Articles posted on May 30th, 2003

More reasons to avoid AOL and Microsoft products

Friday, May 30th, 2003 • 10:22 pm

Here’s a new column about the slow death of Netscape as a viable force in the online world: “Is this the end of Netscape? ” by David Becker, C|Net Now that AOL Time Warner has locked into IE for the foreseeable future, the usefulness of Netscape to the company seems tentative at best, It’s bad […]

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New York Times on the iTunes Music Store

Friday, May 30th, 2003 • 5:53 pm

The New York Times has a good recap (dated May 29) of the current situation regarding Apple’s iTunes Music Store in a column by Neil Strauss entitled “Apple Finds the Future for Online Music Sales“. It’s cautiously optimistic in tone and provides various interesting viewpoints. The impression that one gets out of the current situation […]

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iCal UI: Pretty bad, and pretty buggy

Friday, May 30th, 2003 • 12:53 am

I really don’t like the iCal UI much. It uses non-standard behaviors and controls that I just can’t get used to and requires much more trial-and-error clicking and dragging than it should. Then on top of this, it suffers from obvious bugs that should have been fixed long ago. For example, you click and drag […]

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