eWeek: The Mac Should Stay! No, The Mac should Go! It is a song that has been sung many times, and which has many times fallen on deaf ears. The latest columnist to proclaim that Apple should stop selling its highly profitable Macintosh line of computers is eWeek columnist Jim Louderback who suggests a number of alternative devices, including the "iHome OS" and the "NewtPhone." More. Meanwhile another eWeek columnist steps to the Mac's defense; "But why doesn't Apple enjoy a larger market share? Well, anecdotal evidence would point to the lifespan of Apple's older hardware?it just stays functional for too long." More.
IBM plans Web-based desktop software In an effort to crack Microsoft Office's dominance, IBM announced a new part of its IBM's Lotus Workplace strategy - a bundle that includes e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet and database applications aimed at business users. The package also includes server-based management software, as well as software to run productivity applications on handheld devices. More.
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