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December, 2000 Archive

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MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, December 29th, 2000

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MacCPU Café

Why Newer failed and how Apple may follow!
Bob Moriarty of MacCPU describes his dealings with Newer and says that the company dug its own grave. Interesting behind the scences stuff.

osOpinion

The Age of Everyman Tech - Step Backward To Go Forward
In the interest of equal opportunity, wqe present John Holmes latest piece as a good argument against Apple's OS X path. We disagree, but it is a well written piece.

MacCentral

Newer ceases operations; to seek bankruptcy
Brad Gibson offers the most comprehensive report on this subeject we have read. Lots of comments from people involved and other information. A very good report.

Register UK

Everything you ever wanted to know about CPRM, but ZDNet wouldn't tell you...
The Register continues its excellent coverage of CPRM issues. This FAQ has a lot of information. A very important read.

Applelinks

Moore's Views & Reviews - Y2K Plus One:The 21st Century And The Third Millennium Arrive For Real
Charles Moore educates us on the issues behind the "new" millennium (like the fact that it starts in three days, not one year ago). A very good read.

Low End Mac

The iMac Channel - The thin iMac
Dan Knight talks about using the iMac as a Thin Client machine. Certainly an area that Apple will hopefully address. A good read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:20 PM EST]
IMG has information on getting better performance from the Oni Demo, links to an article on the most influential games of all time, news about the Diablo 2 Hardcore Ladder, links to a Warcraft III Art Q&A, information on the Diablo II 1.04 Patch.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:20 PM EST]
MacInTouch has links to an article on Newer Technology, reader comments on the Power Mac G4 AGP Update, comments from Dave Winer about a performance issue with Internet Explorer, reader comments about changes in Apple Europe's support policies, some product news, some updated reports, and some industry links.

Mac Gamer

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:20 PM EST]
MG has links to an in-depth look at the Pentium 4, links to an article called "A Turbulent Year In Gaming," information about a new Oni Web site, information on a Diablo II update, and some Creative Labs comments.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, December 28th, 2000

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Applelinks

Industry Propaganda Machine Cranks Up On Hard Drive Copy Protection Issue
Charles Moore keeps it straight with this report on CPRM spin coming from IBM. Read this, it is important.

New York Times

Slower Than Its Predecessor: Pentium 4
Good ol' Mac friend David Pogue explains to the PC using masses that the MHz is not a good ratring for speed, and he does it by comparing the P4 to the P3. A delightful read.

Register UK

Microsoft tentacles squirm deeper into software hosting
Thomas C. Greene talks about Microsoft's dream of renting you your applications. By "you" we mean Windows users, so that probably doesn't apply to you after all. :-) Agood read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM EST]
IMG has information on the Diablo 2 Ladders, links to an editorial on length in video games, information about the Raven Software web site, links to an article on vaporware, and links to a Giants: Citizen Kabuto Q&A.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM EST]
MacInTouch has links to an article by David Pogue on the MHz Myth, some product news, some updated reports, and some industry links.

Mac Gamer

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM EST]
MG has links to some Oni screenshots, links to an article on online gaming, information on the Battle.net ladders, information about an updater for the G4, comments from Creative Labs on legacy games, links to an interview with Aspyr's Michael Rogers.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, December 27th, 2000

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM EST]
IMG has some Cro-Mag Rally news, information about Xconq Mac 7.4, some Myst III: Exile Poll information about a DVD version, links to some Oni PS2 screen shots, some comments from Pangea Software, information on Unreal Fortress Build 300, some Connectix' Virtual Game Station information, comments from driver maker Ray Swartz on 3dfx, and some information on Urban Terror.

Applelinks

Yahoo! Appeals French Court's Ban On Auctions Of Nazi Memorabilia To U.S. Court
Charles Moore strikes a lovely chord with us in this story about France's ongoing efforts to be pinheads and Yahoo!'s efforts to protect their own free speech rights. A must read for anyone interested in the freedom of speech.

osOpinion

Top UI Grievances of MacOS X
Dave Giovannini talks about the big differences between Classic Mac and Aqua. Though the title makes it seem as if the author is complaining, instead he is answering complaints that are out there. A good read.

ZDNet

OS X: Think quality, not schedule [Link Corrected]
Stephan Somogyi says it is more important for Apple to ship OS X only after it is ready than it is for the to ship it fast. He lays out his reasoning very well, including background information on Microsoft, Apple, and other industry aspects. A very good read.

Low End Mac

Mac Musings - Macintosh 2000 redux
Dan Knight takes a final look at a 1992 article by Henry Bortman on what Macintosh computing would be like in the year 2000, which is about to end. This is a very interesting retrospective on perceptions from eight years ago. A good read.

Register UK

How Dubya can spring MS from the DoJ rap
The Register offers a fairly good snapshot of recent rumblings from our technology-challenged President-Elect's camp on the Microsoft anti-trust case. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM EST]
MacInTouch has some product news and an industry link.

Mac Gamer

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM EST]
MG has information on DopeWars, SoundBlaster Live! for Mac pricing information, information on an Unreal Fortress update, information about a David's Backgammon update, and information on an Urban Terror update.

MacOS News Around The Web Specials


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MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, December 26th, 2000

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Right On Mac!

Secret Office Guy - My boss, an iMac, and a chicken
Sadly, SOG concludes his thread about seeing his Mac-hating boss use an iMac at a cybercafé with the decision not to do anything with that information. A sad read. :-)

IDG

Mac OS X Beta Diary: Advantage Apple
Brett Larson is tired of the whining about Mac OS X and says that Apple's next-generation OS is a winner. A very good read. The reader feedback is a trip through Idiot Land though.

MacWeek

Moving to OS X - What's ahead for OS X
Stephen Beale looks at Mac OS X, its impending rollout, Apple's path, and several other issues. A fairly comprehensive roundup of current Mac OS X issues, and a good read.

MacAddict

Ode on a Blue G3
What's this? An editorial from Niko at MacAddict? Not sure when the last one of those we saw, but this one is tasty. Part tribute to his 2 year old G3, and part look at Apple's current line. A good read.

Applelinks

The Farr Site - Christmas in Dubuque w/iBook & Nikon
John Farr took some pics (att 22 below zero!) with his CoolPix and his iBook. Nothing too Mac related, but some great pics.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM EST]
IMG has information on the WaterRace demo, links to comments from Human Head, comments from Creative Labs on 3dfx and Mac gaming, some Unreal Tournament news, and links to a Speaker System Roundup.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM EST]
MacInTouch has some product news.

Mac Gamer

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM EST]
MG has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, December 22nd, 2000

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MacWeek

Apple preps developers for OS X
MacWeek offers a ZDNet report on a recent developer meeting in Germany with Apple. It seems Mac OS X is indeed on the way soon. A good read.

The Armchair Quarterback - Resellers look at Apple's new deal
MacWeek continues their series of articles dealing with Apple's financial/sales situation with a piece that talks to Mac-only retailers to find out what they are thinking. A good read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:20 PM EST]
IMG has information on the Oni demo, links to a Dragon's Lair 3D preview, some Baldur's Gate information, information on the Bungie FanFest, and links to a Warcraft III interview.

Mac Gamer

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:20 PM EST]
MG has information about Mac500 1.1, information about a Harpoon 3 patch, information about a Baldur's Gate expansion pack and multiplayer update, information about the Monkey Shines 2 demo, and information about the Oni demo.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:20 PM EST]
MacInTouch has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, December 21st, 2000

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MacOPINION

The Difference Engine - The Education of Apple Computer
Del Miller offers an excellent analysis of Apple's education effort. He looks at what has happened, Apple's comments, and offers some suggestions. a very good read.

MacWeek

Shalat's Web - Sustaining the vision
Andrew Shalat tells us that we need to step back and give Steve Jobs a chance to see his vision through. A good read.

The future is... Darwindows?
Henry Kingman discusses Darwin, the OpenSource version of BSD that works on the Mac developed by Apple Engineers. A good read.

Low End Mac

Mac Musings - Up, up, and beleaguered?
Dan Knight looks at Apple's numbers and asks why it is that they are considered to be in such trouble? A very good read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:20 PM EST]
IMG has links to a Bungie chat log, and information about a Monkey Shines 2 demo.

Mac Gamer

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:20 PM EST]
MG has some important comments from ATI om Mac hardware, information about Shogo, news from the Weapons Factory Arena, links to a Bungie chat log about Halo and the XBox, information about Roidz, information about Colibricks, information about a Diablo 2 update, information about a Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K. 2 patch, and information about 3Dfx Voodoo 4/5 1.1.3b drivers.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:20 PM EST]
MacInTouch has some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, December 20th, 2000

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 4:20 PM EST]
IMG has information on Diablo 2 1.04, information on the Mac Oni Demo, comments from Gathering of Developers, links to a rumor of portable Nvidia for the PowerBook, links to some Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K. 2 information, some 4x4 Evolution news, links to a preview of Black and White, information about Mac Combat Mission Mod Manager 1.5, information on Combat Mission 1.1 Beta, and information on F.A.K.K. 2 1.02c.

MacWeek

Multiprocessing in Mac OS X
David Reade does a great job of explaining how symmetric multiprocessing will benefit users of Mac OS X. If that means nothing to you, read this article and it will. A very good read.

osOpinion

Mac OS X and Backwards Compatibility
Ben Fullerton talks about some of the misunderstandings about Mac OS X. Very good information, and a very good read.

Low End Mac

Mac Scope - OS X: Take the bitter with the better
Stephen Van Esch tells us that we need to take our Mac OS X medicine, whether or not it is bitter. His angle is that software developers need to see as many users as possible on one platform for the Mac, and that it needs to be OS X. A good read.

Upside Today

Saddam Hussein hoards PlayStation 2s
We laughed, we cried. We got scared. Upside Today reports that some 4,000 PlayStation 2 units have been shippined to Iraq. The problem being that they could be used in military applications, something which sactions are supposed to prevent. An interesting story.

Mac Gamer

News Summary [Last Checked @ 7:40 AM EST]
MG has information on Mac Deus Ex multiplayer, information about the Quake 3 Team Arena Demo, and information on a study by PC Gamer on the gender breakdown of online gaming.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 7:40 AM EST]
MacInTouch has information on Steve Jobs' keynote at Macworld Expo, some information on GoLive 5.0, reader comments on selling software on eBay, some product news, some updated reports, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, December 19th, 2000

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ZDNet

Hackers caught in security 'honeypot'
ZDNet reports on a trap laid for a group of hackers. A great read.

Salon

How Apple can be fixed
Wes Simonds argues the tired old position that Apple needs to switch to Intel, or in this case AMD's Athlon processor, in order to be successful. Compellingly argued, but still ignoring fundamental aspects of Apple and Steve Jobs. Still, it's a good read.

The age of computer heroes is over
Salon takes a look at Apple specifically and the computer industry in general. A good read.

Blind Arrogance
Salon rips into Apple for the way they say Appel treats its customers. Centered around the recent flap involving the connectors on Apple's current flat-panel products, this is a thought provoking piece, and a good read.

MacWeek

Nvidia discusses 3dfx acquisition
Peter Cohen looks deeper into NVIDIA's plans for 3dfx's employees and technology. A good read.

Analysis: 3dfx buried itself
This analysis comes to us from ZDNet, and looks at how 3dfx came to an untimely end. A good analysis.

Low End Mac

My First Mac - Leaving Wintel behind
Michael Zuhlke tells us about how he made the Switch from Wintel to Macintosh. A rare story indeed, especially when the PC user is a gamer. A good read.

C-Net

Commentary: Good riddance to Microsoft's problem child
Mary Jo Foley talks about Joachim Kempin's departure from the exec ranks of Microsoft. She gives us some of the inside dirt on Mr. Kempin including his role in handling contrversial Windows licensing issues. A good read.

Mac Gamer

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:10 PM EST]
MG has a new Total Annihilation - Map Of The Week, their own first look at Quake 3 Team Arena, information on the Quake 3: Team Arena expansion pack, information about a Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force demo, links to the SiNDay chat log, some Rogue Spear news, news from Spiderweb Software on Avernum 2, infromation about the Majesty demo, some Sin news, information about Temple Tantrum,

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:10 PM EST]
IMG has information on a Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force demo, links to some 3dfx commentary, some Mac Team Arena news, and information on the Oni demo.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:10 PM EST]
MacInTouch has reader information on a security hole in Apple's Mac OS Runtime for Java 2.2.3, information on the Apple CPU Plugin for the G4, reader comments on G4 Power Board failures, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, December 18th, 2000

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Applelust

Mac Fellowship
David Schultz uses an extended analogy comparing Mac users today to 1st Century Christians to say that Apple needs their own retail stores. A good read.

MacWeek

The Armchair Quarterback - Analysts put Apple on the couch
MacWeek continues their series on asking industry people their thoughts on Apple. This installment looks to the analysts. A very good read.

Applelinks

The Farr Site - Merry Christmas (I Think)
John Farr talks to us about driving to Iowa and a new drive for his 8600. A good read.

Forbes

Stranger than science fiction
Forbes reports on a new comupting company endorsed by Sir Arthur C. Clark. An interesting story.

Register UK

France says 'non' to US DVD imports
The Register reports on France's latest incident of legislative idiocy. Here's Franc France, buy yourselves a clue.

Mac Gamer

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:10 PM EST]
MG has information about NVIDIA/3dfx, links to an ATI interview, inforamtion about the Oni demo, information about The Sims 1.1.3, some realMYST news, information about Jet Ski and Sin demos, information on Temple Tantrum, and information about Bushido for Myth II.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:10 PM EST]
IMG has news about the Rogue Spear demo, some Mac Team Arena news, information on the Rockstar Oni Web Site, links to a column on Oni Violence, some information on Fallout: Tactics, information about Contraband Entertainment, some Baldur's Gate news, and information about Sin.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:10 PM EST]
MacInTouch has reader information on Front Panel Board on multiprocessor G4 systems, reader comments about Disk First Aid 8.6, a report from a former MacWeek editor about Streaming Media West, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, December 15th, 2000

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MacOPINION

Less Tangible - Why Apple Didn't Die
Marc Zeedar talks about the realities behind a move to Intel for Mac OS X. He also looks at other issues concerning Apple's ongoing health. A very good read.

osOpinion

Apple's Lack of Courage
Pete Ottman addresses Apple's ongoing processor problems. He suggests that Apple could ship a faster G3 consumer machine than their G4 pro machines without suffering lost pro sales. A good read.

Low End Mac

My First Mac - My friend's first Mac
Kady Mae offers us an unusual My First Mac in that she is a Wintel user who was getter a friend her first Mac. In the process of researching what to buy her friend, she even thought about buying an old PowerBook for herself too. A good read.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:30 AM EST]
MGL has information on the official Rockstar Oni page, news about the Rogue Spear demo, some Neverwinter Nights ifnormation, some Sin news, some Unreal Fortress news, a Quake 3: Team Arena demo update, some nws from 3dfx,

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:30 AM EST]
MacInTouch has information on Disk First Aid 8.6, information on some IRS activities, and some product news.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:30 AM EST]
IMG has news about the Rogue Spear demo, some Mac Team Arena news, information on the Rockstar Oni Web Site, links to a column on Oni Violence, some information on Fallout: Tactics, information about Contraband Entertainment, some Baldur's Gate news, and information about Sin.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, December 14th, 2000

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Applelinks

US Marine Corps Shuns The Mac
Charles Moore offers a follow-up piece about Macs in the US military. A very good read.

osOpinion

Cybercrime and Corruption
Keith Henderson offers a report froma recent conference on security issues. A very good read.

Low End Mac

Mac Metamorphosis - LinuxPPC Chronicles, Part 1: Installing LinuxPPC 2000
Eric Stephano has the first in a series of columns about LinuxPPC. Many Mac users are curious about Linux, and this piece is a good look at how to get it going. A good read.

BusinessWeek

Byte Of The Apple
BusinessWeek redeems itself for the poor editorial by Sam Jaffe on Apple's future with this excellent analysis by Charles Haddad. Mr. Haddad discusses how Apple got into its current mess, and says that Steve Jobs can likely pull the company through.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:30 AM EST]
MGL has information on the Sim Theme Park demo.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:30 AM EST]
MacInTouch has even more reader commentsabout ZYNX's ZX345-MAC Ethernet card, reader tips on a dead pixel problem, information about a company that may build adapters for Apple's current line of displays, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:30 AM EST]
IMG has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web Specials


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MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, December 13th, 2000

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MacWeek

The Armchair Quarterback: Educators take Apple to school
MacWeek offers Part II of their series on commentary from segments of the Mac community on Apple. In this segment, the magazine talks to educators, an area where Apple made several mistakes and took quite a hit in sales. A very good read.

Low End Mac

The Rumor Mill - Power Mac G5/10G
Chalk up another coup for Anne Onymous as she teels us all about the preannounced 10 GHz G5. That's funny stuff.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 10:20 AM EST]
MGL has some comments from Graeme Devine on Quake 3: Team Arena, some Sim Theme Park information, some news on Avernum 2, an update on Heroes III Complete, an update on Majesty and Sin Gold, information on Monkey Shines 1.2.1, news about BubbleX, an update on Kawasaki JetSki PowerSports, and an update on Take Away! 1.7.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 10:20 AM EST]
MacInTouch has reader comments on Mac ethernet cards, reader comments on a problem with Acrobat PDF documents, reader comments on Maxtor FireWire external hard drives, reader comments on Mac support at free ISPs, some updated reports, some product news, and some indsutry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 10:20 AM EST]
IMG has news on Sin Gold and Majesty, information on HMS Freeverse, an update on Avernum 2, information on Heroes III: Complete, and information about a chat with the Baldur's Gate II design team.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, December 12th, 2000

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Applelust

Random Thoughts on Developers, Large and Small
David Schultz talks about the impact developers have on the Mac community, including Microsoft and the Palm developer community. A good read.

osOpinion

The Age of Everyman Tech - Baby, It's Cold Outside
John Holmes has some well reasoned complaints about Mac OS X, though we disagree with his conclusions. Well writte, and a good read.

The Age of Everyman Tech - One Step Forward, None Back
John Holmes also level criticism on Apple for the fact that their upgrade path for OS X leaves many users behind. Flawed reasoning, but thought provoking. A good read.

MacOPINION

Macintelligence - Uh, oh...
Philip Machanick talks about Apple, their financial losses, the G4, and OS X. A good read.

Upside Today

On Trial - Is Motorola riding the slowdown bandwagon?
Ali Asadullah puts Motorola on trial for making such slow G4s. This is a weekly column where the author presents two sides of an issue and asks readers to decide the verdict. An interesting read.

Floppy drives are necessary
Tee Hee Hee, the title says is it all. This comes from a Windows techie concerning Windows repairs. Those wacky Windows users...

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:50 PM EST]
MGL has links to some Myst 3 news, information on a Madden 2000 tournament, information about the Sim Theme Park demo, information on HMS Freeverse, some Halo news, their own review of Galactic Patrol, information on MacMAME 0.37b10, information on a Maximum Pool demo for MacOS X Beta , and news that Rogue Spear is Gold.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:50 PM EST]
MacInTouch has reader comments on ZYNX's ZX345-MAC Ethernet card, a reader request for help, a note from Epson on problems with their paper, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:50 PM EST]
IMG has news on Myst 3: Exile, links to a Deep Space Nine: The Fallen Q&A, some Oni news, some Aliens vs Predator news, an update on Halo, information on a demo Maximum Pool on Mac OS X, informationon MacMAME 0.37b10, information about a Sim Theme Park Demo, information about OS X Versions of Quake Utilities, links to a Diablo II Expansion Q&A, and links to a Warren Spector Chat Log.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, December 11th, 2000

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MacCircuit

Sticky Note To Mac Gamers
Dean Browell writes a great piece to Mac gamers who whine, and whine about the wrong thing. He also has some other advice for us. This is a very good read.

Wired

Joys and Sorrows of the Mac OS X
Leander Kahney talks about Mac OS X and gives some great mainstream exposure to Apple's next generation OS. A good read.

Business Week

Why Apple Is Losing Its Appeal Again
Sam Jaffe soews out some anti-Apple crap mixed with some good points on some of Apple's weaknesses. A crappy read, though some of it is good medicine.

Applelinks

The Farr Site - Easy Does It, Someday
John Farr talks about the nature of change. While it is mostly not Mac related, there are some thoughts about Claris Emailer. :-) A good read in any event.

MacWeek

The Armchair Quarterback: Developers offer Rx for Apple
Dennis Sellers and Joe LiPetri interview some prominent Mac developers to get their perspecitve on Apple's future. A good piece that starts a series on this issue.

Apple's recordable CD options
MacWeek's David Reade goes over Apple's various options concerning Apple's CD-RW options. A good read.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:20 AM EST]
MGL has some news on Halo, information on an X-Plane update, an update on Deus Ex for Mac, and information on a Warren Spector online chat.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:20 AM EST]
MacInTouch has reader comments on Virtual PC 4.0, reader comments on TFT monitors and displays, reader comments on Harvard.net, some product news, some updated reports, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:20 AM EST]
IMG has news on Sin Gold for Mac, information on X-Plane, and some comments about the National Mac Gaming Championship.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, December 8th, 2000

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Stories About The 20th Anniversary Of John Lennon's Death

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C-Net

Apple picks up the beat with CD-RW drives
C-Net covers Apple's move to CD-RW with lots of facts, background, and some commentary. A good report.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:20 AM EST]
MGL has an update on Quake 3: Team Arena, information on the Tomb Raider Movie teaser trailer, links to some news on Doom 3, some comments from Planet Moon on Giants censorship, some Driver demo hacks, and links to an article on revamped classic Mac games.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:20 AM EST]
MacInTouch has information on problems with early Pismo PowerBooks, a reader tip on the Epson Photo 1270, a read tip about an ATI menu that comes with the most recent ATI drivers, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:20 AM EST]
IMG has news on Quake 3: Team Arena, news from MacSoft on Links LS 2000, Monopoly, Jeopardy, Driver and Rogue Spear, news from Planet Moon on Giants censorship, and their own preview of Baldur's Gate II.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, December 7th, 2000

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Applelinks

Author of Fetch FTP Application For Mac Wins $500,000 On Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
Charles Moore tells us about Jim Matthews, the author of Fetch, winning a half million dollars on Who Want To Be A Millionaire last night. Congratulations Jim!

MacCentral

Road to Mac OS X: Compromise, anyone?
Dennis Sellers talks about Aqua, user's reactions to it, and the natire of change. A good read.

C-Net

Commentary: Apple's woes arise from its niche market
The Meta Group issues their thoughts on Apple's current financial situation. Their basic message is that Mac users shouldn't worry too much. A good read.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:20 AM EST]
MGL has links to an editorial on harassment in online games, information about a Rune demo, some news about Giants: Citizen Kabuto, links to a Neverwinter Nights interview, infromation about an Island Four job opening, information about the Discs of Quake mod, news from MacDeusEx.com, tips on Quake 3's q3dm17 map, The Longest Yard, links to a review of Wheel of Fortune, and information on Mac Ultima VII.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:20 AM EST]
MacInTouch has information on QuickTime 5 Preview 2, reader tips for Mac-based kiosk software, reader information on a problem with the Pyro 1394 Web Cam, reader information on free Internet access, reader comments on Epson's Premium Glossy Photo Paper, some product news, some updated reports, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:20 AM EST]
IMG has linformation about the Mac Rune Demo, links to some Kawasaki Jet Ski screen shots, information on the Driver demo, information on Mac Team Arena, some news about Giants: Citizen Kabuto, and links to a Red Faction interview.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, December 6th, 2000

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Stories About The Other Apple (The Beatles Label)

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MacCentral

Tech columnist forward migrates to the Mac
MacCentral reports on a former Wintel tech columnist who has made the Switch to the Mac. A very good, and satisfying, read.

Low End Mac

The Rumor Mill - The "Mercury" PowerBook
Anne Onymous departs fro mher usual dispersal of satire and parody with a hard look at recent rumors about Apple's next PowerBook. A good read.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 10:10 AM EST]
MGL has links to an interview with id Software CEO Todd Hollenshead, information about the Myth archive site The Mill, some information on Black & White, and some news about Driver.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 10:10 AM EST]
MacInTouch has news about Apple's latest earnings warning, reader comments about free Internet services that support the Mac, reader comments on USB scanner driver issues, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 10:10 AM EST]
IMG has links to an interview with MacSoft's Al Schilling, and some information about the Driver demo.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, December 5th, 2000

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Right On Mac!

Secret Office Guy - Eight hours sick leave and an iMac
SOG needs your help with some advice. It seems he spotted his Mac hating boss deliberately choosing to work on an iMac at a cyver-café. How rich is that? The guy is a closet Mac lover who finds he needs to trash the Mac in public lest his lust be known... Classic. Anyway, a good read, so go check it out.

Low End Mac

My Turn - Why We Fight
Jeff Adkins takes an introspective look at the reason why so many of us continue to "fight" for either the Mac or PC side. He has some good points. A good read.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 10:40 AM EST]
MGL has some Star Trek Deep Space Nine: The Fallen news, some information on the WaterRace demo, links to a Quake III Team Arena interview, links to an interview with MacSoft's Al Schilling, links to a Deus Ex interview, links to an interview with id Software's Paul Jaquays, information about a Tomb Raider Movie teaser, news that Blizzard is looking for a Mac programmer, links to an editorial on Women, sexuality, and gaming, information about a new gaming company, an editorial called "Why We Love 3D Cards," and information on a ATI Radeon PCI card.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 10:40 AM EST]
MacInTouch has news about Radialogic, reader comments on supporting USB scanners on the Mac, information about Mobile Business Service, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 10:40 AM EST]
IMG has information about the WaterRace demo, information on Virtual PC 4.0, some Mac Q3: Team Arena news, news from Pangea Software, some news from Volition on Summoner, links to a DS9: The Fallen preview, and an update on some Mac gaming sites.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, December 4th, 2000

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Applelinks

The Farr Site - Johnny Internet's Island Odyssey
John Farr tells us about a trip through New Mexico to visit what he calls "his land." A good read.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 6:50 AM EST]
MGL has links to a Quake III: Team Arena movie, information about a Railroad Tycoon 2 demo, some information on Oni and Halo, information about a contest to win an original copy of Pathways Into Darkness, and an update on Riddle of the Sphinx.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 6:50 AM EST]
MacInTouch has information about BottomLine Distribution, some information on the Palm 3.5 OS upgrade, a reader report of a a conflict with Adaptec's Toast 4.1.2, reader comments on the Radeon, reader information on trouble auctioning software on eBay, some updated reports, some product news, and some iundustry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 6:50 AM EST]
IMG has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, December 1st, 2000

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MacWeek

A bright future for OLED?
MacWeek reports on Organic light-emitting diode technology, one of the most exciting technologies in the computer industry in our less than humble opinion. A good report and a good read.

iGeek - Getting a taste for cookies
David K. Every has the low down on cookies. If you have any interest or curiousity about browser cookies, this is the definitive source for information. A good read.

Low End Mac

Mac Metamorphosis - acus - Career options
Eric Stefano is looking for a job and he fantasizes about running a network where he would have total control. Eric is a recent convert to the Mac, and his perspective is always interesting. A good read.

MacAddict

All Good Things Must Pass
Rich Pizor says goodbye as he leaves MacAddict's Web site. We shall miss him and we wish him the best of luck.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 9:30 AM EST]
MGL has links to a NVIDIA interview with Brian Burke, some Shadowbane news, information on a new Klondike version, some WaterRace news, and some Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force information.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 9:30 AM EST]
MacInTouch has more reader information on Quark Xpres 5, a message from iREZ Technologies' Dave Alpert, some news about BottomLine Distribution, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 9:30 AM EST]
IMG has not yet been updated today.

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