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August, 2000 Archive

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MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, August 31st, 2000

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Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [4:30 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has added information about Harpoon3 v3.2.9, an update from United Developers, links to a Heavy Metal FAKK 2 music interview, information on an X-Plane update, information about a Tomb Raider movie, infomration about a new Diablo II mp3, and information about The Sims.

News Summary [5:30 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has news that they are being purchased by Macgamers.com!

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:30 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on the status of Sin, links to a short Apple review of Mac “Millionaire,” information on Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K.2, am update on Escape Velocity 3, information about the Deus Ex SDK, infomration on Aliens vs Predator, news from Mac Gorilla, news from Red Faction, and links to an anti-Mac poll at GameSpy.

PostNet.com

Wireless Knowledge goes for business access
This main stream press review of the G4 Cube sings the praises of the Cube itself, the Mac OS, the 15" Studio Display, while dissing Windows at the same time. A good read and great exposure for the Mac.

Investors.com

Microsoft's New Windows Might Be Seen As Bullying
Investors.com is suggesting that Microsoft could yet again find themselves under DoJ scrutiny for new bundling practices in Windows ME. An interesting story.

San Jose Mercury News

Programmer may be last of a dyeing breed
This piece is about a programmer named Kevin Hester. It's not Mac specific (though Kevin got his start on an Apple ][, but it is very interesting for those interested in programming. A good read.

Holy Mac!

Circuit City -- Just *SETTLE DOWN NOW*!
A Mac fan at Circuit City asks the Mac community to chill out with criticism of Apple's newest retailer. He says that good Mac support is simply taking time to be built up and that we can help. A good read and some great points.

Salon

Ain't no network strong enough
Salon reviews a book who's overall message is that computer security is an oxymoron. There is more to the piece than a simple book review, and we found it very interesting.

MacCreator

She's a Rainbow
Del Miller doesn't get to write that much, and we found this reprint of an older column from Del to be a great read (again).

MacInTouch

News Summary [5:30 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on the Mac OS USB Driver Development Kit 1.4.6, information on the iMovie Plug-in Pack 2, reader comments on the lack of "grandfather" pricing for Photoshop 6.0, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, August 30th, 2000

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MacWeek

Motorola to discuss new G4 chips
MacWeek reports on announcements from Motorola on a new line of G4 processors! Very cool, and a good read.

Shalat's Web - Mac OS X goes to sea
Andrew Shalat offers a goodd wrap-up of Steve Jobs' keynote speech at Seybold. A very good read.

Salon

Remember when content was king?
This is an article about online media and the way the heavyweight publications are dealing with the online model. A very interesting read.

Flameproof racism
Partly about the nature of online discussion, and mostly about the field of evolutionary psychology and racisc, this report from Salon is a very good read.

ZDNet

Mac OS X: Accounting for taste
Andreas Pfeiffer offers his thoughts on Steve Jobs' keynote and seybold in general. A good read.

ABQ Journal

Lab Computers Show Nuke Blast in 3-D
ABQ Journal reports on advances in computing technology that could eventually make it possible to end or curtail underground nuclear testing. A very good read.

ABC News

Subverting the Fat Cat Paradigm
Fred Moody offers an in-depth editorial on the recording industry and the way technology will be effecting the status quo. A good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [11:50 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information about a Lord of the Ring RPG poll, news from Torrential RPG Development, links to our own Harmon-Kardon piece, news from PELE Enterprises, and information about a Scrabble give away and a Starcraft give away.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [11:50 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has links to a Tribes 2 preview, links to a The Sims review, links to a Rune preview, and links to a Red Faction preview.

MacInTouch

News Summary [11:50 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on Apple's Firewire 2.5 update, information from Seybold, links to some Photoshop 6 tips, information about a beta tester call for some USB cameras, reader comments on the PowerBook 5300/Twentieth Anniversary Mac trade-in program, an updated report, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, August 29th, 2000

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Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [5:00 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has added information about the Nvidia/3dfx lawsuit, an update on Wheel of Fortune, links to other Nvidia information, news on Rune, links to a Tribes 2 movie and interview, information on Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, information on the Mac Diablo II editor, links to the August Game Doctor, information on The Sims, information on an Italian patch for Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri, and their own review of the Voodoo 5.

News Summary [5:15 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has a new Total Annihilation Map of the Week.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [5:00 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has an update on Rune, information on the Nvidia/3dfx lawsuit, information on a Diablo II Character Editor, some information on Shadowbane, information on Return to Castle Wolfenstein, links to some 4x4 Evolution information, and some Voyager: Elite Force news.

Right On Mac!

Secret Office Guy - The hostile division uses Macs
Secret Office Guy was "this" close to getting a Mac at his hated job. His Mac hating boos managed to nix that, and SOG tells us about it. An entertaining read, though we wish SOG the best. :-)

C-Net

Apple identifies employee as alleged source of leaks
C-Net is reporting that worker bee has been identified. Worker bee is the target of a lawsuit from Apple over the alleged posting of Apple's trade secrets. A very interesting read.

Applelust

Infinite Loop - Nihilism, Apple and the Mac Web. Part Three
It's a long piece, but David Schultz finishes his series on Nihilism by examining the Mac Web community. A very good read.

ZDNet

Seybold speakers tout human touch
Matthew Rothenberg offers a good report on the first day of Seybold keynotes. A good read.

Salon

Xbox, Xbox, ¸ber alles- Quit whining
Wagner James Au says it's not really a bad thing that Microsoft has entered the console market and bought Bungie along the way. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [5:15 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has some trivial reader information on the Apple Pro Mouse, some product news, an updated report, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, August 28th, 2000

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MacCreator

The Cube, First Impressions by a Creative Pro
Eolake Stobblehouse offers his impressions of The Cube. Not a hard review per se, but some very interesting thoughts. A good read.

Right On Mac!

Secret Office Guy - Apple could easily end up like Commodore
Secret Office Guy shares some of his letter related to the idea tha the Mac should rule the world of computing. Fun stuff.

Applelust

Mac Hammer - August 21-25
Our own Michael Munger starts a new gig at Applelust. His new column takes a critical look at the best and worst of the Mac web.

Applelinks

The Farr Site - More To It Than That
John Farr talks about moving to Denver and the way his Macintosh is synonymous with not doing so. A good read.

San Francisco Chronicle

Taking Stock of Intel's Actions
Henry Norr reports on his own coverage of Intel with an Apple/PowerPC angle. A good read.

Upside Today

Monopoly tales
This is a humorous look at the new economy, business people, the government, AOL/Microsoft/Netscape, and monopolies. It is a very funny read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:50 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to new Shogo screenshots, information on SteelFighters 1.3, information about a hardware hack for Diablo II, some information on The Sims, links to an interviews Warren Spector, and their own preview of 4x4 Evolution.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [10:50 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Alien Legion, links to a preview of Deep Space Nine: The Fallen, an update on Marathon: Resurrection, some information on The Sims, and some information on Sports Gaming and the Mac.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:50 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on a problem with the CD that ships with MP PowerMacs, information about Apple's comment system, an updated report, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, August 25th, 2000

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MacOPINION

Less Tangible - The Ultimate Powerbook
Marc Zeedar has some thoughts on what the ultimate PowerBook would be like. A good read.

MacWeek

Moving to OS X - Imaging in Quartz (and 3-D)
Stephen Beale discusses the imaging technology to be used in OS X, Quartz. Lots of good information, a good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [5:00 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has added information on GameSprockets 1.7.5, information on an update to Combat Mission, and some Heavy Metal FAKK 2 information.

News Summary [10:20 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to an interview with Neverwinter Nights Trent Oster, links to a contest, information on MacBrickout 4.1, information on MacMAME, information about their own contest for an autographed copy of Starcraft, their own review of Scrabble, and a new Custer's Corner desktop image.

Inside Mac Games

Summary Update [5:00 PM CDT]
IMG has added some information on the ATI Radeon, information on GameSprockets 1.7.5, information on their new search engine, information on MacBrickout 4.1, links to an interview with Neverwinter's Oster, information on Combat Mission 1.0.5, and some information on Wheel of Fortune.

News Summary [10:20 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has links to some 4x4 Evolution screenshots, and information on MacMAME.

MacInTouch

News Summary [5:00 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, August 24th, 2000

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:40 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has links to a WaterRace trailer, some cool Deus Ex/Unreal Tournament information, information on the ATI Radeon, some Diablo II information on CD keys, an update on Backyard Soccer, their own Avernum Review, some more Diablo II information on cheating, links to some Summoner screen shots, and some information on Blizzard Musicians.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [4:40 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has added some news from Westlake Interactive, links to a Neverwinter Nights interview. The site also sems to be experiencing some server trouble as of this writing.

News Summary [11:20 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to a new WaterRace trailer.

The MacJunkie

The Bomb Shelter - When MacOS X Finally Ships (In Y3K)
This is a funny look at the delays in the release of Mac OS X. Very funny, and a good read.

Salon

A kindler, gentler Dottie Downturn
Dottie Downturn offers advice to victims of the Dot.com meltdown. She has vowed to be kinder and gentler, but we are not so sure. Funny stuff.

Low End Mac

The RUmor Mill - PlayStation in a Mac
Tee hee hee, Anne Onymous has the hottest new "rumor" that Sony is releasing a PlayStation 2 emulation card for the Mac in order to combat Virtual Game Station. That's funny.

Upside Today

SAP CEO bares all to Ellison
It seems that Apple Board member Larry Ellison and SAP's CEO Herr Plattner are in the midst of a yachting feud. Oh, and Herr Plattner mooned Mr. Ellison... Fun stuff.

Tech Server

Toward a simpler operating system
Charles Pillar talks about the complexity of today's operating systems, and laments the lack of user convenience. This report also talks a lot about Eazel and Jeff Raskin. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [11:20 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on Apple Pro Mouse orders, comments from Matthew Davidson of MOTU, reader comments about Belkin, reader comments on APC battery backup, some product news, an updated report, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, August 23rd, 2000

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ZDNet

A new national army: MS, GE, GM?
Ack! A private consultant is proposing that corporations form their own anti-hacker civil defense because the Army and US government can not handle the task. Yeah, that;s just what we need...

Salon

Are British bobbies reading your e-mail?
Hey everyone, let's get scared! Salon offers ab excellent report on privacy degradation, especially in Brittain. A good, but firghtening read.

MacCreator

Convergence - The End of Music
Roger Born offers a very interesting piece on the history of music and the impact of technology. A very good read, though long.

Upside Today

Internet 'spyware' programs worry privacy advocates
The Nando Times reports on "Spyware," a new class of software designed to report your activities as part of an aggregate to advertising companies. These programs are almost entirely Windows based, at least for now, but this is a very good read for people interested in privacy issues.

MacWeek

iGeek - Unix and Mac OS X
David K. Every continues his series on Unix with a look at how Unix came to be, what exactly it is, and how it relates to Mac OS X. A good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:00 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on Shadowbane, information on the Tomb Raider:Chronicles website, information on the winner of a Voodoo5 card, and information on Backyard Soccer MLS Edition.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:00 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on monitor issues, reader comments on a new UPC, an updated report, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [10:00 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Shadowbane, some Diablo II information, and some news from Gathering of Developers.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, August 22nd, 2000

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Salon

Technology Log: Red panties ignite Net flap
This is more editorial than reporting, but it's interesting. The piece is about a negative award being given to a company that used a pair of red panties in a B-to-B ad.

Applelust

Can we talk? - When the Mac Becomes a Job.
This will be long winded for some, boring for others, and a delight to still others. We enjoyed it, a good read.

Critical Thinking and the Web Part III - Intimacy and the Web
Roger Born talks about intimacy and the way the Web has impacted intimacy. A very good read.

Upside Today

Business advice: Get it in writing
Not Mac related, but a great story about doing business in Russia. Lots of good information, and very interesting.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [12:20 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to comments from gaming figures on the state of FPS gaming, links to a Deus Ex interview, links to new Oni screenshots, information on Gloomveil.com, some news from MAC-O-RAMA, an update on Battledom, information from a project looking for Mac developers, ifnormation about a new site called Mac Gamers Review, and a new Total Annhilation Map of the Week.

MacInTouch

News Summary [12:20 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has information about a bug fix for a Xpress 4.11, information on Office 2001 for Mac, reader comments on the 500-MHz G4 Cube, reader comments on monitor-related issues, reader comments on RealNetworks software, an updated report, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [12:20 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has an update on Myst III: Exile, links to some Diablo II information, information on SixtyForce, links to some new Oni screen shots, information on Voyager: Elite Force, and some news about Ambrosia.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, August 21st, 2000

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Right On Mac!

Secret Office Guy - The tables are turned: Mac OS rules the world
Secret Office Guy talks about what might happen if Macs were the dominant OS, and he also has some e-mail from readers. One of them loves her PC... A good read.

MacOPINION

Mac Skeptic - The Making of a MacSkeptic Part II
Jeff Lewis continues his personal story of becoming a Mac user/developer/fan. Very interesting, and a very good read.

Low End Mac

Mac Musings - When to Buy New
Dan Knight has some buying advice. He also talks about "living a comfortable low end existence." A good read.

Miscellaneous Ramblings - Screens of plastic could be fantastic
Charles Moore discusses LEPs and other new display technologies. Lots of good information and analysis from Charles Moore. A good read.

Register UK

Net kills English
The Register reports on a study that has shown the degeneration of Enligsh on the Internet. A funny piece, a good report, and a depressing trend.

Net flirting guide from fash mag hacks
Ouch! The Register takes a poke at a fashion magazine that has published an Internet flirting guide for women. They close with a swipe at the Mac, but it's all tongue-in-cheek.

Applelinks

The Farr Site - Real Computer Stuff!
John Farr offers a "How-To" column on working with digital imagery. Good information.

Upside Today

Amy Tan cracks digital music whip
This is a cool story about a group of writers (literary) who have put out some MP3s. A good read.

ZDNet

RIAA: Targeting minor music pirates
ZDNet covers the RIAA latest efforts to haste their own demise in the face of the digital revolution. It seems they are going after individual pirates. A good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:20 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on Mega Minesweeper 1.2, information on Monkey Shines 2, links to a tip column called Hosting Quake on GameRanger, and their own review of The Sims.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:20 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has some reader information on Microsoft's Office 2001, reader information on the 500-MHz G4 Cube, information about an Anarchie conflict, reader comments on SAS's JMP 4.0 statistics application, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [10:20 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, August 18th, 2000

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MacWeek

Editorial: Apple's unsung hero?
Stephen Beale offers his thoughts on the role of Macs and Apple at the democratic Convention. A very interesting read.

MacCreator

Apple, the feminine computer producer
Eolake Stobblehouse has decided that Apple makes femine computers, but macho Mac users shouldn't get uptight about that. A very good read.

MacSpeedZone

Apple Confidential - Bill Gates & Steve Jobs Take One
This ongoing series of excerpts from Apple Confidential details the rise of Pixar. A very good read.

MacInStart

The MHz Gap: Can We Stem the Red Tide of Intellism?
David Chilstrom takes a fairly tongue-in-cheek look at the MHz difference between the G4 and the Intel/AMD worlds. That said, there is more to his arguments than mere humor. A very good read.

Register UK

Andy Hertzfeld Part II - Microsoft, Aqua and greed
The Register talks to Andy Hertzfeld, the legendary Apple employee, about Microsoft, Aqua, and greed, as the title suggests. This is a very very good read.

San Jose Mercury Center

Digital Copyright Act comes back to haunt consumers
San Gillmor talks about a recent ruling regarding the posting of information relating to breaking DVD encryption. Mr. Gillmor makes some very interesting points, and this is a very good read.

Low End Mac

The Rumor Mill - Building Rumors, Fooling Slashdot
Anne Onymous explains that her column, The Rumor MIll, is a joke. It seems yesterday's piece on Apple was picked up by Slashdot... A good read.

Upside Today

Facing the music
Ryan Tate editorializes/reports on the way the music industry has reacted to MP3s and the Internet. His take on it is "Same as it ever was..." A good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:10 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has news about Deus Ex 2, information on their own Starship Creator Warp 2, and a new Custer's Corner.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:10 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has some comments from Dantz on support for products, an updated report, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [10:10 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has links to a 4x4 Evolution preview, information about Deus Ex 2, and links to a Star Trek: Elite Force preview.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, August 17th, 2000

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Applelust

Future Mac
Joe Carson talks about Xtrem and some of the ramifications. We don't agree with all of his conclusions, but it makes for good reading.

ZDNet

Are Democrats the privacy party?
ZDNet looks at some privacy issues in the upcoming election. A good read, do so.

Mac Write

HELP I have never been in the Mac Loop and need my entrance pass
Trevor Harrison spends 6-14 hours a day reading Mac sites, but he's still not in the loop. A funny read many people will identify with.

Salon

Technology Log: Democracy for sale
Salon reports on an eBay auction where a citizen has placed their vote for sale to the highest bidder! A very good and disturbing read!

MacMilitia

The Home Front - The Name Game
Marvin Smith comments on Apple's naming system and calls it woefully inept. A good read.

MacOPINION

MacIntelligence - Is Copyright Dead? Part 2 -- What's Changed?
Philip Machanick talks more about copyrights as they pretain to the shifting economics of a 'Net based world. A good read.

Low End Mac

The Rumor Mill - Apple ditching G4
Anne Onymous, the humorist who spins The Rumor Mill, has another one for us all to chuckle over. Funny, but believeable. It's not true though. Enjoy!

Applelinks

Warp Core Farewell: John Martellaro Responds
John Farr offers a group thanks to all the readers who have wished him well, as he leaves behind The Warp Core and Utopia Planitia.

Register UK

Net-enabled robot shoots from the hip
This is not Mac-oriented, but who cares? It's about a gun wielding home security robot, and that's always fun!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has some news from Epic Interactive, an update on Star Trek Deep Space Nine: The Fallen, and some news from Colorado State Macintosh Users Group.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has raeder comments on a CD-RW drive, reader comments on a Apple Ethernet problems, an updated report, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, August 16th, 2000

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Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [4:20 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has added links to an interview with Raven Software's Rob Gee, links to an article on Open GL, links to two Rune articles, links to an interview with Blizzard's Tony Tribelli, information on Terminus 1.7, and links to some Tribes 2 news.

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to a 4x4 Evolution preview, some Diablo II information, some Tribes 2 news, some links to tips on being a beta tester, information about their own give away, information on their own Deus Ex contest, and a new column called MacWorld New York: The Players.

Salon

Reading, writing and candy ads
Salon reports on the commercialization of our classrooms through computers, a distrubing trend to say the least. A good read.

Applelust

Nihilism, Apple and the Mac Web
David Schultz takes on a trip through Nihilism as it relates to Apple and Mac Web, as the title suggests. A very good read.

MacMilitia

Cover Story - 15 Year-Old Macs Still in Demand
Joey Cooper has the story about an effort to give away some old Macs in a rural area in Kentucky. A great story.

Applelinks

Loose Cannons - Selective Disclosure? Who Cares? *You* Should!
The Cannons (actually a single person) take the media, analysts, and Mac Web sites to task for sloppyness and the way they all do business. An interesting read.

Low End Mac

Mac Scope - Be thankful for Apple secrecy
Stephen Van Esch talks about Mac rumors and the buzz they can create for Apple. A good read.

C-Net

Commentary: Microsoft lacks motivation to change security
Neil MacDonald spanks Microsoft for their approach to security. Mr. McDonald is an analyst with The Gartner Group, and this makes for a very good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has some good information from Microsoft on Office 2001, a new report, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has some Rune news, and some Tribes 2 news.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, August 15th, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

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Apple's New Board Member

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osOpinion

Is OpenGL in Trouble?
This article is not Mac specific, but it talks about important issues to the Mac community and Mac gaming community in particular. A very good read.

The MacJunkie

The MacJunkie Eats His Mouse
Ben Apple shows that there are a few sites out there that can swallow their own medicine. In this piece he admits he was wrong when he called the Cube rumors fake.

MacOPINION

The Mac Skeptic - The Making of a MacSkeptic Part I
Jeff Lewis tells us all about how he became a Mac Skeptic, including his interactions with Apple. This is a very interesting story and a good read.

San Francisco Chronicle

A Quantum Leap for Computers
Wow, this is interesting stuff! The San Francisco Chronicle reports on some Quantum Computing developments at IBM. If you are interested in bleeding edge technology, this is a MUST read.

Macworld Magazine

The Blue Sea of Death
Mat Honan is frightened that the US Navy is going to be relying on Microsoft for their OS on their next generation aircraft carrier. So are we. A fun and hard hitting editorial.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on Realmz: War in the Sword Lands, information on the Cyborg 3D Digital Stick Gold, information on the French version of Diablo 2, some MacSPORT Baseball League news, some information on Dungeons and Dragons Master Tools for the Mac, and a new Total Annhilation Map of the Week.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has more reader reports on the G4 Cube, links to some help on HotSync port-in-use problems, links to an Apple TIL Mac OS X Server article, information about LinuxPPC, an updated report, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, August 14th, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

Non-Mac related links have been moved below the software and hardware links.

Top LInks

Mac Industry Links

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Mac Rumors

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Mac Opinions/Editorials

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Applelinks

Final Warp Core - Look To The Rainbow
John Martellaro says goodbye to his excellent column, The Warp Core. This column explains everything, and is a very good read.

The Farr Site - Volcano Monsoon
John Farr has more of his adventured in New Mexico. As usual, not too much that is Mac specific, but it's a good read.

MacInStart

I Married A Mac Addict - Just Call Him Martha
Jessica Stephens rocks. This week she talks about her husband's new found penchant for interior decorating, all because of his iMac. Funny, entertaining, and a good read.

osOpinion

Whatever Happens to Microsoft, We Still Get Screwed
Micahel Burg looks behind the DoJ's efforts against Microsoft and says it's all for nothing. A good read.

Low End Mac

Mac Musings - The New Macs in Business
Dan Knight is fighting to keep his company from switching some marketing people to Wintel, and this column is adapted from a proposal he wrote for that employer. Call it Round 1, a very good read.

MacWeek

The hazards of overclocking
Just in time for Xtrem, MacWeek has the information to frighten you on the dangers of overclocking your PowerPC processor. An interesting read.

Register UK

Jobs trying to block my book alleges author
The Register offers more information on the alleged attempt to block a new biography of Steve Jobs. A good read.

The San Francisco Chronicle

The Kids Are Wired
Henry Norr reports on the wired world, especially as it relates to America's youth. Very informative, entertaining, and interesting.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [11:10 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has some news on Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, a new editorial called "Free Stuff at Macworld NY 2000," links to an interview with id Software's level designer Paul Jaquays, some Diablo II news, links to new Cro-Mag Rally screenshots, and some nws on The Sims.

MacInTouch

News Summary [11:10 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader reports on the G4 Cube, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [11:10 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has some Combat Mission information, information on Diablo II 1.03b, links to some Cro-Mag Rally screenshots, links to some OceanWorlds news, links to a Volition Q&A, and links to a Warcraft III interview.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, August 11th, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

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Xtrem Links

Adobe/Macromedia Lawsuit

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Mac Rumors

Mac Announcements

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MacOPINION

Utopia Planitia - Sailing Beyond The Sunset
This is a very sad day. John Martellaro has written his last Utopia Planitia column! Mr. Martellaro is our favorite Mac author, period, and it looks like he will be retiring both this column and The Warp Core! :-( We are not happy, but this piece is a very good read.

ZDNet

IBM taking Moore's Law by the horns
While this story does not talk about the PowerPC chip per se, it talks about some great R&D news from IBm that we can all hope makes its way to the PowerPC. A very good read.

MacSpeedZone

Apple Confidential - "Howdy Partner, How Much You Want"?
This snippet from Owen Linzmayer's excellent book, Apple Confidential, talks about H. Ross Perot's and Canon's investment in the nascent NeXT, Inc. A very good read.

Salon

Sim dizzy - Does Half-Life make you sick?
Salon reports on, of all things, the motion sickness experienced by many players of First Person Shooters and similar simulation environments. A good read.

MacOSJournal

The Steve Jobs Flying Circus and Road Show
David Schultz talks about Steve Jobs the showman and decides that we have it wrong, he isn't a showman at all. a good read.

MacAddict

Webfaust - Almost Lost Me!
John Farr once again proclaims that the Mac Web should not exist. A frustrating read that we disagree with.

MacWeek

The Network Manager - Netscape's woeful Mac support
John C. Welch takes Netscape to task for their poor Mac support, and we applaud his sentiments. A very good read.

ZDNet

It's true: iBook speed bump ahead
Daniel Drew Turner and Matthew Rothenberg have been rifling through court filings to find information on Apple's next iBook offerings. Interesting, and a good read.

Register UK

Net speak makes Oxford English Dictionary
The Register tells us about recent additions to the Oxford English Dictionary, among themost respected English dictionaries in the world. It seems that Cyber reality has hit this most conservative of sources. An interesting read.

Macworld Magazine

Duelling G4s: Dual Processors Heat Up
Macworld Magazine has tested the MP G4 units from Apple. Curious about the effects of multiprocessing? Read this piece.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [9:30 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on Heavy Metal FAKK 2 and Sin.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:30 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader reports on quality issues with Apple's newest systems (including good reports), information about a new Apple TIL article on Open Transport memory fragmentation, more reader comments on keystroke-saving utilities, news on Sonnet Technologies, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [9:30 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has not yet been updated.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, August 10th, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

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Apple Financing Links

XTrem Links

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ZDNet

XtremMac: Too cool to be true?
ZDNet offers a detailed report on Xtrem that includes lots of obversations from lots of people. A good read.

Right On Mac!

EXCLUSIVE: XTREM, INC. AND SHURE TO FORGE POWERHOUSE MARKETING ALLIANCE
Right On Mac! has an "exclusive" story about Xtrem that says they are making a new Microphone. While TMO is of the opinion that Xtrem is legit, this is a funny story anyway. Time will tell folks.

Salon

Hello, are you human?
This is comedy. Thomas Scoville looks at the definition of humanity, the Turing Test, and AOL chat rooms. That's a good combo any time in our book. A very funny read.

Low End Mac

Mac Musings - Big Apple Changes Acomin'
Dan Knight looks at the natuire of change, with particular reference to the change that will visit us with Mac OS X. He offers historical examples as well. This is a very good read.

C-Net

No such thing as a free PC
C-Net reports on the cheap PC market. They talk about many of the reasons that the US$400 per unit level seems, at this poinit, to be the lowest companies can go. Very interesting, and a good read.

MacCentral

Jobs unauthorized bio 'mysteriously' runs into troubles
MacCentral says that it appears that Steve Jobs may be running interference on the publication of a biography that paints a critical image of him. A good read.

Applelinks

Loose Cannons - We're Baaacckkkkk!!!!!
We still do not like the fact that the author of this piece takes swipes behind a veil of anonymity, but this return column is a good read.

Register UK

China and the running dog lackeys of Net democracy
The Register offers a followup on their report about China closing an opposition Web site. It is a very good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to a new VGS interview, links to a Tribes 2 interview, links to a new Mac petition, links to some Rune character shots, information about their own Terminus give away, and information about the Aspyr eNewsletter.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has links to some Sims Livin' Large images, links to new Tribes 2 Screenshots, some excellent comments from Connectix on VGS piracy, news from Seemingly Empty of Thought Studios, links to a gaming tip column, and links to a Unreal Tournament Tweak Guide.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has more information from readers on experiences with The Apple Store, reader comments on viedo compression, reader comments on Gigabit Ethernet performance, a reader tip on keystroke utilities, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, August 9th, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

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Apple's John Doe Lawsuit Links

Xtrem Links

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Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [5:40 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has added news about a The Sims giveaway, links to a Rune interview, links to an interveiw with id Software's Greame Devine, and links to two 3dfx interviews.

News Summary [10:40 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information about new Voodoo 5 drivers.

Inside Mac Games

Summary Update [5:40 PM CDT]
IMG has added some news from Ritual Entertainment's CEO Rob Dimant, links to some information from The Sims, infomration on Adventure at the Chateau d'Or, links to some Stomped information, links to the second B&W movie, and links to some Star Trek Deep Space Nine: The Fallen and Voyager: Elite Force news.

News Summary [10:40 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Masters of Orion 3.

osOpinion

Pass the Chips, Chops
Oete Ottman analyses Apple's processor problems, but he looks past the usual gripes and goes to the heart of the matter. A good read.

Salon

Linux in China: Not ready for prime time
Salon reports on Linux in China, as the name implies. Very informative and interesting, a good read.

Gadgets galore- For nerds who love Nerf balls and Jolt Cola
This is a report on ThinkGeek (a name we like), a site that sells geek paraphenalia. A fun read.

Right On Mac!

Secret Office Guy - Would you want to work in the graphics industry without a Mac?
Secret Office Guy is down. Seems the NT screensaver he has to use is depressing him. He also has some letters from readers. A good read, we like this column.

Applelust

Cupertino Memoirs
David Schultz has taken the pilgrimage to 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino. He has images and information, and sounds as excited a kid in a candy store. A fun read.

Low End Mac

Mac Scope - Mac Users, the Only True Computer Enthusiasts
Stephen Van Esch talks about the difference between Mac and PC users, with the G4 Cube as the focal point. A good read.

TidBITS

Apple Gets Serious About Plugging Leaks
Matt Deatherage offers one of the best reports we have read on Apple's John Doe lawsuit filed last week. Lots of information, some commentary, and more. A very god read.

MacWeek

Looking back at ATA and SCSI
David Read offers an excellent report on the storage industry, ATA, and SCSI. This report covers lots of ground and is very informative. A good read.

Register UK

'Hacktivist' bail reduced, finally
The Register reports on a "hacker" arrest in Philadelphia during the Republican convention. Another tongue-in-cheek report, it's a good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:40 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has more information on Gigabit Ethernet wiring, some Java information, reader comments on the Apple Store, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, August 8th, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

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Xtrem Links

New Palm Models Links

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Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [4:40 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has added some reader comments on a Baldur's Gate full install, a new Total Annhilation Map of the Week, some news about The Sims, links to a Summoner interview, information on States3000 and Presidents3000, links to some news from Ambrosia, links to a Heavy Metal: FAKK 2 interview, links to a Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force interview, and news that Nine Inch Nails will be working on the new Doom soundtrack.

News Summary [10:00 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to some Rune character shots, some Unreal Tournament tips, information on Unreal Tournament 425, information on Scrabble through Game Ranger, links to an id intern interveiw, and information on a GameRanger update,

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:40 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Unreal Tournament 425, information on a 3dfx Voodoo5 driver update, some news about The Sims, information on the R100 USB Racing Wheel, some Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force news, some Deep Space Nine: The Fallen news, information about some Rune sketches, links to a History of Neverwinter Nights, and some information on the gaming industry.

Salon

But isn't it against the law?
Scott Rosenberg tackles Napster issues from a different perspective, that of the way we look at the law. This is a very interesting read.

A hacker crackdown?
Salon reports on potential legal problems for some programmers who have released programs that could be used for illegal activities. A good read.

Applelinks

The Farr Site - Omens in the Piñon
John Farr offers a fun tale of hummingbirds, cats (?!?), wolves, and women. He also makes a nice poke at poster grabbing Expo attendees. :-) A very good read.

MacWeek

Small is beautiful in graphics apps
Stephen Beale offers a report on the Mac graphics industry, and how small companies are doing ok despite competition from large powerhouses. A good read.

Register UK

Xtrem unveils 1.2GHz Mac
The Register offers some detailed information on Xtrem, the company that has captured the interest of the Mac world by announcing a 1.2 GHz PowerMac. A good read.

Chinese government shuts down dissident site
Those wacky communists...

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:00 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has some reader information on database options for the Mac, reader comments on Apple's TIL on Gigabit Ethernet, reader comments on Cube delays, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, August 7th, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

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Apple John Doe Lawsuit Links

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Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [4:40 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has added links to our own editorial on Mac programmers, information about MAC-O-RAMA, links to an MP3 of John Carmack talking, links to some Rune character shots, links to a Neverwinter Nights interview, links to a look at Bungie's Oni, some Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force information, and an update on Risk II.

News Summary [10:10 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on Mac tools for the new Doom from John Carmack, links to a Teach Different Contest from MacInstruct, an update on Rogue Spear, some quotes from John Carmack at QuakeCon, information on cross platform compatibility for Diablo II, information about a new sponsor, and their own MGL's Deus Ex review.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:40 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has an update on Mac Shogo: Mobile Armored Division, links to a commentary and look at Oni, links to some GeForce MX 2 information, their own First Look at Neverwinter Nights, information on iDevGame.com, links to a Wolfenstien Sequel Preview, comments from id Software's John Carmack, links to a Myst III: Exile Preview, some Marathon Resurrection information, information on Bungie.net, and an update on Risk II.

MacOPINION

Utopia Planitia - Tactics to Undermine the I.T. Nazis
This is the most coniving thing we have ever read from John Martellaro, and we like it. He has laid out, in detail, just how to put yourself in a position to help keep Mac support in your large company. A very good read.

MacAddict

iBrotha - Naughty thoughts about first date with G4 Cube
Rodney O. Lain has been caught molesting a Cinema Display... Ok, not exactly, but it is a very good read.

Applelinks

The Warp Core - Harmony, Horizons, and Going Home
John Martellaro's Warp Core column this week reminds us more of John Farr's work than anything else (that's when we noticed that this was written in tribute to Mr. Farr). He talks to us about Colorado, life, and living. A good read.

Insanely Great Mac

Fitzpatrick
We like a good comic strip, and this one qualifies. Funny.

Macworld Magazine

Dear Steve: I Am Not a Crazed Fan
Brett Larson has an amusing story about shaking Steve Jobs' hand and getting photos of his backside. A good read.

Trends: The Wired Life
Adam Engst talks about the nature of a wired, or in this case wireless, world. A very good read.

Magical History Tour
Macworld has put together a list of "What-If's" centered around the people in Apple's Think Different ads if they had actually used Macs. A fun read.

MacAddict

Inside Multiprocessing On The Mac
MacAddict has a good report on the nature of multiprocessing and where it stands with the Mac. A very good read.

Register UK

MS Windows a 'sack of bile' - Novell
The Register found a tasty little item (not literally) on Novell's Web site that compares Windows to one's gall bladder. Pretty damned funny.

Apple moots IBM Power 4 as G4 successor?
The Register analyzes IBM's new Power 4 processor as a possible Mac processor. It doesn't seem likely, and we have to agree. A very good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:10 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has information about an Apple TIL article on NetBoot operation, links to an Apple article on Gigabit Ethernet, reader comments on cookies, several updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, August 4th, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

Non-Mac related links have been moved below the software and hardware links.

Apple's Trade Secret Lawsuit Links

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MacSpeedZone

Apple Confidential - Microsoft got Apple's crown jewels and Apple got shafted
Owen Linzmayer's Apple Confidential book is great. Period. This series at MacSpeedZone includes excerpts from that book. This installment is about the way Apple gave Microsoft the Mac GUI for nothing. A very good read.

MacInStart

I Married A Mac Addict - The Spawn of Corby
Jessica Stephens explains how the Mac in her family helps her deal with her husband and her kids. Amusing, entertaining, and a very good read.

Salon

Jenni's in love
This is a report on Jennifer Ringley of JenniCam fame. It also covers aspects of the US's horrid fascination for "reality" TV shows. It is a very interesting read.

Low End Mac

Mac Metamorphosis - Mac OS X Server 1.2
Eric Stefano tells us about his adventures in getting Mac OS X working on a PowerMac 9500. This column started off initially telling us about Mr. Stefano's trial to work with the Mac instead of Windows for a while. While shifting a bit now that Mr. Stefano is Mac based, it is still a very good read.

ZDNet

Apple's playing the role of control freak
Charles Cooper takes Apple to task for their John Doe lawsuit. An interesting view point to be sure, and a good read.

TalkBack Central: Mac G4 Cube: Can it survive?
Erik Ableson says that the G4 Cube is the right product for the right time. A good read.

MacWeek

Burning the FireWire bridge
David Read looks at FireWire hard drives, including information on the status of native FireWire drives. Informative, and a good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has their own give away of The Sims, information from Ambrosia on Escape Velocity 3 & Ragnarok, links to a new Rune movie, an links to some new Neverwinter Nights screeenshots.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments about Apple's Web site tracking users, a reader story about potential Mac problems, reader information on PowerBook drives, reader information about iBook's and the new Apple mouse, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [10:30 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has some news from Rune, some Escape Velocity 3 & Ragnarok news, information on a Diablo II patch, news that the Voodoo5 is shipping, links to a Tropico interview, links to a 3dfx interview, some Celestium news, information on Rocket Arena 1.42, and some Summoner news.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, August 3rd, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

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Apple's John Doe Lawsuit Links

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Salon

Dottie Downturn gets mean
Dottie Downturn offers advice to those dot-commers needing help in the face of the downturn in their industry. Funny stuff. This week she blasts some of her readers. Funny stuff, and a very good read.

Technology Log: Claudia Schiffer is my Pilot!
This is a fun report on the concept of celebrity endoresed gadgets. A good read.

Upside Today

Anti-Napster guerrilla faces user wrath
This is the tale of someone who has decided to actually fight music piracy actively instead of passively. Having sent noisy files disguised as pop songs into the Napster network, he faces the wrath of 13 year olds everywhere. An interesting read.

PostNet

Nvidia gaining fast in 3-D chips
This report on Nvidia, who recently announced their first chipset for the Mac market, has lots of very good information on the 3D graphics market. A good read.

Register UK

This megahertz madness must end
Andrew Thomas takes Intel to task for announcing unnavailable products. This is more about the fight between AMD and Intel in the MHz supremacy wars than anything else, but it is a good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:40 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has their own review of the iMate, information on Master of Orion 3 for Mac, some information about their site, information on dBay, links to some articles at TheMacMind, information about Escape, links to some World Sports Car screenshots, and information on Diablo 2.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:40 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments about Apple, a reader tip on faxing with your Mac, reader comments on Interarchy 5.0, reader comments on a Mac problem, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [10:40 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K. 2, links to some BioWare information, and some Tropico news.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, August 2nd, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

Non-Mac related links have been moved below the software and hardware links.

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MacOPINION

The Difference Engine - The Number of the Beast
Welcome back to Del Miller! Mr. Miller tells us about his experiences with govermnent eaves dropping on our Internet traffic. A sobering read, but very good.

Low End Mac

Rumor Mill - Borg Sue Apple Over Cube
Anne Onymous has the scoop that The Borg from Star Trek are suing Apple for copyright infringement on The Cube! Too funny, a very good read.

Mac Scope - Berst Misses the Boat Again
Stephen Van Esch takes Jesse Berst to task for his spin on Apple. A good read.

Applelinks

How We Hurt Apple
Joe Ryan sounds off about the publication of rumors. He has some good thoughts on this subject, a very good read.

C-Net

Apple misses the tune on CD-RW drives
C-Net reports on Apple's refusal to work with CD-R drives as standard options in their product line, something we too feel is a mistake. A very good read.

Illinois mayor runs anti-Net commerce TV ad
A tribute to the stupidity inherent in humananity, this report covers one mayor's reaction to the "threat" the Internet poses to his sales tax base. PINHEADS ALL! A good read, though an infuriating one.

ZDNet

Napster: Brings back the memories
This editorial talks about the way many of us have been inspired to go and buy the CDs for songs they have downloaded from Napster. A good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
MacGamer's Ledge has information on Voodoo2 iMac cards, information about their own Baldur's Gate deal, links to our own Wasting Time With The Idiots column, links to a Run interview, information about a new Total Annihilation Mac-only web site, information about the Deus Ex demo, information on World Sports Car, information about an update to The Sims, links to some gaming related articles, and their own review of Terminus.

MacInTouch

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has several reader comments on G4 Power Macs and other Apple products, reader comments on a bug with CopyAgent 1.0, reader comments on the supposed fires in Macs, reader information on FireWire PowerBooks, news that Zoom has acquired Boca Research, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information about the Deus Ex demo, links to a Rune interview, information on Unreal Tournament 425, links to some Red Faction Diary information, and information on Mac Diablo II sales (cool!).

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, August 1st, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

Non-Mac related links have been moved below the software and hardware links.

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Site and Column Summaries

Applelinks

How We Hurt Apple
Joe Ryan sounds off about the publication of rumors. He has some good thoughts on this subject, a very good read.

LSalon

Technology Log: Did Napster's "buycott" backfire?
Salon reports on Napster's attempt to get their users to vote with their pocketbook by buying CDs from Napster supporting artists. A very good read.

ow End Mac

Rumor Mill: Professional Baseball Sues Apple Over Sphere
Low End Mac's Anne Onymous has got us in stitches... This "piece" has the scoop that Pro baseball is suing Apple for trademark infringement over the baseball... A very funny read.

CNN

Review: Apple Pro Mouse
Thanks to Robert Daely for the tip: CNN offers Apple some exposure with this review of the company's new buttonless mouse. Written by Andrew Gore, it is a good review.

MacCreator

Image Of God
Roger Born pays homage to the creator and talks about what makes a creator. A good read.

Applelinks

Absurd Notion - It's A Mac, Mac, Mac, Macworld 2000
Kirk Hiner talks about MACWORLD, New York, life, the press, and a few other things. A very good read.

Register UK

Microsoft suggests Canadians can't add
Whoa, this is a tongue-in-cheek piece regarding a new promotion by Microsoft. Amusing, and a good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
MacGamer's Ledge has links to an interview with John Romero, information about a Deus Ex walkthrough, links to an interview with id Software's Graeme Devine, information on Quadrox, some news for iMac Game Wizard owners, information on HappyGear, their own review of Starship Creator Warp 2, links to new Deer Avenger 3D screenshots, a new Shareware Center column,

MacInTouch

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on old and new G4 models, reader comments on Macs catching on fire, information on a TIL article on iMac changes, reader comments on power keys, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has not yet ben updated today.

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