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Friday, July 19, 2002

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Macworld: It's Like A Holiday
by Michelle Delio, Wired News
The secret is out: Macworld isn't merely a tech tradeshow — it's also an insanely great vacation destination.

It's A Big Big Apple Apple Store
by Michelle Delio, Wired News
In a town where shopping is a comeptitive sport, Apple Computer opened its biggest-ever store on Thursday morning.


Economy Takes Its Tool, But Expo Happy With Turnout
While attendees roam empty space of red carpet and red curtains, Macworld Expo is realistic that under current conditions the show is doing well.

Special Interest Area A Growing Hit At Expo

Apple Sticks With Monitors, For Now
by Matthew Rothenberg and Nick dePlume, eWeek

Exhibitors Note Changing Buying Habits At Expo
"We're seeing trends towards laptop add-ons, a lot more than a year ago."

Adobe Honors Students With Design Award

John Cocke, Chip Wizard From I.B.M.'s Research Labs, Dies At 77
by Steve Lohr, New York Times
Mr Cocke was the principal designer of the type of microprocessor that serves as the engine of most of today's large, powerful computers and the Apple Macintosh personal computers. Machines using his chip design are reduced instruction-set computers, or RISC.

Trying To Connect At Macworld
by Ian Fried, CNET
Apple may have turned off the 802.11b wireless connection as a number of keynote demonstrations required the ability to trade instant messages and share files with those connected to a nearby wirelessly equipped Mac.

Apple Software Allows Multiple, Simultaneous Syncs
by Ephraim Schwartz, InfoWorld
Users will be able to synchronize contact and calendar data among a Bluetooth phone, a Palm-based PDA, an Apple iPod MP3 player, and a Mac desktop and notebook all at the same time.


Is It Time To Put An End To Macworld?
by John Manzione, MacNETv2
Would you rather spend $1000 attending the Expo or spend the same $1000 on new Apple products?

Clarification/Misquote: Steve Jobs And OS X On Intel
by Mac Rumors

Microsoft Mac FUD, Phooey!
by Tim O'Reilly, O'Reilly Network
The comments from Microsoft are in exceedingly poor taste. And it's a shame.

.Mac - A Distinctive Experience
by Neema Aghamohammadi, MacEdition

Switch - Or Bait & Switch?
by Charles W. Moore,
Going from a free service to a $100 service on two months' notice is changing the rules in the middle of the game pretty drastically.

iPod, iTunes More BeOS-Like; Macworld Smells Funny
by Scot Hacker, O'Reilly Network
Don't foget all the iTools logos you stuck on your product boxes, and the iDisk item in the Finder menu, all implying that iTools was part of the purchase price of this "premium brand" product.


Benchmark Duel: Mac Vs PC, Round II
by Charlies White, Digital Video Editing
Dell 2.53GHz Pentium 4 runs circles around fastest Mac G4.

Burning Labels Directly Onto Your CD
by Craig Crossman, Knight Ridder
Yamaha has just introduced a novel approach to their line of CD burners that just might give them an edge over the compeititon. And I mean that literally, since you can now burn a label along the edge of a CD.

Codewarrior 8 Keeps App Focus
by Peter Coffee, eWeek
With an environment that looks and acts the same on either Mac or Windows workstations and that keeps our code front and cneter in a project manager environment that we still like after all these years, CodeWarrior is a tool that we're glad to have in our lab.


Friday, July 19, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Dave Farber: If this is indicative of AppleCare in their new business, we are in for problems.

Ron Lite: Is it ".Mac" or ".mac?" You can't tell by visiting Apple, that's for sure.


Is IBM Toast?
by John C. Dvorak, PC Magazine
This isn't your father's IBM. I'll be shocked if there is anything left but a compnay much like Unisys—a haven for desk jockeys.

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