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Wednesday, May 21, 2003

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Quark Enters The Land Of OS X: An Early Look At The New Features In QuarkXPress 6.0
by David Blatner, Macworld
QuarkXPress 6.0 is a major upgrade, complete with significant features such as Layout Spaces, multiple undos,and the Synchronize Text palette. Yes, we wanted an OS X version of XPress sooner, but it's impressive that Quark has made such progress only 18 months after XPress 5 shipped.

Bohemian Apple To Open Shop In Ginza
by Mariko Ando, CBS MarketWatch
Apple plans to set up shop in Japan's glitziest shopping area early next year as part of a global expansion drive. Analysts say that while it'll help the American PC maker's brand image, they wonder whether it can boost sales in this highly competitive market.


802.11g Heads For Standards Approval
by Richard Shim, CNET
The latest wireless networking specification is on track for standards approval, which should open the door for further adoption of the already popular technology.

Mac Opera Escapes Limbo
by Paul Festa, CNET
After months of uncertainty, an upgrade to Opera's browser for the Mac will be released on Thursday.

Wisconsin School District Eliminates Macs
by MacNN

Zoo Tycoon Coming To The Mac
by MacMinute
Aspyr today announced that it will publish a Mac version of Zoo Tycoon, the popular game that puts you in charge of building and managing the ultimate virtual zoo.

Bare Bones 10th Anniversary Celebration Continues
by MacMinute
The BBEdit Anthology contains every final version commercial release of BBEdit since the first one 10 years ago, including the latest version, BBEdit 7.0.


Highway To $0.99 Hell: Apple iTunes Music Store: A Rockin' Revolution, Or Same Ol' Corporate Song And Dance?
by Miarm Morford, SF Gate
If the money's still going to the same places, supporting the same outdated system, why should anyone care?

Panther's Most Important Feature: The Upgrade Price
by Gene Steinberg, Mac Night Owl
While I have no objection to Apple recouping its investment for operating system development, it has to compromise.

Steve Jobs' Half Note
by Evan Hansen, CNET
Online music stores or services can and probably should offer a lot more than just music downloads.


Transforming iCal Calendars With Java
by Daniel H. Steinberg, O'Reilly Network


Wednesday, May 21, 2003
by Heng-Cheong Leong

HOPE FOR TOMORROW : Doc Searls reminded us about educating children... "[Kids] are born with extravagantly unique souls, each with its own agenda and an endless series of questions for the purpose of its own education."


Microsoft Makes Gains In Database Arena
by Martin LaMonica, CNET
Microsoft gained ground on its database rivals in 2002, despite a decline in sales for the market as a whole, according to research published Wednesday by Gartner Dataquest.

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