And The Future Of Linux
by Steve Watkins, Low End Mac
Some claim that OS X dooms Linux; I believe it renews Linux.

Mac Voyeurs: All Talk, No Action
by David Coursey, ZDNet
Tired of Windows bigots.


Pencil-Pal Links Workbook, Software
by Larry Blasko, Associated Press


Tuesday, February 19, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

From, well, some of the people who bought you the Newton comes riteMail.

The next time you write a story about virus and loss of data, remember to include this line: I don' tpay much attention... because I have a Macintosh.

An Apple A Day: United Mac.

Rumormonger: Photoshop 7.0 to be released in CeBit in Hannover, March 13 to 20th.


Be Sues Microsoft, Alleges 'Destruction'
by Reuters

Intel Explores Ultrawideband Technology
by John G. Spooner, ZDNet

Microsoft Still Ironing Out IM Kinks
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
A glitch affecting Microsoft's instant messaging system is prevent some from staying connected.

Nokia Offers Design Kit To Rivals, Facing Microsoft
by Reuters
Nokia seeks to starve off push by Microsoft into mobile market.

Microsoft Fourth On Fortune's Most Admired List
by Puget Sound Business Journal
Consistent returns to shareholders, customers and employees.

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