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Apple To Consolidate Apple ID, .Mac Accounts
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral
.Mac accounts will now serve as the Apple ID.


Steve Jobs Highest Paid CEO Of 2002
by MacMinute
According to research firm Equilar, Apple's Steve Jobs made US$116.3 million last year, making him the best paid CEO of 2002.

More Wireless Internet Access Set For Lower Manhattan Parks
by Edward Wyatt, New York Times
A downtown business improvement district is planning to establish free high-speed wireless Internet access in six parks and public spaces in Lower Manhattan next month, significantly expanding the availability downtown of wireless connections to the Internet.

Pinnacle And Apple Help Switch Edit Facility To Final Cut And CineWave
by Mike Washlesky, The Mac Observer

Getting To The Hotspot
by David Haskin, 802.11 Planet
Fast, easy wireless access to the Internet is the promise of wireless hotspots.

Mac OS X Floppy Disk RAID Comes To Light
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral
Mac OS X's included Disk Utility may be more flexible than you think. One enterprising Mac user named Daniel Blade Olson has managed to craft together a RAID system using, of all things, a series of floppy drives.


Mac OS X And The Promise Of Stable Computing
by Pierre Igot,
I donít mind the current emphasis on ìsecureî computing. Security is a major concern and things do need to improve. But I still wish that as much energy was devoted to stability and reliability, especially at the application level, now that the major hurdles for system-wide stability appear to have been lifted.

Update On Antioch School District's Mac Vs. Windows Platform Debate
by Jeff Adkins, Low End Mac


ATI Radeon 9700 Pro Versus GeForce 4 Titanium
by rob-ART morgan, Bare Feats
ATI Technology's Radeon 9700 Pro takes the Quake3 frame rate bragging rights away from the GeForce4 Titanium, especially at higher quality settings.

Sound Advice
by Rick Lepage, Macworld
Whether it's a vital shareware utility or a cool gizmo you just shouldn't be without, these overlooked gems can transform your Mac from something you work with to something that works for you.

Finder Follies
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl
To many Mac users, the proliferation of folders can be downright confusing, and rather than enhancing the ability to navigate through the file system, it makes it more complicated.

PowerBook Titanium/17" CD/DVD Ejection Problems
by MacFixIt
The system properly attempts to eject the disc (not a software issue), but is in some cases blocked by an apparent mechanical defect.


Friday, April 4, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

WANT STEVE JOBS AS YOUR BOSS' BOSS' BOSS? : Pixar is looking fro two good Mac system administrator.

HOW TO YOU SAY 'YOU MAY KISS THE BRIDE' IN JAPANESE? : As Michael Clark found out, "Japan must be the only place in the world where an atheist archaeologist can marry two Buddhists in a Christian ceremony and then go home to tell the world about [it] on his web site."


Microsoft OKs Minor Changes In Windows
by Ted Bridis, Associated Press
Microsoft Corp. has agreed to a government request for minor changes in its Windows operating system to make it easier for consumers to use software from rival companies to browse Web pages, listen to music and send instant messages.

Indie Films Go Digital With Microsoft
by John Borland, CNET
Landmark Theaters, a large independent cinema chain, is adopting Microsoft's technology for storing and showing digital movies, the companies said Thursday. The deal marks a significant step forward for Microsoft's bid to enter the young digital-cinema business

Microsoft Moves On VoIP
by Paula Musich, eWeek
Microsoft Corp. yesterday launched its first VOIP (voice-over-IP) support in its Windows CE .Net embedded real-time operating system.

Sun Vs. Microsoft: Harding Vs. Kerrigan Revisited
by Darryl K. Taft, eWeek
Is Sun Microsystems Inc. really a force in the PC operating system market? That question was the crux of the hearing Thursday before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit here.

Dell Sets Sights On $60 Billion
by John G. Spooner, CNET
Dell Computer says it's now well on the way to becoming a $60 billion company.

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