Apple in new markets A ComputerWorld opinion column notes that Apple is "nibbling" at new markets: "What's stunning isn't that Apple Computer Inc.'s engineers can, say, design a server with two 2-GHz G5 processors, 1GB of memory, storage capacity of 80 to 750GB and loads of other goodies all in a slim 1U package (a mere 1.75-in. thick). No, what's stunning is that Apple's marketers will price the Xserve system at $3,999." More.
Merrill Lynch reinstates Apple coverage According to a Forbes article, Merrill Lynch is giving Apple a favorable rating: "We think Apple has gotten its act together in focusing on core markets, building a mature management team and, most important, innovating again." More.
Women put off by gadget-shopping treatment A BBC News story reports that "a new generation of tech-savvy women is emerging but they are still being treated like idiots when it comes to selling gadgets." More.
Previously we noted:
- Troubleshooting Retrospect 5.1: Autolaunch workaround
- Troubleshooting Mac OS X 10.3.2: Inconsistent "find" behavior; workaround; more on symbolic links and file deletion
- Odds and Ends: Firmware update for Sony DVD burner; Using inkjets as proofers