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Wednesday, July 17, 2002

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Users See A Lot To Like From Jaguar
by Matthew Rothenberg, Baseline
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
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral
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
by Penelope Patsuris, Forbes
Errol Morris pitched Apple Computer on the idea of doing ads featuring regular folks talking about moving to Macintosh—and was turned down.

News Now Available On iTunes And iPod

Apple Offers Combo Drive eMac

Apple Accepting Bluetooth Adapter Orders

Apple Announces New .Mac-Enabled Applications

Sheerlock 3, Rendezvous, iChat: Part Of New OS X Nucleus

Jobs: 'Switch' Campaign A Huge Success
by Dennis Sellers, MacCentral

Apple Shares Fall After Third-Quarter Results Reported
by Associated Press
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
by Remy Davison, Insanely Great Mac
The new iPods feature slimmer styling and a revised scroll wheel.

Playlists Refined, Redefined
by Ron Carlson, Insanely Great Mac
Users can interactively generate play lists by setting rules.

iDVD Updated
by Macworld UK
Apple has updated iDVD2 to version 2.1, which supports AppleScript's.

Jobs Defends OS X Transition
by Joe Wilcox, Ian Fried and Paul Festa, CNET

Apple To Charge For iTools Services
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
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"
by Remy Davison, Insanely Great Mac
"The fastest OS transition in history. Faster than Microsoft."

Apple-Friendly Software Floods Macworld
by Daniel Drew Turner, eWeek

Despite Criticism Of Apple's Efforts, Software Giant Says It's Committed To Mac Platform
by Philip Michaels, Macworld
"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
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral
Mac upgrade maker Sonnet Technologies today took the wraps off a ton of new products aimed at Power Mac, PowerBook, and other users.

Apple Features More Switchers

Microsoft Sweetens Mac Office Offer
by Ian Fried, CNET
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
by Charles Haddad, BusinessWeek
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.


by Jules Allen, St. Peterburg Times
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
by Dave Gusso, St Petersburg Times
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
by Alan Graham, O'Reilly Network
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.


Wednesday, July 17, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

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...

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