WWDC: Blown Away

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Date: Monday, June 23rd, 2003, 22:28
Category: iPod, User Group

The new enclosure for the G5 looks so right. It carries on with Apple’s current simplicity of form and aluminum structure. The front and back of the machine are nothing more than grills to promote air flow, with nine internal fans to blow away the competition!

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WWDC: OpenOffice 1.0 GM

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Date: Monday, June 23rd, 2003, 08:47
Category: Archive

OpenOffice for Mac OS X (X11) has gone Gold Master and is available for download. This is a fully-functional, open-source office application, though it does require you to download X11. Aqua support is likely further off: check out their details on Aqua progress on their roadmap. In the meantime, the 1.1 beta promises PDF and Macromedia Flash export; DocBook, PDA office-file formats, flat XML and XHTML plus complex text layout for languages such as Thai, Hindi, Arabic, Hebrew — support Microsoft has dropped on the Mac.

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Intel to Launch P4, Itanium

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Date: Monday, June 23rd, 2003, 06:14
Category: Archive

Who’s upstaging whom? CNet reports Intel is set today to discuss its new 3.2GHz Pentium 4 and Madison server chip. Our bet is that the enormous buzz around Apple’s keynote will steal their thunder. (Especially since the Intel news has been expected for months.)

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Things that make you go "Hmmmm……"

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Date: Monday, June 23rd, 2003, 00:45
Category: Rumor

Does this look like a coincidence? We don’t think so!
Thursday night, the Apple Store briefly posts specifications of an unreleased PowerMac G5.
Saturday afternoon, reports of a job opening at Apple emerge.
Sunday, Joy of Tech already pokes fun of the goof.
Tune in to the PowerPage on Monday morning at 10 AM PDT for our live coverage of Steve Jobs’ keynote address from the WWDC in San Francisco.

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