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Apple's harvest: From iMac to .Mac

special coverage At Macworld, the company plays up new iPods and a 17-inch flat-panel iMac. But it may find its .Mac Web services plan a hard sell.

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Apple's harvest: New iPods, bigger iMac and more

By CNET News.com Staff
July 18, 2002, 10:50 a.m. PT

As the Mac faithful gather in New York, Apple CEO Steve Jobs rallies to the defense of the Mac OS X operating system and trots out new hardware, including a bigger iMac and iPods for Windows. But the company heads into murky waters with its .Mac Web services plan.

Apple's .Mac faces a hard sell
With an annual fee for Web-based services that were previously free, the company heads deeper into the murky waters of paid consumer services.
July 18, 2002

Trying to connect at Macworld
reporter's notebook There are a few things that Mac users have come to expect at Macworld Expo keynotes: black mock turtlenecks, countless demos and wireless Internet access.
July 18, 2002

Jobs touts OS X, iPods, iMac
Apple CEO Steve Jobs defends the company's transition to Mac OS X and brings out new devices.
July 17, 2002

New costs for iTools
Apple plans to charge about $100 for its formerly free collection of Web services, including iDisk storage and online greeting cards. Say hello to .Mac.
July 17, 2002

OS X upgrade doesn't come cheap
For Apple fans who rushed to the operating system last year, moving to version 10.2 means having to buy a new Mac or pay full retail for the software.
July 17, 2002

Apple meets lowered expectations
The Mac maker reports quarterly sales and earnings that match analysts' lowered expectations. Shipments climbed, but sales were down.
July 16, 2002

Licensing decision ends MPEG-4 tiff
The group of patent holders governing MPEG-4 finalizes licensing terms for the media delivery standard, bowing to market pressure for manageable royalty rates.
July 15, 2002

Apple releases QuickTime 6
The company makes public the final version of its digital media software, marking a stand-down in a dispute over licensing fees.
July 15, 2002

Microsoft tries to steal Macworld thunder
The software giant launches the first of several pre-emptive strikes against Apple's trade show by announcing new technologies far ahead of their delivery to market.
July 15, 2002

Apple's Jaguar leaps ahead of schedule
The widely anticipated update to Mac OS X will appear earlier than expected, sources say--good news for the company in a tough year.
July 3, 2002

Apple to expand iMac LCD display
The company plans to serve up a new iMac model with a larger flat-panel display during the Macworld Expo trade show, according to sources.
July 9, 2002

A TiVo-like toy for the Mac?
A Macintosh software company plans to launch the first consumer personal video recorder for Mac aficionados.
July 14, 2002

Mac users: All brains
A new study compares Mac-using Web surfers with their PC-wielding counterparts. If you're reading this on Windows, feel free to take your time on the big words.
July 12, 2002


 



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