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Last Updated: 4:04 p.m PDT, Tuesday, July 16, 2002.

No TechTV Keynote Broadcast: Unlike previous Expos, this time TechTV won't be carrying Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote tomorrow from the Macworld Conference & Expo in New York. Click here to read more.

College Campuses Broadcasting Keynote: Both Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH and Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN will be hosting broadcasts of tomorrow's Expo keynote address. Click here to read.

Statistics Software for OS X: JMP, a software package that dynamically links statistics and graphics and relates historical data, is coming to OS X. The software is typically used for analyzing workplace processes and determining underlying data patterns. Click here to read more.

Hardware Demo'd: ACARD Technology Corp. is showing the AEC-6880M, a PCI Ultra ATA-133 IDE RAID adapter, which has a new function to support RAID 1 (Mirroring mode) for Mac OS 9.x and automatically backs up data, and the ANS-6000 NAS System, a RAID 1 Network Attached Storage (NAS) server with failed-disk auto-detect. Click here to read more.

Plug-and-play FireWire Storage Debuts: Shining Technology launched CitiDISK DV, a battery-equipped storage disk targeted toward digital video users. All of the DV streams are recorded and organized as computer-recognizable files, and users can instantly play back, edit, review and archive files. Click here to read more.

Space Shuttle Launches: Contour A/V Solutions, Inc. today announced a new audio and video controller, dubbed the Space Shuttle. The Space Shuttle is targeted toward companies interested in bundling in a compact, easy to use shuttle and jog controller with their audio or video applications. Click here to read more.

At long last Math: The long-awaited mathematical application MATLAB has come to OS X. MATLAB, which sports over 500 mathematical, statistical and engineering functions, is most commonly used by scientists and engineers for: data analysis and visualization; numeric and symbolic computation; engineering and scientific graphics; modeling, simulation and prototyping; programming, application development; and GUI (graphical user interface) design. Click here to read more.

MUG Offers Palm Guide: PDA users hoping to get the most out of the show can now download the MUG Pilot shortly after stepping inside the Jacob Javitz Center. Click here to read more.

Field Update Utility Shipping: Granite Digital is shipping its new Smart Drive Series of FireWire enclosures; these include user interfaces that allow testing, verifying or erasing hard disks. Click here to read more.

Relational Databases Come to OS X: Sybase Inc. announced its Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) Adopter Program, for people who use Sybase ASE 12.5. Click here to read more.

Your Mac, Your PVR: The EyeTV Digital Video Recorder attaches to the Macintosh and enables users to watch and pause live television programs on their Mac, as well as record to hard disk for later viewing. Click here to read more.

User Group Lounge Adds More: Dave Marra, Apple Senior Systems Engineer, will present "Welcoming Windows Users," an extension of the "Switchers" ad campaign. Chuck La Tournous of RandomMaccess will talk about "Maintaining Your Group's Web Site With Little Or No Help." Click here to read more.

For the iPod User Who Has Everything: XtremeMac today announced new accessories for iPod users. The new products include a wallet that lets you hold both you iPod and your keys, an earbud splitter for those who want to share music, and cables for hooking your iPod to your stereo. Click here to read more.

Credit Card Authorization for the Mac: Waves in Motion has new line of eAuthorize credit card solutions intended to replace the late MacAuthorize product. Click here to read more.

An Exclusive Party at the New Apple Store: On Sunday, July 21 from 7-9 pm, only Mac User Group (MUG) members, their families and Apple Consultant Network (ACN) members will be allowed in the SoHo store. Click here to read more.

Accordance Offers Expo Specials: Attendees of this week's Macworld Conference & Expo in New York are being offered discounts on most Accordance Bible Software products. Click here to read more.

Multiplatform Development Tool Previewed: Revolution, a rapid application development and prototyping environment that runs on Mac OS X, Mac OS, Windows, Linux and other UNIX systems, will be demo'd at MWNY. Its features include support for popular graphics and multimedia formats, sockets and Internet protocols. Click here to read more.

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