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May, 1999 Archive

MacOS News Around The Web, Friday May 28th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has more news on the closing of Micro Conversions, information on Game music being eligible for the Grammy's, a preview of Heavy Metal FAKK2, some Voodoo information for Village Tornics, some cool information on a positive Mac review from GameSpot, updates for Descent and MacMAME, and some information on Falcon 4.

Inside Mac Games

MacWeek

Hackers hit Micro Conversions
MacWeek reports that second handers using Micro Conversions drivers for PC 3Dfx cards are a big part of what caused the company to go under. At some point, Mac users have to learn to support the companies that support them.

Hackers hit Micro Conversions

FutureTech: What did you give away today?
Cameron Crotty examines privacy issues on the Internet. A very good column.

FutureTech: What did you give away today?

Mac the Knife: Rear window
Mac the Knife has cooked up another culinary delight for this week's Mac the Knife column. Always a hoot as well as informative, check it out.

Mac the Knife: Rear window

MacTimes

Australians Demonstrate Against Net Censorship
MacTimes continues their excellent reporting on the Australian censorship bill passed by the Aussie parliament. Today they are reporting on protests against the legislation.

Australians Demonstrate Against Net Censorship

Applelinks

The Warp Core - The Mac SAQ
John Martellaro has put together a list os Seldom Asked Questions. "What?" you may ask. Well Mr. MArtellaro explains it nicely and this columns is a great read. Lots of information.

The Warp Core - The Mac SAQ

Internet Monitoring Followup
Applelinks is reporting on government mintoring of Internet traffic around the world. They also offer their own opinion of some of the issues.

Internet Monitoring Followup

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has as an update on Star Trek: Voyager - Elite Force, information that game music now eligible for Grammy's, a first look at Heavy Metal: FAKK2, some information on Age of Empires and Total Annihilation, an update on Falcon 4.0 and RAVE, and more!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has information on a "strange 'data integrity' disclaimer associated with Quantum AV Atlas and Viking Ultra-2 SCSI drives," updated information on the AppleShare IP pricing issue, and lots of product news.

MacInTouch

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Rumors
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News

MacOS News Around The Web, Thursday May 27th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has news on Caesar III going GM, information on Micro Conversions closing their doors, a preview of Tribes II, some news on a new Bungie web site calles Core, some information on a new software product, information on a new game called Throne, and more.

Inside Mac Games

Macworld Magazine

USB from A to Z
Macworld has aseembled a complete guide to USB, though they still seem to be adding to it. A handy reference for anyone looking for USB peripherals.

USB from A to Z

MacTimes

Aussie Internet Censorship Bill Passes
MacTimes has a report on the idiotic censorship bill passed by the Australian parliament. A good read, check it out.

Aussie Internet Censorship Bill Passes

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has the stunning and terrible news that Micro Conversions has closed its doors! Read this story! They also have updated their E3 coverage, information on Caesar III and Redneck Rampage going GM, Descent I and II update information, some Myth I and II mapmaking information, Unreal screen shots, an update on the Mac version of Experience, an update on Quake III, a preview of Starsiege: Tribes II, notes on Falcon 4.0, and a new Tossin' The Ball.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has information on a potential Blue G3 UltraDMA problem, and tons of product news.

MacInTouch

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Rumors
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News

MacOS News Around The Web, Wednesday May 26th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has information on the new release of Gungan Frontier, news that Bungie is working on an update to Myth II, official news about the Mac ports of Baldur's Gate and other PC games, news about The Myth World Cup 99, news fro mWestlake Interactive, information about Falcon 4, information about Redneck Ramoage and more! Check it out.

Inside Mac Games

MacWeek

On The Register: Pricing iMacs to sell
Tony Smith analyses April and finds that despite reports from some sources, April was a great month for Apple.

On The Register: Pricing iMacs to sell

News of the World: QPS in Seven Days
MacWeek has a great story about a publishing house in Russia. This is a very good read.

News of the World: QPS in Seven Days

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL tells us that Anachronox, Daikatana and Deus Ex are all coming to the Mac! Also, they have information on an update to Falcon 4, news from Westlake Interactive, an update on Quake III, information on Railroad Tyccon II, information on a Mac port, screen shots from Diablo II, a sale from MAC-O-RAMA, and a new Tossin' The Ball.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Low End Mac

iMac Musings-iMproving the iMac
Dan Knight takes a look at a comparison between iMacs and a Gateway machine. He goes on to delve into how to improve our faovorite little computer.

iMac Musings-iMproving the iMac

MacSoldiers

Take a Linux user to lunch
George Wagner had lunch with a Linux fan and discovered that Linux people are kind of like Mac people. An enjoyable read.

Take a Linux user to lunch

Email built into the Mac OS? It’s about time!
Jon Bonner thinks that built-in features like e-mail are late in coming to the Mac.

Email built into the Mac OS? It’s about time!

Applelinks

Java and Macs: On Campus and Coming at You!
John Farr says that a PC Magazine report is on the money. The report says that college students who will be graduating soon will be bringing Macs and Java with them into the workforce.

Java and Macs: On Campus and Coming at You!

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has information on MacAMP, the MP3 player for the Mac, information on a new update on the QuickTime 4 beta, information on the iMac Firmware update, information on the shipping date of Apple's new PowerBook line, reader feedback on AppleShare IP 6.2's pricing structure, and lots of product information.

MacInTouch

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Rumors
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News

MacOS News Around The Web, Tuesday May 25th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has information on a Railroad Tycoon II update and other information, Redneck Rampage information, information about Q3Test Profile Manager v1.1, information on new skins for Quake III and other Q3 info, and a new Tossin' The Ball.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacWeek

Palm VII makes Net connection
MacWeek has an excellent introduction of the new Palm VII units that have debuted on the East Coast. If you are thinking of buying a handheld, check out this article.

Palm VII makes Net connection

Low End Mac

OS X and the econoMac
Jeffrey Cho touches upon some of the misinformation used when analysts looking at Apple's numbers. Informative and a good read.

Mac Musings-OS X and the econoMac

MacSoldiers

Apple listens to its customers
George Wagner likes the new iMac mouse and he thinks it is a sign that Apple is listening to its customers, at last...

Apple listens to its customers

Applelinks

Star Wars Objectivity Hard to Come By
John Farr thinks twice about reporting rumors. The Star Wars/Play, Inc. frackas has taken its toll on Mr. Farr, but we think we should relax! Applelinks's is doing a great job.

Star Wars Objectivity Hard to Come By

Can MacSpeech Hit Apple's Dragon Curve?
Charles Moore examines the current speech technology issues for the Mac.

Can MacSpeech Hit Apple's Dragon Curve?

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has information on a price drop from Powerlogix as well as Umax, and lots of other product information.

MacInTouch

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Rumors
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News

MacOS News Around The Web, Monday May 24th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has news on the latest Unreal update, news from Westlake Interactive, information for fans oif Marathon, new parsec screenshots, some Bungie rumors and more.

Inside Mac Games

MacTimes

Where The Truth Lies
Jeffrey Cho touches upon some of the misinformation used when analysts looking at Apple's numbers. Informative and a good read.

Where The Truth Lies

Blaming The Net For School Violence Scapgoats The Real Problem
MacTimes offers another great editorial in the ongoing debate stemming from the Columbine School killings. A very good read, check it out.

Blaming The Net For School Violence Scapgoats The Real Problem

MacSoldiers

Apple listens to its customers
IMG has some Q3 information, information on a Bungie Poll, some Dragon's Lair 3D information, some OpenGL information, news that Deer Avenger is shipping, and some cool USB info for Mac gamers.

Apple listens to its customers

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has information on a new Mac port called Star Trek: Voyager - Elite Force, news about Fly!, information on MDK 2, an update on how Monkey Shines 2: Gorilla Warfare is going, news that Mac Falcon 4.0 is now shipping, information on an update to Unreal, and a new Tossin' The Ball.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Applelinks

The Farr Site - Johnny Internet and the Grownup Manual
John Farr offers us a piece that looks into the nature of living. And moving. And buying an iMac. A great read.

New FARR SITE! (Johnny's Back)

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has information on the new release of AppleShare IP 6.2 and lots of product information.

MacInTouch

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Rumors
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News
MacOS News Around The Web, Friday May 21st
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has some Q3 information, information on a Bungie Poll, some Dragon's Lair 3D information, some OpenGL information, news that Deer Avenger is shipping, and some cool USB info for Mac gamers.

Inside Mac Games

MacWeek

Mac the Knife-Stukas over San Jose
Robert Morgan examines some of the lesser known aspects of the WWDC, how they might affect Apple's future, and other rumors.

Mac the Knife - Stukas over San Jose

RFI Report: WWDC revelations et al.
Robert Morgan examines some of the lesser known aspects of the WWDC, how they might affect Apple's future, and other rumors.

RFI Report: WWDC revelations et al.

MacTimes

Apple Sales Up Again, But When Will Lombard Ship?
MacTimes is reporting on Apple sales and runors of delays in the new PowerBook.

Apple Sales Up Again, But When Will Lombard Ship?

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has news on Q3Test client (version 1.05) for Mac OS X Server, more E3 coverage, some cool news about a new USB producty coming for Mac gamers, information on a possible demo for Falcon 4, another Descent OpenGL update, information on glitched between some games and MacOS 8.6, screen shots of Quake III, a contest, information on Oni and Tribes II, information on a Bungie Poll, and a new Tossin' The Ball.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Applelinks

Article Tells PC Shoppers to Consider Macs
John Farr has the low-down on an article advising buyers to consider Macs. Always good to see good news, so check it out.

Article Tells PC Shoppers to Consider Macs

The Warp Core-Are You Talking to...Me?
John Martellaro takes a great look into the future of Apple technologies. Mr. Martellaro takes much of his direction from some of the exciting technologies seen at last week's WWDC. A good read, check it out.

The Warp Core - Are You Talking to...Me?

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has tips from Apple on Final Cut Pro, information on delays in delivery of Apple's latest Powerbooks, feedback from their review on Epson printers, and lots of product information.

MacInTouchs

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Mac Cartoons
Rumors
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News
Other News

MacOS News Around The Web, Thursday May 20th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has news that Bugdom has gone final, news that SimCity 3000 was available for pre-order, information on an Oni FAQ, some good news about OpenGL support on Diablo II, some other information from Blizzard, an update on Q3 Finder, some cool Sid Meier's/Civilization news, an update on ChessWorks, and some information from ATI.

Inside Mac Games

Applelinks

[ABSURD NOTION] The New Confidence
Kirk Hiner has a great piece on the Macintosh Cult. He actually wants to form one and he even has a name picked out, "The New Confidence." A good read.

[ABSURD NOTION] The New Confidence

Low End Mac

Censorship and Filtering
Dan knight offers the latest installment on the Censorship/Filtering issue. Mr. Knight has sumamrized the points made in the many editorials on this issue in the last few days. A very helpful piece for those wanting to follow the many threads in this issue.

Censorship and Filtering

MacTimes

MacBC, And Others, Join the Net Censorship Debate
This censorship issue is very hot. MacTimes has also added another piece on this issue. Another very good read.

MacBC, And Others, Join the Net Censorship Debate

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has news that Deer Avenger is shipping, information on the game developer for Dragon's Lair 3D looking for Mac developers, an update on their E3 coverage, an update on MacBrickout 4.0, information on problems with QuickTime 4 problems with Starship Titanic, details on a great sale from MAC-O-RAMA, information on Unreal Tournament, information on a petition to bring Mechwarrior 3 to the Mac, an interview with Apple Product Marketing Manager, and a new Tossin' The Ball.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has more information on Epson printers following their review by Rick LePage yesterday, more information on MacOS 8.6, a special report on Adobe's ATM Deluxe e-commerce purchases, and lots of product information.

MacInTouchs

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Rumors
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News
Other News

MacOS News Around The Web, Wednesday May 19th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has a great preview of Star Wars Episode One: Racer, information on some cool networking news, information on a Myth II port to Linux, news that the Carmegeddon web sites have moved, information on GlideHack, news on a MechWarrior III petition, and news from Humongous Entertainment.

inside Mac Games

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has information on the completion of Quake II as well as information on the next update to Quake III, information on Quake III for MacOS X Server, information on GlideHack, information on the Carmegeddon web sites, an update on the Tribes 2 FAQ, a link to our very own Name of the Game column, and more!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has an Epson Inkjet Reivew from Rick LePage (that means it is good) and lots of product announcements.

MacInTouch

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Rumors
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News
Other News

MacOS News Around The Web, Tuesday May 18th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has the news that the Caesar III demo is released, more E3 information than you can shake a stick at, Descent OpenGL information, news from Bleem! and a preview of the Playstation emulator, and more! Check it out.

Inside Mac Games

MacTimes

Why Internet Censorship Is A Bad Idea
Chalres Moore has a great piece on Internet censorship. Running the gamut of extremes in the issues, this editorial is a must read for anyone interested in privacy issues. Nice work Mr. Moore!

Why Internet Censorship Is A Bad Idea

Low End Mac

Mac Musings: A Student Bill of Rights
Dan Knight talks about being a student and what students should be able to count on in school. Not computer related, but a great read.

Mac Musings - A Student Bill of Rights

Mac Musings: It Isn't Censorship
Dan Knight disagrees with Chrales Moore who objects to a proposed law that sloughs off a parents job of controlling what children sees onto ISPs.

Mac Musings - It Isn't Censorship

Applelinks

It Is Too Censorship!
John Farr disagrees with Dan Knight's thoughts on an editorial by Charles Moore. What is all this convulted inner Mac web site editorializing about? Censorship and a law passed by the US Senate. All of these pieces are thought provoking and we recommend you read them all.

It Is Too Censorship!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL is back from E3 in force now. They have information on the Mac Caesar III demo, information that F/A-18 Korea OpenGL for Mac has been released, some Descent OpenGL information, screenshots from Heavy Gear: F.A.K.K. 2, release news on Ballte of the Universe, a sale from MAC-O-RAMA, and a new Tossin The Ball.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has some AppleShare IP news, more MacOS 8.6 information,price drops from Sonnet, and lots of product news.

MacInTouch

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Rumors
Cartoons
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News
Other News

MacOS News Around The Web, Monday May 17th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL is still recovering from E3, but they have a great wrap-up of the event. Pictures too. Check it out.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has an E3 wrap-up, Hornet: Korea OpenGL screenshots, some Oni information, some really cool information about John Carmack playing Quake III on a Mac, some information on a Mac demo, some information on a new Myth II tournament, lots of update information.

Inside Mac Games

MacWeek

Developers leave WWDC upbeat
MacWeek has a great report on an informal poll done of developers at the WWDC. They look at lots of different aspects, and the end result is a lot of upbeat Mac developers. Pretty cool.

Developers leave WWDC upbeat

MacTimes

Why Internet Censorship Is A Bad Idea
Chalres Moore has a great piece on Internet censorship. Running the gamut of extremes in the issues, this editorial is a must read for anyone interested in privacy issues. Nice work Mr. Moore!

Why Internet Censorship Is A Bad Idea

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has information on an Apple TIL update, information on a price drop from Sonnet, and lots of other product news.

MacInTouch

Applelinks

The Warp Core-On the Road to Emerald City
John Martellaro applies his view to Apple's operating system situations. The plural is correct. Lot of things for Apple to consider and lots of people to accommodate. Mr. Martellaro explains things very nicely, though some non-techies may feel like they have just been led on a quick tour through quantum mechanics by Steven Hawking. A good read for people interested in what Apple is up to in the OS world.

The Warp Core-On the Road to Emerald City

GIT OFF'N MY TEEVEE!
John Farr thinks the set top nonsense that have companies like AT&T, AOL, and our good friends at Microsoft all a fussin' is a bunch of hogwash. He backs up this supposition with a fantastic column that explains it all. Good stuff.

GIT OFF'N MY TEEVEE!

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Rumors
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News
Other

MacOS News Around The Web, Friday May 14th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has lots of E3 news coverage, information on the Nintendo plans to use PowerPC chips in their next console, screenshots from Duality, some OpenGL information from Korean F-18, and more.

Inside Mac Games

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has information on their E3 coverage. They have been busy this week with lots of interviews that we will hopefully be seeing next week.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacOPINION

Stalking The Long-Toothed Mouse
Del Miller starts us off with a great tale of an addition to the iMac mouse he designed. From there he launches off to a wandering look into asll the different input device paradigms out there. A very entertaining read.

Stalking The Long-Toothed Mouse

Let's Not Stop Thinking Different (or, We've Still Got a Long Way to Go)
Dr. Tim Hillman sees that things are good, but questions what that may mean for the future.

Let's Not Stop Thinking Different (or, We've Still Got a Long Way to Go)

The Dull Face of Victory
Jeff Lewis talks about Roadrunner, Apple service and more. His thoughts on the Roadrunner situation are partiocularly excellent.

The Dull Face of Victory

THE ROAD WARRIOR SPECIAL REPORT: Lombard is Here
Charles Moore talks about the new PowerBooks from Apple. He also has some good commentary on the line.

THE ROAD WARRIOR SPECIAL REPORT: Lombard is Here

Miscellaneous Ramblings # 15
Charles Moore tackles lots of different issues including several from the WWDC.

Miscellaneous Ramblings # 15

MacWeek

Mac the Knife: Burning down the house
Mac the Knife has rumors about Quark, Metrowerks, and WordPerfect. Always very humorous, this issue of Mac the Knife has lots of information. A definite Must-Read.

Mac the Knife: Burning down the house

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has added to their MacOS 8.6 special report. They are also bringing us more information on reported problems with FWB's hard disk drivers, information on network time servers, information on Sonata, and lots of product information.

MacInTouch

Applelinks

Yahoo's $2,000 Telephone
John Farr came across an announcement from Yahoo! and he isn't sure about the value. He is inviting reader feedback, so go check it out.

Yahoo's $2,000 Telephone

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Rumors
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News
Other

MacOS News Around The Web, Thursday May 13th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Xappeal

WWDC Sessions: Day 2
Xappeal has assembled a good report for the second day of the WWDC. Lots of information here, check it out.

WWDC Sessions: Day 2

Low End Mac

Benchmarks
Low End Mac has assembled benchmark information and Internet resources for a whole bunch of Macs. Check out the sidebar, that is where the links to the individual Macs are.

Benchmarks

Cost Effective Upgrades for 68030s
Mac Daniel has some great upgrade information for those working with older Macs.

Cost Effective Upgrades for 68030s

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has compiled a MAcOS 8.6 special report that is linked in the Top Stories section. They are also bringing us information on a Apple TIL note concerning updating teh Blue Box in MacOS X Server, information from FileMaker Inc., and lots of product information.

MacInTouch

Applelinks

Post WWDC: News Drought or Nap-Time?
John Farr has a great piece looking at Nac users, the press, and the Mac industry. Short and to the point, a good read.

Post WWDC: News Drought or Nap-Time?

Y2K Tip Sheet: U.S. Economists Not Worried
Applelinks is reporting on a NABE news conference where it was revealed that Y2K may not be that bad a thing after all.

Y2K Tip Sheet: U.S. Economists Not Worried

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News
Other

MacOS News Around The Web, Wednesday May 12th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has a "hands on" review of Quake III Test 1.05, information on a StarCraft patch, information on a new USB gaming mouse from Logitech, a hunt for beta testers for "Joy of Hex," information on a new Myth II map, information on a Nintendo emulator for the Mac, and more! Check it out.

Inside Mac Games

MacWeek

The O'Grady Files: What's in a name?
Jason O'Grady has a wonderful look into Apple's naming policies. He explores the names, or lack of names, for the last three PowerBook models. (They're all the same, the PowerBook G3.) You can add to that list the Blue & White G3s. That too is frankly a poor name. A definite read.

The O'Grady Files: What's in a name?

Low End Mac

Is Apple Missing the Boat?
Dan knight thinks Apple may be missing the boat when it comes to not having a sub US$1,000 computer. He makes a compelling argument.

Is Apple Missing the Boat?

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has G3 Firmware update information, download information for MacOS 8.6, issues between MacOS 8.6 and PowerLogix as well as ATM, and lots of product news.

MacInTouch

Applelinks

GAME REVIEW: Tomb Raider Gold
Kirk Hiner has agreat review of Tomb Raider Gold. It's not just about killing, it's about exploring.

GAME REVIEW: Tomb Raider Gold

There's That Word Again: "Beleaguered"
John Farr has a great report on a NY TIimes story on IBM. In that story ther word "beleaguered" is used to describe IBM's PowerPC business. Mr. Farr has more, check it out.

There's That Word Again: "Beleaguered"

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has news that their own founder, Mike Dixon, will be appearing at a CD-ROM store, some special offers form Hardcore Mac, more E3 information and a new Tossin The Ball.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Reviews
Product News
Other

MacOS News Around The Web, Tuesday May 11th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG has news and screenshots from Ferazel's Wand, information on the final OpenGL driveres that were released, information and links to the latest Quake III release, information from John Carmack's .plan file, information from MacSoft on Civilization II Gold bugs, information on a new Oni web site, news from DayDream on E3, and information on a great sale from MAC-O-RAMA.

Inside Mac Games

Low End Mac

Profile, New PowerBook G3
Low End Mac has the skinny on this new high-end PowerBook. Specs and other details.

Profile, New PowerBook G3

Fixing, Preventing Drive Crashes
Evan offers advice for iMac owners encountering hard drive troubles.

Fixing, Preventing Drive Crashes

MacInTouch

News Summary
MacInTouch has detailed reports on product releases and other new Apple technology announced at yesterday's WWDC, notes on FWB's disk drivers, information on DVD and the new PowerBooks, and lots of product information.

MacInTouch

Applelinks

Project Management
The Business Mac has advice on how to manage projects. Not really computer related, but good advice.

Project Management

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has news on a new Quake III release as well as an update on John Carmack's .plan file. They also have news on Railroad Tycoon II: The Second Century coming to the Mac (Hooray!) as well as some good tips for playing the version of Railroad Tycoon II we have (the demo), news from MacSoft on the buggy Civilization II Gold release, a new release from MacSoft, information on the final OpenGL drivers released by Apple, information on MechWarrior II and HFS Plus, an update on Wheel of Time, an interview with Daydream Software, and a new Tossin The Ball.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

WWDC Keynote Coverage
Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Opinions
Columns
Tips
Product News
Other

MacOS News Around The Web, Monday May 10th
Site Summaries
MacOS News Headlines
The Daily iMac

No Floppies: Data Recovery & Back-Ups With Your iMac
Amy Hoy explains backups, floppies, and the iMac.

No Floppies: Data Recovery & Back-Ups With Your iMac

MacInTouch

News Summary
Update:
MacInTouch has added more coverage of the WWDC, a detailed report.

MacInTouch has interesting PowerBook rumors, information on MacOS 8.6, more Final Cut Pro information, and lots of product news.

MacInTouch

MacWeek

WWDC developers grateful for consistency
MacWeek gives us the developer perspective. Most liked it, some didn't. Complaints about the Interface of MacOS Client being chiecf among them.

WWDC developers grateful for consistency

Apple opens new chapter for PowerBook G3
MacWeek offers a great look at Apple new PowerBook line. If you are interested in PowerBooks, this is a must read.

Apple opens new chapter for PowerBook G3

Inside Mac Games

News Summary
IMG is offering thoughts on MacOS 8.6 and gaming. Good stuff. They are also offering notes on the WWDC keynote speech by Steve Jobs, information on Battlefront.com, some Quake III news, a new release from MacSoft, updated info on Settlers III, news on two new Myth sites, an update on Monkey Shines, and a whole slew of shareware news.

Inside Mac Games

Applelinks

The Farr Site-Hot Brain Refrain
John Farr goes on a wild trip that starts with a pickled brain held by the Smithsonian Institute and ends with the story of a 12th century saint. In between, Mr. Farr talks about Apple. Always a good read, check this column out.

The Farr Site-Hot Brain Refrain

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has some information on a new Quake III TEst release, information on a new MacMAME release, information on Settlers III and Redneck Rampage, information on updates for Descent I and II, news on The Forgotten, information on a Mac Quake III Test review by world-renowned Quake fiend Thresh, information on an update to Solitaire House, some thoughts about gaming violence and E3, and a new Tossin' The Ball.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

WWDC Keynote Coverage
Top Stories
News Stories
Gaming News
Rumors
Columns
Tips
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MacOS News Around The Web, Friday May 7th
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IMG has information on some great game deals, news from Westlake Interactive, news from PopTop Software, great news that a trailer for Oni has been released, the update of the week for Descent I and II, scenario tools for F-18, new update info on MesaQuake, news from Bleem!, info on Oni at E3, and information on a Middle Earth petition. Check it out!

Inside Mac Games

Applelinks

To Stream or Not to Stream
John Farr has some thoughts on recent developments in the streaming content world.

To Stream or Not to Stream

The Warp Core-The Mystique of the Apple Developer
John Martellaro is a great writer and today's Warp core is no exception. Mr. Martellaro talks about WWDCs past and present. A great read.

The Warp Core-The Mystique of the Apple Developer

What's in a Number?
Phil Esbenshade feels that consumers, especially less knowledgable ones, are obsesses with numbers. Numbers like the MHz rating of computers. He's right. He also thinks Apple needs to realize this when addressing their consumer product line, the iMac.

What's in a Number?

Mac Gamer's Ledge

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MGL has some cool news from Westlake Interactive, some Diablo II screen shots, another update to MesaQuake, information on Tomb Raider II Gold, some great news from Railroad Tycoon II developer PopTop Software, news from Bungie, some Quake III information and a new "Tossin' The Ball." Always great, check it out.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacOPINION

Difference Engine-Name Your Poison
What does the fall of the Roman Empire, Whalebone Corsetts, and Vincent Van Gogh have to do with today's modern computer intstitutions? Del Miller wraps all of these topics together nicely.

Name Your Poison

Miscellaneous Ramblings # 14
Charles Moore takes a look at PowerBooks, WWDC announcements, and more.

Miscellaneous Ramblings # 14

QuickTime 4? Blech
Eric Barzeski doesn't like the way Apple has taken the QT4 interface in a new direction.

QuickTime 4? Blech

MacInTouch

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MacInTouch has more reader input on Final Cut Pro, information on a buyout of Terran Systems by Media 100, and lots of product news.

MacInTouch

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MacOS News Around The Web, Thursday May 6th
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IMG has information on a new gaming company called Battlefront.com, an update on the status of Quake II, news from Simon & Schuster, and more Quake III information.

Inside Mac Games

MacWeek

Mac the Knife: O Canada!
Mac The Knife has some juicy rumors on a new Mac WordPerfect, a lack of an MS Office 2000 for MacOS X, and his thoughs on what the WWDC keynote speech will hold. Always a great read, check it out.

Mac the Knife: O Canada!

RFI Report: What did you want to watch today?
Robert Morgan sounds off on the Microsoft investment into AT&T. As usual, he makes some great points. A good read.

RFI Report: What did you want to watch today?

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has some links and information to the revised and working Railroad Tycoon II demo [Editor's Note: If you value your social life, job, or family, don't download this demo. It is simply great! :-)]. They are also bringing us news on the latest MesaQuake beta, information on the status of Quake II, information on Quake III for MacOS X Server, petition information on Middle Earth, the latest MacMame release, Caesar III information, a new Tossin The Ball, and lots more information. Check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacOPINION

Apple's Road Ahead Part 11: The Mac First Strategy
Philip Machanik is talking about the Quake III Test coming out on the Mac. He also explores other issues with porting or otherwise moving a product from one platform to the other.

Apple's Road Ahead Part 11: The Mac First Strategy

Living in a Luddite World
Dr. Tim Hillman is having Luddit Moments. What's a Luddite Moment? A situation where technology conflicts with the rational. This piece is not about the Mac all that much, but it is a great read.

Living in a Luddite World

QuickTime 4? Blech
Eric Barzeski doesn't like the way Apple has taken the QT4 interface in a new direction.

QuickTime 4? Blech

MacSoldiers

Evangelism lives on!
George Wagner talks about Best Buy, the iMac, and a recent experience he had in the retailer.

Evangelism lives on!

MacInTouch

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MacInTouch has more reader input on Final Cut Pro, information on an Apple TIL update on SCSI cards with the Blue and Whites, and lots of product information.

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MacOS News Around The Web, Wednesday May 5th
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IMG has indformation about the Mac Tribes 2 announcement, information on a price drop at Micro Conversions, some information on Tomb Raider II Gold, new information on the Railroad Tycoon II demo and a new download link, a link to a new Oni preview, and some info on a Links LS update.

Inside Mac Games

MacWeek

The O'Grady Files-PowerBook Duo 2.0?
Jason O'Grady delivers his usual great work in exploring the possibility of Apple coming up with a new PowerBook Duo. Mr. O'Grady tells us excaclty what he would like to see and why it's a good idea.

PowerBook Duo 2.0?

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has some information on the Diablo II team from Blizzard, some good news about a price drop on Micro Conversions Voodoo II line, updated info on the latest changes to Quake III Test, information on Wheel of Time, new information on the Railroad Tycoon II demo, a link and mention of our very own Name of the Game column, some cool news on Harpoon 3, a look at USB gaming devices and information on an update to USB Overdrive, and a new feature called Tossin' The Ball. Great stuff, check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacTimes

More Reader Comment On Dvorak vs. QWERTY
MacTimes has gotten some great feedback on the keyboard issues they brought up in a column last week. The reader feedback has some great information in it. Check it out.

More Reader Comment On Dvorak vs. QWERTY

Mother1s Day iMac Special From Apple
MacTimes has some information about the new Mother's Day special from Apple.

Mother1s Day iMac Special From Apple

Low End Mac

Mac Alive and Kicking
Evan says that the Mac market is doing well.

Mac Alive and Kicking

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MacInTouch

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MacInTouch has info on an update to QuickTime 4 Beta, a reader report on Final Cut Pro, solutions for gPort problems, and lots of product information.

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MacOS News Around The Web, Tuesday May 4th
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IMG has information on the new Mac demo from the world of Star Wars, they also have information on the close of Quakeintosh, information on the Railroad Tycoon II demo, an account of Douglas Adams pulling for the Mac Starship Titanic in Australia, shareware updates, news from Bleem!, and preview information on Unreal Mission Pack.

Inside Mac Games

MacTimes

Weekly iMac: Clones, Sears, and USB Storage
MacTimes takes a look at the first two attempts to offer the iMac look to PC buyers. A good read. Check it out.

Weekly iMac: Clones, Sears, and USB Storage

Low End Mac

Mac Alive and Kicking
Evan says that the Mac market is doing well.

Mac Alive and Kicking

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Applelinks

"High Times" iMac Cover Story Deleted
Applelinks found out a story about an iMac appearing on the cover of "High Times" was deleted by the publishing magazine.

"High Times" iMac Cover Story Deleted

Good Morning, Mister Martellaro
Another great column from John Martellaro. This one talks about what it will take to get us to the next level after the next level of computing. A great read.

Good Morning, Mister Martellaro

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has news on the demo of the first Star Wars: Episode 1 game, they are also telling us that the demo for Railroad Tycoon II is out! They also have some Unreal news, information about an Unreal tournament, some information for a contest aimed at 3D modelers, information on a MacOS X Server port of Quake III, and some information on a new multiplayer arcade game.

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

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MacInTouch has an indepth review of Final Cut Pro, an open letter to Avid from a top exec, and lots of product news.

MacInTouch

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MacOS News Around The Web, Monday May 3rd
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IMG has news of a contest, information on the latest Unreal update, information on a great bundling deal from Bungie on Myth I and II, information on a 3DO petition, some map news for Marathon fans, some information for playing Quake III on iMcas, and more!w

Inside Mac Games

MacTimes

Internet Freedom Under Siege
Charles Moore does a round up of some of the most dangerous threats to Internet freedom around the world. A very important read to people interested in free speech and Interenet freedom.

Internet Freedom Under Siege

Applelinks

The Farr Site-Livin' in the Wild Wild West
John Farr spins an excellent tale of West Texas, camping, eating, being chased, and silver-shaded Highway Patrol officers in the age of Flower Power. This all ties in to a lesson on playing catch-up in the computer world. A very enjoyable read.

Livin' in the Wild Wild West

Good Morning, Mister Martellaro
Another great column from John Martellaro. This one talks about what it will take to get us to the next level after the next level of computing. A great read.

Good Morning, Mister Martellaro

Mac Gamer's Ledge

News Summary
MGL has information on the latest Unreal update, more information on the Quake III ttest release, information on some Carmegeddon 2 add-ons, news about international updates on Civilization II, information on some Myth II tournaments, information on an update to ChessWorks, information on an Unreal tournament, information on updates to Descent I and II, information on an update to Dirt Bike, and more! Lots of news today at MGL, go check it out!

Mac Gamer's Ledge

MacInTouch

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MacInTouch has information on a new Apple Tech Note on using legacy SCSI devices on Blue and Whites and lots of produts news.

MacInTouch

MacOPINION

Take My iMac...Please!
John Martellaro has a great column on the Best Buy/Apple standoff. This is a great column, very funny. A definite must read!

Take My iMac...Please!

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

Miscellaneous Ramblings (and Road Warrior Mailbag) #13

MacSoldiers

Free high-end NT servers will be provided to every school in South Dakota
John Bonner tells us about an effort by the State of South Dakota to provide schools with free NT servers.

Free high-end NT servers will be provided to every school in South Dakota

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