Macworld 2001: Apple's challenge

Thousands of Mac faithful descend on San Francisco this week to hear the latest from Apple.

CNET News staff
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Can Apple rebound with new products and services?

By CNET News.com Staff
January 11, 2001, 12:40 p.m. PT

Titanium: A test of Apple's mettle
The Titanium PowerBook G4 notebook epitomizes what Apple needs to build its market share.

Apple-Nvidia alliance a blow to ATI
Apple's move to incorporate Nvidia's chips into its new, speedier Power Macs is part of the changing of the guard in the graphics chip market.

New chips promise speed boost
The Power PC 7450 chip is the latest offering in Motorola's G4 Power PC processors. It promises better performance--if Motorola can meet delivery expectations.

Fall release for Mac OS X Office
update Microsoft becomes the first truly significant software developer to back Apple's next-generation operating system.

Burning with envy for DVDs
Some Mac fans will be dismayed to learn that they don't have the hardware required to take full advantage of Apple's new CD- and DVD-burning software.

Software for Mac OS X on stage
With Apple putting the finishing touches on Mac OS X, the focus is squarely on software at this year's Macworld Expo in San Francisco.

Jobs unveils new Power Macs
update Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils faster Power Macs that will come equipped with CD-RW drives. He adds that the delivery date of OS X has been pushed back to March 24.

Are new products enough?
Before the start of Macworld Expo, some Mac companies have jumped the gun with big announcements. Analysts say Apple needs all the help it can get.

Prices cut as inventory piles up
The company cuts prices across its entire line of business systems--PowerMac G4 and Power Cube G4 desktop systems, PowerMac G4 server and PowerBook G3 notebooks.

Apple partner falls from the tree
Apple Computer's poor sales may be spreading to its third-party partners, as Newer Technology closes its doors with little fanfare after letting most of its staff go.

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Apple's Titanium PowerBook: A closer look
Greg Joswiak, Apple Portable Products senior director
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Mac faithful enthusiastic as ever
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A reporter's inside view of Macworld
Ian Fried, News.com reporter
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Jobs hypes new products to Mac faithful
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Jobs previews Mac OS X
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