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Saturday, February 1, 2003

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12 Hours With iPhoto 2
by James Duncan Davidson, O'Reilly Network
iPhoto is tons better, but there's still more that they could do. Overall, it's a great effort for 2.0.

AOL-Microsoft? Not Likely, Just Logical
by David Shook, BusinessWeek
If Bill Gates bought the online albatross, he'd acquire the subscribers to make MSN a winner. And Time Warner? Its stock would soar.

Apple On The Cusp
by Steve Gillmor, Mark Jones, Ephraim Schwartz, InfoWorld
Senior VPs AvieTevanian, Jon Rubinstein discuss the convergence of business and consumer markets in Keynote and iLife.


Digital Data Chases Converged Reality
by Cathleen Moore, InfoWorld
The rising tide of intertwined structured and unstructured data types is threatening to engulf corporations as a multitude of computing devices flourishes in a sea of diverse file formats, protocols, and standards. Chasing user demand for seamless consumption of multiple data types on a single client, technologies earmarked to capture and manage digital data are converging.

Seamus Conlan: Lost And Found
by Joe Cellini, Apple
"Generally with digital -ó as with film negs ó- there is a color balance problem. But really all that I do is alter the color balance in Photoshop using a small program I developed around the automatic actions."

Kevin Gilbert: Fast Flow Photography
by Joe Cellini, Apple
"If you can beat the next guy by two minutes, you beat him, you won." And nobody is more certain about where his advantage lies: in front-to-back, capture-to-print digital workflow.

Eli Reed: Moving Pictures
by Joe Cellini, Apple

Will Mac Fans Get An iLife?
by Joe Wilcox, CNET
Analysts and Mac users are questioning the iLife's price tag, as two of the suite's new components—iMovie 3 and iPhoto 2—will soon be available for free download.

Students Get Run Of Apple Stores
by Ian Fried, CNET
Aiming to show off what it can do for schools, Apple is letting students and teachers hold open houses in its retail stores to show parents the schoolwork they have done on a Mac.


Is Microsoft Its Own Worst Enemy?
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl
With Microsoft busy shooting itself in the foot, wouldn't it be a good idea for Apple to help load the weapon?

Mac Meets World
by Chad Dickerson, InfoWorld
Of course, the IT staff can make anything work given the time and money, but with ever-tightening IT budgets and even less time for IT staffers to solve problems, chief technologists have to go with the thing that works for most people -ó and works now ó- and that thing is too often Windows.


iPhoto 2.0 — It's Mostly Good News
by Derrick Story, O'Reilly Network
If you carefully back up your data, you should be able to upgrade to iPhoto 2.0 right now and begin enjoying its benefits, including still using iPhoto Library Manager.

by Jason Deraleau, O'Reilly Network


Saturday, February 1, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

YOU WILL MAKE THE DECISIONS : Why, oh why, is the preference for turning off image animation under "Privacy" (and not "Apperance") in Mozilla?

I need a search engine for Mozilla preferences.


Trust But Verify
by Brian Livingston, InfoWorld
A patch for Windows' problems with security certificates doesn't end all of your headaches.

Microsoft Opens Windows For U.K.
by Stephen Shankland, CNET
The United Kingdom is the latest country to join a Microsoft program that lets international governments see the otherwise secret source code underlying Windows.

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