Saturday, June 15, 2002
Switching To The Mac
I still think Apple has that dictatorial power over their system, but I'm willing to embrace that. I just want my computer to work for the things I want to do with it, and if I have to pay a little more for it or not have access to all the latest software, so be it.
Record Firms Sued Over Anti-Piracy CDs
The five major record companies have been hit with a class-action lawsuit charging that a new breed of CDs designed to thwart Napster-style piracy is defective and should either be barred from sale or carry warning labels.
McAfee Manufatures Virus Threat
The sleaze has gotten out of hand; it's time to roast a group of 20 or so companies whose profits are directly linked to creating fear in their customers, who have to keep discovering new sources of fear to improve their bottom line - or in the basence of new discoveries, keep inventing new sources of fear.
Mac Switch-Back, In-Progress
Frankly, there are so many things that I want to do with my new iBook that i can't decide where to begin.
IBM's G3 750FX CPU Software Overclocking?
The IBM 750FX CPU used in the new 2002 iBooks have a bus/cpu multiplier that can be set via software.
FireWire Hard Drives
If you're working with large files or digital video you always need more storage. These 120GB and 100GB drives should give you enough free space for at least a few months. We found all of them easy to set up and use.
LiveMotion 2.0 is a strong product that at last provides a viable alternative to Flash an authoring tool. With a vastly improved feature set, this version will appeal to many users who approach building interactive Web content with trepidation.
For Flash developers looking to build sophisticated ActionScript-based Web sites, applications, or games, this is an essential upgrade.