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The iMac and the Floppy Drive: A Conspiracy Theory
Apple's controversial decision to omit a floppy drive from its new iMac may have earned it more press than it would have received otherwise, not to mention the goodwill from peripheral manufacturers.

August 3, 1998

Why Microsoft's Story Won't Hold Up.
Just because the browser shares components with the OS does not mean that it is part of it.

February 26, 1998

The Computer My Mom Needs
Computers get more powerful, but the breakthrus in ease-of-use and reliability have not been so striking. When it comes time to help your parents get online, it becomes evident that these machines are not as friendly as we think they are.

November 3, 1997

It all Depends on the Developers
If any operating system is going to enjoy acceptance and wide appeal, it will need top notch software developed for it. Apple needs to learn from its mistakes and really tout Rhapsody's advantages as a development platform.

September 22, 1997

Is the Mac Dead?
Ending Mac OS licensing has many Apple fanatics up in arms, but the Mac's days are numbered. Like it or not, the most compelling technologies in Apple's future are a modern operating system mated to cheap, easy to configure Network Computers.

September 22, 1997

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