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Tuesday, April 16, 2002

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Mac OS X Server 10.1.4 Available
by MacMinute
Version 10.1.4 offers improved SMTP relay exchange for sending mail to certain email addresses and allows delivery of mail from remote hosts which do not specify a name.


Microsoft Internet Explorer X 5.1.4 Released
by MacMinute

Microsoft Offers Network Security Updates For Office X
by MacMinute

A Use For Bluetooth — Goofing Off During Boring Meetings
by Henry Norr, San Francisco Chronicle
More than a year after Bluetooth products began shipping, there's still not a lot you can do with the technology.

Mac OS X: Apple's Key To The Enterprise Door
by Ben Wilson, NewsFactor
If Apple begins to seize a larger piece of the enterprise market because of OS X, interoperability with established platforms will be a prime issue.

ThinkFree Office 2.0 For Mac
by MacSlash


Is Apple's IE Exclusivity Ending?
by Dave Buse, osOpinion
While Apple is not abandoning IE - quite the contrary - the company once again seems to be advocating software alternatives with which UNIX users are more familiar.


Speak Your Mind To Your Mac
by Troy Dreier, PC Magazine
It's fine for dictation but falls short in offering complete comptuer control.

Dual 1-GHz Makes The Fastest Apples Yet
by Troy Dreier, PC Magazine
The speed and configuration of the dual 1-GHz Mac are sure to please Mac fans and may even win over new users.


Tuesday, April 16, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Eric Soroos: OpenDoc will be back. It won't be called OpenDoc, and it probably won't run in 4 megs of memory, but it will be there. And if you are thinking of building another operating system as a final year project, don't build yet another Linux clone. Think OpenDoc.

Dan Gillmor: If you are trying to get my attention, here's a suggesiton. Please make the subject line count. Same here. My e-mail account gets lots of spams. (What am I saying? All my e-mail accounts get lots of spams.) So if you are a real human being trying to send me something, please make sure your subject heading doesn't look like spam.

Some tips over at megnutif you are leaving JFK at NYC to SF via subway and AA.

Super ant colony found in Europe.


Microsoft Witness Sought Favor From Gates
by Reuters
Microsoft's first witness admitted in court on Tuesday that he asked for a favor when Bill Gates called seeking his testimony.

Microsoft Witness Says He Never Read Proposed Microsoft Penalties
by D. Ian Hopper, Associated Press
The first defense witness in the Microsoft antitrust case said Tuesday that he agreed to testify as a personal favor to Bill Gates, without knowing anything about the penalties proposed by nine states.

U.S. Says Dissenting States Can Pursue Microsoft
by Amy Harmon, New York Times
In a setback to Microsoft, the Justice Department said today that the nine states dissenting from its antitrust settlement with the company had the legal authority to pursue tougher penalities on their own.

Will Microsoft's Xbox Be The Ex-Box?
by Harry Rider, osOpinion
Unlike Sony and Nintendo, Microsoft has had only marginal success at convincing manufactuers to create games solely for the Xbox.

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