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Thursday, September 16, 2004


Symantec Plans New Web-Based Console For Mac Clients

Symantec today announced plans for a Web-based console to centrally administer Macintosh clients licensed for Symantec's Norton AntiVirus for Macintosh 9.0

SimCity 4 Rush Hour To Hit Stores Oct 1

Spider-Man 2 Demo, Discount For .Mac Members

Mac-To-BlackBerry Synchronization App Launched

In what may someday be nicknamed the MacBerry, Information Alliance Associates announced this week a product called PocketMac BlackBerry, a synchronization application that will give RIM BlackBerry users the ability to do two-way synching of Mac and RIM data.


Why Jobs Should Heed VoIP's Call

Apple already has the pieces in place to do what Skype is doing — and it actually has a better chance of success.

The Real World Of Online Music

Sometimes soon, the labels will be forced to start using P2P to market, distribute and sell their offerings.

Considering Microsoft's iTunes Store

The MSN Music store does, however, have or plan a few cool features that Apple ought to consider.

A Computer With The iPod's Bloodlines

The MacPod may not have the radical design of the first two iMac generations. But with its appealing combination of power, portability and panache, the iMac G5 may be just radical enough.


A Tale Of Two iPods: iPod Vs hPod

We don't see much reason for Mac users to purchase an HP-branded iPod unless that iPod is sold at a significant savings and the Mac user is comfortable troubleshooting software issues on their own. Similarly, owners of HP-branded Windows PCs will probably want to go for a matching HP iPod.

Four Shareware Programs Every Mac Designer Should Try

Shake, Rattle And Roll

CopyPaste Saves Your Work, One Clipboard At A Time


How To Protect Yourself From Vandals And Viruses

Walter S. Mossberg, in Wall Street Journal: The single most effective way to avoid viruses and spyware is to simply chuck Windows altogether and buy an Apple Macintosh... There has never been a successful virus written for Mac OS X, and there is almost no spyware that targets the Mac.

The Rest, As They Said, Was History

A Microsoft manager has recounted what he has told his MSN Music developers. "Apple set the bar very high. We're trying to match that. We told our developers, 'Look at how Apple does it.'"

Now, when did we hear this before? (Hint: Apple sued because someone copied too closely.)

Rumor Of The Day: Final Cut Pro To Support HDV Format

Kasper Jade, AppleInsider: The HDV format allows for recording and playback of high-definition video on a DV cassette tape.


Firefox Drawing Fans Away From Microsoft IE

Open-source browsers Mozilla and Firefox have won over a significant number of defectors from Microsoft's Internet Explorer int he past nine months, Web site metrics suggest.

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