Articles posted on January 21st, 2004

Office 2004 and advanced XML features

Wednesday, January 21st, 2004 • 11:29 pm

You need to go to New Zealand to finally find an article that scratches below the surface of the official press release propaganda and actually provides information about what the next version of Office for the Macintosh, Office 2004, will or will not include. And the truth is that it will, once again, be a crippled […]

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Magnatune: Another model for on-line music distribution

Wednesday, January 21st, 2004 • 11:01 pm

USA Today has a good article about Magnatune, an on-line music distribution service that might be closer to what the future of the recording industry is than Apple’s iTunes Music Store. The sad truth about the iTunes Music Store is that it’s a compromise that leans too heavily (for my taste) on the side of […]

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Getting a mouse pad for your optical mouse

Wednesday, January 21st, 2004 • 7:47 am

One of the big selling points of optical mouse peripherals is that they do not require a mouse pad and can be used on any surface, provided that it’s not too reflective (like glass). My personal experience with the Apple Pro mouse, however, is that, even on a regular, slightly varnished wooden desk surface, optical […]

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