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Macworld Impressions

First, a small disclaimer. We both grew up in the country and usually get sick when we visit large cities for more than three days. Boston is no exception to this ruleShow full article

No More Peanuts

The computer industry is by its nature wasteful of natural resources. A computer may last for a number of years, but have you ever heard of recycling a dead computer? Some companies are trying to reduce waste, most notably Hewlett-Packard, which isn't too surprising considering that David Packard's daughter, Julie, is a prominent environmentalistShow full article

Coming Soon, Version 2.0

As we've said, Macworld wasn't a show full of innovation this year. We did see some neat things, and we saw some stuff so expensive we didn't even bother to look at it, but mainly it was the show of the upgradeShow full article

Here And Now, The Sequels

The amount of upgrades that you can actually buy now is impressive. Nisus 3.0, which sports a full programming language for fancy text manipulation, is shippingShow full article

Do It By Hand

Perhaps the largest growing market in hardware is for hand scanners. Just a short while ago, there were only one or two brands which used the same hardware and were unimpressive unless you regularly scanned images less than four inches wideShow full article

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