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In This Issue:
1. Editor's Note: C'Mon, Apple, Give Us Mac Users Some Love
2. Today's Top Story
- When Windows Vista Crashes: Little-Known Recovery Strategies
3. Breaking News
- Senators Release List Of Top L-1 Visa Employers
- Meet The People Waiting In Line For An iPhone
- Apple, AT&T Set Three Price Plans For iPhone
- Some Waiting On iPhone Improvements Before Buying
- New Good Mobile E-Mail Aims At BlackBerry
- Google Apps Opens Door To Migrating E-Mail Users
- IBM Unveils Second-Generation Supercomputer
- New EarthLink CEO Says He May Use Pruning Shears
- IPhone's High Cost Expected To Scare Away Consumers
- Apple Security Update Patches Safari 3 Beta
- Senate Resuscitates Immigration Reform Bill For Debate
- Migration From MySpace To Facebook Shows Class Divide
- IBM Makeover Pursues Personalization In Revamped Site
- U.S. Judge Tells Google To Work Through Justice Dept.
- Internet Radio Observes Day Of Silent Protest
- Two Men Convicted Of Spamming Pornography
- RFID Gets Boost In Europe From Retail Giant's Deployment
- SAP Faces Dilemma With New Web Software, Says Chairman
- 'Bandido' Software Pirate Sentenced To 51 Months
- Sun Aims High With Constellation Blade-Based System
- Google Seeks To Extend Microsoft Antitrust Oversight
- Nimsoft Offers Service-Level Monitoring Of VMware Stack
4. The Latest Mobile Blog Posts:
- Will The iPhone Support Microsoft Exchange?
- A Cell Phone Is A Woman's Best Friend
- Apple And AT&T Finally Announce iPhone Rate Plans
- Good Gets A Little Web 2.0 With Latest Upgrade
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- Seven Steps to a Healthier Wellness Program
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1. Editor's Note: C'Mon, Apple, Give Us Mac Users Some Love
With iPhone hype building to a frenzy, Mac users are feeling neglected and unloved. I can't remember Apple's last interesting Mac announcement. Instead, Apple's been giving its love to the mobile phone crowd, and even Windows users.
True, the company unveiled faster MacBook Pros earlier this month, which is fine, but faster chips, graphics, and displays are just routine.
Apple delivered its biggest snub to Mac users when it pushed back release of Leopard, the upcoming upgrade to Mac OS X, to October, a delay of four months. Apple didn't even bother coming up with a pretty lie to spare our feelings. It came right out and said it did it so it could get the iPhone out on time. Well, that's fine, Apple, we're making up our holiday card list right now and you're not on it.
Even when Leopard finally arrives, it's unclear whether it'll be any big deal. Most of the advance publicity focuses on Time Machine, a backup utility. Backup is important, but boring. Getting Time Machine from Apple is like a housewife getting a washing machine as an anniversary present from her husband.
What do you think? Are Mac users neglected? Any interesting announcements in the recent past or near future that I'm overlooking? Or should we all just throw out our Macs and standardize on CP/M? Leave a message on the InformationWeek Blog and let us know.
U.S. Judge Tells Google To Work Through Justice Dept.
The federal judge overseeing Microsoft's antitrust compliance said Tuesday that she will rely on the Justice Department and state attorneys general in deciding how to handle Google's concerns about Microsoft's Vista operating system.
'Bandido' Software Pirate Sentenced To 51 Months
The feds called Hew Raymond Griffiths one of the most notorious leaders of the underground Internet piracy community. His extradition was one of the first for an intellectual property offense.
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Will The iPhone Support Microsoft Exchange?
For much of the last six months, bloggers and reporters operated under the assumption that the iPhone would not support major enterprise platforms like BlackBerry Enterprise Server or Microsoft Exchange. That may change, though, if Microsoft blogger Mary Jo Foley is correct. According to her, the iPhone will support Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync.
A Cell Phone Is A Woman's Best Friend
If you believe a new study from Samsung, women use cell phones for more than just security reasons. Young women are super savvy at using all the facets of a mobile phone to enhance their lives. When women want to flirt, they'll send a text message. When they need to avoid a stalker, they will fake technical difficulties. And more than a handful said they wouldn't date a man who had a big, bulky cell phone. I guess size matters in more ways than one.
Apple And AT&T Finally Announce iPhone Rate Plans
If you've been hankering for a hunk of hot Apple gadget love on Friday, but were waiting to find out just how much the service plan for the Apple iPhone will cost before committing, there is good news. Voice and data plans for the iPhone start at the reasonable price of $59.99 per month. But there's also a downside.
Good Gets A Little Web 2.0 With Latest Upgrade
Mobile e-mail solution maker Good Technology announced the latest version of its mobile business solution, Good Messaging 5. I was able to get a sneak peek of Good 5 a few weeks ago, and it looks like Good is ready for Web 2.0. Or at least moving in that direction.
Seven Steps To A Healthier Wellness Program
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