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New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. MacWorld conference in June, but here's the bad news first. All the free stuff available at iTools-Apple-hosted Web pages, iDisk storage and mac. com e-mail addresses--will cost $100 a year (starting Sept. 30) under the new name, .mac. These features are enhanced, but Apple had been one of the few holdouts still offering valuable free stuff online.
Apple hopes its new operating system operating system (OS)
Software that controls the operation of a computer, directs the input and output of data, keeps track of files, and controls the processing of computer programs. , Mac OS 10.2, or Jaguar, will tip districts to update their operating systems Operating systems can be categorized by technology, ownership, licensing, working state, usage, and by many other characteristics. In practice, many of these groupings may overlap. , most of which are pre-OS X. The system includes Rendezvous, the networking technology that replaces AppleTalk and allows users to quickly and easily link computers and devices through Ethernet, AirPort, Bluetooth, or USB USB
in full Universal Serial Bus
Type of serial bus that allows peripheral devices (disks, modems, printers, digitizers, data gloves, etc.) to be easily connected to a computer. and FireWire. Jaguar also includes iChat, the new AIM-compatible instant messaging application and Inkwell inkwell GI surgery A surgically constructed vagination-'intussusception' of a short sleeve of esophagus sewn into the stomach which, as intragastric pressure ↑, is compressed, forming a functional valve–eg, Nissen fundoplication. See Nissen procedure. , a handwriting recognition technology that allows applications to work with a tablet device. Although there was no completely new machine unveiled in June, a 17-inch widescreen iMac was introduced for $2,000.
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