After years of speculation about plans for rack-mounted server hardware running the Mac OS, Apple takes the wraps off the Xserve and offers a "technology preview" of a 14-drive RAID storage system.
May 13, 2002
Peter Coffee: In the long run, the power of community processes based on shared foundation technologies will always humble even the most brilliant individual contribution.
The prospect that the next major rev of Mac OS X and a rack-mounted Mac server hardware will finally push Apple's Unix-based New Wave OS into the enterprise catches the attention of an unprecedented number of professional users more interested in perform
The corporate wheels may be turning again, as Apple preps both hardware and software designed to play nicely with Windows and other Unix systems on heterogeneous networks.
Apple's announcement of a new all-in-one Mac for the education market evokes a frisson of nostalgia for the initial iMac rollout.
April 22, 2002
Wouldn't it be ironic if the processor became a peripheral to the storage device, instead of the other way around? I asked that question at the end of this column eight months ago, and users of Apple's iPod are busily turning that conjecture into fact.
Late last week, Microsoft was once again talking about its committed relationship with Apple, developer of one of the only desktop alternatives to Windows.
April 16, 2002
Sources say Mac OS X 10.1.4, due for public release this month, will offer additional security enhancements and improved networking.
The company's purchase of Zayante strengthens the Mac maker's engineering ties to the IEEE interface it pioneered.
Matthew Rothenberg's column on the recent drought and price hike of iMacs raised the ire of some Mac devotees.
Apple's lone-wolf status has provided many tangible rewards for its user base; however, it also has to deal with more logistical problems than the other guys.
As Apple is finding out with its next-generation iMac, when you're the only sand factory in town, one stuck gear or dropped wrench can hold up the whole process.