February 8 in Low End Mac History
- Mac Y2K problems, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. The Mac OS and most apps are immune to Y2K problems - but not all apps are ready for the year 2000.
- Graphics and game play, Brian Rumsey, Low End Mac Gaming. Our newest columnist looks at gaming issue on new Macs and old.
- Pismo or graphite iBook?, Dan Knight, iBook/PowerBook Page. A stunning image of what a future black & graphite portable could look like.
- A knowledgeable Mac bigot, Kevin Thomas, My First Mac. "Along the way, I have gone from being an ignorant bigoted Mac user to a knowledgeable bigoted Mac user."
- Adventures in domain registration, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report. The trials and tribulations of getting a domain to redirect through Network Solutions.
- OS 8 or 9 for my clone?, Michel Munger, Mac Daniel. Will Mac OS 8.1 work on my clone? And what about OS 9?
- TiBook Report #6, Dan Knight, The 'Book Page. Is the PowerBook G4 really a desktop replacement? Also, more comments on DVD playback.
- Picking the right Mac, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive. Which is the best computer for you: iBook, TiBook, iMac, or Power Mac?
- It's a fantastic idea to port OS X to Intel, Matt Schultz, My Turn. The solution is Apple-branded Intel (or AMD) hardware, not putting OS X on every Wintel clone out there.
- Back to business: Wintel problems, Tim Nash, Taking Back the Market. Apple's opportunities created by Windows insecurity, Intel's 64-bit plans.
- iCab, PowerMail, the Dock, selecting files, and more, Dan Knight, 10 Forward. Moving bookmarks, learning PowerMail, more thoughts on the Dock, and plenty of reader tips.
- Madsonline MicroAdapters, RAM and Drive Install Tutorial, Minuscule PC from IBM, and More, Charles Moore. IBM's new MetaPad, upgrade tutorials, Madsonline MicroAdapters, new cases, bargain 'Books, and more.
- Revolution in the Valley: The people and stories behind the Macintosh, Alan Zisman, Low End Mac Reviews. Andy Hertzfeld and other members of the Macintosh development team share the stories behind the computer.
- Dell's 'out of whack' memory pricing scheme, Jeff Adkins, The Lite Side. Eschewing the concept of one price for all, Dell offers different RAM prices to different classes of buyers. Really.
- NewerTech miniStack: A great drive even if you don't own a Mac mini, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Reviews. Although it's designed to match the Mac mini, the miniStack hard drive can add USB 2.0 and FireWire ports to any Mac while keeping your fast external hard drive cool.
- Growing the Mac market by reaching the computer hobbyist, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. If Apple truly wants to grow, it needs to target the people computer users go to when seeking advice about their next computer purchase.
- Remembering my first Apple and Macintosh experiences, Tommy Thomas, Welcome to Macintosh. Some things we never forget, especially firsts - like the first time you used an Apple II, the first time you used a Mac, and the first Mac you owned.
- 11 reasons to choose Macs? I don't think so, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag. Readers weigh in pro and con on 'The top 11 reasons to choose Macs over PCs'.
- Mac's record market share expected to double, Safari 'solid third' in browsers, and more, Mac News Review. Also the future is "Apple, open source, and green", the fastest Mac ever, and SuperDuper upgraded for Leopard support.
- Solid state drive vs. hard drive in MacBook Air, Mac drivers for Atheros WiFi cards, and more, The 'Book Review. Also MacBook Air reviewed, Intel offers new CPU to all, MacBook Pro update imminent, MBA teardown, 8x SuperDrive for MacBooks, bargain 'Books from $180 to $2,599, and more.
- Do we really need another Mac email client?, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings. Mac users have a host of free and low-cost email clients to choose from. Does Brent Simmons' 'Letters' project make any sense at all?
- MacBook Pro a revelation, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. After using G4 Macs for over a decade, spending a weekend prepping a first generation MacBook Pro was a real eye opener.
- AppleCare value, importing bookmarks in Opera, and beautiful cars, Charles Moore, Charles Moore's Mailbag. Readers share their AppleCare experiences, how to import Firefox (and other) bookmarks into Opera, and more thoughts on beautiful cars.
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