Apple readies next round of stores ZDNet/eWeek on Apple's soon-to-open retail locations: "Two months after launching its first brick-and-mortar retail outlets, Apple Computer Inc. is on track to kick its efforts into high gear." More.
CNET rates iBook higher than TiBook John Rizzo rated the new iBook higher than the G4 PowerBook in this CNET review. Seth Robson notes that "Not only does CNET rate the iBook (Dual USB) higher than the TiBook, but it's also the only laptop on either platform that they give a 9/10 rating."
Margin Note Of course, to most people outside the industry, the question is not whether Apple or Dell is number one, but whether Macs or PCs are number one. There is no dispute here. PCs … Read more
New iMacs listed for educational institution users? A reader informs us that those logging in to … Read more
Macs in short supply One of the best indicators of new Macs is the scarcity of existing models. The conventional wisdom is that there … Read more
Apple acquires DVD software maker According to this report from creativemac.com: "Apple will acquire Spruce Technologies, a maker of several DVD software and hardware products, including some DVD authoring suites and a technology for delivering DVD video and audio over the Internet." Spruce Technologies current line only includes Windows NT products, and Apple has said it will provide a migration path for existing users.Panorama 4.0 … Read more
The Pentium 4 and the G4e: an Architectural Comparison This Ars Technica article takes a look at the latest processor from Intel, by using "The G4e as sort of a baseline processor that will give you a feel for how things are 'normally' done."
Loose Lips Sink More Than Ships The New York Times looks at privacy, or rather the lack of privacy, user have with email messages. (Registration required.)
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Plugin Galaxy for AE The Plugin Site is pleased to announce the release of Plugin Galaxy for AE: a collection of 20 After Effects plugins containing 129 different animatable video effects. It can be used with Adobe After Effects 4/5, Adobe Premiere 6, Final Cut Pro and Pinnacle Commotion 3.
New nicknames in Forums We … Read more
Usenet co-creator dies Jim Ellis has died. Jim and fellow Duke University graduate Tom Truscott invented concept of Usenet - a precursor to interactive online forums, in 1979. According to … Read more