QuickTime poised to overtake competitors? This BusinessWeek Online article notes that signing up much of the digital-camera market to use QuickTime is a coup for Apple, and speculates that its part of a strategy to make QuickTime ubiquitous on desktop computers as well.
iBook at the Expo The Portland Expo also had the new iBooks on display. Ric Getter has some photos.
Fortune on Apple Fortune takes a look at Apple as well. The article by Brent Schlender asks: "Is Apple on the verge of big things or is it becoming perfectly irrelevant?" It doesn't really answer the question. While crediting Apple for its great products and … Read more
Adobe plans weeklong shutdown in July Adobe Systems is taking a vacation as a cost cutting measure. It plans to shut the company down the week of July 2nd. The Wall Street Journal notes that Adobe has shutdown over Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays on occasion, but this is a first for July.
Mac OS X 10.0.2 coverage on MacFixIt Apple released updates to Mac OS X and iTunes … Read more
Mac OS X Migration Program at WWDC 2001 Apple has invited seven of the best engineering firms to WWDC 2001 to answer questions about creating or porting products for Mac OS X. The firms are Prosoft Engineering, Robosoft, Art & Logic, The Omni … Read more
PB G4 shuts down airport As noted in this Register article, a titanium PowerBook G4 was responsbile for shutting down the Burbank airport for 6 hours. A follow-up article notes that the reported suspicious "residue" was not from the PowerBook itself, but from the bag containing the PowerBook.
Fixing cracked plastic on a PB G4 not covered? A posting on Apple's Discussion Boards claims that Apple refused to fix - under warranty - cracked plastic on a PowerBook G4.
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Mac OS Rumors site gone? Several readers have asked us if we know what has happened to macosrumors.com. Their web site no longer loads. We have no official info on this matter.
Update: As reported by many readers, Mac OS Rumors is still alive. You can find it at this numeric address URL. Apparently, the are having some DNS problems at the moment.
Macromedia Director Shockwave Studio 8.5 is out. This new version contains a comprehensive 3D feature set to create scalable 3D content, support for popular 3D applications, Flash 5 integration, the ability to embed RealAudio and RealVideo within Director content, and more.
Macromedia Dreamweaver UltraDev 4.01 is a minor release that fixes specific problems discovered by customers. Customers using Mac OS 9.1, MDAC, Login Server Behaviors, WebDav, Visual SourceSafe, Netscape 6 and WROX reference material are the primary … Read more