Today's Column & Article Summaries
Mac Halloween Articles
Mac O'Lanterns Light Up Halloween - Wired
Wired writes up some outstanding jack-o'-lanterns done with Mac personalities by the folks at GeekCulture. A very entertaining read.
Foxtrot Cartoon - Foxtrot
Foxtrot offers a nice poke at Microsoft for Halloween. A very funny cartoon.
IBM's 970 - Power4-lite, and the future of the PowerPC? - iGeek
David K. Every offers a gearhead look (in plain English) at the PowerPC 970, IBM's new PowerPC processor. He is largely answering Ars Technica's detailed look at the same thing, and counters some of the assertions made in that publication. A very good read, though a tad sloppy with some of the editing.
Fall Technology Guide: Code of Honor - Fortune
Fortune says that Jaguar is the most impressive software of 2002. Great exposure for Apple and the Mac market.
How Apple Is Expanding Its Universe - BusinessWeek
Charles Haddad offers his thoughts on how Apple is working to extend its market share. A good read, and good exposure for Apple to mainstream readers.
Mouse musings - SunSpot
David Zeiler talks about 1-button mice, and includes lots of reader feedback. An interesting read.
Dell Attempts To Hasten Cyber-Apocalypse. - Crazy Apple Rumors
CAR offers its skewed look at the Apple/Dell iPod deal. Their take is that it is a sign of the apocalypse. Always entertaining.
Microsoft flags three security holes - News.com
Sit down, lest you fall, before reading this, but, believe it or not, Microsoft has announced three new security holes. Actually, they aren't new, as they were identified earlier this year by a security company. And still the lemmings march on.
Other Tech Articles
A Court Gives Intel 30 Days To Appeal Patent Injunction - Wall Street Journal
The Journal reports on court proceedings in a patent infringement suit against Intel by Intergraph. IBM has been found to be violating Intergraph's patents, and the court is giving the company 30 days to appeal the ruling, before being forced to stop selling the Itanium. A very interesting development.
Does search engine's power threaten Web's independence? - News.com
This piece deals with Google's growing power in the search engine market, and includes comments from lots of whiners who get tense when Google figures out how to beat their rank spamming techniques. An interesting read.
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