It has been reported extensively elsewhere, but I admit to being surprised: StarOffice meet Star Wars (on
http://www.zdnet.com). Don’t get me wrong: StarOffice is a fine piece of work – I have been testing version 3 several years ago, and found it different from a classical *Works or *Office, but certainly not less capable, friendly or stable. But it’s not every day that a large entity (can’t call it a company) decides to follow through on its need for multi-platform solutions.
Back to the future: as I have often told family and friends, an old Mac may still be sufficient for your computing needs. Here’s confirmation if you need it: Great Classroom Computer Buys on a Coke and Lunch Money Budget — 68K Macs(
Yet another iBook review, from someone who wrote about all things Macintosh before I even owned one: iBook, once tested, shows touch of elegance. Bob Levitus now writes for the Houston Chronicle (