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Thursday, February 28, 2002

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Have iPod, Will Secretly Bootleg
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
Apple probably didn't imaged people would walk into computer stores, plug their iPod into display computers and use it to copy software off the hard drives.

That P In PC Now Stand For Picture
by David Pogue, New York Times
It says something about the evolution of the PC that both Apple and Microsoft are emphasizing features for managing digital photos, not typical office documents, in their latest OS.


Making A Case For Gadgets
by Cassandra West, Chicago Tribune
Dress up that high-tech stuff before you take it out.

Megahertz Myth
by Tony Smith, Guardian
There is more to PC's virility than clock speed.


Hey, Desktop Linux Fans: Buy A Mac!
by David Coursey, ZDNet
If the proponents of desktop Linux are really honest, they will move to a Unix platform that has all the things Linux lacks.

Why Intel Will Never Inspire An iMac
by Matt Loney, ZDNet
Not one has the utilitarianism or style of either the old or the new iMac.


Computage A Trois
by Garry Barker, The Age
The new 14-inch iBook has a lot going for it.

Lapvantage Ergo
by Matthew Stoton, MacNN
Durable, reduces eye-strain, and improves posture, but doesn't work well with some keyboards.

Me And My iMac
by Neil McIntosh, Guardian
The new iMac looks good, with a price to match.


Thursday, February 28, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Mark Laubach: [Microsoft requires you] to register personal credit card information just to obtain support on a product that ain't working.


Raymond: Cheap PCs Will Doom Microsoft
by Matthew Broersma, ZDNet UK
Microsoft's software monopoly is running out of time, says open-source guru Eric Raymond, and he's got a precise figure for when: $350.

Dell Eyes Takovers But Says Inside Growth Is Key
by Martha Slud, Reuters
But "we certainly don't have any acquisitions to announce."

Microsoft, DOJ Tweak Settlement Terms
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
Microsoft and DOJ made minor modifications, addressing issues the litigating states raised.

Yet Another Jab At Windows
by John Biggs, New York Times
The product name alone has drawn Microsoft's wrath.

Don't Expect A Low-Votage Pentium 4
by Michael Kanellos, CNET
Intel will not try to fit Pentium 4 into the smallest, thinnest notebooks on the market, which requires chips that consume an average of a watt or less of power.

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