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Tuesday, April 6, 2004


Microsoft Office 2004 To Ship In May, Pre-Order Available
by Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral
The code for Office 2004 would be released to manufacturing on April 14, 2004.

Apple Resellers In Mutiny
by Robert Mullins, Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal
Apple sells merchandise to its own retails stores for less than it charges Apple resellers and that creates the impression Apple stores are more profitale than they really are, two local resellers suing Apple allege.

Apple Sees A Shift In Developer Profiles
by Michael Singer,
Apple said it has seen a large number of UNIX, Java and Open Source developers migrating to its Mac OS X operating system.

Apple To Make Appearance At MySQL Conference
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral
Apple is an exhiitor and a "Plantinum Sponsor," and will be the focus of several conference sessions.

Apple Store Genius Bars Now Accept Reservations
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral
Tells you what the current wait time is and makes a suggestion for what time you should get to the Genius Bar for help.

Apple Releases Security Updates For Panther, Jaguar
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral


Apple: Going For The Jugular... And Cutting Its Own Throat
by Pariah S. Burke
Apple is driving straight and hard toward total independence from application developers.

An Overbaked Apple
by Ben McClure, Motley Fool
At 37 times 2004 earnings and 30 times 2005, Apple looks pricey.


Buying A Laptop Bag
by Jeff Carlson, TidBITS
If at all possible, try to obtain some hands-on time with the bags you're thinking about purchasing.

Filemaker Pro 7
by IT-Enquirer

Nanosaur 2: Hatchling
by Eric Ford, Inside Mac Games
Although simple im plot and gameplay, Nanosaur 2 more than makes up for it in nice graphics, good multipllayer and addicting gameplay.


Microsoft Releases Source Code On SourceForge
by Mary Jo Foley, Microsoft Watch
The Redmond software giant is making its Windows installer technology under OSI's Common Public License.

SP2 To Cause Microsoft Support Call Flood?
by Munir Kotadia, CNET
Microsoft can expect thousands of extra technical support calls after the release of its security update for Windows XP this summer, according to security analysts.

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