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April 21, 2007

Windows Me? Never Heard Of It!

by Heng-Cheong Leong, MyAppleMenu

If you havve ever worked with Windows Me — that's the consumer version of Windows that is after Windows 98 and before Windows XP — you would understand perfectly why Microsoft wants to change history and pretend that this version never existed. :-)

Don't Be A Hater - Think Different

by Meme Agora

I can't resist beating everyone on the head with the moral: Don't succumb to FUD because something is different.

Apple's Interface Held To The Fire In Dubious Suit

by Aidan Malley, AppleInsider

An Illinois-based company and its Nevada partner have filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging that Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger" treads on an interface patent that affects the operating system's nearly universal use of tabs.

Does Microsoft Adore Apple's iPhoto?

by Munir Kotadia, ZDNet Australia

This week I stumbled across a very clever video that shows someone demonstrating Apple's iPhoto software, with a voiceover from a Microsoft presentation describing some very similar features in Windows Vista.

Battle Over - And Apple Won

by Valleywag

The main beneficiary will be Apple, which dominates podcasting with iTunes, and the window for new intermediaries, between broadcasters and their audience, is fading.

See Also: Dave Winer: I strongly disagree. The users won. And the people with programming that the users like won.

Hacker Breaks Into Mac At Security Conference

by Nancy Gohring, Computerworld

A hacker managed to break into a Mac and win a $10,000 prize as part of a contest started at the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver.

In winning the contest, he exposed a hole in Safari, Apple Inc.'s browser. "Currently, every copy of OS X out there now is vulnerable to this," said Sean Comeau, one of the organizers of CanSecWest.

By Heng-Cheong Leong