CES03: The UnMacworld

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Date: Friday, January 10th, 2003, 02:00
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News.com Column Disparages Macworld Expo

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Date: Friday, January 10th, 2003, 01:30
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News.com’s Enterprise Computing and Personal Technology editor Michael Kanellos shows a remarkable lack of perspective in his “Perspective” column today, entitled “Macintosh: An Acquired Taste”. He calls Keynote “completely impractical”, says the 17″ PowerBook is “not all that different than 16″ screen models from Sony and Toshiba” (even claiming there’s “a nearly identically configured Sony Vaio… for $600 less”), and dismisses the 12″ PowerBook as merely “a mininotebook” that “outside of Japan… few people will buy”. (And of course, he hasn’t even tried these products.) In addition, he repeatedly pokes fun at the MacWorld crowd (claiming an audience member “drunkenly gasped”, etc.), and tells us how “scary” it would be if Apple was “the guiding force in computing” (“we’d be up to our necks in graphic artists, freelance DJs and career temp employees”). But perhaps most bizarrely (and ironically), he ends by lecturing us on why “standards exist in the industry” and how “Microsoft and Intel understand this completely” — but Apple doesn’t. (Safari vs. IE, anyone?) Feel free to politely set this guy straight.

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Safari Gets a Blazing Start

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Date: Thursday, January 9th, 2003, 01:00
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MWSF03: Photo Galleries

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Date: Thursday, January 9th, 2003, 01:00
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MWSF03: US Final Cut Pro User Group Network Formed

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Ask PowerPage: PBG4 17 and Mac OS 9 Booting

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Date: Thursday, January 9th, 2003, 00:00
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iPhoto, iMovie Upgrades Available Free January 25

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Date: Thursday, January 9th, 2003, 00:00
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As a number of astute readers have pointed out, you won’t have to plunk down US$49 to upgrade to iMovie 3 and iPhoto 2, as had been rumored. The only reason to buy Apple’s new iLife appears to be if you’re a SuperDrive owner who wants the new version of iDVD. Apple has thoughtfully included the upgrades to iTunes, iMovie, and iPhoto on that disc so that you won’t have to download them. If you lack a SuperDrive or don’t need iDVD 3, you’ll be treated to free downloads of the other programs January 25, which will hereby be known as National iLife Day, the first holiday of the Year of the PowerBook.

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MWSF03: iGo Converts iMacs into Spider Droids

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Date: Thursday, January 9th, 2003, 00:00
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MWSF03: We've Got Bag

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Date: Thursday, January 9th, 2003, 00:00
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MWSF03: Every Mac Needs .Mac

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Date: Wednesday, January 8th, 2003, 10:35
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