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Friday, January 31, 2003


Wireless Firms Jumping Gun On New Spec?
by Richard Shim, CNET
Although that means official certification is still some way off, a handful of companies have already released products, and others are racing ahead with their own plans to take early advantage of 802.11g's bandwidth.

Coder Finds New Way To Swap Tunes
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
Like Daniel entering the lions' den, programmer Jim Speth is about to release some new music-sharing software that could land him in a world of legal pain.

Macworld Poll: Overwhelming Support For Safari
by Jonny Evans, Macworld UK
Macworld asked readers: "Have you switched to Safari?". A stunning 66 per cent of 1,262 respondents replied 'Yes'.

Destineer Acquires MacSoft
by Tuncer Deniz, Inside Mac Games

Apple Price Policy May Save You Money
by John H. Farr,

Apple's Demo Reel
by MacMinute
"If you'd like the chance for your best work to be seen by thousands of professionals worldwide, now's your chance."


iMovie 3.0 Will Not Run On "Clam-Shell" iBooks
by MacFixIt

MYOB AccountEdge 3
by Michael Flaminio, Insanely Great Mac

Fix For The eMac Raster Shift Problem
by MacFixIt
Thanks to well placed sources outside of Apple who wish to remain anonymous, we are able to bring you news of a fix for the widely reported eMac "raster shift" screen defect, which generated more complaints and general discussion in the MacFixIt mailboxes than any other event in the past six months.

The Sims: Unleashed
by Michael Phillips, Inside Mac Games
As far as expansion packs go, Unleashed offers a great deal of new gameplay to the Sims experience.


Friday, January 31, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

ONCE AGAIN : "A computer is not a TV, a typewriter and a tape recorder," repeats Dana Blankenhorn. "I'm going to repeat this periodically until the industry hears it."

GOOGLE SUCCESS : Pitch from Google's competition is essentially "first, tell us everything you have, then we'll tell you what you've got," reports Cory Doctorow.

APPLE SUCCESS : "[Apple] are already discovering just how they can make money on Open Source Software, and it's not even in the quasi-traditional 'support' line of business that people seem fixated on," observed Garin in Slashdot.

JUST BE HAPPY : Now when I head for the US, not only do I have to worry about delays at airports while people touches me, I also have to try not to go to too many public toilets.

And they say Singapore is a police state. :-)


AMD Delays 64-Bit Athlon Chip
by John G. Spooner, CNET
Advanced Micro Devices confirmed on Friday that it has pushed back the introduction of its Athlon 64 processor for desktop PCs.

Experts Say Microsoft Security Effort Failing
by Elinor Mills Abreu, Reuters
Computer security experts said on Thursday the recent "SQL Slammer" worm, the worst in more than a year, is evidence that Microsoft's year-old security push is not working.

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