Wednesday, August 21, 2002
Mac OS X Switcher Stories
Switchers appear to be adopting Mac OS X at twice the rate of Mac OS 9 users.
My name is Astrid, I'm an Episcopal priest, and I've been a Switcher for about two months now. And yes, I confess... I wanna go back!
Mac Motivates Maverick Animator
Hereís a good modern fairy tale for you. A man with no experience of computer filmmaking decides that heíd like a new hobby, and settles on 3D animation. He starts work one night on the Mac in his bedroom, and within a year has given up the day job, acquired an old-fashioned patron whoís willing to pay his way through the making of the film and is fielding offers from Hollywood.
Wing And A Prayer
Apple has been driving the trend through its adoption of two wireless technologies, Bluetooth and 802.11b.
A Rush Of Software Updates
Expect more as the weeks winds down. We are in for an interesting next few weeks in Mac OS X land.
Why Computer Fonts Are So Valuable
Mick Dimmick sent me an excellent e-mail memo describing just how difficult and time-consuming it is to create a superior font, and perhaps offering justification for the Beast's decision.
What Mac Fans Want From Microsoft
Apple users share their thoghts on Redmond's inflated prices, buggy software, and the odd symbiosis that keeps Macs viable.
MacBack On TiBook/iBook Article
I received a lot of mail about my article on things I wish I'd known about TiBooks and iBooks.
Cory Doctorow: A little birdie tells me that in Jaguar, screenshots are saved in PDF instead of TIFF.
I thought humans are supposed to need less sleep as they grow older... so why am I so craving for sleep this past week?
Back To School For Office XP
A deal to offer students a cheaper version of Microsoft's Office XP software may be part of a larger plan for the software maker: Increasing sales of the productivity suite to consumers by slashing prices.
Will LindowsOS Run Windows Applications?
Reality has increasingly intruded on Lindows.com's plans for a Windows-compatible, consumer Linux desktop, causing it to change the way it approaches consumers.
Aussies Dump Microsoft For Linux
Licensing 6.0 angers corporates down under.