OS X beta
xlr8yourmac has some tips how you can install Mac OS X beta on unsupported machines as well as a reader report noting that the new G4s System Profiler doesn't seem to recognize all 2-2-2 SDRAM modules properly, listing them as 3-2-2 ones. Luckily this doesn't affect performance, as the hardware is more clever than the software.
the register notes that Apple has finally started to develop it's core applications (AppleWorks for example) for the Cocoa environment. Of course also the other apps are being worked on, and some might even get several new features. However I doubt that the majority of them will be ready when OS X ships.
BT to add ADSL for Mac
the register notes that British Telecom is going to release Mac drivers and software for their home ADSL offerings on Monday. While this is only interesting for UK citizens, it might also be a good input for all the other companies who don't have Mac ADSL support so far.
FS has posted an interesting article on the future of antialiasing in games, presenting the newest developments that have been made in this area. Looks like we're going to get the same AA for less speed-decrease fairly soon.
MacCentral notes that a company has successfully gotten over the last hurdles to start producing a 3D input glove. The piece of hardware offers control for games and other applications, with 6 way freedom, and USB support, readying it for the Mac (and Mac OS X they say). Looks very cool.
MOSR notes that Apple's next generation AirPort may support up to 54Mbit/sec of bandwidth, compared to 11Mbit at the moment. Yet remaining backwards compatible. There are also other enhancements planned.
The other point is some more info on Cocoa-ization of Apple's apps, with a list of candidates and features.