Sunday, August 3, 2003
Now Fans Call The Tune
In a music world in upheaval, iTunes, with its paid downloads of music, is the closest thing to an interim government in the lawless land created by Napster and its revolutionary ilk, and while its future is uncertain there is no denying that the real estate on Third Street in Santa Monica is a foothold in a brash new world.
Muzak To Our Ears
Forget about those bland cover tunes, there's a hip new indie sound in retailing.
That New White Magic
It's white, it's expensive and it's instantly habit forming.
FileMaker Pro Endures On Mac
Of all the software Apple has been involved with over the past 20 years, FileMaker Pro must stand out as one of its greatest successes.
Mac Daddy: Is The G5 A Must-Have For Apple Fans?
If the G5 were a car, it'd be a souped-up Mustang with a tank of nitro in the back.
HOLY CRAP, Mat Haughey exclaims. "I just caused someone's AirPort to dial out sucessfully because I told it to."
WI-FI PRINTER? : Now that I'm getting rid of cables (quick, somebody invent wireless electricity), why isn't there a Wi-Fi-enabled printer out there?
Or have I not look hard enough?
Microsoft Millionaires Grapple With Wealth
In the high-tech boom of the 1990s, legions of geeks and their support staff wandered into wealth. An estimated 10,000 Microsoft employees became millionaires during the era of options.
MS Has No Monopoly!
Microsoft has no monopoly on Windows. Specifically, that's because of the increasing competition on the server, PDA, cell phone, and even the desktop.
Attack Bot Exploits Windows Flaw
Online vandals are using a program to compromise Windows servers and remotely control them through Internet relay chat (IRC) networks, system administrators said Saturday.