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Tuesday, May 25, 2004


Acting Out A Dream
by Erin Snelgrove, The News-Review
A few years ago, students used simple video recorders to make their movies. Now they have access to more sophisticated technology including green screens, sound recording music and various computer programs — including Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Final Cut Express and iLife.

Skype For Mac OS X Announced By Developer
by MacNN
Skyper Limited has announced the Mac version of Skype, its free and simple application that enables you to make free calls anywhere in the world.

Apple's Enterprise IT Battle Plan, Part Two
by Elizabeth Millard, MacNewsWorld
Can Apple gain a foothold in the volatile enterprise market with software as well as hardware?

Royal Wedding In Glorious QTVR
by Leander Kahney, Cult Of Mac
"This is — as far as I know — the first time a large event like this is covered as 360-degree panoramas and also displayed as full screen QTVR."

Apple Up For Double D&AD Prize
by Macworld UK
Known as the Oscars of the creative industry, the 42nd Design and Art Direction awards include 137 nominees selected from among almost 14,000 entries.

FileMaker Ships FileMaker Server 7
by MacNN

Apple Fig-Leaf Security Patch Causes Dismay
by Matthew Broersma, InfoWorld
Security experts say fix leaves Mac users vulnerable.


Be Prepared
by Charles Wright, The Age
We'd rate iCal as one of the reasons why Macs make a lot of sense.


An Ounce Of Prevention
by John Gruber
This page is intended to serve as a consolidated, comprehensive, and to-the-point list of instructions for closing all known URI-related vulnerabilities affecting Mac OS X.

PowerBook G4s: The Whole Line Sports Faster CPUs; AirPort Extreme Now Standard
by Henry Norr, Macworld
Among the new PowerBook models, the performance differences are now insignificant, and relatively few users, we think, have a real need for the advanced features the 12-inch model lacks.

Vaja iVod Mini
by Jeremy Horwitz, iPodlounge
Vaja's variety of color choices is truly impressive, and leather case buyers will likely find the iVod mini to be acceptably priced given the scarcity of comparably beautiful options.

iBook Is A Lean, Clean Machine
by Thomas R. Temin, Government Computer News
All in all, the iBook confirmed my personal choice to switch from Windows to Mac OS.


You Know It's Coming...
by Heng-Cheong Leong

... so don't act surprised. Presenting: Pear PC running in Virtual PC.


Microsoft Creating Windows For Supercomputers
by Stephen Shankland and Ina Fried, CNET
Microsoft has launched an effort to produce a version of Windows for high-performance computing, a move seen as a direct attack on a Linux stronghold.

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