Saturday, October 25, 2003
Gadgets We Love: iPod
Like drivers of vintage Corvettes who stop at the same traffic light and give each other a smug thumbs-up, iPod users on the New York subway eye one another approvingly, spotting the distinctive white and tangle-prone earphones that mark another member of the club. Our faces share the same beatific look, as we get lost in sound, gleefully embracing technology that actually delivers.
A Look At Mac OS X 10.3 'Panther'
Panther is by far the best version of Mac OS X ever released. It's solid, it's fast, and it's smart; you'd have to be crazy not to upgrade.
County Leaders Seek To Create Laptop Computer Initiative For Area's Schools
At a time when the Berkshires are attracting apple pickers galore, local civic and educational leaders have their sights set on a different kind of Apple: a $1,100 laptop that could help local students reach their full potential.
Dropped iPod Bounces Back
Apple's market-leading iPod MP3 player offers another hidden feature — robustness — but Macworld doesn't advise readers to test this out.
Scientific Computing: Apple's Next Big Leap?
"Really, for the first time in this industry, you have a computer that can do all the scientific applications, and you can run Microsoft Office."
Apple's 'Panther' Set To Prowl
Microsoft's next version of Windows is not expected for a couple years, but Apple Computer's latest operating system arrives Friday night—the company's fourth OS release in less than four years.
Apple To Open New Retail Stores November 1
The stores are located at The Village at Corte Madera in Corte Madera, California, and the Promenade Shopping Center in Marlton, New Jersey.
Apple Releases New iPod Software For Panther
Apple has released iPod Software 1.3.1, which improves compatibility between Mac OS X 10.3 Panther and iPods without dock connectors.
Apple Knowledge Navigator Revisited
Apple's vision, in any case, was and is spot on. I wonder how much closer to reality it will be in another fifteen years.
Young On The Nose
Restaurants are ceremoniously pairing drinks (vintage juice, flavored milk) with kids' meals.
Ten Things I Dig About Xcode
In the short amount of time that I've played with Xcode so far, these are the things that I've found myself really digging about it.
Creating Easy-To-Deploy Unix Applications For OS X
With OS X's Unix foundations came the promise of access to thousands of Unix applications for Mac users. But if those applications are hard to install, configure, and use, everyone loses.
INTRODUCING my daughter: Jiayi Stefanie Leong.
She's one today.
TABLETS IN THE CLASSROOM : No Apple laptops for every student here in Singapore, but there is a new initiative with Microsoft supplying tablet PCs.
Microsoft Results Could Show Weakness In License Plans
Financial analysts express concern that Microsoft's installed base is rejecting its software subscription plan.
Microsoft, SuSE Linux Unwrap Messaging Servers
With cost pressures at the front of enterprise customers' minds, Microsoft and SuSE Linux have aimed their new messaging servers at aiding the corporate bottom line.
AOL Closes A Windows Service
America Online's gated Internet community may just have gotten a bit more secure.
Hand-Size Windows PCs WIthin Your Grasp
Start-up Antelope Technologies plans to release next month a Windows XP computer that fits into a person's hand.
Microsoft Gets Deeper Into Gizmos
Microsoft's roadmap to the future includes side trips into casino gambling and sewing-machine design.
Flea Bugs Windows Users
A new virus called Flea is on the loose. The Visual Basic Script worm disguises itself as the 'signature file' in HTML-formatted mail.