July 23-30, 1999
At long last Apple has announced the iBook
. It includes optional wireless networking based on the IEEE 802.11 DSSS standard. To use you will need a base for it to communicate to, here comes Apple's AirPort
also announced their entry to the wireless networking market, the SkyLINE is a PC Card based on the IEEE 802.11 DSSS standard.
Apple has a Hot News page for MacWorld New York 1999
Purchase a Power Macintosh G3 MiniTower Computer
by September 25 and receive and additional 128 Mb of RAM or an HP Deskjet 810c printer.
The Apple Store
has undergone a redesign.
FileMaker Inc. released the FileMaker Pro 4.1v3 and 4.0v3 English Updaters
. These updaters improve the handling of dates related to Y2K issues.
and The Dragon
have "teamed up to fight for customer loyalty on the World Wide Web".
Version 2.4 of my "A Better Finder Rename
" Macintosh Finder enhancement. This new release expands the string manipulation capabilities of the tool with a powerful "remove anywhere" feature.
is seeking parties interested in a strategic alliance to help them market a new FMP development tool called LORE.
Waves in Motion
announces oazium cc authorize 1.0, a Credit card validator which plugs FileMaker Pro into the world of Internet commerce.
The student-produced and directed romantic college comedy "Always Walk
" has been accepted to numerous web and traditional film/video festivals! The project was shot on Hi-8 and edited entirely on a Macintosh PowerBook for under $200.
The ShareTheMac UsersGroup has released a new edition of ShareTheMac CD
, the CD-ROM full of the latest shareware releases for the Mac and all the Apple software available for public download.
July 17-23, 1999
is a new Mac portal planning its official launch this week by giving away cool prizes like iMacs, G3 workstations, and awesome Mac software packages. Register
for your free email account and for prizes.
Apple reported a third quarter profit of $203 Million
marking its seventh consecutive profitable quarter.
updater has been released.
Power On Software
has bought Now Up to Date, Contact and Planner from Qualcomm.
Version 1.8 of my "A Better Finder Select"
Macintosh Finder enhancement is available. The new version introduces regular expression matching.
Internet.com has a review of MacOS Server
has released version 1.06 which fixes a know looping bug.
Applelinks.com has an article comparing the AppleTalk versus TCP/IP
As mentioned on Ogrady.com
, Spire USA
has a line of backpacks for laptops which they call bombproof computer gear.
Egghead.com and Onsale
have announced a $400 Million merger.
July 09-16, 1999
PageNOW! eGate 1.0
will ship at Macworld Expo later this month.
has just released their July issue.
is a macintosh freeware only site with news and web utilities in a familiar desktop enviroment.
is a new student film shot on Hi-8 and edited entirely on a Mac PowerBook G3. It's a story of love, betrayal and redemption in a college dorm.
"A Better Finder Attributes
" is a contextual menu plugin for the Macintosh Finder, which allows users to quickly change attributes such as creation and modification dates as well as the Finder flags of single or multiple files or folders.
dropped prices on G3 processor upgrades, now starting as low as $299.95.
is a new game from the creator of Nanosaur available only for the Mac.
Satellite information for the MacWorld keynote is available
Powerbook DVD Source
is a resource for playing DVD's in Powerbooks.
Rumors say that Apple is looking at getting into the ISP business
either by themselves or most likely using a partner.
July 03-09, 1999
Apple filed a complaint
against Future Power and Daewoo for illegally copying the industrial design of the iMac.
Eudora released version 4.21
to fix a bug in the version released last week.
SETI At Home
released version 1.05 of their SETI client.
Rumors of an Apple branded Palm Pilot
are still floating around.
is coming to New York on July 20 to 23, 1999.
announced service to 48 States and all major cities in Canada.
Version 2.3 of my "A Better Finder Rename
" expands the string substitution capabilies of "A Better Finder Rename".
new Internet Starter Kit provides everything a user needs to share a single Internet connection over an Ethernet network.
This month's edition of 1984-online
is ready download.
announced the release of Troi ClipSave Plug-in 1.0, for FileMaker Pro 4.0 (or later) on Mac and Windows.
TV Guide uses Applescript
to help automate their production.
Apple has some ecommerce seminars
for small businesses.