Sunday, November 16, 2003
Here Comes Apple
As the markets begin to understand the enormity and inevitability of Digital Media, it's clear that there will an unlikely beneficiary: Apple.
Tim Larkin: Composing Myst's Musical World
"With Apple technology, everything integrates so well."
School District Taps Into Laptop Technology
The Honeoye Falls-Lima school district is gearing up to launch in February a digital learning project that involves leasing laptop computers for middle school students to use in school and at home.
At 12 holes, it's only a temporary fix, but it's better than another year of withdrawals.
Ultimate PC: One Piece At A Time, We Build 3 Dream Systems And Take Them For A Spin
Suppose money was no object. Just what would you buy if you could equip your personal computer with the biggest and the best, the finest and the fastest?
The Panther Report: Can A G3 Deliver The Goods With 10.3?
I'm pleased to report that the diehard Mac OS 9 user most likely isn't going to suffer worse performance on an iMac in this category, and, in fact, will find some things noticeably quicker when upgrading to Panther.
4 YEARS AGO : Linux Torvalds had this to say. "The iMac comes in five colors. Who cares from a technical standpoint? But they're obviously selling like crazy."
YET ANOTHER EXAMPLE of how to lie with statistics.
MEANWHILE IN THE ALTERNATE UNIVERSE, FoxTrot discovers iTunes.
Brazil Gives Nod To Open Source
If he is to make good on his promise to improve life for the tens of millions of Brazilians who live in dire poverty, President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva knows that one key challenge is to bridge a massive technology gap. And if that means shunning Microsoft software in South America's largest country, then so be it.
Intel Moves Deeper Into Supercomputing
Intel plans to dedicate $36 million for basic research into improving the performance of supercomputers made from off-the-shelf parts as it continues to expand its reach in the very high end of the computer market.
Sun's StarOffice Still Can't Rival Microsoft
This program is mainly for light users preparing basic documents who either can't afford Office, or hate Microsoft so much they'll live with some complexity and limitations.
Microsoft's Latest Media-Playing Software Wins Grudging Praise
With every .wma and .wmv I made reviewing the latest software, I couldn't help feeling that I was making a pact with the devil.