Help Out Low End Mac

, Dan Knight, 

Low End Mac (LEM) has in April 1997 as a way for me to learn Web design and to help Mac 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 my full time job for quite a […]

Tech News on Low End Mac

, Dan Knight, 

We’re going to give you a different take on tech news. No rumors. No press releases. No news based on a third-hand report. We’re going to give you real tech news with a low-end twist.

Security Glitch in Android 4.3 Impacts 10.6% of Devices

, Daniel Jansen, 

According to Security Intelligence, Android 4.3, the version just prior to current 4.4 Kit Kat, suffers from a security flaw in the Android KeyStore service. This is the part of Android that secures your password, PINs, login info, etc., making it a particularly nasty vulnerability. At this point, approximately 10.3% of Android users are version 4.3. (Not 86%, as […]

CPUs: PowerPC G3

, Daniel Jansen, 

Arthur, legendary King of England, became the code-name for the third generation PowerPC (PPC) processor, eventually named the 740 and 750. The successor of the 603e, the third-generation CPUs were optimized to run real software, not some theoretical ideal. Early benchmarks show the 750 outperforming the 604e, making it look like the older chip would be reserved for multiprocessor […]