Monday, September 16, 2002
Computers Fail The Test
Apple desk-top computers were rated the most reliable: 86 per cent required no repairs in the past 12 months.
Apple's Scary Season
Market share is down, Microsoft is upset, and Quark is nowhere to be seen. The company has some mean challenges to overcome.
The Feeble Files
If you're the kind that really likes a challenge, the Feeble Files is for you. It combines that old school adventuring you love with challenging gameplay and a professional feel.
Maya 3.5.1 For OS X
Serious 3D modelers and animators should definitely take a close look at this application.
Stronghold is an exciting strategy game that balances new people-management elements with city building and battles. Bold graphics and fun units make up for its interface quirks and the confusion of knowing where you can build.
Filemaker Pro 6
FileMaker has had a powerful program for some time, and now it's also simple. Isn't that what productivity programs are supposed to be?
Low-Cost Machines Fine For Most
The classic iMac, now at $799, has everything you need for the things most of us do, and, although it has its own kinks, many consider the Mac easier to use than Windows-based machines.
Getting your computer and phone to talk does require a little of the set-up dance we hate.
Objective-C: The More Flexible C++
An introduction to Objective-C for programmers familiar with C++ or any other OOP language.
What Apple Could Learn From MS About Mice
Redmond is making better mice than stylish Apple. What's more, those MS mice work great with Macs.
Phillip J. Windley, CIO for the State of Utah: It's beautiful and very well executed... Things "just work"... OS X rocks!
Alisa Harris, owner of imageBLEND Promotions, can't live without Sony's DCR-TRV 103 Digital Handycam. (And probably her Final Cut Pro.)
Jeffrey Gitomer, author of "The Sales Bible," and "Customer Satisfaction is Worthless, Customer Loyalty is Pricelss," has more than 1,400 songs stored in iTunes.
Shirley Howe, 79, volunteer at Bainbridge Library.
And, Steve Jobs, one of six honorees of Chrysler's "Design Champions", celebrating the achievements of individuals who have consistently championed seminal works of architecutre and esign and signnificantly influenced modern American culture.
Why are there no web UI innovation ever since Mosaic? Is it because everyone looks at Swing and figured out portable UI stuff is very difficult?