Sunday, September 15, 2002
Steve Jobs: Rendezvous With Stereos And TV Sets
"We don't just want computers to have this, we want consumer devices to adopt it."
Mastering Audio And Running The Lodge
"There's no frame or template for mastering. My goal is to always be a subtle innovator."
Apple To Drive Up Asia-Pac Volumes
Apple Computer has identified India and Malaysia as its fastest growing markets in the Asia Pacific region.
Macintosh Overpriced And Overhyped
Given the kind of prices bandied about by the Apple dealers locally, it is almost impossible to imagine how anyone can afford to use Apple equipment.
Ingenious Memory Box Cruzes Past Competitors
Designed to fit in a pocket or handbag like a key chain, the Cruzer boasts nice engineering touches that make it a stand-out winner in the fast-emerging field of mobile flash memory storage gadgets.
Apple's Jaguar Is Top Operating System
Even Windows owners will see Mac features slipping into their machines.
Even with these imperfections, iCal is a great product, and it has replaced Palm Desktop as my calendar of choice.
Mac People: Danielle Wood, journalist with The Mercury and Sunday tasmanian, finalist of Australian/Vogel Literary Award.
jragon: Apple is taking all kinds of opensource ideas and protocols and wrapping them in purty graphics. The end result is great apps that are pretty amazing due to their ease of use and customizing ability.
I cannot remember where I've found this tip, but by choosing "Join network with best signal" (instead of the other optinos) in System Preferencs > Network > Airport, I do get better signal from my Airport base station. Weird.
While watching the Discovery channel, a commerical told me that there is this hot new documentary "in the month of September." After searching the web site for about half an hour, I still do not when in September is the program airing. Sigh.
XP Update Is A Failed Attempt At Simplicity
It's a somewhat depressing example of business as usual in Redmond.
$11 Billion: No Skin Off Gates
Although he lost almost a fifth of his net worth in the past year, Microsoft founder Bill Gates remained the richest man in the United States, with a fortune of $43 billion, according to Forbes magazine.