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Saturday, May 10, 2003


Apple Web Music Venture Ignites Industry
by Ron Harris and Helen Jung, Associated Press
Apple was the first to piece everything together with virtually no restrictions, a reasonable price and a relatively easy-to-use computer jukebox program all without charging subscription.

James Gosling: Mastermind Of Java
by Barbara Gibson, Apple
"People in the UNIX/BSD community have gotten used to all kinds of little utilities. All of these deep tools are just there. And they just work."

Security Hole In Safari Uncovered
by MacNN
Users can't trust the authenticity of a SSL website.

Apple Shares Rise Sharply For The Week
by MacMinute
Shares of Apple soared 27 percent this week, gaining over US$3 per share on news that its new iTunes Music Store sold more than one million songs during its first week.


Apple's Online Strategy Spouts A Healthy Tune
by Glenn Fleishman, Seattle Times
This is a tale of two stores: one virtual, one real.

The Trouble With Widgets
by Dave Hyatt, Surfin' Safari
It's kind of amazing to think that, because of Internet Explorer's dominance, the very way widgets have to be designed in order to avoid bad page layout must necessarily match the way widgets are designed on Windows. And people wonder why so many browser engines don't use native widgets...

iPod: My Wishlist
by Derek Vadala, O'Reilly Network
I just hope that Apple follows up this great product with the add-ons we are all expecting.


Apple Final Cut Express
by Ben Wolf, ZDNet
Final Cut Express is the best value in Mac-based nonlinear editing software.

Report On The Relative Quality Of ACC Audio To MP3
by Gunnar Van Vliet,
AAC is higher quality at the same bit rate, so you can use a smaller file to achieve the same quality as MP3 which is a good thing for portable and computer users. Ultimately, both formats still sound pretty bad in their practical ranges compared to CD.

The Game Room: On Track And Online
by Peter Cohen, Macworld


Saturday, May 10, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

CONFUSED YET? : It's "Delete" to delete mail from, and it's "Cmd-Delete" to delete files from the Finder. I can never remember which is which.


Gateway Signs Up For MSN Service
by John G. Spooner, CNET
Gateway has struck a deal to load Microsoft's MSN 8 software on its consumer PCs at the factory.

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