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TidBITS#559/11-Dec-00

Mac OS X is built on a Unix foundation – are Mac users ready to adapt to the change? Chris Pepper returns with an analysis of how the new operating system will affect not only Mac users, but the industry at large. And, as we get closer to Christmas, Arthur Bleich returns to name his picks for the year’s best digital cameras. We also cover the release of Virtual PC 4.0 and announce our two-week holiday hiatus (our next regular issue will be sent 01-Jan-01).

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2000 Holiday Hiatus

2000 Holiday Hiatus -- It's that time of year again when we at TidBITS spend time with our families and recover our strength for whatever the new year and Macworld Expo in San Francisco will bring

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Poll Results: On Releases and Announcements

Poll Results: On Releases and Announcements -- Last week's poll asked how you'd prefer TidBITS cover news of product announcements and releases. Historically, we tend to cover products only when they're released and available, rather than merely when they're announced, and 51 percent of the poll's respondents agreed with that approach

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Poll Preview: The Benefits of Unix

Poll Preview: The Benefits of Unix -- Last week's article by Chris Pepper - and this week's concluding article - highlight the Unix underpinnings of Mac OS X, as well as how they relate to what we'll see on our Macintosh screens and to the rest of the Unix community

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Virtual PC 4.0 Improves Performance, Ease of Use

With its update to Virtual PC 4.0, Connectix continues to improve the company's popular Pentium emulation software in compelling ways. Most important are the performance increases, of course, which reportedly can as much as double Virtual PC 4.0's speed over the previous version, though the trade-off is that Virtual PC now requires a PowerPC G3- or G4-based Mac (including Macs with upgrade cards; Virtual PC 3.0 remains available for older Power Macs)

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Digital Cameras 2000

My last article talked about the various accouterments you'll need for a digital camera, and it should have given you some ideas that you'll find useful when researching which camera is perfect for your needs