[MyAppleMenu] Nov 1, 2008
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**** Stop The Page-Flicking Madness - Give Us iPhone Folders <http://www.macworld.com/article/136495/2008/10/iphoneapporg.html?lsrc=rss_main>
by Rob Griffiths, Macworld
**** Review - Billings 3 <http://www.macobserver.com/review/2008/10/31.1.shtml>
by John Martellaro, Mac Observer
**** Born To Hand Jive <http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1855334,00.html?sr=hotnews>
by Josh Quittner, Time
With the Apple tax comes peace of mind. A major virtue of Steve Jobs' control-freak ways is that if something goes wrong with your computer, you know whom to blame. You call Apple or go to the Genius Bar at an Apple store. End of problem.
**** Busienss Takes A Shine To Apple <http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9118621&source=rss_topic123>
by Joyce Carpenter, Computerworld
E-mail on the iPhone. Xserve to the data center. Apple is everywhere.
**** Microsoft Parks "I'm A PC" Recording Booth Outside Apple Store <http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/08/10/31/microsoft_parks_im_a_pc_recording_booth_outside_apple_store.html>
by Sam Oliver, AppleInsider
**** Review: InDesign CS4 <http://www.macworld.com/article/136402/2008/10/indesign_cs4.html?lsrc=rss_main>
by Galen Gruman, Macworld
Pleasant but middling update offers some compelling new tools but no must-have advances.
**** The Affluencer <http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/02/magazine/02zalaznick-t.html?_r=1&oref=slogin>
by Susan Dominus, New York Times
Lauren Zalaznick, the head of the Bravo network, has taken her own elite, urban, downtown sensibilities and brought it into America's living rooms.
**** Gay Protest Postponed <http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking%2BNews/Singapore/Story/STIStory_297248.html>
by Kor Kian Beng, Straits Times
Singapore's first outdoor gay protest at Speakers' Corner in Hong Lim Park on Nov 15 has been postponed to early next year. Organiser Roy Tan, 50, a Singaporean who initiated the event, yesterday cited the overwhelming response from the gay community as a key reason for the date change.
**** Government Applies Brakes <http://www.todayonline.com/articles/284766.asp>
by Marissa Chew and Esther Fung, Today
The government has put the brakes on its land sales programme, as the outlook for the local economy and the property market takes a turn for the worse.
**** Playing Cupid Once More <http://thestar.com.my/columnists/story.asp?col=insightdownsouth&file=/2008/11/1/columnists/insightdownsouth/2420660&sec=Insight%20Down%20South>
by Seah Chiang Nee, The Star
It's back to the eugenics debate with minister mentor Lee Kuan Yew bringing it up once again but this time around there seems to be little interest among the younger generation.
**** Electricity Prices: Why HK Is Cheaper <http://www.straitstimes.com/ST%2BForum/Story/STIStory_297044.html>
by Lim Bee Khim, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Straits Times
Electricity prices are lower in Hong Kong partly because it produces electricity from coal, whereas Singapore produces most of our electricity from natural gas. In fact, this is the main reason, rather than Hong Kong's tiered tariff system.
**** Bus Commuters Caught In Terminology Jam <http://www.yawningbread.org/arch_2008/yax-950.htm>
by Au Waipang, Yawning Bread
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