Saturday, June 26, 2004
School Systems Unsure About Funding Laptops
While officials in some central Maine districts have indicated they are making a commitment to bring laptops to their high schools, others are hesitant to spend perhaps $300 per computer for each incoming freshman.
3GHz PowerPC G5 Eludes IBM
Even the most ingenious chip designs can be undone by manufacturing problems: Consider IBM's struggle to raise the megahertz ante for its PowerPC processors.
Apple Computer Chief Quits
At a time when Apple is beginning to gain foot-hold in the price-sensitive Indian market through its retail and education strategy, its India chief has quit the company. Interestingly, in its decade-long presence in India, Apple has so far seen five country heads.
Apple Win IDEAs For iPod Mini, G5, iSight, BT Keyboard
Apple on Friday won four prizes — two Gold, one Silver and one Bronze — in the 2004 Industrial Design Excellence Awards, which were sponsored by BusinessWeek magazine.
Macworld Boston Set To Go On Without Apple
What's an Apple Computer show without Apple Computer? Just fine, say the presenters of the Macworld Conference & Expo.
IBM: PowerPC G5 To Go Mobile
According to officials of IBM, the technology for a notebook version of the PowerPC G5 may be at hand.
An Underutilized Word Tool
Microsoft Word is so stuffed with features that few of us take advantage of even a small portion of them. Here's one you've likely overlooked that can be a real time saver.
There's a saying in Chinese: A snake trying to swallow an elephant. I.e. not understanding one's own limitation.
Well, I don't have any pictures of that. But here's a catfish trying to swallow a basketball.
Windows Server 2003 Vanishes From Vulnerability List
There are some lists that you don't want to be on, and Microsoft may have finally managed to avoid this one.