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Saturday, April 10, 2004

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Apple Responds To Trojan Horse Advisory
by Jim Dalrymple, MacCentral
"We are aware of the potential issue identified by Intego and are working proactively to investigate it. While no operating system can be completely secure from all threats, Apple has an excellent track record of identifying and rapidly correcting potential vulnerabilities."


Apple To Have Major Presence At Drupa 2004
by MacMinute
Drupa is Europe's trade show for pre-media and print production professionals.

OS X Trojan Horse Is A Nag
by Leander Kahney, Wired News
Security experts on Friday slammed security firm Intego for exaggerating the threat of what the company identified as the first Trojan for Mac OS X.

Playfair Bullied Offline By Apple, Reappars On Indian Site
by Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing
It has been relocated to a server in India, and development continues apace.

Norton Antivirus 9.0.2 Availale, Trojan Update Coming
by Brad Cook and Peter Cohen, MacCentral

Solitaire Till Dawn X 1.3 Adds Ten New Games
by MacMinute
Verson 1.3 adds ten new games, the ability to use your own digital photos as window backgrounds, and offers several other improvements and tweaks.

Details On The First Mac OS X MP3 Trojan Horse
by MacFixIt

PlayFair Shut Down
by MacSlash To Shut Down
by Peter Cohen, MacCentral


The Squandered G5
by DrunkenBlog
We're seeing signs of a relapse with a G5.

Apple, PC-Only Policies, And Computers In Education
by Jeff Adkins, Low End Mac


Useful Writing Tools
by Christopher Breen, Macworld
Let's face it, we all get stuck for words from time to time. I'd like to take a moment to recommend a couple of tools that can help you create more diverting dispatches.

Managing Packages On Panther With DarwinPorts
by Ernest E. Rothman, O'Reilly Network

Launchers For Mac OS X
by Giles Turnbull, O'Reilly Network
All of these applications offer serioius time savings, and can make a huge difference to problems with any regular Mac user's timesheet or lower arm nerve endings.

Laptop Of Luxury
by Bill Bennett, Sydney Morning Herald


A Piece Of History, Recreated
by Heng-Cheong Leong

So, do you have your Apple I clone already?


The Once And Future King
by Robert X. Cringely, PBS
Now the only way Microsoft can die is by suicide.

Microsoft Offers Charity Free License For Old Stuff
by Rick Jellifee, O'Reilly Network
Well done to whoever championed this in Microsoft.

How Microsoft Is Clipping Longhorn
by Jay Greene, BusinessWeek
To get the already-delayed follow-up to Windows XP out the door by 2006, it has decided to omit some of the most ambitious features.

See Also : Longhorn Getting Its Horns Cut? by Robert Scoble
The real story hasn't been written yet on Longhorn.

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