Wednesday, July 17, 2002
Users See A Lot To Like From Jaguar
Mac enthusiasts from Apple's core professional markets hailed the latest software innovations announced at CEO Steve Jobs' Macworld Expo keynote presentation.
Jobs: Jaguar To Ship August 24
With the Unix base in Mac OS X, Apple has become the number one Unix supplier in the world.
Flat-Panel iMac Expands To 17-Inch
Featuring the 800MHz PowerPC G4 and a 1440x900 resolution.
Steve Jobs Goes To The Oscars
Errol Morris pitched Apple Computer on the idea of doing ads featuring regular folks talking about moving to Macintosh—and was turned down.
Apple Shares Fall After Third-Quarter Results Reported
Shares of Apple fell more than 8 percent after it reported third-quarter results and gave an outlook that did little to buoy the sagging personal computer industry.
20GB iPod Arrives
The new iPods feature slimmer styling and a revised scroll wheel.
Playlists Refined, Redefined
Users can interactively generate play lists by setting rules.
Apple has updated iDVD2 to version 2.1, which supports AppleScript's.
Apple To Charge For iTools Services
Apple Computer on Wednesday will transition its iTools Web services to a paid program from a free one under the .Mac name.
Jobs - "Fastest OS Transition In History"
"The fastest OS transition in history. Faster than Microsoft."
Despite Criticism Of Apple's Efforts, Software Giant Says It's Committed To Mac Platform
"We're very committed to the Mac platform. We want the platform to succeed. That helps us to succeed."
Loads Of New Upgrades From Sonnet
Mac upgrade maker Sonnet Technologies today took the wraps off a ton of new products aimed at Power Mac, PowerBook, and other users.
Microsoft Sweetens Mac Office Offer
With sales of its Office suite for Mac OS X falling short of projections, Microsoft plans on Wednesday to announce a rebate for those who buy the software bundle when they pick up a new Mac.
"iPhoto: The Missing Manual" Released
O'Reilly & Associates today announced the release of "iPhoto: The Missing Manual," co-authored by well-known Mac writer and New York Times columnist, David Pogue.
Truth Is In The iMac Of The Beholder
It's silly of Apple to target Internet rumors about the outfit's next moves. Instead, it should rejoice that fans care enough to gossip.
The bottom line is this is a great way to get a resonably priced, nicely powered Mac that should last you for a while.
My Month With A Mac
Apple's iMac lives up to its reputation for easy setup and does most tasks you need. But the Mac's new operating system takes time to learn.
The Aqua Designer's Toolbox
Whether you're new to the Mac platform, or interested in expanding your existing toolset, here's an overview of some of the most powerful design applications for Mac OS X.
Okay, I am disappointed there's no iTunes for Windows. (Spoilt by rumors site, eh?) It's time to continue my search for a good MP3 player...