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Archives: November 2002

  1. RUMOR: Apple iClassic coming in January

    Low End Mac is postulating that Apple may soon release what they are calling the “iClassic.” According to Low End Mac, “The iClassic will be a small footprint model somewhat reminiscent of the iMac and… Read More

  2. Controlling whole widget benefits Apple Xserve

    “Gartner analyst Adams said a strong selling point is the tightly coupled integration between the Xserve’s OS and its hardware platform. Ironically, Apple was roundly criticized in the past for declining to license its OS… Read More

  3. Apple posts new ‘Switch’ ad

    Apple has posted a new “Switch” commercial, featuring Alex Schoknecht, a high school student who describes his Mac and contrasts it with the experiences he had with his dad’s PC, saying in the spot, “it… Read More

  4. Mass. Appeals Microsoft Case Alone

    “Massachusetts on Friday appealed the settlement in the Microsoft Corp. MSFT.O antitrust case, splitting from a group of nine states that had been seeking tougher sanctions against the software giant. ‘We are prepared to go… Read More

  5. Xserve called ‘The Ultimate Hosting Machine’

    “Ben Toker, vice president of operations at Scitx, which offers Web hosting services and products for businesses, told NewsFactor that Apple’s OS X Server software was a primary reason for his company’s decision to convert… Read More

  6. MacSurfshop introduces four new Mac-themed T-shirts

    MacSurfshop today announced four new T-shirts just in time for the holiday season. The shirts, “Classic for life,” “Speed Daemon (Welcome to Darwin!),” “Nielsen/NetRatings Quote (Smarter and Richer),” and “I fink, therefore, I can,” come… Read More

  7. Woz to co-host Tech TV’s ‘The Screen Savers’ tonight

    The Apple I computer made its debut at the Homebrew Computer Club in Palo Alto, California, in 1976. It boasted a 1-MHz processor and 8Kb of RAM within its handsome wooden case. Its creator was… Read More

  8. Michael Dell, spouse, trust sell 10 million shares of DELL

    Dell Computer Chief Executive Michael Dell sold 4.16 million shares of stock in the personal computer company last Thursday, a U.S. regulatory filing Monday showed. The filing, which was made with the Securities and Exchange… Read More

  9. Intel’s next Itanium to run at 1.5GHz; Motorola still clueless

    “Intel’s next Itanium processor likely will run at 1.5GHz, a 50 percent increase from its predecessor and an indication the company is getting better at meeting development goals for its high-end chip family. The new… Read More

  10. Dissatisfied with Quark’s Mac commitment? Quark CEO says ‘switch to something else’

    “Publishing professionals who attended a Quark-convened ‘executive summary’ in New York last week are still abuzz over the performance of Quark CEO Fred Ebrahimi… [who] told his squirming guests that “the Macintosh platform is shrinking,”… Read More

  11. DeepTrouble 1.0.1 update now available

    DeepTrouble is a fast paced 3D action game from CodeBlender. DeepTrouble is a new original game for the Macintosh. It’s a fast paced 3D action game that takes place under water where you are fighting… Read More

  12. Take your Mac’s iPulse

    Using its concise and visually pleasing graphical user interface, iPulse displays a multitude of information on the desktop or in the dock. The entire UI is completely configurable so you can turn off gauges you… Read More

  13. Apple posts Power Mac G4 Firmware Update 4.4.8

    Apple today released a firmware update for the mirrored drive door Power Mac G4’s. The Power Mac G4 Firmware Update 4.4.8 improves fan control behavior and reduces high speed fan cycling when running in Mac… Read More

  14. Baby Safe your Mac

    Baby Safe provides an interactive safe environment for your baby to play with the computer, while at the same time preventing your baby from causing chaos on your computer. Most screen savers ask for your… Read More

  15. Apple to dole out free stocking-stuffers at Apple Stores November 29 only

    “6pm to midnight, November 29. Only at an Apple Store,” reads the announcement from Apple. “Get a head start on holiday shopping, plus great values and more. Join us the day after Thanksgiving at an… Read More

  16. Fall leaves icons for Mac OS X help keep winter at bay

    Leaves is the latest set of Mac OS X icons from warrior~poet. American Sycamore, Ginko, Pin Oak, Red Maple, Sugar Maple, White Ash, White Elm, and White Oak leaves comprise the set. If you like… Read More

  17. The New York Times looks at Apple ‘Switch’ parodies

    “Apple Computer’s quirky ads have never been as good at building market share as ‘mind share,’ or buzz. The current campaign, with Macintosh users talking of why they switched from the Microsoft Windows world to… Read More

  18. ZDNet’s Executive Anchor Coursey tells readers to buy a Mac this holiday season

    “This column–the first in a series of holiday shopping guides–is a blatant attempt to get you into an Apple Store and convince you to maybe even buy something while you’re there,” writes ZDNet’s Executive Anchor… Read More

  19. Apple opens 50th retail store; announces stores closed Thanksgiving Day

    Apple opened its 49th and 50th retail stores in the U.S. this weekend, with new store locations in Denver, Colorado and Emeryville, California. The Company now has stores in 24 states in the U.S., with… Read More

  20. Dude, you’re getting neutered; man burns penis with Dell laptop

    “A 50-year old scientist, previously healthy, burned his penis after placing his laptop on his, err lap, for an hour. Oh, he was fully dressed in trousers and underpants, according to this letter printed in… Read More

  21. .Mac Webmail is temporarily down… again (UPDATE 5:30pm – It’s back online)

    As of this story’s timestamp, we couldn’t log into our .Mac’s Webmail account. All we got after a long while was a page reading, “We’re sorry. Webmail is temporarily unavailable.” Let’s see, US$50 divided by… Read More

  22. Apple posts Will Ferrell Holiday Switch Ads

    Apple has posted a bit of holiday fun; two new Will Ferrel holiday Switch ads entitled “Santa and Lawyers,” and “Santa’s iPod.” Will Ferrell reveals another side of Santa in these parodies of Apple’s Switch… Read More

  23. PileUp Screen Effect for Mac OS X debuts

    PileUp piles a set of pictures, one by one and one atop another, randomly across the screen. If the pictures are cropped to the object, the screen will look like a pile of those objects,… Read More

  24. Feissmania hits new peak; Ellen’s first interview is now online

    “Ellen Feiss is a lot like most 15-year-olds, with one notable exception: Some guy in Holland is wearing a T-shirt with her face on it right now. Actually, a lot of people are wearing that… Read More

  25. Apple grabs three spots in ‘Tech TV’s Top 20 Gifts’ guide; most products from single manufacturer

    TechTV has informed us that three Apple products have made it into “TechTV’s Top 20 Gifts” this year. That’s the most products from a single manufacturer, and the most Apple products featured in the TechTV… Read More