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February 27, 2001

Waiting.

Today marks the third anniversary of Apple’s decision to focus their “efforts in one direction”. Well Steve, I’m still using my Newton and I’m still waiting for Apple to “ensure a smooth transition”, replacing it with something even marginally close in size, power, and functionality.

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September 5, 2000

Cauliflower.

If you’re anything like me (and I pity your loved ones if you are), you’re the type of person that just can’t seem to stuff enough ephemeral Macintosh knowledge into your limited cranial cavity. Well, now is the time to start up the trash compactor because we’ve got to make room for the historical background … Read the rest of this item

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April 6, 2000

Survivalism.

And like all good open source projects, Darwin has a to do list. Support for older Macs you say? My Quadra 950 is just shimmying with anticipation.

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April 6, 2000

Optional source.

Apple just released Darwin 1.0, the open source version of the core operating system found in Mac OS X. It’s all ready to tinker with, but you’ll need to add a few things yourself, like maybe an interface. Or some sort of graphics architecture, perhaps a couple of usable drivers, and probably an API. Never … Read the rest of this item

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