Wednesday, December 24, 2003
Ambrosia Offers Aki Mahjong Solitaire
Ambrosia Software Inc. has released Aki Mahjong Solitaire for Mac OS X. The company describes it as a blend "of the ancient Chinese game of Mahjong with an enchanting journey across Japan."
Apple Seen Unveiling Lower-Cost iPods — Analysts
"Odds are it's a flash-memory-based player, something to position Apple against the low-cost offerings from Creative and Rio."
Apple Releases DVD Studio Pro 2.0.4
It adds support for Cropped D-1 and 1/2 D-1 MPEG-2 video resolutions in addition to a number of enhancements and improved overall stability.
Music Lovers Rush To Grab iPods
Apple's digital jukebox, the iPod, is flying off shop shelves in the run-up to Christmas and Santa's helpers are struggling to keep up.
If you don't need to burn DVDs, don't need lots of screen real-estate for high-end applications and aren't a power-gamer, have a look at this iBook. It's a little beauty.
WAR OF THE RELIGIONS : Discovered on Slashdot by ob.blog...
Microsoft: Where do you want to go today?Apple: Where do you want to go tomorrow?Linux: Are you guys coming or what?
ADVERTISEMENTS : From Ad Age, 10 ads not found in America.
#5 is an ad in Singapore's Today newspaper, which blurs the line between editorial and advertisement. Which I feel was horrible when I first saw it.
Expert: Microsoft Tweaks, New Laws Won't Make '04 Safer
When it comes to computer viruses and worms, Internet users will not see any letup in virus outbreaks in 2004, despite high-profile prosecutions of some virus authors and a Microsoft bounty on the head of the original authors of the Blaster and Sobig viruses, according to Chris Belthoff, senior security analyst at Sophos PLC.
The Internet Is A Very Sick Place
The year 2003 has been deemed the worst in computer-virus history by security experts, despite the fact that worm and virus writers displayed no significant technological progress in the code of their newest nasty little creations.