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Saturday, April 5, 2003

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It's Big, It's Groundbreaking — But The Price Eclipses It All
by Rob Pegoraro, Washington Post
This laptop is a remarkable piece of work, with the biggest screen anybody has ever put into a portable computer, and it carries a price tag to match.


Tuning Into The Hype About Wi-Fi
by Elisa Batista, Wired News
Despite a spike in the number of locations, or hot spots, where people can get Wi-Fi Internet access, these businesses aren't attracting record numbers of new customers, industry analysts say.

OpenOffice Gets Programming Kit
by Stephen Shankland, CNET
The group on Friday announced a kit that lets programmers build new modules for open-source alternatives to the Microsoft Office suite.

With Buttery Steez, He Drops DVDs Like Hammers
by Bija Gutoff, Apple
"I want to blow minds with everything we do, and I can't compromise on quality. With DVD Studio Pro, I can just close the door, sit down and go from concept to a DVD."

Source: EarthLink Music Service Not Coming To The Mac
by MacFixIt
We have since received word from a member of the EarthLink Mac development team (who wishes to remain anonymous) indicating that no Mac OS X version is currently in development.

Sony Ericsson Clicker Gains New Features
by MacMinute
Version 1.5 refines the use of AppleScript to build six different kinds of widgets in the phone's display, and includes enhanced action scripts for iTunes, DVD Player, Keynote, PowerPoint, and the Mac OS X system software.


News You Can Choose
by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, Washington Post
"News aggregator" programs, also called "news readers," take the Web out of the browser, bringing the news to you almost as fast as it can be uploaded.

Let The Slide Show Begin
by Linda Knapp, Seattle Times
There are plenty of software programs that can create photo shows, but not many that produce high-quality images and tasteful displays with optional captions and background music.

Apache Web Server With Jaguar
by Kevin Hemenway, O'Reilly Network
Most people know that Mac OS X ships with a built-in Apache web server, but don't realize that it's easy to configure and run. In fact, you can host a web site in minutes, after completing just a few simple steps. But that doesn't mean that Mac OS X is a lightweight in this category.


Saturday, April 5, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

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