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Wednesday, February 5, 2003

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Safari, So Good: Browser And Bluetooth Boost OS X
by Andrew Orlowski, The Register
Safari cures the biggest drawback to OS X which we noted in our Jagwyre review: the utterly miserable browsing experience.


iBlog Enables Weblogging Through .Mac
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral
With iBlog, you can not only create and publish your own Weblogs, but you can subscribe to others' Weblogs and newsfeeds.

Penguin-Powered iPod? Sort Of
by Ian Fried, CNET
In recent weeks, computer enthusiast Bernard Leach has been able to get Apple's digital music player to run basic parts of the uClinux version of the Linux operating system. However, in running Linux, the device sacrifices many of the iPod's key features.

Biting The Apple
by Sarah Hall, Daily Trojan
Tenny Mirzayan recently petitioned Apple computers with a number of demands after her iBook began sparking wildly when she attached its power cord. She dropped the computer in fear, breaking its display.

Apple Retail Stores Coming To Mass, Florida
by MacNN

Macworld Promoter Takes Job With Rival
by Scott Van Voorhis, Boston Herald
The departure of the longtime Macworld chief could complicate efforts to ensure that corporate star Steve Jobs, Apple's chief executive, makes an appearance at the trade show next year.

Apple 'Will Change Chips' - Omni Chief
by Macworld UK
Omni Group CEO Ken Case believes Apple will change it's chip architechture "when the time is right".

Five On The Upswing
by George Taninecz, IndustryWeek
A combination of Apple Computer Inc. innovation and market malaise could lead to Macs pushing some Windows-based PCs off of enterprise desktops.

O'Reilly Releases "Mac OS X In A Nutshell"
by MacMinute
The book familiarizes readers with the Finder and the Dock, file management, system configuration, network administration issues, and more.

Battle For The Living Room
by Tom Krazit, IDG News Service
Multimedia PCs from Gateway, Apple, compete with digital entertainment centers.

A Rendezvous With Redmond?
by Alex Salkever, BusinessWeek
Apple is delivering on the immense potential of its no-fuss networking system. With luck, it could be a direct challenge to Microsoft.


The Macintosh Way: Get 'Em While They're Young
by Remy Davison, Insanely Great Mac
Apple has finally figured out how to grow its customer base: gets Macs into kids' hands for free.

The New iMac And eMac Value Equation
by Dan Knight, Low End Mac
Although the Apple product matrix has grown much more complex since the four quadrant era, the values are steadily improving.

My Pocketful Of Music
by David E Carlson, E-Media Tidbits
I know it sounds silly, but this 20GB MP3 player has revolutionized my day.


The Age-Old Question: Are Macs Still Too Expensive?
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl
The point of this exercise is that those who continue to claim that Apple's computers are too expensive to be competitive need to come up with better arguments.


Wednesday, February 5, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

TWO FUN WEEKS AFTER EXPO : Are more in the pipeline? Are we seeing updates to the iBook and iPod line next Tuesday?

MICROSOFT SELLING BOB... according to CARS. And they are throwing in an upgrade of Intenret Explorer.


MS Says It Didn't Steal From Sendo
by Reuters
Microsoft has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by British cell phone maker Sendo, saying there was no basis to Sendo's charges that it stole technical know-how and pushed it to the brink of bankruptcy.

Microsoft Pulls NT Patch
by Joris Evers, InfoWorld
Microsoft has pulled a security patch for Windows NT 4.0 because installing it can cause the operating system to crash, the software maker said Monday.

Borland Targets .Net Developers
by Martin LaMonica, CNET
Borland Software will make a play for Microsoft's .Net developer community with tools based on the software giant's homegrown programming language, C#.

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