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MacOS News Around The Web, Friday April 30th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

Americans Take Note: Free Access in the U.K
IMG has news on the Bleem! fight with Sony on their PlayStation emulator, information on an effort to have games rated, information on the latest Quake III Mac test, information on a new Myth II tournament that pits Macs vs. PCs, information on another new Mac game, information on an online gamine company, information on an update to X-Plane, and more!

Inside Mac Games

Applelinks

Americans Take Note: Free Access in the U.K
John Farr sees the trend on Europe where companies are offering free Internet access as promotions and wonders why the same thing is not happening in the States.

Americans Take Note: Free Access in the U.K

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has a new name and a new logo, the story is on the news page that we link to. MGL is also starting their E3 coverage. They have the scoop on yet ANOTHER simultaneous Mac/PC release, ionformation on a new release of Quake III, an update on what's up at Westlake Interactive, Game Sprocket information, and some info on a survey being conducted by Babbages on the Dallas area.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch tells us about Intuit and their look for Quicken beta testers, more information on the Alsoft Disk First Aid patches, and lots of product news.

MacInTouch

MacOPINION

Cool Your Jets, Penguin
Del Miller unleashes his thoughts on Linux and those thoughts aren't pretty. If you are interested in Linux, you should read this article. Then wait for the column where Mr. Miller tells us about the letters he has received from a group that is almost as notorious as Mac users for protecting their turf. Good luck Mr. Miller! :-)

Cool Your Jets, Penguin

Miscellaneous Ramblings (and Road Warrior Mailbag) #13
Charles Moore takes a look at recent PowerBook rumors.

Miscellaneous Ramblings (and Road Warrior Mailbag) #13

MacSoldiers

The Apple Image is Quality
George Wagner examines the issues surrounding quality and how it has impacted Apple.

The Apple Image is Quality

Low End Mac

Mac Musings-Growing Internet Presence
Dan Knight looks at the growth of the MacOS in Internet servers as well as other issues in the Interenet server arena.

Mac Musings-Growing Internet Presence

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MacOS News Around The Web, Thursday April 29th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has a report on Falcon 4, information another simultaneous Mac/PC release, information on a potential attempt to ban games to minors, and more.

Inside Mac Games

MacWeek

RFI Report: High on Apple
Robert Morgan explores some comments made by ayet another Wall Street Analyst. A good read.

RFI Report: High on Apple

Applelinks

The U.S. Navy Does Windows
This is a great editorial by Charles Moore that talks about the Navy's decision to standardize on Windows NT, the OS that caused the USS Yorktown to have to be towed back to harbor.

The U.S. Navy Does Windows

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has information on yet another Mac port, this one uses the Quake III engine. They also have an update on Descent III, information about Aspyr eyeing a long term relationship with EA, information on Falcon 4, and more! Check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has uncovered more evidence that suggests Avid is backtracking on ceasing Mac support for two of its products, information on a lawsuit against Apple, and a lot of product news.

MacInTouch

MacOPINION

Could We Be a Little More Silly Please?
Erik Barzeski is a bit tense about some of the things being said by Mac fans and writers. He makes a good argument, check it out.

Could We Be a Little More Silly Please?

Ignorance in General
Dr. Tim Hillman is on a tirade about the Apple-Best Buy flap. He has good advice for both companies and he thinks both are behaving foolishly.

Ignorance in General

MacSoldiers

Virus Irony
George Wagner takes a look at PC viruses like CIH and Melissa and their impact.

Virus Irony

Low End Mac

Mail List Netiquette
Dan Knight has the dos and dont's on how to behave in a mailing list. A definite recommend for people thinking of joining a mailing list.

Mail List Netiquette

Mac Musings-Outcast
Dan Knight steps out of the Mac realm a little as he talks about society, the Columbine High School tragedy, and more. A good read.

Mac Musings-Outcast

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MacOS News Around The Web, Wednesday April 28th
Site Summaries
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MacWeek

Mac the Knife: King of the road
Mac The Knife says that Apple and Best Buy have permanently ceased their cooperative ways while Apple is working on Sears instead. He also has shipping info on MacOS 8.6, as well as information on the next version of Flash. Always a good read, check it out!

Mac the Knife: King of the road

Apple Germany pulls plug on expo
MacWeek is reporting that Apple Germany is pulling out of any Expo commitments for 1999.

Apple Germany pulls plug on expo

Applelinks

Personal Computers Dead? Not Hardly!
John Farr comments on a recent New Yoprk Times article that talks about Apple's hardware head honcho, Jon Rubenstein. A good read.

Personal Computers Dead? Not Hardly!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
Update:
MGL has added information on Quake II (that's Quake "2"), info on new versions of Descent I and II, registration information on a Myth II tournament, mroe notes on Quake III, information on Jewel of Arabia, information on the Oni soundtrack, info on our own Name of the Game column, the latest Top 10 Mac games from PC Data, and a cool spotting of John Carmack in Car & Driver magazine

MGL has information and images of the new force-feedback steering wheel for the mac, some great deals from an online game store, news on the Quake III test and more.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has an interview with Sierra Games, they also caught a cool note from ATI to Mac customers, information on the Civilization: Call To Power port, some Quake II info, info on an update to Nethergate, an update for Jewel of Arabia, and more information on Starcraft, as well as more! Check it out!

Inside Mac Games

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has new information on the Avid situation, information on a tech support settlement from Apple, information on a patch for Disk First Aid, information on problems installing the recent Firmware update on Yosemite machines, and lots of product news.

MacInTouch

Low End Mac

St. Charles School Needs Macs
Low End Mac is looking for people looking to donate Macs to a parochial school.

St. Charles School Needs Macs

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MacOS News Around The Web, Tuesday April 27th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has information on force-feedback steering wheels for the Mac, information about Quake III test for 3Dfx, reader feedback on some comments IMG made about John Carmack, news from Graphics Simulations, information on a couple of Myth II tourneys, some news about the Marathon TC for Myth II, a cool new Spy game, and information on Descent I, II, and III.

Inside Mac Games

MacKiDo

Blame Game
David K. Every takes a look at the dark side of media coverage on the Columbine School shootings. Not Mac related, but an excellent read.

Blame Game

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has tech notes and a whole lot of other information for Mac gamers interested in the Quake III test, information on some more possible Mac games from EA, information on the Railroad Tycoon II release, exciting information on Civilization: Call To Power, some information on a new term called vertex lighting, and more!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has new information on the Avid situation, information on Avid and Apple's stock rating, and lots of product information.

MacInTouch

Applelinks

Aussies Fight for Internet Freedom
John Farr has another disturbing international story for us. This time a couple of idiot Australian Senators are wanting Aussie ISPs to be responsible for blocking Internet sites deemed innapropriate. Sound familiar?

Aussies Fight for Internet Freedom

Is It Beginning to Sink In?
John Farr tells us about a PC user who now "gets it."

"Is It Beginning to Sink In?"

MacSoldiers

PC User's Testimony: Quality engineering makes Macs better and faster!
A dual platform using computer user talks about ho much finer the Mac is. :-)

PC User's Testimony: Quality engineering makes Macs better and faster!

Apple rumored to have an Ultra Thin VAIO like PowerBook
Sam Sharp discusses rumors about Apple's upcoming portable line.

Apple rumored to have an Ultra Thin VAIO like PowerBook

MacOPINION

Apple's Road Ahead Part 10: Think Local, Act Global
Philip Machanik examines Apple and customer service. His stance is that Apple has to improve the situation in order to go the next level.

Apple's Road Ahead Part 10: Think Local, Act Global

Wasteland
Dr. Tim Hillman thinks that the Internet might be more of a wasteland than the Evil Media of the last 3 decades, TV.

Wasteland

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MacOS News Around The Web, Monday April 26th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has information on two new exciting Mac ports, information on RailRoad Tycoon II shipping, information on the Quake III test, a first impression of Quake III, information on the Caesar III Demo, information on problems with Starship Titanic, and more. Check it out!

MacInTouch

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has information on. They are also bringing us VERY exciting news about the Quake III public testing going on, and information on a cool Myth II tourney MGL is sponsoring. Check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch briungs us lots of product news.

MacInTouch

Applelinks

Chernobyl Virus Hits and Misses
John Farr takes a look at the PC virus that was supposed to be a Big Deal.

Chernobyl Virus Hits and Misses

The Farr Site-Arming the Happy Rebels
John Farr thinks QuickTime 4 will soon be a BIG THING.

Arming the Happy Rebels

Is It Beginning to Sink In?
John Farr tells us about a PC user who now "gets it."

"Is It Beginning to Sink In?"

Low End Mac

Bridging LocalTalk and Ethernet
Low End Mac has some tips on networking your Macs.

Bridging LocalTalk and Ethernet

Cost Effective 7200 Upgrades
Mac Daniel offers some great advice for upgrading a PowerMac 7200.

Cost Effective 7200 Upgrades

MacSoldiers

Technophobia
John Bonner is getting fed up with people who constantyl seek the status-quo on Internet technologies.

Technophobia

MacOPINION

The Next Big Deal in Software
John Martellaro thinks all the signs are in place and that we are about to see some momentous changes take place in the market. A good read.

The Next Big Deal in Software

Wasteland
Dr. Tim Hillman thinks that the Internet might be more of a wasteland than the Evil Media of the last 3 decades, TV.

Wasteland

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MacOS News Around The Web, Friday April 23rd
Site Summaries
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Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
Update:
MGL has added more information about the Mac port of Half-Life.

MGL has news about three possible Mac ports, they are also bringing the news that Half-life is now being planned for the Mac.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Inside Mac Games

News Summary
MGL has more information on the Mac Half-Life port, a trailer for Aliens Vs Predator, a new URL for the Mac Gaming Alliance, and more.

Inside Mac Games

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch continues their coverage of Avid Technology's plan to dump Mac support, information on the new firmware update from Apple, and lots of product information.

MacInTouch

Applelinks

Seven Reasons to Buy AAPL
John Farr says Buy AAPL and he has some opinions to back it up.

Seven Reasons to Buy AAPL

Warp Core: Muddling Through the Future
John Martellaro has a great column about predicting the future. Not being one to not put his money where his mouth is, he makes some predictions of his own. This is a great read.

Warp Core: Muddling Through the Future

Apple: The Good Times Just Keep On Rolling
Charles Moore is pleased with the current state of Apple and he has detailed exactly why.

Apple: The Good Times Just Keep On Rolling

Mac Business Tools: Personal Information Managers
Paul Shields offers advice on which PIMs you should use.

Mac Business Tools: Personal Information Managers

Low End Mac

"I" in iMac = Intel?
Our friend Dan Knight plunges into the rumors that say an Intel based iMac may hit the marktet.

"I" in iMac = Intel?

Cost Effective 7200 Upgrades
Mac Daniel offers some great advice for upgrading a PowerMac 7200.

Cost Effective 7200 Upgrades

MacOPINION

Playing With Fire
Del Miller launches us into an episode from his past that was an important moment in his lilfe. Del then ties that to the problems with Virus writing children. A very pleasant read. Check it out.

Playing With Fire

Miscellaneous Ramblings #12
Charles Moore looks at the current PowerBook promotions from Apple and the specualtion about when Lombard will release.

Miscellaneous Ramblings #12

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MacOS News Around The Web, Thursday April 22nd
Site Summaries
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Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
Update:
MGL has added information about some great new game announcements from MacAddict and information on an Apple exec who has joined Bungie.

MGL has news that Railroad Tycoon II has gone gold, some Carmegeddon II information, some Myth music information, news on the temprorary suspension of Virtual Game Station, some Unreal Tournament information, and some news on the horrendous incident in the Colorado school where two school kids shot killed their classmates.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG tells us that BLeem! is shipping for the PC, the Mac version should be coming out soon.They are also carrying news on VGS being halted, information on an Apple exec who has joinged the Bungie team, some important information for Mac gamers thinking about trying the QuckTime 4 beta, information on some Bungie soundtracks at MP3.com, information on a new WarCraft release for the Mac, and more. Check it out!

Inside Mac Games

MacAddict

June Preview
Our good friends at The MacAddict have put up a sneak preview for the June issue of The MacAddict! Check it out on the home page of The MacAddict.

MacAddict

MacSoldiers

Sayonara for now
Michael Munger is leaving MacSoldiers and has written a goodbye letter. Mr. Munger was a founder of MacSoldiers and we will miss him.

Sayonara for now

QuickTime 4.0 Preview... Go get it!
Jon Bonner gives us his review of QuickTime 4.

QuickTime 4.0 Preview... Go get it!

The Daily iMac

Pentium III "iMac" Clones: There Were Quotemarks for a Reason
Amy Hoy is clearing up some misconceptions involving Intel and "iMac Clones."

Pentium III "iMac" Clones: There Were Quotemarks for a Reason

Applelinks

Fox's "Futurama" Digs Macs
John Farr has been watching Futurama and caught some great Mac references! An entertaining article, check it out.

Fox's "Futurama" Digs Macs

MacTimes

Message in a Bottle: A Present for the Future
On the MacTimes news page, they have an interesting story about a project to put a time capsule in orbit in 2001. The capsule will have messages from the people of today and will end its orbit 50,000 years later.

Message in a Bottle: A Present for the Future

Connectix Stops Shipments of Virtual Game Station
MacTimes is covering the situation with Connectix Virtual Game Station being forced to stop shipping by a judge.

Connectix Stops Shipments of Virtual Game Station

MacSoldiers

The Times, They Are A-Changing
George Wagner gives us his thoughts on the end of the EvangeList.

The Times, They Are A-Changing

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch offers more QuickTime 4 beta reports, reader letters on Apple's PowerBook 5300 trade-in offer, and lots of product announcements.

MacInTouch

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MacOS News Around The Web, Wednesday April 21st
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
The Daily iMac

QuickTime 4 Streaming: Comparisons Page
Are you curious about QuickTime 4 and confused about what it may mean for you? Check out this article by The Daily iMac to get the answers you are looking for.

QuickTime 4 Streaming: Comparisons Page

Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has cool Railroad Tycoon II news, information on a new Marathon Myth II map, information on an Unreal update, a news Myth site for Myth fans, information on Descent III, and some news about an unknown company recruiting Mac programmers. Check it out!

Inside Mac Games

Applelinks

How to Scare Bill Gates
John Farr comments on the issue that computing appliances may scare Bill Gates to death.

How to Scare Bill Gates

Avid Drops Mac Support! Corporate Spite?
Let's hope this turns out to be a false rumor, but John Farr is reporting that Avid may be dropping support for the Mac. Avid is the market leading manufacturer of many video editing products.

Avid Drops Mac Support! Corporate Spite?

MacTimes

Canada Planning A 5 Cent Tax Per Email?
Applelinks writes a fantastic editorial on a proposed 5 cent (Canadian) tax on EVERY E-MAIL CANADIANS RECEIVE! The funds would then be used to subsidize the Canadian postal service complaining about lost revenues. A great read for Canadians and anyone else interested in taxation and government subsidies.

Canada Planning A 5 Cent Tax Per Email?

MacSoldiers

The Times, They Are A-Changing
George Wagner gives us his thoughts on the end of the EvangeList.

The Times, They Are A-Changing

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has updates on Redneck Rampage, Settlers III and Aliens vs. Predator, information on a new Myth site, an update on Caesar III, info on the new Marathon Myth II map, and much more!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has information on Avid's plan to drop support for the Mac, more reports from NAB, reports on QuickTime 4, and lots of product information.

MacInTouch

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MacOS News Around The Web, Tuesday April 20th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
MacTimes

Canada Planning A 5 Cent Tax Per Email?
Applelinks writes a fantastic editorial on a proposed 5 cent (Canadian) tax on EVERY E-MAIL CANADIANS RECEIVE! The funds would then be used to subsidize the Canadian postal service complaining about lost revenues. A great read for Canadians and anyone else interested in taxation and government subsidies.

Canada Planning A 5 Cent Tax Per Email?

Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG brings us news about 2 possible Mac ports, some sad news that the Myth Codex has shut down, an update on Unrel Tournament, lots of news for Myth map makers, an update on Wheel of Time, a sale from MAC-O-RAMA, information on an upcoming Mac flight simulator, and informaiton about an Aliens vs. Predators web site.

Inside Mac Games

Applelinks

Difference Engine Reviewed: Who's Been Eating MY Interface?
John Farr talks about a recent editorial and the nature of the beginning Mac days.

Difference Engine Reviewed: Who's Been Eating MY Interface?

A Little Farther Out of Town
It doesn't have much to do with Macs, but John Farr offers an entertaining read about septic tanks and housework.

A Little Farther Out of Town

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has information about a new Unreal game and another release of Unreal, an update on Wheel of Time, specials from MAC-O-RAMA, and more coming later today.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacOPINION

Apple's Road Ahead Part 9: Is Apple Doing UNIX Right?
Philip Machanik explores Apple and their path to MacOS X.

Apple's Road Ahead Part 9: Is Apple Doing UNIX Right?

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has more on NAB, information on MacOS X Server patches, information on Apple's Tech Info Library, and lots of product information.

MacInTouch

MacKiDo

Ice Cream
David K. Every got into an argument with some PC bigots who thought that the PC world offered more choice. Mr. Every compares that choice to having 100 different kinds of Vanilla. This is a great editorial, read it.

Ice Cream

Low End Mac

Guide to G3 Daughter Cards
Low End Mac has a good guide to G3 upgrade cards. If you are in the market, check this out.

Guide to G3 Daughter Cards

Hard Drive Failure
Evan has advice for how to deal with potential hard drive failures.

Hard Drive Failure

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MacOS News Around The Web, Monday April 19th
Site Summaries
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MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has news from the NAB, information about Apple's release of QuickTime Server software as Open Source, a link to a court ruling in a 20 year case involving the Beatles and Apple Computer, as well as lots of product announcements.

MacInTouch

MacTimes

Weekly iMac: 333MHz iMacs, TV Tuners, and Updated Mice
MacTimes offers a wrap-up of last week's iMac news.

Weekly iMac: 333MHz iMacs, TV Tuners, and Updated Mice

MacKiDo

NostraDumbAss -- Press Predictions
Mitchell Parks continues his excellent look into press predictions and the way things really turned out to be for Apple. This is a really great series and we recommend you check it out.

NostraDumbAss -- Press Predictions

The Daily iMac

The iMacbutton: Handy, But a Little Pricey
Chris Orcutt reviews the iMacButton, a handy device that makes restarting the iMac much less painful after a system freeze.

The iMacbutton: Handy, But a Little Pricey

Low End Mac

The Dark Side of Testing, or How Microsoft Always Wins
Dan Knight debunks MindCRAFT's recent benchmarking "tests" that "show" NT is faster than Linux. A good read if you are into this part of the computer world.

The Dark Side of Testing, or How Microsoft Always Wins

MacOPINION

Resistance is Fruitful
John Martellaro offers a great read in this editorial that deals with snow in Colorado, the WWII generation, and the essence of the computer age. A definite must read.

Resistance is Fruitful

Applelinks

A Little Farther Out of Town
It doesn't have much to do with Macs, but John Farr offers an entertaining read about septic tanks and housework.

A Little Farther Out of Town

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL brings us news from Bungie, screenshots from a new game called Bugdom, a new demo of Myth II, a new release of WarBirds, and more! Check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

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MacOS News Around The Web, Friday April 16th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
The Daily iMac

iMac/333: Apple Went the Extra Megahertz But Not the Extra Mile
Amy Hoy examines some of the issues behind Apple's latest iMac release.

iMac/333: Apple Went the Extra Megahertz But Not the Extra Mile

Low End Mac

C2, the next iMac
Dan Knight muses over some interesting iMac rumors including what may be in the next generation of iMac after the 333 MHz units just released.

C2, the next iMac

MacOPINION

Philistines
Del Miller dives into the roots of Mac and Microsoft history. He starts with the history of WordStar and goes on from there. A gresat read.

Philistines

Miscellaneous Ramblings #11
Charles Moore has some tasty rumors on therelease of Apple's next PowerBook offering.

Miscellaneous Ramblings #11

Applelinks

The Warp Core: Lucy Linux: The Aftermath
John Martellero cleans up some loose ends on a recent War Core column that talked about Linux.

The Warp Core: Lucy Linux: The Aftermath

Weekend TifBits
Tif Bailey gives us a rundown some of the week's Mac news.

Weekend TifBits

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL brings us news about a great new 3Dfx product for iMac owners from Micro Conversions, information about a Tomb Raider Gold demo, an update on Civilization II Gold, new driver information from Village Tronic, a patch for Heroes of Might and Magic II, and information on QuickShot Deluxe II. Check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacTimes Network

The I Hate Apple Squad
I Hate Apple/Macintosh web sites abound and MacTimes has nice thoughts about them. Those who may run a I Hate Anything sites are also lambasted (including I Hate Windows/MS/B. Gates sites as well). An excellent editorial.

The I Hate Apple Squad

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MacOS News Around The Web, Thursday April 15th
Site Summaries
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MacKiDo

Who Speaks for Galileo?
Michael P. McLaughlin discusses the Mac and it relation to the scientific and engineering communities. He feels that there are few advocates for this important sector of Mac users.

Who Speaks for Galileo?

Applelinks

Internet Free Speech Under Siege
Charles Moore offers an excellent editorial about free speech on the Interenet.

Internet Free Speech Under Siege

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has information about the Quake III test release, information on a new game from Ambrosia, a Diablo II movie, a Civilization II Gols workaround (and a special offer on Civilization II Gold), and more! Check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch brings a report on Apple's Q2 results and lots of product announcements.

MacInTouch

The Daily iMac

The Basics: The Ins & Outs of the Appearance Control Panel
Amy Hoy tells us all about how the Appearance Control Panel works. A must read for anyone learning about MacOS 8.5 or MacOS 8.5.1.

The Basics: The Ins & Outs of the Appearance Control Panel

MacTimes Network

Road Runner Drops Support for iMac, G3
MacTimes brings us a story about Time Warner's RoadRunner cable Internet access company possible being in the process of dropping support for iMacs, G3s, and OS 8.5.x.

Road Runner Drops Support for iMac, G3

Start a Hand-Me-Down Program For iMacs
MacTimes offers an opinion on a MacOS Rumors proposed Mac trade-up plan.

Start a Hand-Me-Down Program For iMacs

Low End Mac

iMac 333
Dan Knight takes issue with a recent study that shows only 3% of web surfers were Mac users. He walks us through why that just isn't the way it is.

iMac 333

The Business iMac?
Dan Knight thinks Apple should offer a business iMac with a bigger screen. He makes a great argument and offers a compelling description.

The Business iMac?

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MacOS News Around The Web, Wednesday April 14th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG brings us information about a chat with MacSoft, a Railroad Tycoon II preview, information on an absurd lawsuit that blames games for a shooting death, information about a Bungie statue, a new MacMAME update, Civilization II Gold news, information about Diablo II, information about a secret Fallout map making web page, information on Apple OpenGL/3Dfx support and more. Check it out!

Inside Mac Games

MacInTouch

News Summary
Update:
MacInTouch has added coverage of Apple's Q2 results and Apple's official announcements of the 333 MHz iMacs.

MacInTouch brings a special report on flat panel displays from Henry Norr, an Apple student promotion, info on issues with the new Epson 750 printer, and lots of product releases.

MacInTouch

The Daily iMac

The iMac Name Game: It's as Easy as A, B, C
Confused on all the iMac nomenclature? Amy Hoy has a great explpanation on what the different iMacs are.

The iMac Name Game: It's as Easy as A, B, C

Road Apple: PowerBook 1400/117
Dan Knight tells us all about the PowerBook 117

Road Apple: PowerBook 1400/117

MacTimes Network

Weekly iMac: Faster iMacs, Easter Eggs and USB Adaptors
Amy Hoy rounds up the past week in iMac news. An excellent round-up piece.

Weekly iMac: Faster iMacs, Easter Eggs and USB Adaptors

Low End Mac

Mac Musings: Statistical Lies
Dan Knight takes issue with a recent study that shows only 3% of web surfers were Mac users. He walks us through why that just isn't the way it is.

Mac Musings: Statistical Lies

Road Apple: PowerBook 1400/117
Dan Knight tells us all about the PowerBook 117

Road Apple: PowerBook 1400/117

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL is offering a special deal on Civilization II Gold, moving info for Micro Conversions, info on MacMAME, Strategy Hints for Imperialism, info on Railroad Tycoon II, info on Diablo II and X-Plane, another Myth II conversion map-this one is a Marathon conversion, and more!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

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MacOS News Around The Web, Tuesday April 13th, 1999
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
MacTimes Network

Is Apple Doing a "Lisa" with Trade-in 5300/190s?
MacTimes takes a look at Apple's recent promotional offer to PowerBook 5300/190 owners. Balancing everything concerned, they are not convinced it is a good deal.

Is Apple Doing a "Lisa" with Trade-in 5300/190s?

ISP Sued For Third-Party User's Comments
MacTimes brings us a chilling report on a seemingly insane court decision in England that found an ISP liable for what an anonymous US citizen said in a newsgroup.

ISP Sued For Third-Party User's Comments

Inside Mac Games

News Summry
IMG has exclusive shots of a new RPG, Some commentary on OpenGL rumors, A Nethergate update, updtaes from Berkely System and Wheel of Time, a Realmz update, and more! Check it ou!.

Inside Mac Games

Low End Mac

Low-Cost USB Removables Compared
Paulo Rodriguez offers suggestions on which removable storage solution you should get for your Blue & White G3 or iMac.

Low-Cost USB Removables Compared

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL is hosting a chat with MicroConversions, they bring a repost of the new Myth II map, they have the winners for a Myth II contest, news about Carmageddon 2, lots of MacSoft news, an update on Wheel of Time, a bug fix for Civilization II Gold, a new chess game, UL news for Starship Titanic fans, and more! Check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

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MacInTouch brings a sneak preview of QT4's MP3 capabilities and lots of product announcements.

MacInTouch

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MacOS News Around The Web, Monday April 12th, 1999
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Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG brings information about the new Myth II map and other Myth news, a MacSoft chat, news about Civilization II Gold, news about Bleem vs. Sony, Galactic Patrol, information on the Mac OpenGL drivers, and info on Total Annihilation.

Inside Mac Games

The PowerBook Zone

Mysterious Mac Thing
A mysterious Apple device has shown up for auction on e-bay, the online auction site. The PowerBook Zone not only found this device, they have been in contact with the owner and gotten additional pictures for us to look at.

The Low Down on the "Mysterious Mac Thing"

The Low Down on the "Mysterious Mac Thing" Part 2

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL brings us news about a new Myth II map that has swept the Myth community, a Quake II update, Descent updates, a transcript from the Douglas Adams chat, and more! Check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacOPINION

Sod House Heaven
Del Miller compares IT Managers faith in Microsoft to the faith of a 19th Century believer's faith that the world was about to end. The part that involves computers starts about 3/4 of the way through the article, but read the whole thing. Entertaining.

Sod House Heaven

The Y2K Blues - Or How I Learned to Love the (OS) Bomb
Jeff Lewis walks us through why their is a Y2K issue and what it means to you.

The Y2K Blues - Or How I Learned to Love the (OS) Bomb

Applelinks

IT'S IN THE BLOOD
John Farr takes us through a meandering, yet entertaining, tale of springtime, the new book by Bill Gates, and Apple.

IT'S IN THE BLOOD

Dell to Copy Apple?
John Farr tells about a recent speech by Michael Dell who said that they would introduce a computer like the iMac.

Dell to Copy Apple?

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch brings us news about a new Epson printer, Apple's Y2K disclosure list, information about web-based faxing, info on a "mysterious Apple device" seen on e-Bay, and lots of product releases.

MacInTouch

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MacOS News Around The Web, Friday April 10th, 1999
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MacInTouch

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Update:
MacInTouch has added information about a new printer from Epson expected next week.
Today finds MacInTouch discussing an officially-sanctioned upgrade path for Powerbook 5300 owners, more information on their Now Up-To-Date and Contact report, and reader feedback on the availability of Internet-based Fax services for the Macintosh.

MacInTouch

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has also brought us information that The Whole Experience is looking for programmers, and information about the new JoyPort Input Sprocket beta.
MGL provides us with a first look at Carmageddon 2 for the Mac, with is on it's way to retail stores. They also have some initial benchmark's by Id Software's John Carmack on the performance of Apple's updated OpenGL drivers.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG brings us a great story about Quake II on the Mac, news about Galactic Patrol and Settlers III, and other gaming news.

Inside Mac Games

Applelinks

Lucy Linux, Dressed to Kill: Sex and Lies at the Punch Bowl
John Martellaro offers an eyeopening look at the way many Mac users are looking at Linux. You may disagree with the nature of his initial comparisons, but John drives his points home with some excellent information. A good read.

Lucy Linux, Dressed to Kill: Sex and Lies at the Punch Bowl

Dell to Copy Apple?
John Farr tells about a recent speech by Michael Dell who said that they would introduce a computer like the iMac.

Dell to Copy Apple?

MacFixIt

News Summary
MacFixIt reports on the details of both the new OpenGL and Stuffit Updates, and their benefits to end users. A update to their report on Daylight Savings Time and OS 8.5.1 was posted this morning as well.

MacFixIt

MacOPINION

A Compleat Buyer's And User's Guide To High-End (Over $1,000 -- Mostly)
Charles Moore takes us on a tour of PowerBooks. This is aimed at people looking to buy a used PowerBook and we recommend you check it out.

A Compleat Buyer's And User's Guide To High-End (Over $1,000 -- Mostly)

Miscellaneous Ramblings #10
Charles Moore summarizes the week's PowerBook happenings.

Miscellaneous Ramblings #10

Innovation: Part II
Marc Zeedar thinks that being hungry is a big part of being creative for companies. This is why Apple is kicking ass now according to Marc.

Innovation: Part II

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MacOS News Around The Web, Thursday April 9th, 1999
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MacKiDo

The Future of Processors
Want to know something about processors? David K. Every explores the concepts behind chips in great detail and looks at what is probably the future of processing technology.

The Future of Processors

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has information about a Douglas Adams chat, a Myth II contest, information about Railroad Tycoon II, news fromthe makers of Cæsar III, an update from a group porting Doom to OpenGL, a plea for a teacher, a Y2K report from Ambrosia, Aliens Vs. Predator previews, a Bungie vote, a new Myth II map, and more! Check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has information on MIDI with G3s and iMacs, they have updated their report on Now alternatives, reader reports on AOL password scams, information on a Java security flaw, a review of MacOS Server, and lots of product announcements.

MacInTouch

MacOPINION

Apple's Road Ahead Part 8: Why Do UNIX Right?
Philip Machanik delves into Unix and some of the reasons it it important to Apple. The first part deals with Intel, but keep reading as the rest of the column involves Apple.

Apple's Road Ahead Part 8: Why Do UNIX Right?

Tim checks in from a bunker somewhere in...
Dr. Tim Hillman revisits his condemnation of Macworld magazine.

Tim checks in from a bunker somewhere in...

Apple-Jackson: Not All Black and White
Ron Drake, a former Apple employee, writes an excellent editorial that examines all sides of the issues revolving around Reverend Jesse Jackson's condemnation of Apple.

Apple-Jackson: Not All Black and White

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MacOS News Around The Web, Wednesday April 7th, 1999
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Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG brings us information on the new OpenGL SDK for the Mac, news about the Quake III test, news about a new Mac game called Mac Galactic Patrol, a Bungie poll for Myth: TFL, info about a Mac port of Cæsar III and a possible port of Alpha Centauri, and news about Duke Nukem Forever.

Inside Mac Games

Applelinks

Your Next Computer
John Farr talks about a new computer concept and he would like to see it make its way to Apple.

Your Next Computer

Building Customer Relationships
Paul Shields offers Customer Relationships 101.

Building Customer Relationships

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has information about 250 MB Zip Drives working in Blue & White G3s, information about an Apple Design contest, an initiative that Farallon is participating in, and tons of product announcements.

MacInTouch

The Daily iMac

View from Behind the Counter: Getting What You Paid For
Allen Newman counters Amy Hoy's suggestion that Apple allow K-Mart to sell iMacs.

View from Behind the Counter: Getting What You Paid For

MacOPINION

Another View: The Jesse Jackson and Apple Controversy
MacOPINION reader Stan Smith sounds off on the issue that doesn't seem to go away.

Another View: The Jesse Jackson and Apple Controversy

Of Macs, and Shoes, and Sealing-Wax, and Advertising These Things
John Weidner has some ideas about advertising and he doesn't like the way it's done now. His plans would put users's words on the open market.

Of Macs, and Shoes, and Sealing-Wax, and Advertising These Things

What's in a Name?
Evan Desjardins explores the issue of domain names, choosing a domain, and who has rights to what.

What's in a Name?

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has information about a chat with Douglas Adams, news on an Apple Design contest, information about an OpenGL SDK, news about a Mac port of Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, product updates on Harppon 2 and Tanaka, and the delightful news that the Mac version of Railroad Tycoon II is nearing release. Check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

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MacOS News Around The Web, Tuesday April 6th, 1999
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MacInTouch

News Summary
Update: MacInTouch is reporting on the release of Final Cut, as well as additional product releases.

In addition to some product announcements and juicy info on Quicktime 4.0's announcement, Macintouch also continues it's reports on the future of Now Software's Up-To-Date and Contact suite, AOL Instant Messenger's port-hopping tactics, and Netscape's recent personnel departures.

MacInTouch

The Daily iMac

Pop-up Windows
Amy Hoy has a new love in life, Apple's tabbed folders. She gives you the ins and outs so you can use them too.

Pop-up Windows

MacOPINION

Conversation or Controversy? Rev. Jackson's Statements on Apple
Michael Hicks thinks that Reverend Jackson's comments were right on the money and served their purpose.

Conversation or Controversy? Rev. Jackson's Statements on Apple

Once More into the Breach with MP3, or Why I Liked Turning 30
Mathew Ruben esplores the joyes of his Mac and a CD-R.

Once More into the Breach with MP3, or Why I Liked Turning 30

Applelinks

Y2 Okay!
Kirk Hiner offers a dark glimpse into the twisted receeses of his mind, his former roomate's mating activities, and the benefits of the potential Y2K disaster.

Y2 Okay!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL says that Carmegeddon 2 is released! In addition, they have news about a Quake III test, an extension conflict with Imperialism II, info about Age of Empires, info about Wheel of Time, pre-order info for Fly!, open source rumors for Clan Lords, Galactic Lords, MUD for Mac, and more! Check it out

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MacOS News Around The Web, Monday April 5th, 1999
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MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch is reporting on Qulacom's plans for Now Utilities, faster iMacs, an issue with AOL Instant Messenger "port hopping," and a ton of product announcements inclusing: Stylus Color 900N, EpsonShare, OpenGraph, P100-FX, Frontier 6.0, Rainbow Painter, ColorSynergy 4.0, HTML Markdown 2.1, TextSOAP, MultiMode 2.0, AutoScript.fm 1.0.8, and more.

MacInTouch

Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has news abut a new French gaming company, updates for Unreal, Dark Vengeance, and Descent, two unreal tournaments. Clan Lords, and Redneck Rampage also make the news plus more, check it out!

Inside Mac Games

MacOPINION

AOL's Trap For Microsoft Might Squish Apple
John Martellaro lays out the future of world conflict and thinks that Apple could be a victim.

AOL's Trap For Microsoft Might Squish Apple

Applelinks

We Want Wireless! (Don't We?)
John Farr explores possible developments in the high-speed Internet access world.

We Want Wireless! (Don't We?)

MOVING MADNESS
John Farr sounds off about moving. The first part of the column deals with political issues, but Mr. Farr does talk about moving Macs in the second part of the column.

MOVING MADNESS

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has news about another Unreal update, Quake III info, interview information, a Mac StarCraft tourney, and a patch for the newly released Imperialism II. There's more, so check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Low End Mac

Is Apple Bruised?
Dan Knight sounds off about Fred Langa.

Is Apple Bruised?

iMac Troubleshooting
Evan steps you through some basic iMac trouble shooting and repairs.

iMac Troubleshooting

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MacOS News Around The Web, Friday April 2nd, 1999
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MacKiDo

Langa Letter Flame Baiting...
David K. Every thinks that the controversial editorial written by Fred Kunga is nothing more than an attempt to piss Mac users off.

Langa Letter Flame Baiting...

MacOPINION

Dr. Tim hopes that the Macworld doesn't come searching for him.
The title might be a bit silly, but Dr. Hillman hits on some valid points about the problem with MacWorld.

Dr. Tim hopes that the Macworld doesn't come searching for him.

Fish Story
Del Miller ponders life, the universe, and everything. He also talks about the true nature of selling. A good read.

Fish Story

Applelinks

Playing Fast and Loose With Your OS
John Martellaro has spotted what he thinks is an interesting trend in today's culture.

Playing Fast and Loose With Your OS

More CompUSA Notes
John Farr has another good CompUSA story about a great CompUSA Mac employee.

More CompUSA Notes

Microsoft Defender Makes Big Mistake
Oops, a US Senator makes a stupid faux pas and John Farr thinks it won't help Microsoft.

Microsoft Defender Makes Big Mistake

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
Today MGL has news about a Mac port of Werewolf: The Apocalypse, a chat with Nightfall creator June Powers, info on Carmageddon 2: Carpocalypse Now, and Imperialism II. Check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG brings us news about preordering Carmegeddon II, a new Mac pinball game, a new link to the Imperialism II demo, a Q&A about Bungie's next game Oni, and lots of Unreal news. Check it out!

Inside Mac Games

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MacOS News Around The Web, Thursday April 1st, 1999
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Applelinks

News Summary
Applelinks is offering several news stories including an article about web site buyouts, a fantastic study from Bare Bones Software that definitively proves Lime iMacs are faster than any other color, a rebate program form Empower, a review of QTVR tools, and a whole lot more. Check it out.

Applelinks

Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has news and links to the demo for Imperialsm II, news on Cythera, a possible port of an Ion Storm game, and another MacMAME update.

IMG

MacSoldiers

UniMouse and UniTray
Michael Munger reviews the new USB mouse from Contour that comes in iMac colors.

UniMouse and UniTray

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
Today MGL has news about a commitment for a mAc version of Experience, Unreal news, several game updates, a call for translators, notes about Starcraft and a WHOLE LOT MORE!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Low End Mac

G3's Fast, No Foolin'
Dan Knight just got in several new Blue & White G3s at his day job (lucky boy) and he tells us all about it.

G3's Fast, No Foolin'

MacTimes Network

Langa's Cruisin' For A Bruisin'
Jeffrey Cho doesn't think that kindly about a column written by Fred Langa, noted Mac bigot.

Langa's Cruisin' For A Bruisin'

Has The Age Of Disposable Computers Arrived?
Jeffrey Cho looks at the situation with today's cheap computers. It starts with the new US$299 PC featured in the Wall Street Journal yesterday.

Has The Age Of Disposable Computers Arrived?

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