Monday, July 15, 2002
Microsoft Out To Grab Macworld's Attention
Microsoft on Monday launched the first of several preemptive strikes against Apple's Macworld trade show by making announcements about new technologies far ahead of their delivery to market.
Apple Ads Make Big Impressions, Rival Big Firms'
The all-time leader for small brand, big identity is Apple.
Connection Systems: The Numbers Game
The crucial difference between USB 2.0 and FireWire is this: FireWire is faster and more reliable.
3,000 New Computers Are Being Placed In 33 County Schools
Sitting at octagonal desks in the multimedia technology lab at Howard Bishop Middle School, seventh- and eighth-graders work with the latest digital imaging software programs on a handful of Apple iMac computers.
Canon Intros 3 New Color Bubble Jet Printers
Canon today introduced two new Bubble Jet Direct photo printers and one entry-level Color Bubble Jet printer for the consumer and SOHO markets—all of which have new Exif Print support for easy, smart processing of digital images.
Inside The Mind Of A MacCommunist
New York writer Lukas Hauser's MacCommunist column about Macs and socialism turns red baiting on its head.
Apple Execs Make Millions From Stock
Executives from Apple amassed multimillion-dollar gains from exercising options and selling stock in the computer maker in May.
Future Fuzzy For Adobe Camera Software
Adobe will provide a simplified version of its ubiquitous image editing program with a new version of Photoshop Elements, but analysts warn the software may not be simple—or cheap— enough for the average digital camera user.
Let The Squabbling Begin
The real story: Microsoft wants to blame Apple for not helping sell its overpriced software.
Hells Buys Zamboni (Or: My Unexpectedly Pleasant Correspondence With John C. Dvorak)
A filet mkignon on a flaming sword to you for takin' it in stride!
Mac OS X Takes Macintosh To New Level
Mac OS X is at last a 'real operating system.'
Few computer games have been heralded upon their arrival as much as Warcraft III.
I am so tempted to upgrade my Virtual PC so that I can stop using Quicken 2002 and switch back to Microsoft Money 98. (And, yes, I put the version number there to illustrate a point.)
Right now (Monday, 11am ET) one whole bunch of Macintosh web sites seem to be dead or cut off from the rest of the world. Which is a little inconvenient for the publisher and the readers, given this is one of the few weeks of the year that really matters in the Macintosh universe.
Confirmed: MS To Ship Beefed Up 802.11 Security In XP SP1
Microsoft will be shipping a Protected Extensible Authentication Protocol (PEAP) client with SP1 of Windwos XP.