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December, 1999 Archive

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, December 31st, 1999

MacOS News Headlines

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Mac Industry Links

Mac Gaming Links

Rumors/Predictions

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Columns

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Tips

Product Announcements

Site and Column Summaries

Low End Mac

Low End Mac Awards
Low End Mac offers their best and worst awards for the year. The Mac Observer is mentioned twice, so we think they did a great job! :-) Seriously though, Thanks Dan!

Mac Musings - 1999: Year in Review
Dan Knigt offers a nice look back at 1999. A good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [3:30 PM CST]
MGL has information on the Tomb Raider II 1.0.3 update, information about BlazerEdit for Blazer, information about cross-platform networking for Madden NFL, information about Virtual Game Station on OS 9, news that Mac Quake III: Arena is shipping, news that the offocial release of GameRanger will happen tomorrow, information about an update to Ferazel's Wand Demo 1.0.2, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

osOpinion

Bursting Bubbles: OS X client on x86
Roman Aclef takes a microscope to the idea of Apple porting OS X to Intel. This is a well reasoned piece and a good read.

MacReviewZone

Old Mac Cotton - Formula Racing And Apple
Old Mac Cotton looks at Apple's sporting efforts. Always entertainging and informative.

MacInTouch

News Summary [3:30 PM CST]
MacInTouch has not yet been updated today.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [3:30 PM CST]
IMG has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, December 30th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines

Top Story Links

Mac Industry Links

Mac Gaming Links

Tech Industry Links

Interviews

Columns

Opinions

Tips

Reviews

Product Announcements

Site and Column Summaries

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:30 PM CST]
IMG has information on Quake 3 Arena, information on a Myth I/II Gathering at Macworld Expo SF, information on a Madden NFL 2000 update, information on a recording of an Unreal Tournament competition, links to a year-end wrap up of gaming, links to a Sim City 3000 review, information on a Mac Quake Infinity update, and information on a sale from 999Software.

MacMilitia

In The Trenches - Auld Lang Syne
Dan Litwiller looks at his switch from the PC to the Mac. This is a very good read.

MacWeek

RFI Report - Forward looking statements
Robert Morgan sounds off on the past and future of Apple. He also spends a lot of time in a self-congratulatory love-fest. Despite this, this column is a good read. Lots of good information.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [2:10 PM CST]
MGL has added information on changes to the Quake III: Arena server, and news about a Gathering of Bungie fans at MWSF.

News Summary [8:45 AM CST]
MGL has information about a new effort called Ask Maxis, information about Mac Open Inventor, links to a Starsiege: Tribes 2 interview with Rick Overman, some tips for Unreal Tournament, some comments about Heroes of Might & Magic III for the Mac, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [8:45 AM CST]
MacInTouch has more information on Apple's patch for a Mac Attack denial-of-service exploit with Mac OS 9, more information about Toast and Mac OS 9, information about a problem with the new Apple Audio Extension 1.0 update, reader information about a workaround for a conflict between Quark Xpress and Apple's patch for the Mac OS 8.6 font bug, product news, and industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday. December 29th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines

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Site and Column Summaries

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [4:05 PM CST]
MGL has their own Quake III: Arena Demo Strategy Guide, information that Mac Quake III: Arena is showing up on shelves, information about a Madden 1.0.1 update, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [8:15 AM CST]
MacInTouch has information on a Mac Attack network security exploit, information on the Apple Cinema Display, more reader information about Epson's Stylus Color 760/780 printers, some reader information about Power Mac G4 systems, Quark Xpress (with Adobe ATM/ATR) and Toast, some product news, and industry links.

Low End Mac

Mac Metamorphosis - New Year's Rant
Eric Stephano has had enough of working on PCs. That's kind of hard though, because that's his job. A good read.

MacWEEK

iGeek - Benchmarks revisited
David Every explains further on the subject of Benchmarks. This is a well reasoned piece that offers tips to both sides of the benchmark debate. A good read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:05 PM CST]
IMG has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, December 28th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines

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Mac Industry Links

Mac Gaming Links

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Announcements

Columns

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Humor

Tips

Reviews

Product Announcements

Site and Column Summaries

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [12:15 PM CST]
MGL has a new Total Annihilation Map of the Week, information about a new site devoted to Ambrosia's Ares, ab update on Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, some comments from the Open Source community on Quake, some comments from Westlake Interactive President Mark Adams on multiprocessing on the Mac, news from Humongous, information on a configuration manager for LucasArts' Star Wars Episode 1: Racer, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [12:15 PM CST]
MacInTouch has news about a denial of service attack possible from a Mac, information about a problem with Epson's new 760/780 USB printers, some information about problems with Mac support in Sony's Spressa CD-RW drives, information about some Apple patents, product news, and industry links.

Low End Mac

The Rumor Mill - Mac OS Linux
Low End Mac takes another stab at the rumor mill by releasing more scandalous information, this time from a source called The Looking Man. Sounds like an observant son of a gun... Always funny to read, check out The Rumor Mill.

A View From The Classroom - The Required New Year's Column: Avoiding Complacenc
Steve Wood does more than offer the obligatory column, he talks about Apple, the Mac, and the future. A good read.

Miscellaneous Ramblings - Short Takes
Charles Moore digs into the dreaded ESD, broken pixels, and a software recommendation. A good read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [12:15 PM CST]
IMG has not yet been updated today.

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MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, December 27th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines

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Upside Today

Tech Predictions for 2000
Richard Brandt evaluates his predictions from last year to see how he did. This guy's a Microsoft pinhead, but he readily owns up to those things he got wrong.

MacSoldiers

Apple needs another significant presence in the retail market
George Wagner thinsk that Apple's retail positioning is still weak and can use a boost. A good read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [5:00 PM CST]
IMG has links to a The Fallen interview, some comments from id Software's John Carmack, a new Shareware Center (direct link in the Mac Gaming Links), information on ther release of Tactical Air Combat Simulator, information about a new Mac Descent 3 site, information on a new version of GameRanger, news on Ferazel's Wand Demo 1.0.1, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [5:00 PM CST]
MGL has information on Ferazel's Wand Demo, information on an add-on for the Mac OS version of Fly!, some comments from John Carmack, information on a new version of GameRanger, some news from Humongous Games.

MacInTouch

News Summary [12:00 PM CST]
MacInTouch has updated their Y2K special report, information on an Apple TIL article about a Power Mac G4 USB bug, news from Global Village, and some product news. It looks as if the site has redesigned their content once again.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, December 24th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines

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Mac Gaming Links

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Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [2:00 PM CST]
MGL has added details on the National Macintosh Gaming Championship 2000, ifnromation on a Railroad Tycoon II: Gold Edition update, links to a Unreal Tournament interview with Mark Rein, and links to some comments from John Carmack on Quake 3 tools.

News Summary [8:00 AM CST]
MGL has information on Civilization: Call to Power, information n the latest MacMAME release, links to a Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force interview, information on GameRanger, an update on Starsiege: Tribes 2, information on the MGL/MacSoft giveaway winners, links to new WarCraft III screenshots, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [2:00 PM CST]
IMG has links to new Warcraft III Screen Shots, information on Mac Diablo II, some Macworld Expo SF 2000 information, and information about a new release of GameRanger.

MacInTouch

News Summary [2:00 PM CST]
MacInTouch has a Y2K special report, information about Apple's 10-K filing with the SEC, news about QuickTime 4.1, news from Matrox, product news, and industry links.

Macworld Magazine

San Francisco for Macworld Expo Hipsters
Andy Ihnatko does what he does best. In this case, he is telling us all about San Francisco and the things we should know for MACWORLD Expo. A very entertaining read.

MacReviewZone

Old Mac Cotton - This Is Apple. This Is Apple On Drugs. Any Questions?
Old Mac Cotton has some wonderful T-shirts this week. One in particulalry takes a vicious stab at John Sculley. Always informative and a good read.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, December 22nd, 1999

MacOS News Headlines

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [2:00 PM CST]
IMG has news about Civilization: Call to Power, some news about 3D support in Star Wars: Episode One Racer, news from Freeverse, some Monkey Shines information, and a new special on Saitek Cyborg 3D USB.

MacInTouch

News Summary [2:00 PM CST]
MacInTouch has information about major product updates from Microsoft and Apple, news that Apple is shipping the Apple Cinema Display, information about Final Cut Pro 1.2, information on the status of ACT!, product news, and industry links.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [2:00 PM CST]
MGL has information on a Quake III total conversion called Future vs. Fantasy 2, news on Descent 3 v1.3.1, information on a patch to Falcon 4.0, an update on Championship Manager 99/00, links to a new Diablo II Screenshot of the Week, information, on the first Starsiege: Tribes 2 skins (they look incredible), links to some Mac Quake III: Arena icons, links to an Unreal Tournament interview with Mike Leatham and other Unreal Tournament nformation, information on some Quake 3 bugs, news that John Carmack has released Quake 1 source code, news from Westlake Interactive, information on Civilization Call To Power, news about Heroes of Might & Magic III, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacOPINION

Utopia Planitia - Freehold Housekeeping
John Martellaro wraps up the year with a nice piece that touches upon MacOPINION, reviews (thanks John), readers, Apple, and some more stuff. Always a very good read.

The Difference Engine - Thoughts of a Reluctant Warrior
Del Miller has a wonderful tale that may surprise some people. It involves his new job in a PC dominated company. A very good read, as always.

Applelinks

Abacus - Hotdog! It's Christmas!
Del MIller takes us back to that first Christmas in a snow storm... A very good read, as always.

MacWeek

RFI Report - Apple's safety valve
Robert Morgan sniffed out some information on the presence of iMacs at Sam's Club and Costco. He suggests (quite correctly in our opinion) that this is good for the retail channel. A good read.

Low End Mac

Mac Musings - Predictions for Macworld [sic] Expo
Dan Knight hypothesizes about what Apple may be bringing to market at MACWORLD Expo. A good read.

Miscellaneous Ramblings - Pismo & Thin PowerBooks
Charles Moore expounds on Apple's PowerBook line, shining the spotlight on Apple's lack of a thin notebook. A good read.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, December 21st, 1999

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Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:00 PM CST]
IMG has news about Mac Quake 3 Arena, news about Heroes of Might and Magic III, information on a new Unreal Tournament Add-on Pack, links to a new site called RuneNews.com, and links to a Digital Extremes interview.

MacWeek

On The Register: - Window of opportunity?
Tony Smith looks into mac OS X Client and how it may pertain to Apple's future. This is a very good article.

MacCentral

IHNATKO 53 - "Dear Santa ..."
Andy Ihnatko writes a letter to Santa, and his wish list seems pretty reasonable to us. :-) A very amusing read.

Applelinks

The Farr Site - Idiot's Revenge
John Farr writes an eloquent piece on the Internet, courtesy, information, and more topics than you can shake a stick at (try it!). A very good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:00 AM CST]
MacInTouch has information on Final Cut Pro 1.2, information on problems with a Philips USB camera, information about a Mac certification program from Apple, product news, and industry links.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [4:00 PM CST]
MGL is back up, but they are still experiencing DNS problems that prevent them from updating the site so far.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, December 20th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines

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Mac Industry News Links

Mac Gaming Links

Interviews

Tech Industry Links

Interviews

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Rumors

Columns

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Tips

Reviews

Product Announcements

Site and Column Summaries

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:45 PM CST]
IMG has news from Creative Labs, news about Civilization: Call to Power, information on Episode One Racer and 3dfx, news from John Carmack, and news from Bungie regarding Oni.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:00 AM CST]
MGL has links to a Mac Baldur's Gate interview with Scott Warren, information on Mega Minesweeper , news about the release of Skittles 2.0.1, information about Star Wars Episode 1: Racer working with the 3dfx OpenGL, as well as information on the Star Wars Episode 1: Racer Demo, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:00 AM CST]
MacInTouch has information on Mac support from Logitech and Altec Lansing, information about a National Instruments solution for G4 compatibility with its data acquisition boards, more information on StreetAtlas 6.0 problems, news from Intuit, more reader complaints about Apple's product availability and customer support, product news, and industry links.

Applelinks

The Warp Core - The Fork() in The Road Ahead
John Martellaro delves into issues surrounding Microsoft and their lack of innovation in the GUI (and all other) departments. HE also looks at the Mac's GUI. A very good read, as always.

MacDirectory

The Mac Who Made Apple and Saved It
Ric Getter offers a tribute to Steve Jobs. A good read.

1984 - Online

More Microsoft Knavery as the Juggernaut moves on
David Knopfler has a tale typical of the kind of crap associated with Windows and Microsoft. This one deals with FrontPage. The grammar is a bit off at times, but this is still a good read.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, December 17th, 1999

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MacReviewZone

Old Mac Cotton - Apple Brainstorming Its Way Into China - More Conferences
Old Mac Cotton delves into some of Apple's world wide efforts. Always informative, this series is a good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [2:35 PM CST]
MGL has added informationon Mac Quake III: Arena Demo locations, information on Star Wars: Racer for Mac, and an update on Ferazel's Wand.

News Summary [9:00 AM CST]
MGL has a new Shareware Center with Dan Daranciang, news about the Mac Quake III: Arena demo, an update on the Aspyr Media and MGL give away, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fun Fact of the Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:00 AM CST]
MacInTouch has reader comments on Multifunction Peripherals, some comments on PowerBook FireWire, reader comments on cross-platform support with older Mac OS releases, information on Mac startup delays, product news, and industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [2:35 PM CST]
IMG has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, December 16th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines

Top Story Links

Mac News Links

Mac Gaming Links

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Mac News Links

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Gift Suggestions

Reviews

Product Announcements

Apple Recipes

Site and Column Summaries

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [3:10 PM CST]
IMG has an update on Mac Neverwinter Nights, a Deimos Rising update, information on Clan Lord, news about the Mac Gaming Championship, links to a Baldur's Gate interview, and information on Mega Minesweeper 0.9.7.

Applelinks

Mac Musings - Sales Tax on the Web
Dan Knight has opened himself up to a flood of hateful flames from emboldened Interenet users. Mr. Knight is proposing an Internet saless tax system based on the fact that governments must have tax revenue to survive.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [8:45 AM CST]
MGL has an update on Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force, information on a bug fix for Skittles 2, news on Mac Quake III: Arena, information on Heroes of Might & Magic III, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [8:45 AM CST]
MacInTouch has information on a G4 SCSI card fix, updated information on Mac OS version recommendations, information on a Virex issue, product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, December 15th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines

Top Story Links

Apple/Mac News Links

Mac Gaming Links

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Tips

Gift Suggestions

Reviews

Product Announcements

Apple Recipes

Site and Column Summaries

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [3:00 PM CST]
IMG has information on Unreal Tournament, information on Wheel of Time, some Quake 3 Arena information, an update on Roger Wilco, an update on Gameranger, and some news from John Carmack.

Applelinks

The Farr Site - Can't Catch Me!
John Farr has been listening to a cover of The Sex Pistol's God Save the Queen by a band called Manic Hisapanic. Wow. He works soe computer stuff into his column too. Always a very good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [8:45 AM CST]
MGL has some information on a possible new Wolfenstein game, links to a Trek Voyager: Elite Force interview, news from a Mac retailer. links to a preview of Deus Ex, information on Mac Roger Wilco, links to a new Diablo II Screenshot of the Week, links to a feature on id Software, information on the Mac Pod Racer demo, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of thee Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:00 AM CST]
MacInTouch has ViaVoice reader reports, sone information on Apple on Mac OS 9, information on the Harman Kardon iSub subwoofer, information on a couple of Apple TIL articles, information on an FTP slowdown in Mac OS 9, information on SCSI disk formatting in new G4 Power Macs, product news, and some industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday. December 14th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines

Top Story News

Apple/Mac News Links

Mac Gaming Links

Mac Rumors

Tech Industry Links

Announcements

Columns

Opinion

Humor

Tips

Reviews

Gift Suggestion

Product News

Site and Column Summaries

MacKiDo

Bill Gates is Dangerous
Ben Hanks noticed that Bill Gates has exhibited repeated symptons associated with being mentally ill. A very amusing piece.

MacWeek

iGeek - An MP Primer
David K. Every offers us the basics on multi-processing, including definitions for some of the MP buzzwords and a close look at how everything works. If you are curious about multi-processing, this is a good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [9:20 AM CST]
MGL has a new Total Annihilation Map of the Week, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Facot of the Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:15 AM CST]
MacInTouch has information on a new Apple TIL article on AirPort networking, some information on Sony Memory Stick support, information on Apple DVD-RAM, a whining story from someone who fell victim to a computer glitch on an Apple survey, product news, and industry links.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:30 PM CST]
IMG has not yet been updated today.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, December 13th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines
Top Story Links
Apple/Mac News Links
Mac Gaming Links
Tech Industry Links
Announcements
Columns
Opinions
Humor
Tips
Gift Suggestions
Reviews
Product News
Site and Column Summaries

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [3:55 PM CST]
IMG has information on Unreal Tournament, news from MacSoft, links to an editorial on Game Violence, some Q3 Arena news, information on Skittles 2, and news from Insanely Great Mac.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:35 AM CST]
MacInTouch has a report on Ultra160 SCSI performance, some RealPlayer 7 (beta) information, information on SoftWindows98 5.0.9, some TIL links on 86xx/96xx inline cache models, a workaround for Sony Memory Stick media, a note on Apple Citibank Rebate Certificates, product news, and some industry links.

Salon.com

Dissecting the VA Linux IPO
Mark Gimein has a great report/speculation on VA Linux. For those that don't know, VA Linux is the US$17 million hardware manufacturer whose stock shot up to close at 238 a share. This is a very good read for anyone wondering how the heck this kind of crap happens.

Applelinks

The Warp Core - On Selling Solutions, Not Computers
Another great column fro John MArtellaro. This week he delves into the way computers are sold. He backs it up with plenty of analysis and anecdotal evidence. A great read.

1984-Online

Do you customise your Mac?
This is a very good piece that categorizes the different types of Mac users according to their tendency to customize their Mac. Very funny, and a good read.

Low End Mac

Mac Musings - Universal Internet Access
Dan Knight offers a follow-up to his report/opinion on Interenet access subsidies. A good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [6:55 AM CST]
MGL has information on some chats they will have, their own review of Star Wars Episode 1: Racer, information on GameRanger, their own Rainbow Six interview with Varcon Systems, information on Chessmaster 6000, information on Skittles 2, news from Ambrosia, information on King of Dragon Pass, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, December 10th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines
Top Story Links
Apple/Mac Company News Links
Mac Gaming Links
Rumors
Industry News Links
Announcements
Columns
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Tips
Reviews
Gift Suggestions
Product News
Site and Column Summaries

Macworld Magazine

Analysis: Free Software Puts Squeeze on Mac EMail
Jason Snell offers an excellent analysis of the imapct of free software on the rest of the market. In particular he looks at e-mail clients. This is a very good read.

osOpinion

"Why the iMac design will not influence the computer industry.": A Brief Look at the Past
osOpinion has posted an editorial submitted on April 7th, about 7 months after the iMac was introduced, that states in no-uncertain terms that the PC world would *never* make PCs that looked like iMacs. This is a very humorous read.

Applelinks

Moore's Views & Reviews - The Mac Clone Controversy Revisited
Charles Moore offers a very detailed recap of the Mac cloning effort and carries that forward to today's developments that may or may not lead to defacto Mac clones. A very good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [5:30 PM CST]
MGL has added their MGL's 1999 Holiday Buyer's Guide to Games, and information on their own iMacDV Special Edition Giveaway.

News Summary [9:30 AM CST]
MGL has a new Shareware Center column (to which we linked in the Mac Gaming Links section), they also have part 2 of an editorial titled iMac Gamin (also linked in our gaming section), information about Apple's new game page, some Quake III: Arena information, links to an interview with Oni artists, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:30 AM CST]
MacInTouch has rumor information on Apple's next Mac OS 9 update, a couple of networking information pieces, information on some Tech Info Library articles on AirPort, information on a Mac OS X Server Java development tutorial, informationforom a reader on USB conflicts on a G4 450 MHz PowerMac, information on browser security certificate problems, lots of product news and updated reports.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [5:30 PM CST]
IMG has information on RUNE, news that Chessmaster 6000 is coming to the Mac, links to a feature on Bungie West, and links to a feature on Quake 3 Arena from Time.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, December 9th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines
Top Story Links
Mac News Links
Mac Gaming Links
Tech Industry Links
Columns
Opinions

Humor

Reviews

Tips
Product News
Site and Column Summaries

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:30 PM CST]
IMG has information on Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri, news from Monkey Byte, information on Mac Descent 3, information on a skin making contest for Unreal Tournament and Quake 3, information on some of the games hitting store shelves, links to a chat with id Software Members, information on Deathground, links to 3dfx Staff Interviews, information on a new game from Microwar, infomration on Giants: Citizen Kabuto, and links to new reviews.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [4:15 PM CST]
MGL has information on Quake III: Arena, information on Mac drivers, information on id Meier's Alpha Centauri system requirements, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

Low End Mac

Decisions
Eric Stefano publicly weighs his options on what PowerMac to buy. He's looking for a little feedback to, so go help him out. A good read.

DVD and the Mac
Dan doesn't get teh whole "watching a DVD movie on a computer" thing. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:00 AM CST]
MacInTouch has lots of product news, information on networking, information on a new Tech Info Library article, information on a PowerBook hard drive problem, news from Intuit on MacInTax, information on Apple's Year 2000 (Y2K) information pages, information on PCI USB cards, and links to industry news.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, December 8th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines
Top Story Links
Mac News Links
Mac Gaming Links
Rumors
Tech Industry News Links
Columns
Opinions
Humor
Tips
Reviews
Product News
Site and Column Summaries

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [5:30 PM CST]
IMG has information on Star Wars: Racer, news about Apple's Mac gaming efforts, links to Quake 3 Arena Vs UT reviews, news about Ambrosia's Maelstrom, some cool news about Playstation 2, some cool news from 3dfx, some news on Quake 3 Arena, news from Bungie, information on the latest MacMAME, and news from Logicware's Andrew Meggs.

Applelinks

Abacus - All the News That's Fit to Sell
The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Del Miller says that that phrase, and the accompanying imagery that went with it, were singluarly responsible for changing the landscape of broadcast television. In his opinion, the Internet is the last bastion of freedom and he has the arguments to back it up. A very good read.

MacOPINION

Utopia PLanitia - The Cat Who Loved Macintoshes
Jophn Martellaro tells us all about Cats and Macs. Hmmm... Don't let that concept throw you off. Mr. Martellaro brings those two seemingly disparate concepts into another great column.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:35 AM CST]
MGL has a new column titled The iMac In History, links to an interview with Myth II TC team, news from Hasbro and Westlake Interactive on Falcon 4.0, links to a new Diablo II Screenshot of the Week, information on Unreal licensees, availbility information on Unreal Tournament, information on Quake III: Arena CTF and other Q3 news, links to an Aliens vs. Predator interview, some cool news about Gathering of Developers, news on Star Wars Episode 1: Racer, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:16 AM CST]
MacInTouch has information on a new Tech Info Library article concerning Claris products, more networking issues, information on PowerBook drive problems, information on a shortage of USB cards for PCI Power Macs, lots or product news, updated reports, and links to industry news.

MacOS News Around The Web
Tuesday, December 7th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines
Apple Japan Links
Top Story Links
Mac News Links
Mac Gaming Links
Tech Industry Links
Announcements
Columns
Opinions
Tips
Reviews
Product News
Site and Column Summaries

Rediff On The Net

The case for Microsoft
Rajeev Srinivasan writes a well written and balanced look at the Micrsoft Anti-trust trial. The title should maybe be "The Case Against Microsoft," and not the case for. This is a very good read.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [2:45 PM CST]
IMG has informationo n Rainbow Six GameRanger Support, commenary and links to an editorialon Game Violence, some Myth 2 mapmking information, links to a new fan site for Heroes of Might and Magic III, links to a Neverwinter Nights interview, and links to a new Mac Baldur's Gate web site.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [10:35 AM CST]
MGL has links to a Neverwinter Nights interview with Trent Oster, their own preview of Civilization: Call to Power, links to new Voodoo2 and Voodoo3 drivers, links to their own column called Erica's Sopabox, a new Total Annihilation Map of the Week, some Quake III: Arena information, some news on Aliens vs. Predator, some news from Logicware, links to a new fan site for Baldur's Gate, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [10:16 AM CST]
MacInTouch has information on a search of Apple Japan by the Japanese Fair Trade Commission, more AirPort information, more informaiton on Internet Access Routers, more information on Epson's Axis 1440, reader tips on working with Sawtooth on-board modems, reader information on upgrading a G3 Power Mac to DVD-RAM, links to a G4 comparison table from Apple, information on the availability of the G4 and Cinema Display, product news, updated reports, and links to industry news.

MacOS News Around The Web
Monday, December 6th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines
Top Story Links
Mac News Links
Tech Industry Links
Announcements
Columns
Opinions
Tips
Reviews
Product News
Site and Column Summaries

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [4:45 PM CST]
IMG has links to a UT/Q3A Debate, some specualtion about Bungie Software, more specualtion about Warcraft III, some news from PlanetQuake, and information about an update to Mega Minesweeper.

MacSimple

Simply Stated - Back From the Future
Rob Stevenson harkens back to 1983 and his first computer experiences. A good read.

Applelinks

The Warp Core - Hey, Rocky! Watch Me Pull a Hornet Out of the Hat!
John Martellaro winds a story of landing an F/A-18 on an icy, rolling carrier. What does this have to do with computers? A great read as always, read it and find out. You will be pleasantly surprised. :-)

The Farr Site - Love and the Internet Hog
John Farr spins a delightful tale of excess, gluttony, and control. His tale winds its way to AirPort and is a delightful read.

osOpinion

IT in Education - the coming crisis
This piece by Frasier Speirs deals with computers in the classroom in Scottland and the environment in the UK in general. A very interesting read.

MacWeek

RFI Report - Rolling with Microsoft
Robert Morgan takes a look at Microsoft from an investor's viewpoint. An interesting read for those on the investor side.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [12:05 PM CST]
MGL has news from Trek Voyager: Elite Force, their own Tomb Raider III Walkthrough, information about a new title called Young's Modulus, news about possible Mac drivers for oundblaster Live, information on Quake III: Arena, information on an instructional title called Ready, Set, Yo!, links to a fan site for Mac Heroes of Might & Magic III, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:16 AM CST]
MacInTouch has more information on AirPort, reader reports on Symantec, information on Mac OS 9 compatibility on upgraded NuBus Power Macs, a reader report on Apple's support for Mac OS X Server, links to a new GoLive e-mail list, updated reports, and links to industry news.

MacOS News Around The Web
Friday, December 6th, 1999

MacOS News Headlines
G4 Product Line Upgrade Stories
Top Story Links
Mac News Links
Mac Gaming Links
Tech Industry News Links
Announcements
Columns
Opinions/Commentary
Tips
Gift Tips
Reviews
Product News
Site and Column Summaries

ZDNet

Screen Savers: The grinch who stole Apple?
This is a biting criticism of Apple concerning a recent AppleMaster event. It takes the form of a personal attack on Steve Jobs as well. An interesting read...

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [3:20 PM CST]
MGL has news from MacSoft, news from PlayNet, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [3:20 PM CST]
IMG has news on Quake III Arena, news form Bungie, some very important comments from id Software's Graeme Devine, links to an Unreal Tournament review, links to a piece on Game Publishing.

San Francisco Chronicle

Spanking the Behemoth - Go ahead, just try and portray Microsoft as the victimized innovator
This is the kind of froth-at-the-mouth rabid diatribe you might expect to read on a non-profit Mac web site. Instead, this condemnation of Microsoft's history and "accomplishments" spews forth from The San Francisco Chronicle. Though similar in tone and conclusion to an editorial at The Mac Observer, this piece is a delight to read. One seldom expects to read this kind of rant at a major publication.

Microsoft Ruling Serves Rivals, Not Consumers
In the interest of fairness, swe are also writing up and linking to a different opinion on the MS trial. John Herrington (former Reagan Administration official), feels that MS is only being knocked doen because they got too tall. For the record, our opinion is that Mr. Herrington does not have a clue about the issues behind the case or Microsoft, or the computer industry.

MacReviewZone

Old Mac Cotton - The Geeks Are Of Course The Most Important Element Of The Apple "Ecosystem"
Old Mac Cotton shows us the world of the WWDC in this week's issue. Always a very good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:16 AM CST]
MacInTouch has amore AirPort Reader Reports, a reader tip for Mac USB-Midi support, information on an update to the Apple Technical Information Library, information on the Global Village ftp site, information on an Adobe Photoshop rebate, information on Microsoft's Outlook Express "win an iMac" promotion, lots of product news, and industry links.

MacOS News Around The Web
Thursday, December 2nd, 1999

MacOS News Headlines
Top Story Links
Mac News Links
Mac Gaming Links
Other News Links
Rumors
Announcements
Columns
Opinions
Humor
Tips
Gift Tips
Product News
Site and Column Summaries

Macville

Mac-the-Kinfe - Mac the Knife: Sanitized for your protection
MtK has some juicy news on Apple's efforts to satisfy manufacturing needs, plans from Adobe, and some news about foreign Apple stores. Always entertaining.

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [2:40 PM CST]
IMG has news from Tribes 2, news on a dedicated server from Unreal Tournament for Unreal Tournament, hardware news from Apple, links to several Quake 3 Arena screenshots and other Quake 3 news, information on Tomb Raider: Last Revelation, news from Ground Zero Software, links to a poll at LucasArts, and news from CH Products.

MacOPINION

The Difference Engine - Future Perfect: The Jobs Interview
Del Miller, in collaboration with some other folks, has unconcovered an interview with Steve Jobs that slipped back through time from 2015. It seems that Apple is doing well, but it may not be like you think... Very humorous, and a very good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Summary Update [2:10 PM CST]
MGL has added links to Quake III: Arena screenshots, links to new Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force screenshots, news from Rogue Entertainment, an update on Heroes of Might & Magic III , information on an update to Pac the Man, links to comments from the developer of Mac Descent 3, and information on pre-ordering Quake III.

News Summary [9:40 AM CST]
MGL has information on the Quake III: Arena release schedule, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

MacKiDo

Wife 1.0 Tech Support
This is a classic humorous piece that takes a stab at relationships. While on the surface it appears to be a very male chauvinistic piece, subtle aspects show that the humor is an equal opportunity employer.

Macville

Then I got a Mac
David Lairson talks about his conversion to the Mac and the importance of software support in older machines. A good read.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:35 AM CST]
MacInTouch has added to their AirPort Reader Reports, more information on Internet access routers, information from Sweden on changes to the G4 line, news from US resellers, ;ots of product news, and industry reports from the web.

MacOS News Around The Web
Wednesday, December 2nd, 1999

MacOS News Headlines
Top Story Links
Mac News Links
Mac Gaming Links
Other News Links
Announcements
Columns
Opinions
Humor
Tips/Explanations
Reviews
Product News
Site and Column Summaries

Inside Mac Games

News Summary [5:16 PM CST]
IMG has news on Quake 3 Arena, an update on Mac Na Pali, information on an update to GameRanger, some Myth II: Soulblighter news, links to some news from PlanetQuake, links to a site called Unreal Technology, links to an Alice Interview, and news from ClanMacGaming.

Yahoo! (Business Wire)

The Biggest Flop and Best Business Ideas Ever Made
Two Top 10 lists of the best and worst business decisions made. Check out Apple, they made both lists. A very good read.

MacWeek

The O'Grady Files - Palm vs. WinCE
Jason O'Grady hails the death of WinCE. While this may or may not be true, Mr. Ogrady outlines his arguments with lots of data. A good read.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary [1:15 PM CST]
MGL has links to a new Diablo II Screenshot of the Week, some Quake III: Arena information, news from Clan MacGaming, information on a new site called Blizzard Games Network, a new Drop of the Hard Stuff, and a new Fact of the Day.

Low End Mac

Monitor Dot Pitch
Dan Knight has the ins and outs of monitor dot pitch and other issues about resolution. This is very interesting to anyone who wants to know what the numbers used by monitor manufacturers really mean.

MacInTouch

News Summary [9:35 AM CST]
MacInTouch has information on Apple's stock performance, plenty of product news, information on a work-around for an AirPort problem and other AirPort issues, information on Final Cut Pro, two G4 Power Macs issues, a PowerBook tip, some updated reports, and links to industry news.

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