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July, 2000 Archive

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MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, July 31st, 2000

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [6:00 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on the Deus Ex Demo, a Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K.2 update, links to a Cro-Mag Rally preview, an update on the Voodoo5, links to some Deep Space Nine: The Fallen information, and update on Neverwinter Nights, some Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force information, links to some The Sims information, links to a Tribes 2 movie, some Master Of Orion III information (cool!), information on Deus Ex 1.01 Patch, information on Aliens versus Predator, and some Quake III news.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [6:00 PM CDT]
MacGamer's Ledge has added information on a Deus Ex update, some Quake 3: Team Arena information, links to some The Sims news, information on Mac Heavy Metal FAKK 2, and links to some Deer Avenger 3D screenshots.

News Summary [11:20 AM CDT]
MacGamer's Ledge has links to new Tribes 2 screenshots, links to some Plant Diablo news, an update on Heavy Metal FAKK2, news about MacGaming.com, information on MacMAME, and information on their own MGL Baldur's Gate deal.

MacWeek

The Network Manager - X on X, at last
John C. Welch has the scoop on my Tenon's announced X Windows for Mac OS X is a Good Thing. Very interesting, and a good read.

Applelinks

The Warp Core - Why Some Companies Hate Their Customers
John Martellaro delves into Apple's and Microsoft's approach to business and their customers. A very good read.

The Farr Site - Frito Pie and Chrome
John Farr tells us about a classic car show, Fritoe-Pie, and compares them both to Apple's new computing products. A fun read.

Upside Today

On Trial: Napster Judge Marilyn Patel
Ali Asadullah has a running column where he places various industry people "on trial" for their "crimes." This issue places the judge that granted an injunction to the RIAA against Napster. A good read.

Judge Patel started a war
Jason McCabe also takes a critical eye of Judge Patel's actions and applies them to the greater MP3 industry. A good read.

Register UK

Join the Navy, hack the world
This report covers an attempt by the DoD to recruit SysAdmin employees at Defcon. A good move in our opinion. A good read too.

Macworld Magazine

First Lab Test: Dual-Processor Power Macs
Macworld offers the first outside benchmarking we have seen for Apple's new MP PowerMacs. This report focuses excusivley on things that are dual processor enabled, as opposed to looking at other real world examples. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [11:20 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on the software requirements of Apple's new Pro Keyboard, reader comments on software changes for the new G4 Power Macs, information on Apple's Customer Installable Parts, reader comments on Harmon-Kardan's USB speakers, reader comments on Mac OS X compatibility with Apple's new G4 systems, some product news, some updated reports, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, July 28th, 2000

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MacInStart

So I Married A Mac Addict
A great story by "a good PC girl" who had the misfortune of marrying a Mac Addict. A very good and entertaining read.

Sharky Extreme

Voodoo5 Preview
This is the most thorough of the Voodoo5 previews out there, at least if you are focused on Quake III framerates. A very good read.

Applelust

Question: Who's the Cube For? Answer: Steve Jobs.
David Schultz oiffers his thoughts on The Cube, and comes up with the conclusion that it was intended to make its creator happy. He has lots of good thoughts on this. A very good read.

The Tao of the iMac Earthtones
Charles Moore explores the meaning to be found in the iMac color scheme. A very good read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [2:20 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has a nice round up of Voodoo5 previews, news from the Marathon Open Source Project, their own NVIDIA Geforce 2 MX review, comments from Gathering of Developers on Apple's game support, links to Deep Space Nine: The Fallen images, information on the Deus Ex Demo, information on a Terminus update, information on Fly!, some 4x4 Evolution news, information on a MacMAME update, links to some Warcraft III screenshots, information on Voyager: Elite Force, and links to a United Developers interview.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [2:20 PM CDT]
MacGamer's Ledge has information on an update to MacMAME, comments from Ritual's Ron Dimant on Apple's support for games, information on a Terminus update, important comments from Gathering of Developers' CEO Mike Wilson and others on Apple's gaming support, links to a Tribes 2 interview, there own MWNY Photo Gallery, information on Combat Mission v1.03, links to a new Red Faction preview movie, their own Deus Ex screenshots, tips on getting Diablo II working with a RAGE 128, and a new Drop of the Hard Stuff.

MacInTouch

News Summary [2:20 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments about Harmon-Kardan's new SoundSticks speaker system, reader comments about Apple's display strategy, reader information about component shortages with Apple's MP systems, some product news, and some industry links.

Applelinks

Moore's Views & Reviews - Internet Freedom Under Siege
You go Charles! Charles Moore draws a big wide line in the sand and says "NO!" to those imbecilic morons (We're talking to you French censors!) who wish to clamp their censorship mitts on anything and everything. This might be the most important essay you read this year. DO IT!

Macworld UK

RIP Bill gets go-ahead
Oh jeesh, we are all doomed. The Brits have officially institutionalized government access to British e-mail. A sad and depressing read.

Register UK

Blair gets RIP thanks to a few sleepy MPs
The Register describes the manner in which the RIP bill was passed in the House of Commons in Britain. We are guessing that little things like a "Quorum" are not needed for such votes... Another scary read.

Macworld Magazine

Mac Alternatives to Napster
Jonathan Seff has compiled a guide to Mac Napster alternatives. With Napster about to go the way of the Dodo bird, you may want to check this out. A good read.

MacCentral

United Developers founder gets fired up about Mac games
Perter Cohen reports on a major new Mac gaming initiative that is making news. A very good read outside of some weird typos.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, July 27th, 2000

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Voodoo 5 Review & Preview Links

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Right On Mac!

Secret Office Guy - A Mac floppy won't cut it in this office
Secret Office Guy has a sad story about his lame manager. Always entertaining, a very good read.

The mouse conundrum: how many buttons do you need? Or do you?
Mike Ellis offers his thoughts on mice, Apple's new mouse, and other related issues. A very good read.

Macworld Magazine

It's Going to be a Rough Ride
This is an indepth look at Mac OS X. A good read.

Register UK

Internet could be 500 times bigger than we think
The Register reports on a recent study that claims there is an awful lot more data on the Internet than is currently accepted. A v ery interesting report.

C-Net

Fans voice outrage about Napster ruling
The ugliness of the mean nature (literally) of Napster's fans is revealed in this piece that offers the reactions of the product's fan base to yesterday's court ruling. Ugh.

MacCentral

Ihnatko 70 - Ihnatko Cubed
Andy Ihnatko offers some very good thoughts, and a good analysis, on the G4 Cube. A very good read.

MacWeek

Wait and see for Macs at Siggraph
Joe LiPetri reports from Siggraph on the the status of 3D hardware and software for the Mac. This is a thorough report with lots of good information. A very good read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has some F.A.K.K. II For Mac news, information on Deep Space Nine: The Fallen, information on bungie.net, some Rune news, information on their own Voodoo 5 giveaway, and information on Combat Mission 1.0.3.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
MacGamer's Ledge has information on Rune, information on a Terminus update, and some Diablo II news.

MacInTouch

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on USB & FireWire, information on MacZone financials, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, July 26th, 2000

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [2:40 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on the ATI/Apple debacle, information on Quake 3 Team Arena Pre-orders, information on Diablo II, information about a Voodoo5 giveaway, information about a new Myth II plugin, links to some Tropico information, some Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K. 2 news, an update on Marathon Resurrection, and information on Codebook 4.0.1.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [2:40 PM CDT]
MacGamer's LEdge has some Diablo II information, links to a Tropico interview and some screenshots, information about a MacLotto and MGL give away, a new shareware center column, information on a Terminus give away, and news from Macspel.com.

MacInTouch

News Summary [2:40 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on Mac OS X Server incompatibility with Apple's new G4 products, information on some discounted iMacs, a reader tip on RAM Doubler, information on a DPT Decade recall from Adaptec, information on Apple's new monitors, several updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Right On Mac!

PC Confessions 19 - Hoping for a G4 Cube, Janet gets the shock of her life
Always hard to summarize, this ongoing soap opera piece of fiction continues. Go read it, but be warned as you will get hooked.

Salon

Total war -- Japanese style
This is a review of a very cool game. While not a Mac game as of yet, we can hope it will be. A very good read.

Low End Mac

Mac Musings: Trends at Macworld
Dan Knight looks at thte holistic trends he was seeing at MACWORLD. He has some good thoughts on the show, and this is a good read.

Guide to G3 PowerBooks
Low End Mac has put up a handy dandy chart for comparing G3 PowerBooks. Very handy.

Mired

MacCommunist predicts an Apple "pad" next year
The MacCommunist puts two and two together to decide that Apple will be coming out with a handheld device of some sort. A good read.

Sinbad curses out computer geeks
We have always heard how cool Sinbad is at MACWOLRD Expos, but Mired says he may have been a bit tense. An interesting read.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, July 25th, 2000

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Applelust

Apple and the Lord of the Nanosphere
Roger Born offers a tale from the far future in which "S" began the revolution that leads to the Nanosphere. A very entertaining read.

Applelinks

Macworld Gaming - On the Road with MacSoft
Kirk Hiner spent some time with MacSoft in a strecth limousine talking about future MacSoft titles and how the process works. A good read.

ZDNet

Mac users gainsay new Apple displays
Brad Gibson reports on user reaction to Apple's new display line. Most of what he found was negative. A good read.

The end of the LCD screen -- at last!
This is a report on one of our most favorite new technologies, LEP, or Light Emitting Polymer. This technology will replace LCDs as we know them, and this report can fill you in. A good read.

Register UK

G8 leaders make us sick
Kieren McCarthy goes off on a recent annnouncement from the G8 which seems little more than an attempt to spread consumerism to third world countires. Not Mac related at all, and the political issues will annoy many, so read at your own risk. A good read not matter which side you are on.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, July 18th, 2000

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Applelust

Apple and the Lord of the Nanosphere
Roger Born offers a tale from the far future in which "S" began the revolution that leads to the Nanosphere. A very entertaining read.

Applelinks

Macworld Gaming - On the Road with MacSoft
Kirk Hiner spent some time with MacSoft in a strecth limousine talking about future MacSoft titles and how the process works. A good read.

ZDNet

Mac users gainsay new Apple displays
Brad Gibson reports on user reaction to Apple's new display line. Most of what he found was negative. A good read.

The end of the LCD screen -- at last!
This is a report on one of our most favorite new technologies, LEP, or Light Emitting Polymer. This technology will replace LCDs as we know them, and this report can fill you in. A good read.

Register UK

G8 leaders make us sick
Kieren McCarthy goes off on a recent annnouncement from the G8 which seems little more than an attempt to spread consumerism to third world countires. Not Mac related at all, and the political issues will annoy many, so read at your own risk. A good read not matter which side you are on.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, July 18th, 2000

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MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, July 18th, 2000

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The MacJunkie

Moore's Machine - Passion vs. Rationality In The OS Wars
Charles Moore talks about the differences between Mac and PC users in terms of their philosophical approach to life. A very good read.

Macworld Magazine

Macworld Expo: Nothing Here But Us Packing Crates
Mathew Honan offers a piece on the day before the day before the Expo. Nothing too exciting here, but this is a very interesting piece to read.

Low End Mac

My First Mac - Midlife Mac Lover
This piece from Chris Volpe talks about how he came to the Mac platform after having vowed to never own a computer at all. A good read.

Register UK

Reno DoJ pressures journalist to nail hackers
Leave it to the Brits to cover a gross violation of the freedom of the press by the DoJ here in the States. This is the story of a reporter who has been asked to reveal information about his sources to a grand jury. A very good, and recommended, read.

Do not buy a PC from this Bastard
Wow, if this is how they treat their own users... This is the tale of a horrid little man who takes great pleasure in convincing someone who has harrassed him in the past into buying legacy PC crap. Sad.

TidBITS

Hacking the Press, Part 2: Types of Publications
Adam Engst has more information on how developers can work with the press. Listen up! It's great advice. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [6:00 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has not yet been updated today.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [6:00 AM CDT]
IMG has not yet been updated today.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [6:00 AM CDT]
MGL has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, July 17th, 2000

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MACWORLD New York Links

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MACWORLD Comedy

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MacOPINION

Utopia Planitia - Predicting the Future of Mister Jobs
Wow. John Martellaro tells us why the rumors of an Apple-Disney deal are just wrong and why Steve Jobs will never his baby go again. A very, very good read.

Macworld Magazine

Make Your Own Expo Keynote!
This is funny stuff. Macworld Magazine has put together a "Make your own Keynote" piece that uses pulldown menus with multiple choices to make a very funny statement. A very good read.

If Jobs Ran Disney...
Not as funny as the above piece, this "press release," that will be issued in two more days, reveals the details of the Apple-Disney merger. Funny stuff.

Applelinks

The Warp Core - The Macintosh Longitude and The Test of Time
John Martellaro offers our "kick ass column of the day." This piece compares modern coporations to the board of scientists that resisted superior technology in the quest to find an accurate measurement of longitude. If that makes no sense, simply go and read this column. Mr. Martellaro's points are excellent. A very good read.

Mac Spirit - Will Macworld no longer be a place for the true Mac fan?
Rodney O. Lain laments finding out that Santa Claus isn't real. In this case, he has discovered that MACWORLD is a marketing schmooze fest and hopes that this isn't a sign of things to come. A good read.

The Farr Site - Drumming It Into Our Heads
John Farr writes one of his best columns in months as he talks about MACWORLD and his Lakota Sioux adopted neighbor. A very good read.

ZDNet

Mac soothsaying: Survey says...
Mathew Rothenberg makes his MACWORLD Predictions in advance of the show, and he doesn't seem to confident. We also think he may have a couple of them wrong, but it's a good read in any event.

GUIs: To skin or not to skin?
This report from ZDNet looks at the issue of customizing one's GUI, and specifically contrasts Apple's direction with Microsoft's. A good read.

Right On Mac!

Secert Office Guy - A prepress Mac basher converts
The Secret Office Guy has a tale of a Pre-press shop that went from Mac bashing to Mac loving. A very good read.

MacInTouch

Apple Legal's Demands and Our Response
Ric Ford has posted correspondence between Apple and his own attorney, and it is a great read. Check it out.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:00 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has removed their Mac Cube information but posted information from Apple Legal's demands, reader comments on using iMovie on an older PowerMac, reader information on Mac Plus emulation on the Power Mac, information on the Internet Printing Protocol, reader comments about Rewind, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [9:00 AM CDT]
IMG has information from Id Software's Graeme Devine, information on a Game Doctor update, and a new Drop of the Hard Stuff.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [9:00 AM CDT]
MGL has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, July 14th, 2000

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MACWORLD New York 2000 Links

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MacReviewZone

Bill Gates Shadow - "You can stand on your head" if you want, but "I cannot accept your word anymore."
Gary Rivlin continues his series on Microsoft and Bill Gates. This week's installment deals with Microsoft's first anti-trust investigation and some of the personalities involved. A very good read.

osOpinion

Napster: Copyright infringement, or just sharing?
Joeri Sebrechts writes an idiotic piece where he pretends to be an attorney and completely igores the moral and ethical issues involved surrounding the Napster issue. An absurdly bad piece.

MacOPINION

MacIntelligence - Save us from Geek Cool
Phillip Machanick talks about design prinicipals, ergonomics, and the concept of what really makes things cool. A good read.

Salon

"I Want to Blow Up Silicon Valley"
This is a good report about a crappy movie involving a whining punk who is tense that success and technology have made their way to Silicon Valley. A good read if you can stand the frustration.

MacInTouch

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has "leaked" information on Apple's MACWORLD announcements, information on Apple's DVD software, reader comments on Rewind, reader comments on printing over TCP/IP networks via the LPR protocol, an updated report, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
IMG has not yet been updated today.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [11:00 AM CDT]
MGL has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, July 13th, 2000

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [5:30 PM CDT]
IMG has news from Aspyr on Deus Ex and The Sims, some Neverwinter Nights information, information on Strike Force 2.0, some Unreal Tournament information, some news on Weapons Factory Arena, information on Roboforge, links to some Halo news, information on Battle by the Bay tournament, some information on the Macintosh Products Guide, an update on Cosmologik, some Summoner news, links to a Rune Interview, and some Heavy Metal F.A.K.K. 2 information.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [5:30 PM CDT]
MGL has links to a preview of Bungie Studios' Halo, links to a new Game Guru column, information on Codebook 4.0, some reader comments on Silver for Mac, information on Heavy Metal: FAKK2, information about the Microsoft acquisition of NetGames USA, information on The Sims, news from Abrosia, some Mac Starfleet Command news, some Deus Ex news, and a new Drop of the Hard Stuff.

MacCentral

Game Guru - Avast, ye pirates!
Nate Birkholz has a great column explaining the issues behind pirating software, especially gaming titles. He also talks about copy protection and other issues. A very, very good read.

Low End Mac

Back & Forth - Picking Fast Software.
Jonathan Ploudre has tips and comments on fast software. With so much emphasis on fast hardware, Mr. Ploudre's comments are a refreshing reminder. A good read.

Macworld Magazine

Disney Buys Apple. Or Not.
Phillip Michaels slams the Drudge Report for their "world exclusive" that Disney was going to buy Apple and Pixar. Good commentary with some very funny "other rumors" at the end, a very good read.

Blame Was Not Assigned For This Error
David Pogue talks about Apple's lack of pronouns in their error messages. Entertaining and a very good read.

Register UK

So just how guilty is Netscape?
It seems that AOL is sucking up information on what users of Netscape Navigator/Communicator 4.7 are downloading. The Register reports on this and provides some commentary. A very good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:00 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on Apple's USB Printer Sharing in conjunction with AirPort, reader comments on 3D graphic cards, reader information on Apple's DVD software, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, July 12th, 2000

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:00 PM CDT]
IMG has news from ATI, some Rune news, information about Werewolf: The Apocalypse, more bad news about Microsoft acquisitions, some Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force news, news from 3dfx, information on CodeBook 4.0, links to some Scenes of Myst III: Exile information, information on Mac Simon 3D, and news from Westlake Interactive.

MacGamer's Ledge

Summary Update [4:00 PM CDT]
MGL has added information about Rune, information about the release of Space Garbage Men, information on Cro-Mag Rally for the Mac, information on Voodoo5 at MWNY, and information on Baldur's Gate.

News Summary [7:00 AM CDT]
MGL has information about ATI, and a new Drop of the Hard Stuff.

MacInTouch

News Summary [7:00 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on the Mac OS X Mail client, information on Apple's inventories, information on antiviral utilities, information on Apple's new printer-sharing utility, reader comments on G4 video cards, some product news, and some industry links.

Applelinks

Absurd Notion - Steve Jobs is Not Your Friend
Go Kirk! Kirk Hiner reminds us that Steve Jobs is not our friend and that he is indeed a business man. Unlike opinions that have taken a similar tone, Mr. Hiner offers a very polite approach that we applaud. A very good read.

Register UK

Apple vs. MacOS Rumors: just a cunning stunt?
The Register UK offers a report on the recent swipe taken by a MOSR non-fan and the site itself. A very good, and entertaining, read.

MacWeek

Moving to OS X - A taste of Cocoa
Stephen Beale continues his look into Mac OS X with this look at what makes Cocoa Cocoa. He also includes some background and other technical information. A very good read for those interested in Mac OS X.

Upside Today

Corporate spies tell their tales
This is a story about modern day corporate espionage complete with background information and other details. A very good read.

Take responsibility
A reader responds to an editorial with a very cogent argument for why it Microsoft is in the wrong when it artificially creates problems for its comeptitors products. A good read.

Making the most out of trade shows
Upside Today has some great tips for companies looking to exhibit in a trade show. Apple gets a brief mention, but these tips apply to anyone for any show. A good read.

Nando Times

Cybiko aims to fill age gap between Palm, Nintendo
The Nando Times has the scoop on the firest handheld product to go after the teen market. This device can send messages wirelessly to other users up to 300 feet away, send MP3 files the same way, and will alert you when another user crosses your path with the same Love Profile. An interesting read.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, July 11th, 2000

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [6:30 PM CDT]
IMG has some RUNE ifnormation, information on Silver for Mac, information on Burning Monkey Puzzle Lab, information on UT HeadHunters 1.3, information on Tribes 2, an update on Heavy Metal F.A.K.K. 2, information on the Bungie.Net servers, and information on Mac Simon 3D.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [6:30 PM CDT]
MGL has an update on Heavy Metal: FAKK2, information about the bungie.net servers, some Neverwinter Nights comments, information on Silver for Mac, information on Burning Monkey Puzzle Lab, links to our own Wasting Time with the Idiots column, information about the Big Game Giveaway, information on a deal on Terminus, information on a new deal for Deus Ex for the Mac, and a new Drop of the Hard Stuff.

osOpinion

Did MOSR's article get pulled, or is MOSR pulling our leg?
Alan Smithee is calling MacOS Rumors' bluff, or at least what he says is a bluff. Mr. Smitthee has posted a story that MOSR claims was pulled by Apple's legal department on his own page at Apple's iTools. His thought is that if Apple doesn't asked for it to be pulled, then MOSR must not be telling the truth. A very good read.

Low End Mac

My First Mac - Salute to a Classic II
Max Thom Stahl offers the tale of his first Mac, a Mac Classic II. He talks about his wonderment of the graphics and just how great this new toy was (he was a young child at the time). A very good read.

MacDiscussion

Powerful Simplicity - Apple - A Cinderella Story
Kevin Legister talks about Apple's success with the iMac and the way that Microsoft and the Wintel world are having to cope. A very good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:10 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on iMac inventory in Canada, information on an Apple TIL article on LPR printing, reader information on the Mac OS X version of the SHOUTcast streaming audio server, reader comments on Mac anti-viral utilities, reader comments on Voodoo5 5500, an updated report, some product news, and some industry links.

Salon

Can a labeling sytem protect your privacy?
This report on privacy deals with the latest initiative from the W3C. It covers the political issues, as well as industry issues surrounding this little corner of the privacy debate. A very good read.

Applelust

Infinite Loop - Permanence and Technology
David Schultz examines the way we think of permanence and the way that the concept ofpermanence effects us. Heady stuff, but a very good read.

Right On Mac!

Secret Office Guy - A Mac victory to be savored
Secret Office Guy brings the tale of a major Mac victory in a large company. A very good read.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, July 10th, 2000

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [5:00 PM CDT]
IMG has information on Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, information on Voodoo5 5500 PCI, links to a preview of Hao, information on an Unreal Tournament mod called Tactical Ops, information on Sim Theme Park, information on a Deus Ex Demo, information on Black and White, and some Aliens versus Predator news.

osOpinion

Go For the Games
Pete Ottman suggests that Apple develop a gaming division to produce cross platform games, a great suggestion. A good read.

Salon

View From the Top: Britain's first software billionaire
This is a story/interview about/with Mike Lynch of Autonomy. Lots of cool information about leading edge technology in pattern recognition based on 19th century theories. A very good read.

BBC News

Blade Runner riddle solved
WooooHooooo!! It's official at last, Deckard, the detective played by Harrison Ford, was indeed a Replicant. Ridley Scott reveals all in this story. A good read for fans of Blade Runner.

Register UK

BOFH wants to know: how dangerous are your users?
This "test" measures whether or not you (a SysAdmin) have users who are learning "too much." Very funny, but not Mac specific.

The Record Online

The need for speed
This piece offers insight on the way many people obsess over the speed of their computer, a fact that in our opinion leads them away from Apple's product line. An interesting read.

C-Net

Dell discontinues sleek consumer PC line
C-Net reports that Dell's line of consumer PCs has been discontinued. This line was inspired by the iMac, though it did not copy the iMac, but Dell couldn't make a go of it. A good read.

MacBuyersGuide

Letter From Ric LePage
Ric LePage, former Editor-in-Chief of MacWeek, offers an editorial on Stephen Beale's announcement that Mac the Knife had been knifed. A very good read.

Applelinks

The Farr Site - New World, Macworld
John Farr offers his own random ruminations on MACWORLD, city life, and American Flag mini-skirts. A good read.

The Warp Core - Random Ruminations #2
This isn't the best column we have read from John Martellaro, but he offers some interesting thoughts on variety of topics. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [7:00 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has links to a report on a rumored Disney/Apple/Pixar merger, reader information on surprise DVD-RAM drives in some shipping G4s, information on an Apple TIL article on MacIP through LocalTalk, reader comments on free ISPs, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacGamer's Ledge

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

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, July 7th, 2000

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MacAddict

iBrotha - A $2499 iMac DV: still the 'rich man's' computer?
JROdney Lain has another great piece, thies one deals with pricing issues with Apple's iMac line. It involves Mac Daddy, but in this column he is a cross dressing prostiute trying to make enought o buy a new system. Amusing and throught provoking, this piece is a very good read.

Salon

Bulging brains -- and breasts
Janelle Brown looks at the way that game developers use sex to sell games. This piece is part whining, part really good points. a very good read.

Macworld Magazine

Stay On The Right Side Of Copyright Laws
Susan Butler has tips and explanations on how to stay on the legal side of copyright laws. Informative, a good read.

ABC News

Dragons on Open Source Bandwagon
This is not all that Mac related per se, but we bet that there are a few D&D fans among our readers. Wizards of the Coast, the current owners of the D&D franchise is going to Open Source the rules for D&D so that they can be used by anyone. The hope is that this will spark more interest in role playing games. A good read.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [12:40 PM CDT]
MGL has a new Custer's Corner, their own MGL Review of Clan Lord, information on their own Diablo II giveaway, and a new Drop of the Hard Stuff.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [12:40 PM CDT]
IMG has links to a Tropico preview, information on Marathon: Resurection, some Baldur's Gate information, links to a Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force preview, information about Paul Steed, information on Mac Deus Ex, and an update on Rune.

MacInTouch

News Summary [12:40 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on ObjectSupportLib, an updated report, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, July 6th, 2000

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MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [2:30 PM CDT]
MGL has links to a Rune interview with Tim Gerritsen, links to an interview with the Dark Sector development team, information on the Mac version of Sin, information on a sequel to Aliens vs. Predator, information on Neverwinter Nights, information on the Bungie Fanfest at MACWORLD Expo New York, information on Diablo II for Mac, information on a LucasArts poll, information on Borderline Solitaire 1.0, and a new Drop of the Hard Stuff.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [2:30 PM CDT]
IMG has information on Mac Diablo II, links to a RUNE interview, information on Unreal Tournament, information on their own Baldur's Gate Giveaway, some Simon the Sorceror 3D information, some Sin information, and links to some 4 x 4 Evolution screen shots.

Right On Mac!

Secret Office Guy - Should Mac support be put on indefinite hold?
Secret Office Guy has the story of someone in a PC company who needs help moving past idiotic middle management and their anti-Mac bias. A good read.

Salon

Dear Dot Downturn
Billed as "etiquette advice for the nouveau poor," this column takes a humorous look at the way stock downtrends in the hightech world have effected the once mighty. An amusing read.

The MacJunkie

Moore's Machine - Apple's Consumer Relations Death Wish
Charles Moore is of the opinion that Apple is out of control in the way it is dealing with customer issues and Mac Web sites and other Mac busisnesses. A very good read with some good points.

MacOPINION

Utopia Planitia - The Self Congratulatory Mac User
John Martellaro is very good at getting people to think, and this latest column proves that once again. Mr. Martellero looks at the way Apple has used the Think Different campaign to shape its customers, but he suggests its time for Apple to go in a new direction along with those customers. A very good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:40 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on setting up SuSE Linux, links to some tech notes on Epson's Web site, reader tips on a PowerBook (Pismo) sleep problem, reader comments on the Sonigistix MM-700 speaker system, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, July 5th, 2000

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MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [2:00 PM CDT]
MGL has links to some in-game movies of RealMYST, news from LucasArts, links to a preview of Driver for Mac, links to a column on Mac Game Networking 101, their own MGL Review of Toy Story 2 Action Game, information on Kingdom II: Shadoan, links to an interview with LucasArts President Simon Jeffery, links to our own column from The Idiots, information about Voodoo5 5500 PCI, links to a new Lara Croft desktop picture, information on Mac Sim Theme Park, and a new Drop of the Hard Stuff.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [2:00 PM CDT]
IMG has links to RealMyst movies, comments from LucasArts, news from MacGameFiles, links to some information on games made with the Unreal Tournament engine, news that SIN is coming to the Mac, and links to new Voyager: Elite Force images.

Applelinks

The Farr Site - On the Verge
John Farr talks about the industry with an interesting metaphor, a BBQ joint. A very good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [8:20 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on DVD playback on a Power Mac G4, information about an Apple TIL article on multi-processor libraries on uni-processor Macs, links to information on a problem with Apple Sound Extension v1.0.5 on Pismo PowerBooks, links to an article on using an USB mic on an iBook, reader comments on differences in Apple's software from North American English and other languages, some product news, and some industry links.

MacMilitia

Coverstory - Pictures of New Mac Revealed
If this isn't the funniest thing we have seen in a long time, then we don't know what funny is. Kudos to MacMilitia for their sense of humor! A very good read.

MacWeek

Whither Mac the Knife?
Wow, for one thing, Mac the Knife really wasn't an acutal person. For anouther, he, err... the column, has been retired by MacWeek. Find out why in this piece from the MacWeek Editor.

C-Net

Dot-coms flying high with business jets
This is a story about the GV, the type of Gulfstream jet now owned by Steve Jobs. The story features Mr. Jobs amoung other execs who own the jet. A good read.

Napster: Downloading music for free is legal
C-Net offers a report on the single biggest development in the MP3 Wars since Metallica first hired an attorney. Napster has filed its own brief that cites some relatively obscure antitrust laws to suggest that copyrights are no longer valid in music. A very good read.

Macworld Magazine

Interview: Chuck D
Chuck D. sounds off on the MP3 Wars and his take on the music industry in this interview. Chuck D. is one of the smartest people in the music biz and he has some very interesting things to say. A very good read.

Interview: Lars Ulrich
Included along with their interview with Chuck D. (above) is this interview with Lars Ulrich of Metallica. Mr. Ulrich also has some interesting thoughts about the debate and this will be a good read for those both for and against Metallica/Napster. A very good read.

Exit Metallica, Enter Napster
Lisa Schmeiser offers her own editorial about the MP3 Wars and comes down on the side that theft of music is still theft. Go Lisa! a very good read.

Holy Mac!

Microsoft Has Lost Its Mind
Charles Martin has a good take on Microsoft's .Net strategy. A very good read.

MacReviewZone

Bill Gates Shadow - Bill Gates Tries To Get Microsoft To Pay For His Palace In Seattle
Gary Rivlin continues his great series on Microsoft and Bill Gates with the story of Mr. Gates's megahouse. A very interesting read.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, July 3rd, 2000

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Applelust

Moore's MacCave - Journalism, Ethics and Sacred Cows
Charles Moore adds another piece on his thoughts on journalism. This is a well written pieec and is a very good read.

MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [2:10 PM CDT]
MGL has links to a Tribes 2 interview with Mark Frohnmayer Part 1, information about a new GameBoy emulator for Mac, informationon the release of Terminus 1.4, and a new Erica's Soapbox.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [2:10 PM CDT]
IMG has links to the Halo E3 movie, some Tribes 2 information, information on Quake 3 Fortress, information on PakRat 0.7, information on the Sony/Connectix lawsuit, information on the Mac Voodoo 5 5500 PCI, information about a VGS fan site, information on Unreal Tournament Rocket Arena, and information on 3D Ultra Pinball Thrillride Demo.

Miami Herald

Neither man nor rat can properly fold the laundry
This very funny column was suggested to us by Eolake Stobblehouse and is quite funny. Not at all Mac or even tech related, Dave Barry talks about the differences between men and women as it relates to a recent study. A very funny read.

MacSoldiers

Plea To Apple: Give Us More Graphics Card Options
Jon Bonner offers a cogent argument for Apple to offer more buil-to-order options for graphic cards on the G4. A very good read.

My Heart Sank: Microsoft Acquired Bungie
Better late than never, George Wagner sounds off about Microsoft's acquisition of Bungie Software. A good read.

Applelinks

The Warp Core - The Conclusion of The Googolplex Smackdown
John Martellaro completes his fictional private eye tale with lots of Mac mentions. A very entertaining read.

C-Net

Anti-hacker site raises hackles of online underworld
C-Net reports on an anti-hacker named John Vranesevich and his Web site antionline.com. This story includes locks of background information on the "hacking" community as well as other information. A good read.

osOpinion

Write if you can find work: Mitnick and the law
Xavier Basora offers some well grounded thoughts on Kevin Mitnick and his treatment at the hands of the court. A very good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [2:10 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has not yet been updated today.

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