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Tuesday, July 23, 2002

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Apple Takes Shake To OS X
by Ian Fried, CNET
To help convince customers to move to the Mac, Apple is offering lower prices for softwar ein tandem with other incentives.

More On MS Mac FUD
by O'Reilly Network
"I'll bet Steve [Jobs] knew that, and Microsoft didn't figure it out until now. Steve bascially did to Microsoft what Microsoft usually does to its partners."


Bugs Interrupt Office-Palm Link
by Ian Fried, CNET
Technical glitches have prompted Microsoft to stop offering for download a free program it introduced last week that allows Palm handhelds to synchronize with the Macintosh version of Office.

Apple Adds New CD-RW Support To Mac OS X

In The Computer Game, It's PC Vs. Mac
by Paul Clark, Ashevile Citizen-Times
"Everything to do with the Mac is much more understandable and decipherable."

Mac Users Want More iChat Features
by Robert Aldridge, The iMac
What feature do you most want added to iChat?

Apple: All About Sharing
by Teri Robinson, NewsFactor
iSync uses a single synchronization approach to encourage seamless data flow between devices, eliminating the need for separate synchronization.

Apple Released Backup 1.0 Application
by MacNN

Macworld Expo New York Draws 58,000

"Halo" Co-Creator To Leave Microsoft
by David Becker, CNET
Alexander Seropian is leaving the company for family reasons.


Even Jobs Undersells Latest Advance From Apple
by Andy Ihnatko, Chicago Sun-Times
I think Rendezvous is going to be to Mac OS X what phosphoric acid is to a can of Coke. Users won't understand what it does or how it does it. They'll just understandt hta for some reason, Jaguar taste 10 times better.

Apple Users Demand Higher Prices, Worse Treatment
by Andrew Orlowski, The Register
Life imitating satire.

Is There Life Beyond Microsoft?
Can Apple possibly get all the way compatible with Microsoft?

Open Letter To Steve Jobs About .Mac
by John Droz, Jr., Low End Mac
Charging for iTools will not increase our market share, in fact it may reduce it.


Tuesday, July 23, 2002
by Heng-Cheong Leong

Chris Short: The only screensaver I use is the one on my PC at work. It says, "I wish I was a Mac."


Microsoft Is Bad, Uncertainty Is Worse
by Chris Anderson, Wired News
There is a pragmatic way to look at the case: that it had reached the point of dimishing returns.

Intel Pushes Faster For New Pentium 4
by Michael Kanellos, CNET
Intel will come out with a 2.8GHz Pentium 4 for desktops later this quarter, and a 3GHz Pentium 4 in time for the holiday buying season, said sources close to the company.

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