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Archived News

June 24-30, 2000

View your favorite Macs in 3D at Apple's Hardware Gallery.

The iBook took second place in the CNET editor's choice for laptops.

Here is a CNET review on Apple's iTools and a MacOS X preview.

Mail Convert 2.0 alpha 1 is ready for download. This version adds many new features and was rebuild from the ground up.

Microsoft has purchased the game developer Bungie.

Waves In Motion posted the full version of its oAzium Variables plug-in. Version 2.0 has been completely re-written to include developer activation codes, array support and an easier way to actually create and access the variables.

Comet Labs introduced in the Americas its Comet Family of state-of-the-art LAN and WAN adapters, routers, switches, hubs and more for the Apple Macintosh market.

Kuo Design has a very cool "Apple iPhone" mockup.

An article on The Cure and their Mac made web site.

June 17-23, 2000

Apple and Real Networks announced a streaming media collaboration.

Macweek.com has a series of articles on the upcoming MacOS X.

Kaleidoscope has released version 2.2.3 to fix some incompatibilities.

The Glastonbury Festival 2000 delights all comers with music, magic, circus performances, cinema, theater, crafts, and cabaret. This year, for the first time ever, you can partake in the magicof Glastonbury by tuning in to the concert via QuickTime.

Spring Cleaning 3.5 is now shipping.

Microsoft has information available about Mac Office 2001.

Steve Wozniak was added to the National Inventors Hall of Fame for his invention of the Apple II.

Classic Menu adds an Apple Menu to MacOS X.

June 10-16, 2000

Mail Convert 2.0 alpha 1 is ready for download. This version adds many new features and was rebuild from the ground up.

Mail a Mac v1.0 was just released! Our free Mail a Mac service is now available as a MacOS Application. Download your copy today.

Final Cut Pro has an update to version 1.25 available. The update includes support for 16:9 widescreen.

Apple is having a career open house on June 20th and 21st.

News.com has a section on the Microsoft breakup with up to the minute news.

Apple updated their FireWire software to version 2.4.

There are firmware updates available for PowerBooks as well as other Macs.

Blue World announced a new white paper report comparing XML implementations in Blue World Lasso and FileMaker Pro 5 product lines. The 22 page report includes detailed coverage of key topics of interest to Web application developers looking to incorporate XML into their solutions.

June 03-09, 2000

The latest XMen Trailer is available in Quicktime Format from Apple.

Apple scooped two Silvers and a Gold Award at the D&AD (British Design and Art Direction) Awards ceremony in London.

VSE Be Found has released a minor update to 1.7.1. The update fixes the search engines scripts for FunkyCat and AllTheWeb.com. They've also released a minor update to VSE Animation Maker.

Smart Computing Magazine has chosen FileMaker Pro 5 Unlimited as its Editor's Choice for Best Databases in its upcoming June/July issue.

Andrew Gore on the latest version of the PowerBook G3.

As noted on Macintouch, you can get Firewire cables for under $20 from fastware.net. Much better than the up to $80 that you might find in local electronics stores.

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