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October, 2000 Archive

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MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, October 31st, 2000

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MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:45 PM EST]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to screen shots from Tomb Raider's next generation, and progress reports on Mac FAKK 2, Baldur's Gate Expansion packs, and Make Quake 3 Fortress!

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:45 PM EST]
IMG has information today on the shipping status of 3dfx's Voodoo4 4500! Also included Marathon: Resurrection's website's latest move and updates, details on the Doom 3 engine, as well as information on the FAKK 2 release.

Applelinks

The Classic Mac Interface Wasn't Broken, So Why Did Apple "Fix" It?
Charles Moore speaks out in reaction to an OSOpinion article regarding Apple's new OS. This raises the question of whether or not we need a new interface, and if not, why? Definitely an interesting read!

Macworld

Little IIci
This song-parody has been floating around the web for a few days, and it you haven't seen it you need to go enjoy it now! To the tune of "Little GTO" by John Wilken, this is not to be missed!

Low End Mac

Your Mac and Your Money: Portfolio Folly
James Bradbury gives a convincing argument against NOT using all the features of your personal finance software, specifically those related to tracking stocks on a daily basis. With time a valuable commodity these days, you may find the investment you make into reading this article will pay off tenfold in the years to come. Or maybe it won't! Go read and find out!

Macintouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:45 PM EST]
Macintouch a note from Adobe regarding GXGraphics and ATM Light. Also included are a slew of product updates, announcements, and reader feedback

MacOS News Around The Web Specials


TransIntl.com: Maximize New G4s w/ (Max Speed Code) SDRAM DIMMs; New FireWire CDRW; Quantum 5 ms drive up to 36 Gb; 9.1 Gb Ultra SCSI, 7200 RPM 7 ms ...$279

MAC-O-RAMA: Games for kids of ALL ages!

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, October 29th, 2000

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MacGamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 5:15 PM EST]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has an update from Westlake Interactive regarding all sorts of good stuff, including status reports on Elite Force, Escape from Monkey Island, and The Sims: Livin' Large. Also is an interview with ATI regarding their support for Radeon on the Mac, and Aspyr's support for multiplayer versions of Deus Ex.

Low End Mac

My Turn - Rocket Science 101
b.b. takes us on a tour of the ins and outs of the Radius Rocket card. , A bit long-winded, but definitely an excellent resource for those with a compatible Mac.

Salon

Technology Log: Who cracked Microsoft?
Andrew Leonard explores the recently released findings that Microsoft's internal network was hacked by a Russian computer. Delving into the ethics and reasoning behind it, Mr. Leonard raises questions that give the reader a thing or two to ponder. Definitely worth the read.

Applelinks

Loose Cannons - Jobs Blows Off the Next Three Months!
This installment of Loose Cannons digs deep behind the story of Apple's latest Q4 conference call where Steve Jobs himself made an appearance. Looking beyond the words here, Loose Cannons finds some interesting tidbits that are not to be missed. A great read!

Quantum Threads - myRobot, Incorporated, Part II
The conclusion to John Martellaro's gripping tale of a robotics company infected by betrayal and greed. Worth the read, and go read the first one if you haven't already!

Macintouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 5:15 PM EST]
Macintouch has updated their reports on Photoshop 6, Mac OS X Beta, MS Office 2001, and others. There is also reader feedback regarding QPS drives and their failures, as well as a slew of product announcements.

MacOS News Around The Web Specials


TransIntl.com: Maximize New G4s w/ (Max Speed Code) SDRAM DIMMs; New FireWire CDRW; Quantum 5 ms drive up to 36 Gb; 9.1 Gb Ultra SCSI, 7200 RPM 7 ms ...$279

MAC-O-RAMA: Games for kids of ALL ages!

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, October, 27th, 2000

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Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 6:10 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has some news on Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, information on Mac BGEditor 1.0, links to a new Tomb Raider movie page, information on X-Plane 5.42, a new Custer's Corner, links to a new Adams’ Apple column, links to a Rune review, news from Ambrosia, and links to some DS9: The Fallen screen shots,

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 6:10 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Mac Monkey Island 4, information on Europa Universalis, links to some Star Trek Deep Space Nine: The Fallen screenshots, links to a 4x4 Evolution preview, links to some Dark Sector infromation, information on a new site covering the PlayStation 2, links to a Rune preview, links to a Diablo II Expansion preview, links to some everwinter Nights information, and information on Mac BGEditor 1.0.

MacCentral

Adams' Apple - Intellectual Property
Mark Adams of Westlake Interactive talks about piracy and its impact on him, Mac gamers, and the Mac gaming industry. This is a very good read, especially if you are a lamer who pirates software.

Low End Mac

Mac Lab Report - The Ultimate Mac
Jeff Adkins has some suggestions for Apple to help out users new to the Mac. Several of them are some pretty good ideas. A good read.

Salon

Doomed by eBay
You'll laugh, you'll cry, and then you will chuckle. This will be followed by a slow shaking fo the head with a perplexed look on your face that might remind you of your dog when she was 4 months old. In any event, this story about a the travails of being a full time eBay seller is an interesting read.

Applelinks

Moore's Views & Reviews - They Say They Love Us Again, But Will They Respect Us When The Stock Price Recovers?
Charles Moore talks about a recent town meeting with Apple employees and Steve Jobs, specifically about Apple's attention to the customer. A very good read.

Register UK

MS hacked! Russian mafia swipes Whistler, WinME source?
Everybody and their brother has reported on this story, but The Register has the best coverage in our opinion. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 6:10 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on a proxy server bug in Internet Explorer 5, reader information on the Mac in Japan, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web Specials


TransIntl.com: Maximize New G4s w/ (Max Speed Code) SDRAM DIMMs; New FireWire CDRW; Quantum 5 ms drive up to 36 Gb; 9.1 Gb Ultra SCSI, 7200 RPM 7 ms ...$279

MAC-O-RAMA: Games for kids of ALL ages!

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, October 26th, 2000

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MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:10 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has information about Mac OS X Server 1.2v3 Unlimited, information on public.lists.apple.com, links to a review of QuickTime 5 public preview, reader comments on Netscape 4.7.6, reader comments on laser toner cartridge repair, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:10 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge hasinformation on Freeverse Card Games, some Bungie/Oni news, and links to some Diablo II & Warcraft III previews.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:10 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has news about 4x4 Evolution, news from Freeverse, an update on Mac Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, links to some Diablo II & Warcraft III previews, and some other Diablo II news.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, October 25th, 2000

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Salon

Mac OS X: As Windows as you wanna be
Salon pays tribute to Mac OS X with the first of two reviews. This one is from a user's perspective. A good read, and some great exposure.

Technology Log: Don't let McCain censor the Net
Christopher Hunter writes about free speech, censorship, and the constitution. A very good read.

PowerBook Zone

Rock On: PowerBooks are an Essential Tool for the Smashing Pumpkins
This piece was submitted by a keyboardist who tours with The Smashing Pumpkins. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has news from Quark, information on URL Access 2.1, reader comments on National Toner Technology's Laser Repair Kits, some updated reports some product news, and some industry links.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has an update on the South American LAN party, information on a Roger Wilco update, information on a Quake 3 Fortress update, news from the Gathering of Developers, information on the Voodoo 4 4500, links to an editorial on marketing hype, and information on Potion Pack for Baldur's Gate,

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has news from Gathering of Developers, news from GraphSim on Baldur's Gate as well as information on Potions Pack for Baldur's Gate, information on a Quake 3 Fortress update, information on a GameSprockets update, and information on Roger Wilco 1.0b4.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, October 24th, 2000

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Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:20 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to a review of the Tomb Raider movie script, information about a Deus Ex Radeon image sparkles fix, links to previews of Baldur’s Gate 2 & Icewind Dale, information about a $50 rebate for Voodoo 5 5500, information about Daria's Inferno, information about a bug fix for MacGLQuake, links to an interview with ATI's Chris Bentley, information about an Oni comic book, some Black & White information, news about a South America Frag Fest, and information about Native Assault 1.0 for OS X.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:20 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Daria's Inferno, some Tropico news, information about a US$50 rebate on the Voodoo 5, links to some Summoner and Red Faction information, information about Native Assault 1.0 for OS X, links to a Mac Flight Sim Round-Up, some cool information from Bungie, and information about Unreal Tournament.

San Francisco Chronicle

Dot-Coms Getting A Bad Rap
Finally a voice of reason in the discussion over "too many dot-coms in the Bay Area!" Mark Simon says that the luddites wanting to run them all out of town are "just silly." A good read.

Applelinks

The Farr Site - Evolutionary Perspectives
John Farr pontificates on the meaning of life. An interesting read, though we don't agree with all of it. It is presented in Mr. Farr's usual excellent writing though, so go check it out.

MacWeek

iGeek - Will that be Carbon or ... Java?
David K. Every talks about development paths for Mac OS X. A good read for developers and aspiring programmers alike.

Salon

How stupid can an e-mail program be?
Peter Y. Sussman is a bit tense about Eudora's MoodWatch feature that rates incoming e-mails for "offensive" content. An interesting read.

osOpinion

A Totally New Idea About Macs In Education
George Spelvin has a suggestion for people concerned about the idiocy surrounding the removal of Macs from many classrooms. A good read.

MacInTouch

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

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, October 23rd, 2000

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Link Of The Day

AppleVention Links

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Salon

View From the Top: Who ya gonna call? Patent busters!
Because we are tech geeks, we the issue of techn-oriented patents and the weirdness happening in the industry right now to be interesting. This Salon piece covers a new company whose aim is to be a one-stop shop for "prior art" information.

Right On Mac!

Get a Compaq and put the old Mac to rest - revisited
Frank Ruffel updates on his friend who was threw out their old Mac to get a Compaq. It seems he has had a change of heart after experiencing the Compaq. A satisfying read.

MacWeek

Apple: The message isn't even medium
Adam Gillitt says that Apple needs to reevaluate their marketing strategy, and he offers some very compelling reasons. A very good read.

Forbes (through Yahoo!)

Putting The Hurt On Steve Jobs
Ah, who can get enough of John Dvorak? This pleasant review of The Second Coming of Steve Jobs is actually more an editorial where the book is used to justify ripping on Steve Jobs. Note the sarcasm on the word "pleasant" in the preceding sentence.

Applelinks

Quantum Threads - "myRobot, Incorporated" [fiction]
John Martellaro has some new fiction for us in his Quantum Threads column. He starts a new mini-series of pieces involving a new company called MyRobot, Inc. A very good read.

Register UK

Senator Hatch's Napster Epiphany
The Register reports on changes in the politics behind the DCMA. A good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:20 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on a King of Dragon Pass update, information about Baldur’s Gate II: Shadows of Amn and Icewind Dale for the Mac, information on Halo from Matt Soell of Bungie, links to a preview of Tomb Raider: Chronicles, some Urban Terror information, some great comments from Human Head's Tim Gerritson on Rune piracy, information on Weapons Factory Arena 2.0, links to a Epic Games Tim Sweeny interview, information on a new tool made from the Quake 2 engine, links to a Neverwinter Nights interview with Trent Oster, news from Nvidia.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:20 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has news from United Developers, a Baldur's Gate II First Look, a Icewind Dale First Look, links to a Q&A With Trent Oster on NWN, some great comments from HumanHead's Tim Gerritsen on Rune piracy, information on Weapons Factory Arena 2.0, links to an id Interview with Paul Jacquays, some Baldur's Gate information, information about a Bungie.net update, and an Oni update.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:20 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on ATM Deluxe 4.6.1, reader comments on a Symantec/CompUSA shipping error, reader news that the Army and Air Force Exchange Service is now selling iMac DVs, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, October 20th, 2000

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

Apple Financial Links

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Mac Interviews

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Site and Column Summaries

C-Net

Commentary: Will Apple regain momentum?
The Meta Group offers their opinion on Apple's future and paints a mostly rosy picture. A good read.

MediaCentral

Bush on Microsoft prefers innovation to litigation
George W. Bush does not understand the computer industry. A frustrating read.

MacSpeedZone

Apple Confidential - The Day They Almost Decided To Put Windows NT On The Mac Instead Of OS X!
Owen Linzmayer continues his excerpts from Appel Confidential with the story of how Apple almost bought Be instead of NeXT. A very good read, and a great series.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 2:20 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on Diablo II and Baldur's Gate throbbers for IE, information about an update to Nanosaur, rumors about Nvidia, links to an interview with Bill Roper of Blizzard, links to a Sin preview, information on Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, links to a Diablo 2 Expansion Set chat log, and some Rune news.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 2:20 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has an update on Mac Rune, links to a review of 4x4 Evolution, some Quake 3 information, inforamtion on Nanosaur 1.3.4, and links to a Diablo 2 Expansion Chat Transcript.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 2:20 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has updated reports on Photoshop 6, Mac OS X, and Office 2001, reader comments on the Ecrix VXA-1 tape drive, reader comments on Web-color translation problems with Illustrator 9.0 and ImageReady 3.0, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, October 19th, 2000

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Apple Financial Links

Apple's Education Sales Links

Faster PowerPC/Cheaper Cubes Links

Other Q4 Conference Call Links

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Mac Announcements

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Mac Opinions/Editorials

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Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 3:40 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on the Infiltration mod for Unreal Tournament, links to a Q&A with Andrew Meggs, links to a Tomb Raider: Chronicles interview, information on Neverwinter Nights, information about a sale at Mac-O-Rama, information on The Sims: Livin' Large, and information on Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 3:40 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has an update on Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force and The Sims Livin' Large, links to a preview at 4x4 Evolution Gold Version, an update on Aliens vs Predator Mac, an update on RealMYST, their own Q&A with Andrew Meggs, and anupdate on Neverwinter Nights.

ZDNet

Apple grades dropping in schools
From the Wall Street Journal, this report looks at Apple's education sales and paints a not-so-pretty picture.

FBI's Carnivore hunts in a pack
ZDNet reports on newly declassified information (declassified through a lawsuit) about the FBI's e-mail snooping effort named Carnivore. It seems that the meat-eater is not the only tool at the FBI's disposal. A very good read.

MacCentral

Apple: Education problem not due to product lineup
Dennis Sellers brings us some details from Apple's Q4 earnings report regarding education sales. A good report.

Salon

Cracked or not? The SDMI saga continues
Taste that? It's the delicious flavors of politics at play in industry (politics as in people's actions as opposed to election-oriented politics). Anyway, Janelle Brown follows up a piece about the SMDI being cracked (or not) as various involved parties flail about like fish on the beach. An interesting read.

osOpinion

The Dominance Myth
Pete Ottman deconstructs the idea that because people will likely use Windows at work, that Macs should not be used in schools. He makes some great points, a good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 5:40 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on Apple's Q4 earnigns, reader comments on an "Illustrator-ImageReady quirk," reader comments on Hotline 1.8, links to a Unix World review of OS X, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, October 18th, 2000

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Applelust

Infinite Loop - Is Bad Taste Holding Back Apple?
David Schultz explores the concept of taste as it pertains to Apple's success and lack of success. An interesting exercise and a good read.

MyMac

All The Other Kids Are Playing Spaceman
Eolake Stobblehouse shares a bit of satire with us from the vantage point of an older man who tells us how it was when he was a kid. A funny read.

MacWeek

Will that be Carbon or Cocoa?
Adam Gillitt has information about the two programming paths Apple has provided for Mac OS X. Interested in programming for Mac OS X? Read this. A good read.

Low End Mac

Macs are home computers
Dan Knight explores thje concept that the Mac is indeed a home computer, and not a business box. A good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:40 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information from some game developers looking for some help, links to some Baldur's Gate information, information on Deep Space 9: The Fallen, links to a new realMyst trailer, and information on Heavy Metal F.A.K.K.2.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:40 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on Apple's Webcast for Q4 earnings, information about a QuickTime Detector, reader comments on Apple's Studio Display, comments from Media 100, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:40 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, October 17th, 2000

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 4:30 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Europa Universalis, information on Mega Minesweeper 1.5b1, news from www.macbaldur.net, links to some Red Faction news, some Tropico information, information on Mac glDuke, information on Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force for Mac OS X, and some World War II Online news.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [Last Checked @ 4:30 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has added an old review of the Kensington MouseWorks mouse, links to some new Rune news, information about Realism mod Urban Terror 1.2 for Quake 3, links to a Red Faction preview, and information on Tomb Raider: Next Generation.

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:30 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on the release of glDuke.

Applelinks

Internet Freedom Imperiled By Recording Industry Greed
Charles Moore has some sobering thoughts on the RIAA's approach to controlling music distribution. A very good read.

Salon

I miss crack babies
Jade Hays strikes a blow for common sense, more or less, in the anti-prosperity war in San Francisco. Edgy and cranky, this is a very good read.

Applelust

Mac Amalgamate - I Miss You
Thomas Wetzel talks about a letter from his niece. Not really about Macs, but a little about technology, we foudn this to be a touching read.

Deseret News

Napster chief admits changes are needed
Deseret News covers a recent event with Senator Orin HAtch and Shawn Fanning, 19 year old founder of Napster. It is an interesting piece that could signal a change in Napster's approach to the contentious RIAA. Note that the title is wrong in the Mr. Fanning is not the CEO of Napster. A good read.

San Francisco Chronicle

ARM Inside
Henry Norr has the story on ARM, the manufacturer of the StrongARM processor used in Newtons, and other embedded processers. A good story, especially for those looking for information in this company.

Judge OKs EBay Lawsuit Over Sale of Phony Goods
What is it about the leeches of the world that allow them to suck the life out of those who actually do the producing? The SF Chronicle has an update on a lawsuit from a bunch of secondhanders who say eBay is to blame for fake sports paraphenelia they bought in an auction. HEY, GUESS WHAT? THE PERSON THAT RIPPED YOU OFF IS TO BLAME, NOT eBAY! The world is a frightening place, but this is a gooad read outside the frustrating aspects. :-)

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:30 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader information about the release of Mac OS Public Beta in Japan, reader information on ICE and Media 100, and an updated report.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, October 16th, 2000

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QuickTime Live! Conference/QuickTime 5 Links

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Macworld Magazine

The Game Room: Cheaters Sometimes Prosper
Andy Ihnatko offers his thoughts on what rampant cheating in gaming, especially Internet Gaming, might do to the overall future of Internet gaming. A very good read.

Applelinks

Quantum Threads - Red Sky in the Morning, Part II
John Martellaro completes his fictional tale of pair of young people on Mars and an accident they get into. Good stuff and a good story.

The Farr Site - Rockus Interruptus
John Farr regales us with a tale of The Who, although indirectly, but it was enough to make us listen. The resulting link to the Mac made us even happier. He brings us down again with some brief comments on Mac OS X, but it is a good read.

Low End Mac

The Rumor Mill - The OS X on Alpha Project
Wow, this is a good one, the best "rumor" yet from Anne Onymous. It seems that Apple has ported Mac OS X over to Alpha in order to fix that annoying MHz problem with the PowerPC. Funny stuff.

Chicago Sun-Times

Bio no `hatchet job' on Jobs
Janelle Brown interviews the author of The Second Coming Of Steve Jobs, a biography she says is not a hack and slash piece. A very good read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 9:50 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Mac RealMYST, information on Doom Legacy, information on new GameRanger support, news from MacSoft, links to some Rune information, information on Tactical Ops Beta 1.5, links to a Tomb Raider: Chronicles preview, and news from Volition.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 9:50 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on Rune, links to a Q&A with Aspyr about Escape from Monkey Island, links to a Diablo II survival guide, an update on Halo, links to a story on Synaptic Soup, and news from the Unreal Tournament world.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 9:50 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on new rebates from Apple, an update to their Firewire products guide, information about Microsoft Authentication Module 5.05, links to an editorial on the strengths and weaknesses of Mac OS X, information on Eye Candy 4000 and Kaliedoscope, information on Mac support from Tax Analysts, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, October 13th, 2000

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Applelinks

Loose Canons - X on Intel? What a Stupid Idea!
The Loose Cannons offers his opinion (that plural/singular thing) on those crying out for OS X on Intel. The title clues you in on his attitude. A good read.

osOspinion

Silicon Valley Terrorism
Scott McCollum takes on the idiots in San Francisco who advocate violent actions against those whose crime is being successful. A very good read.

When is a Copy NOT a Copy
Tom Nadeau ttalks about something we consider to be very important. Microsoft wants to charge for reinstalling Windows on top of Windows for many companies that have certain licensing deals with the software company. For some reason, the Wintel using world seems to be putting up with this. Ubelievable. A good rad.

MacSpeedZone

Apple Confidential - "Give everyone a free bag of pot every day." - Gil Amelio's Prescription For Apple
OWen Linzmayer continues his series of excerpts from Apple Confidential with the tale of Gil Amelio's ouster and the events that led to that ouster.

MacWeek

Shalat's Web - The case for QuickTime ubiquity
Andrew Shalat talks about QuickTime, QuickTime Streaming, QuickTIme VR, PBS, and a gew other things. This is a good look at some aspects of this week's QuickTime Live! Conference. A good read.

Low End Mac

Mac Metamorphosis - Tradeoffs for OS X Beta
Eric Stefano looks at Mac OS X in terms of the tradeoffs one needs to make to use it. He compares this to the initial emergence of Windows NT and the tradeoffs one had to make versus Windows 95, though this is only a small part of the column. A good read.

San Francisco Chronicle

Tech Lobby Wants Postal Service to Back Off
The San Francisco Chronicle looks at a lame technology lobbyist groups efforts to keep from having the US Postal Service from offering online bill paying. A good read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:50 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Escape From Monkey Island, information on Marathon: Rampancy, links to a preview of Escape From Monkey Island, information on Mac realMYST, some interesting information on Shadowbane, and more realMYST information.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:50 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on Coldstone Engine, some Escape from Monkey Island news, information on Dragon's Lair 3D, and information on their own Driver gieaway.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 11:50 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on Microsoft's Office Extras for Mac Office 2001, information on a Mac version of Stamps.com, some news from Shutterfly, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, October 12th, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

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Mired

MacCommunist - Bamboozled: it's a Mac thing, you wouldn't understand
Lukas Hasuer teels us about how many Macs are in Spike Lee's new film, Baboozled. A fun read.

Salon

Technology Log: Your computer can fight AIDS
Salon reports on the FightingAids@home project, a distributed project similar to the SETI@home project. A good read.

MacWeek

OS X galvanizes modern Macs
Adam Gillitt reports for ZDNet (printed through MacWeek) on the future of Mac OS X from Mac OS Product Marketing Ken Bereskin. A good read.

Low End Mac

Low End Gaming - The Future of Low-End Gaming
Brian Rumsey tells us about what goes in to game development as it pertains to low end Macs. A very good read.

C-Net

Can Mac OS X sell without an office suite?
We don't agree with all of the issues in this report, but C-Net talks abou the impact that Office for the Mac has on Apple's efforts to move people to Mac OS X. A good read, though provoking.

Upside Today

Jobs, Erhard paradoxical gurus
We are very fond of Upside Today, but they have developed the bad habit/skill of printing letters from their readers in order to get people like you and us riled up. This letter from an Upside Today reader clearly does not understand Apple and why they have an impact on the market. Read only if you want to get pissed off.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:50 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Cro-Mag Rally, links to a Warcraft III chat transcript, information on Platform-Independent Cipher, an update on Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, links to a column on Low-End Mac Gaming, and links to an ATi Radeon review.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:50 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on the Rune Editor for Mac, links to an interview with Rik Heywood, news from Motorola, links to an interview with Rune's Dave Halsted & Mick Beard, links to a WarCraft III chat transcript, links to some Rune screenshots, and links to some Shadowbane information.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 12:50 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, October 11th, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

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QuickTime Live! Conference/QuickTime 5 Links

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MacWeek

Motorola's Apollo program to boost G4 speeds
David Read has the scoop on Motorola's latest chip information. A good report.

Low End Mac

Mac Musings - Something Awful & Express.com
Dan Knight talks about one of our favorite sites, SomethingAwful.com (not for everyone), ands their troubles with Express.com, an advertising network. A good read, and a good fight.

C-Net

Gates endows $210 million scholarship fund at Cambridge
Holy heck! Bill Gates has given more money that most of the people reading this site will make in their lifetimes (many times over) to Cambridge University. It's handy being worth billions of dollars, and this is a cool endowment.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:20 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader information about problems with Canon's new Canoscan 660U USB flatbed scanner, 4 updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:20 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information on Heavy Metal FAKK 2 and Sin, links to an interview with Rune's Tim Gerritsen, information about WaterRace on OS X, links to a Shadowbane interview, and news from the Marathon Open Source page.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:20 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has information on Heavy Metal FAKK 2 and Sin, some Tomb Raider: Chronicles information, and links to a Rune interview with Human Head's Tim G.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, October 10th, 2000

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MacCentral

Aspyr aspires for market dominance in Mac games
Peter Cohen reports on Aspyr, one of the biggest forces in Mac gaming right now. A good report and a good read.

Low End Mac

My First Mac - I Love My iBook, but I Miss My SE
John T. Moltz tells us about his first Mac, a dual-floppy SE he got for Grad school. A fun read.

TidBITS

Apple Stock Falls, Chicken Little Panics
Adam Engst offers his thoughts on Wall Street's drubbing of APpel last week. A good read.

Upside Today

Religious themes dominate 'Second Coming'
Upside Today offers two reviews of The Second Coming of Steve Jobs, an unathorized biography of Steve Jobs hitting the market. Both are interesingt reads.

Unauthorized biography takes on Steve Jobs
Upside Today offers two reviews of The Second Coming of Steve Jobs, an unathorized biography of Steve Jobs hitting the market. Both are interesingt reads.

Ellison writes 'The Rules'
Upside Today shows us the rules of Oracle's million dollar guarantee on their server products. Interesting, slightly amusing.

Anchordesk UK

Why Apple will bounce back
Mathew Rothenberg offers his thoughts on Apple's financial situation and takes a fellow ZDNet commentator to task for his spin. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:20 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader information about the FCC's Universal Licensing System, information on Bluelight.com, information about a new Mac mailing list, information on a new bundle for LinuxPPC, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry Links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:20 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has Radeon AGP Retail: First Impressions, information on Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K.2 and Sin, information on Rocket Arena Unreal Tournament, and links to a Tropico FAQ.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 8:20 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, October 9th, 2000

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MSNBC

The NeXT Apple OS
Gary Krackow reviews/previews Mac OS X Beta for MSNBC. This is a good and accurate look at the OS that deals with the implications of Apple's effort, and not just the technical issues. This kind of exposure is good for Apple.

Low End Mac

The Truth About the New G3
This piece may be a bit mislabeled in that it largely addresses shortcomings in MacBench 5.0. Dan Knight does discuss different results for the 750CX as well. A very good read.

Applelinks

Quantum Threads - Red Sky in the Morning [fiction]
This marks the premier episode of John Martellaro's new fictional (Sci-Fi) column for Applelinks. Mr. Martellaro recently took a job with Apple and had to discontinue his analysis/opinion pieces about the company. We are pleased to see him writing again for the Mac Web, even if it is fiction! This is a good read.

The Farr Site - You Always Hurt the One You Love
John Farr spins a tale of hiking, bones, and the telecommunications industry. Nothing Mac related here, but a good read.

C-Net

Hello, this is your sleeve speaking
C-Net reports on Starlab, a company dedicated to coming up with new ideas, something that we think is pretty cool. A good read.

Upside Today

Don't surprise Wall Street
Richard L. Brandt takes an interesting look at Apple's sales and Steve Jobs' dealing with those sales. An interesting read.

The people v. Michael Dell
Ali Asadullah regularly takes people and companies to task in the form of a mock trial. Usually entertaining and insightful, today's piece spanks Dell Computer for trying to slip under Wall Street's radar. A good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 9:40 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to a Warcraft III Q&A, links to some Star Trek: Deep Space 9: The Fallen interviews, links to an Escape from Monkey Island movie, information about an X-Plane update, information about Marathon|Rampancy for Unreal Tournament, and information on a Reckless Drivin update.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 9:40 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader tips for Siemens S51 modem scripts, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 9:40 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has news from Aspyr, information on Bungie.net, information on Vampire: The Masquerade - Redemption, links to a Deep Space Nine: The Fallen interview, information on realMyst, informationa about new Voodoo 5 drivers, and links to a Shadowbane Q&A.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, October 6th, 2000

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PC Magazine

Defending Apple
This gets our Tee Hee Hee award for the day as John Dvorak pens a piece called "Defending Apple." He actually does, believe it or not, defend Apple, but he asks for an Intel based machine. An interesting read.

Salon

Mano a mano with John McCain
Simson Garfinkel related his experience of being grilled about privacy by John McCain in the Senate during a Senate Hearing. A good read.

MacSpeedZone

Apple Confidential - First It Was The Beatles, Then Carl Sagan And Finally Bob Dylan
Excerpts from Owen Linzmayer's book, Apple Confidential, continue with the story of Bob Dylan suing over the codename Dylan.

PBS

Don't Worry, Be Happy! - Why Apple's Darkest Moment Isn't So Dark at All
Robert X. Cringley offers his analysis of Apple's stock collapse and the computer industry. This is a very good read.

Register UK

We saw Apple's troubles all along - market researcher
Tony Smith rips apart OneChannel who has claimed to have spotted Apple's supposed downturn. Mr. Smith points out that their data comes from three online retailers, one of whom only sells software... You go Tony!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:30 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to a Vampire designer interview, information about a game giveaway, links to an article on Singleplay vs. Multiplay, information on the Mac Red Faction editor, information on Beach Head 2000, information on Mac Sacrifice, information on the SiN 2 rumor, links to a Mac Voodoo5 5500 PCI review, links to a Star Trek: Deep Space 9: The Fallen preview, links to a Diablo 2 Expansion Pack preview, links to a Heroes III John K. Morris Interview, some Oni information, information on Aspyr World, links to Dork Tower, information about Planet Baldur's Gate, links to an interview with The Fallen lead artist, links to a Red Faction interview, a Mac Elite Force update, and editorial entitled Should Game Developers Try To Prevent Cheating?, and a new Custer’s Corner.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:30 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has information about URL Access 2.1, reader tips on Adobe GoLive 5, reader comments on Office 98 Uninstaller, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:30 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has links to Deep Space Nine: The Fallen content, information about a game give away with United Developers, information on Mac Red Faction Editor, an update on Tribes 2, information on Unreal Fortress, some Shadowbane news, some Heavy Metal: F.A.K.K. 2 news, links to a Heroes of Might and Magic III interview, links to a Raven Software chat transcript, and an update on Oni Tools.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, October 5th, 2000

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MacWeek

iGeek - The insanity of Wall Street
David K. Every talks about Wall Street and Apple, and the former's love-hate relationship with the later. A good read.

Salon

Did Gore invent the Internet?
Much ado has been made of Gore's suppsoed claim that he invented the Internet. Salon traces that claim and the truth may surprise you a bit. A very good read.

Technology Log: Ethical music piracy
Salon reports on a new company that has started to allow people to donate money to bands whose music they have downloaded from Napster. It uses a plugin for MP3 players, and a Mac client hasn't been released yet, but this is an interesting story.

Upside Today

Meeting Steve's standards
Upside Today has a brief report on Steve Jobs' G-V, An interesting read. Scroll down a bit to get to the story as there are several shorts on this page.

PostNet

Microsoft Serves Up SPAM Of It's Own
Hiawatha Bray sounds off on Microsoft's recent foray into SPAM with its HotMail service. A good read.

Register UK

Captain Cyborg promises never to fake an orgasm again
This could be a joke, but it's an interesting read in any event. The story is about a couple that will be having chips inplanted in them that will allow them to experience what the other feels, smells, and stuff...

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to an Oni preview, links to a shootout on Radeon AGP vs. Rage128 Pro AGP, some SimCoaster information, links to a Rune screenshot, information on FAKK2:CTF, links to aa Earth 2150 review, links to a Star Trek: DS9: The Fallen interview, links to an Elite Force interview, an update on Oni, links to some SimCoaster screenshots, links to a Rune preview, and an update on 4x4 Evolution.

MacInTouch

News Summary [Last Checked @ 1:00 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has information on Norton Utilities 6.0, reader comments about BottomLine Distribution, information on installing Windows ME on Virtual PC, reader comments on Netscape 6 Preview Release, information on an IE tag bug, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [Last Checked @ 4:30 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has not yet beem updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, October 4th, 2000

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Apple's Financial Situation Links

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Salon

Artificial stupidity
Salon reports on Jaron Lanier and an editorial he wrote concernig the future of computing. A very good read.

Technology Log: So long, Santa
This is just funny. It seems Buy.com has fired all workers over 40 at the Norht Pole, and that includes Santa. Very funny stuff.

MacCentral

Apple hiring freeze in effect, Jobs tells staff
Brad Gibson has a great report on a closed-circuit announcement to Apple's employees from Steve Jobs. Nice work Brad!

Forbes columnist down on Apple, Jobs, Mac users
Dennis Sellers relates a column on Apple to us, and it's a doozy. Seems Michael Malone sees Apple and Mac users clearly, and we don't. Mr. Sellers has some interesting comments.

ABC News

The Core Truth
This is a direct summary of the column mentioned in the above piece. Michael Malone says the shine is off of Apple, and he has some basic "core truths" about the company. Seems he thinks Jobs has proven yet again that he can't run a company. The bozos are out in force kids, so go read this bozo column and get a laugh.

Applelinks

Abacus - Bridge to Nowhere: Part Two
Del Miller completes his two-part piece about jumping off a bridge. In part 2, he has time to reflect on Apple and some other issues as he falls from the bridge on a bungie chord. A great read, truly a great column. Thanks Del!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [1:40 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to a new Adam's Apple, links to some new Black & White footage, information on Razer Boomslang, links to a piece called "3DAP: Singleplayer vs. Multiplayer," links to a Star Trek: Elite Force interview, links to some Tropico screenshots, links to a preview of Sim Coaster, a new Tame The Game With Mark Adams, links to some Myst 3: Exile information, information on Parsec LAN Test, information on a PakRat update, information on the Sin demo, information on King Of Dragon Pass, links to a Ken Hoekstra interview, links to a Red Faction interview, links to a Sin preview, links to some Quake 3 tips, links to some comments from Joseph Leiberman,

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [1:40 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has news from Epic Interactive, information on the Sin demo, information on King of Dragon Pass 1.5 Beta, information on PakRat, links to a Mac Volition Q&A, links to a Myst III Exile interview, links to some comments from Joseph Lieberman, links to some Voyager: Elite Force interviews, links to a Peter Molyneux interview, and links to a Red Faction interview.

MacInTouch

News Summary [1:40 PM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on Office 2001 and Norton Utilities, reader comments on a bug in IE 5, links to a a pictorial page about upgrading the hard drive in a PowerBook G3, some updated reports, some product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, October 3rd, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

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Apple Doomsaying Links

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Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [4:20 PM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has a new Total Annihilation Map of the week, links to Forge And Anvil Tutorials, information about a Duke Nukem 3D unofficial OSX fix, information about Backyard Soccer, links to some Warcraft III information and screenshots, links to some comments from id Software's John Carmack and 3D Realm's George Broussard, information on Unreal Tournament mod Strike Force, links to some Rune screenshots, links to some content at Mac Baldur, some information from Creative Labs, a new The OSX Philes, an editorial called I Didn't Really Wanna Be At E3 Anyway, links to some Red Faction screenshots, links to a Quake tribute, and links to more Rune information.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:20 PM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has information about a Baldur's Gate Patch, links to a Sin preview, information about Parsec LAN Test, links to some WaterRace screenshots, links to new Anvil and Forge tutorials, an update on Warcraft III, links to a Return to Wolfenstein interview, information on Mudpie, information about a bungie.net reset, some Tropico information, and news from Stomped.

Ars Technica

Mac OS X Public Beta
John Siracusa has an outstanding review of Mac OS X Beta. As with all Ars Technica reviews, this one is detailed, full of technical information, and offers one the best looks we have read yet. A very very good read.

Right On Mac!

Top 5 reasons for Apple's stock collapse causing Steve to lose $27.49
This is a humorous look at Steve Jobs' stock holdings and the reasons why Apple's stock tanked. Funny.

Applelinks

Loose Cannons - Black Friday
The Loose Cannons let loose with a salvo at all the pinehads in the mainstream media that have decired the death of Apple once again. He shows us several examples and shows us why they are wrong. A very good read.

CNNfn

Japan Warns Apple
Apple is finding itself in potential trouble in Japan over price-fixing at the retail level. A good read.

The Register UK

Supreme Court refuses to rule on Sony vs Connectix
The Register reports on Sony's ongoing battle against Connectix in the Virtual Game Station trial. A good report with plenty of background.

Applelust

Mac Critical Thinking Forum - Piracy on and Off the Web
Roger Born touches on something near to our own hearts, piracy. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [7:10 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has reader comments on the CueCat, reader comments on a Mac Office 2001 conflict, an updated report, some product news, and an industry link.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, October 2nd, 2000

MacOS News Headlines

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"The End Is Nigh" Links

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Applelinks

The Farr Site - Drop That Sheep!
John Farr tells us about a ritual he saw this week in New Mexico. No Mac stuff here, but a good story.

MacSoldiers

Apple and Stock Market Analysts
John Bonner scoffs at the so-called "analysts" who piled on top of Apple after their stock was already tanked. A good read.

Xappeal

User Incompetence vs Mac OS X: Clash of the Titans
Simon Helton steps us through an adventure he had after trying to delete an application from OS X. A good read.

Upside Today

Apple and the SEC
Michael Murdock, remember him? He was the guy that Steve Jobs and Larry Ellison played an absurd practicle joke on three years ago by telling him he had the Apple CEO job he was "campaigning" for. He has written a letter to Upside Today that they chose to print. In that letter he makes an ass of himself.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [11:50 AM CDT]
Mac Gamer's Ledge has links to an interview with an aim-bot programmer, information on Mac Soldier of Fortune, links to a The Sims: Livin' Large review, links to some Radeon/Voodoo 5 information, links to some Halo & Black and White information, information on Quake 3 for OS X, links to The Level Designers interview part 6, some new Shareware Center information, a Harman/Kardon SoundSticks review, links to some Star Trek: Deep Space 9: The Fallen screenshots, some MacClassicQuake inforamtion, links to a Black & White screenshot, links to some Oni screenshots, links to an interview with the Levelord, an update on Parsec LAN-Test, and an interview with ST: Elite Force team.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [11:50 AM CDT]
Inside Mac Games has an update on Mac Soldier of Fortune, an update on WaterRace, information about a Virtual Game Station demo, information on Quake 3: Arena for OS X, information about Parsec LAN-Test, information on Roger Wilco Beta 2, links to a Myst III Music interview, information about a Neo Geo Pocket Emulator, information about The OmniGroup and OS X ports,

MacInTouch

News Summary [11:50 AM CDT]
MacInTouch has a reader tip on iMac internal 56K modema, a beta tester call from Infinity Software, an upodated report, and some product news, and some industry links.

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