Support Low End Mac

, Dan Knight, 

I’ve been publishing Low End Mac (LEM) since April 1997. It began as a way to help Mac users get the most out of their aging Apple gear, and that focus has never changed. There weren’t many online Mac resources in 1997, so this was my chance to create something new.

Umax SuperMac Clones

, Dan Knight, 

Umax acquired the Macintosh clone operation and SuperMac name from Radius, going on to become one of the more innovative cloners. Their corporate goal was to make quality Mac OS computers at prices that would give PCs a run for their money, something I believe they succeeded at.

IRTalk, IrDA, and the Mac

, Dan Knight, 

In the 1990s, several Macs included infrared networking support, a legacy short range point-to-point technology often forgotten nowadays. It can be used to transfer files between Macs, to mobile phones, and to print to IrDA compliant printers, among other things. This article provides an overview of infrared networking on Macs and the models with built-in IrDA […]

Low End Mac in 2014

, Dan Knight, 

Low End Mac has been through some difficult times since we moved from static HTML pages to WordPress. Site traffic declined by 88% from our peak of 17.1 million pages in 2007, but it is turning around.