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Sunday, March 24, 2002

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Apple's Mac OS X Passes A Time Trial
by Rob Pegoraro, Washington Post
At this one-year mark, OS X passes the most important test of an upgrade: I don't like using the old Mac OS 9 anymore.


Multi-Lingual In The World Wide Web
by DW-World
Professional translators and interpreters beware! There's a new product out at CeBIT this year and it's set to make your job obsolete.


'Not-Quite-Shareware' Lets You Sample Software Before Buying
by Glenn Fleishman, Seattle Times
Most shareware products morphed into other catagories of goods because of the vast number of new users entering the Net who lacked the experience with paying for things that appear to be free.


Hands On With The Pen Drive
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
If you need something compact for quickly transporting and sharing files between computers without cables or adaptors, it's a good buy.

Virtual PC 5.0
by Jonathan A. Oski, Macworld
OS X support and speed improvements highlight upgraded emulator.

Midrange Flatbed Scanners
by Tony A. Bojorquez, Macworld
New models provide higher resolution, great value.


Sunday, March 24, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

For those living here in Singapore, the 12-page iMac insert is in your Sunday Times today.

I'm going to face two of my fears early next month: fear of dentist, and fear of needles. Yeah, I'm going to have one of my two wisdom teeth taken out.

Steve Zellers: The big loser in Mac OS X is the file system fragility problem.


States Continue To Battle Microsoft
by D. Ian Hopper, Associated Press
The nine states still think they can persuade the court to impose far-reaching penalties on the software company.

Antitrust Suits Dent Microsoft Cash, Not Its Monopoly
by Dan Gillmor, San Jose Mercury News
Would even billions in settlements be enough to deter Microsoft from its core strategy, which boils down to preventing or eliminating competition in any market where it can extend or leverage its Windows dominance?

A World Without Windows?
by Hiawatha Bray, Boston Globe
Microsoft fears worst under states' plan; foes scoff at argument.

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