Thursday, May 30, 2002
Maine Laptop Funding Threatened
A $180-million budget shortfall in Maine is threatening a statewide laptop program for middle schools, just as teachers are seeing initial success with their students.
Geeks In Alaska
In the coming days, we'll be treated to staggeringly beautiful glaciers, eagles and whales, and the ghosts of gold-rush towns — if, that is, we can tear ourselves away from our Macs.
Nvidia: Forget Microsoft — Chip's Ahoy
The company expects to have the largest share of the Macintosh market "very soon."
What's In A Name? For FireWire, Plenty
For several years, Apple Computer's FireWire has been the leading means of providing high-speed connections between computers and digital devices, but fresh competition is forcing the company and other backers to rethink how they market the technology.
It appears that the MacSlash domain no longer belongs to me.
How Will All These Mac-Centric Web Sites Survive In The Future?
The Mac community deserves some great web sites.
Is Apple Ready To Ditch Mac OS 9?
I don't see Classic disappearing any time soon.
Late To The Party...
Anything that an 8-month, 3week pregnant woman coos over at this point that doesn't wear diapers is a major deal, you know...
Packing A Bigger Punch
THe new generation of iBooks may not look prettier but they've got more where it counts.
Apple iMac 2
Can you resist the iMac 2's revolutionary design?
Lack of News
Sorry for the lack of news for the past few hours. Yes, one of the scripts got updated wrongly.
Also, there will be a short hiatus next week, as I'll be on the roads. No news from me on Tuesday (Jun 4) to Thursday (Jun 6).
I just discovered that, on my Windows XP machine, I can continue to sync my Handspring even when I've locked the OS.
Meg (Not Megan!) Hourihan: After 8 years baby, I'm going back! There'll be no upgrading to Windows XP fo rme, from now on the only X in my OS will be Apple's.
Find out more about lowercase.
AMD CUts Prices To Match Intel
Advanced Micro Devices has slashed prices of its desktop and mobile Athlon processors just days after a similar move by rival Intel.
The Networking Game
Xbox's online connectivity more than just a plaything.
Here's How YOU Would Change Windows
Mnay of you speculated that the changes could affect Windows' already-suspect reliability and security, with viruses or worms finidng new ways to take advantage of the now-hidden middleware applications and services.