iOS8 has just been released, and I take a quick initial look at it on my iPhone 4s.
I love the original iPhone – but it’s lack of 3G mobile speed can be a big problem when out and about – but there is a work around.
Motorola StarMax computers were only on the market for a few years, and their five-year warrantees have long since expired. Motorola no longer offers any support for this hardware.
Skype used to work on just about any system, but recent changes has seen system requirements increased and lots of devices cut.
Where were you on 9/9/1999?
Do you have more than one iDevice with different versions of iOS? Syncing them on the same Mac can be difficult, but here is a simple trick.
As widely rumored in recent months, Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 this week – and in the two sizes expected. The smaller model, with a 4.7″ display, is called the iPhone 6. The larger one, with a phablet-sized 5.5″ screen is the iPhone 6 Plus.
My attempts to revive an old iPhone have finally come to an end. I say good-bye to this beat up beast, but it’s not all bad news.
After months of rumors, Apple finally announced the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Is it what we expected?
While the world was busy saying hello to the new Apple Watch and iPhone 6, Apple quietly said farewell to one of its most iconic products, the iPod classic. Indeed, after nearly 13 years on the market, the device that defined and dominated the portable music player industry is no more.
I am a huge fan of Mophie products and picked up a Juice Pack Air for the older iPhone 3G/3GS. This is a mini review.
Unlocking an iPhone in the UK isn’t always as easy you might think. Sometimes it’s impossible. Here’s why.
Have no mobile data? Here is the third and final instalment in my using only free WiFi on your smartphone.
Last year, I was excited to review a manual typewriter from Royal. Yes, you heard right – a manual typewriter. In 2012, the manual typewriter was declared dead. The death of the manual typewriter had been greatly exaggerated, as was proven when I reviewed the Royal Scrittore from Hammacher-Schlemmer. Unfortunately, my excitement turned to disappointment as I […]
If you’ve been on Facebook this weekend, chances are you’ve seen a link to a Cult of Mac article entitled See How Mac Magically Decluttered Our Desks Over Past 35 Years. And if you saw it, you probably clicked on it and saw the animation showing how that took place.
Thank you, donors, for your generous support of Low End Mac! Without you we would not be able to pay our bills, let alone make a donation to ALS research.
Road Apples. That’s our category for the worst products Apple ever made. Products such as the Apple III and the Performa 5200 that just had to many compromises or reliability issues for us to ever recommend using them. We think it’s fitting to name them after horse droppings.
Dropbox for your mobile offers a superb over-the-air Photo Stream alternative for older iPhones, Androids, and other platforms.
I finally did it: I bought a smartphone. And a halfway decent one at that. …read the full article →
Low End Mac (LEM) began in April 1997 as a way for me to learn Web design and to help Mac users get the most out of their Apple gear. There weren’t many online resources yet, and we grew from two dozen profiles to hundreds. LEM began as a hobby, was a full time job for quite a few […]
I’ve been using Classic Mode on G4 Power Macs for years, but now I have a 2.3 GHz Power Mac G5 with dual processors. It can’t boot Mac OS 9 natively, but it can run Classic Mode. How fast is it?
When Apple introduced the Power Mac G5 in June 2003, it made a big deal of the G5 being a 64-bit CPU. It even mentioned that on the box. But what does that mean to Mac users?
PowerBooks don’t look or feel like “regular” Macs, but they are just as powerful as desktop Macs, sound like desktop Macs, and even smell like desktop Macs.
Someone in our Facebook group asked an interesting question: “Anyone know the maximum size flash drive that can be used in OS 9.2 on a 300 MHz iBook G3?”