Sunday, April 20, 2003
NeXT Still Stands Out In Its Mac Incarnation
Software developers loved what they could create with the NeXT platform. And for many, OS X has meant a phoenix-like rebirth.
Beware Extended Warranty Hard Sell
The expense may not be warranted.
CEOs' Options Keep Them Flush
Apple's stock plummeted 79 percent over the past three years, sending many workers' options undersater. But don't cry for co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Steven Jobs.
Apple's Dead Again: How Does An Irrelevant, Struggling Company Keep Delivering New Technology?
If Apple is dead, it?s the most productive corpse I?ve ever seen.
Why So Many Bugs?
As Apple looks to how things might go better in Panther, one issue would be reliability. A Mac user should feel comfortable that an upgrade installation or an incremental update could be installed with near absolute success.
Cleaner 6: Video Compression King Is A Must-Have App For Serious Videographers
Casual users won't get as much out of Cleaner as they invest in its cost and learning curve and they should be fine compressing a Web-ready video in programs like iMovie. However, advanced users, moonlighters and video pros will have complete control over all aspects of compression for online, CD, DVD and other formats.
Mac OS X Unix Package Management
With tools like Fink and DarwinPorts, installing these Unix utilities is easier than ever (especially when you look at the GUI management tools that are being developed for both projects).