2/04/2005

And For Steve Jobs's Next Trick...

And For Steve Jobs's Next Trick...: "By far the world's most popular design for a personal computer is a box for the processing unit with a separate monitor and keyboard. Strangely enough, it has been seven long years since Apple Computer (AAPL ) offered such a computer aimed at consumer and educational markets. But having finally done so, Apple has come up with a product worth the wait."

2/03/2005

Sci Fi Wire -- The News Service of the Sci Fi Channel

Sci Fi Wire -- The News Service of the Sci Fi Channel: "Rick Berman, executive producer of the just-cancelled Star Trek: Enterprise, told SCI FI Wire that he was surprised not by UPN's decision, but by the fact that viewers continued to tune out the series despite a marked improvement in quality, strong reviews and guest appearances by the likes of Brent Spiner. 'Nobody is more surprised about that than we are here,' Berman said of the precipitous fan drop-off in an interview conducted after UPN announced Enterprise's fate. 'We've always seemed to have a big drop from before Christmas to after Christmas, which I've never quite understood.' "