Wednesday, April 5

True Believer

Has the WSJ become a Mac booster? You might think so after reading this article touting the belief by Apple and analysts that the company may have its best shot in years at expanding its tiny share of the business computing market. They cite the credibility of the OS X operating system among techies and the switch to Intel processors which will permit dual booting with Microsoft's pervasive Windows XP. (Apple has even just announced quasi-support for this neato trick.)

In other geek news, online maps are gettin' crazy. Check out a preview of a Microsoft service that shows you street-level views as if you were actually driving your route. My assessment: this is technology not yet ready for rush hour.