April 1, 2001 update
- AAPL closed at $22.07 Friday, down 46¢.
- Top Link: Just Wait, Daniel Jansen, My Turn, 04.01. A better Mac is always just around the corner, so why buy today?
- Clone of the Day: DayStar Genesis MP+, 04.1. Talk about power – four 233 MHz 604e processors!
- Mac of the Week: Macintosh IIfx (3/90-4/92), first Mac to earn the label “wicked fast.”
- Email List of the Week: G-List covers all the fast G3- and G4-based Macs.
New on High End Mac
- The Virtues of a G4, Michel Munger, Mac Daniel, 04.01. “Get with the program, and stop looking backwards with your old clones and Performas!”
- Buy New Every Two, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 04.01. Why you really do need to replace your Mac every two years.
- Firmware Truth, Anne Onymus, The Rumor Mill, 04.01. Last week’s firmware update fiasco was the tip of the memory iceberg.
- iPerforma, Matthew Urban, Matt’s Mac, 04.01. Finally, Apple has released a worth successor to the Performa 635!
- Just Wait, Daniel Jansen, My Turn, 04.01. A better Mac is always just around the corner, so why buy today?
- Lost Desktop Pattern, Charlie Ruggiero, Mac Daniel, 04.01. My favorite desktop pattern disappeared. How do I get it back?
- Going High End Requires Some Adjusting, Charles W. Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 04.01. That old PowerBook G3 has got to go….
- The Apple Digital Hub, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report, 04.01. A history of Apple’s digital lifestyle hub, AirPort Plus, AppleSpokes, and more.
- Windows XP Beta 02. Only 106,500 bugs, Paulo Rodrigues, Tangerine Fusion, 04.01. For Microsoft, this is an improvement.
- About High End Mac, Dan Knight, 04.01. Why this about face?
Around the Web
- Hardware: Rev. B PowerBook G4 Now Shipping!, Go2Mac.com, 04.1. Dual G4 processors make them great for grilling.
- Gaming: Apple buys Bungie from Microsoft, announces iBox, MacSlash, 04.01. Finally, a way to assure top quality gaming on the Mac!
- Web: Apple legal hacks Mac Junkie, 04.01. Could be the end for another Mac site. 🙁
- AAPL: Steve Jobs sells his stock, MacSlash, 04.01. SEC filing says Jobs to unload all Apple stock over next four months.
- Web: ResExcellence shut down by feds, 04.01. Site moved to Principality of Sealand.
- Hardware: Apple to purchase AMD, MacSlash, 04.01. Will Apple go Athlon — or AMD build PowerPCs?
- Introducing the new beige iMac, Mac Evangelist, 04.01. Seeing is believing.
- Upgrade: Mac Plus speedup, Marc Schrier, 1998.04.01. Modification propels 8 MHz Mac Plus to 1 GHz level.
- Low End Win, last year’s April Fools Day version of Low End Mac.