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Wednesday, June 26, 2002

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iMac, iBook, iDolatry
by Christina Dyrness, The News & Observer
For many Mac users, it's much more than just a machine.

by Rob Flickenger, O'Reilly Network
Yes, Microsoft, your "free" software has finally asked too much of me... I think you've gotten enough of my time, disk space, and most of all, my attention, and I'm officially bringing the relationship to a close.

Back To Mac
by Alan Graham, O'Reilly Network
My switch back to Macintosh was not just a good business decision, it was a life-changing experience. Being a Mac to Windows to Mac user, I can honestly say that the Mac changes you from being a victim of technology to a master of it.

Bushels Of New iMacs Piling Up
by Ian Fried, CNET
Apple Computer, which initially could not meet demand for its new flat-panel iMac, now appears to have the opposite problem.


Collaborating Long Distance On A Digital Mosaic
by Barbara Gibson, Apple
When the project began, no one had met face to face. Yet the project inspired a unique collaboration among amateur and professional artists around the world, including a web designer from Ireland, an art director in New Zealand, a Kansas math teacher, a professor in Spain, a pilot from Hawaii.

Scene Stealers: Product Placement Becomes More Ubiquitous
by Sacha Molitorisz, Sydney Morning Hearld
Indeed, Apple Mac is a film regular.

Should You Buy A PC From The Other Steve?
by Gene steinberg, The Arizona Republic
Apple Computer is promising a better way to get PC users up and running with their new computers.

Apple Store Affiliate Scheme 'Coming Soon'
by Macworld UK

MacHack: The Ghost Of Macintosh Future
by Adam C. Engst, TidBITS
The MacHack developers conference - the 17th of which was held last week in Dearborn, Michigan - is tremendously unusual.

Be Inc. Completes Takeover Of Palm
by Andrew Orlowski, The Register
There's a good precedent for this kind of reverse takeover.


Snub Macs, Demo To PCs: Adobe At PC Expo/DV Expo
by Douglas Demarco, O'Grady's PowerPage

It's Not Just A Job, It's Apple
by John Manzione, MacNETv2

iPods, Import Licenses, And Apple Engineering
by Dirk Pilat, Low End Mac

John C Dvorak On Switching
by James Davidson, O'Reilly Network
Apple is out there working on a campaign to bring more real users to the platform. Those users are the ones that pay all of our salaries.


Medal Of Honor: Allied Assault
by Christopher Paretti, Inside Mac Games
Medal of Honor is one of the best games to ever grace the Macintosh. It is crisp, fresh and incredibly immersive.

I've Switched From Windows, Now What?
by Terrie Miller, O'Reilly Network
Like that first middle-of-the-night excursion to the bathroom in a dark, unfamiliar house, there was some clumsiness in getting used to the new iBook/Mac OS X environment.


Wednesday, June 26, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

AppleCentre @ Orchard

Apples at the Orchard... How nice.

For those in Singapore this Saturday, come on down to AppleCentre @ Orchard's grand opening, and win yourself an eMac. According to Apple Singapore, the opening event is from 12 to 8 pm, at Level 2, Wheelock Place, right above Borders bookshop.


"Mod Chip" For Hacking Xbox Discoontinued
by David Becker, CNET
One of the companies making Xbox "mod chips"—add-on components that modify the game machine so it can run illegally copied discs and homemade software—has gone out of business, possibly because of legal pressure from Microsoft.

Why Intel Loves Palladium
by Drew Cullen, The Register
Who remembers PSN?

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