May 1 in Apple and Low End Mac History
- Where are all the Mac books?, Rodney O. Lain, Things Macintosh. Computer books galore, but where's the Mac section?
- Supporting the cause or arrogance?, Eric DeStefano, Mac Metamorphosis. Boycotting Microsoft products is silly and short-sighted.
- 12" iBook G3/500 (dual USB) introduced. The "iceBook" is smaller, lighter, faster, and less expensive than the old clamshell iBook.
- Apple and Volkswagen, Jake Sargent, iThings Considered. Why an Apple-Volkswagen merger would work.
- Best low end Macs, religious computer wars, email diversity, and StarMax 3000 questions, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings. Feedback on budget Macs, religious computer wars, OS X Mail, and Motorola StarMax.
- Left behind, the new computer game, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope. Buy now and be left behind in a few months - or wait for the next product introduction?
- Basilisk II puts a Mac on a Windows computer, Alan Zisman, Mac2Windows. Freeware emulator lets you run Mac OS and applications on a Windows PC.
- Future of the PowerPC: Today and tomorrow, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. How teaming up with IBM to push the PowerPC envelope could benefit IBM, Apple, and Mac users.
- Picking the right multibutton mouse for your Mac, Korin Hasegawa-John, Mac Daniel. If you find Apple's one-button mouse too limiting, here are some great alternatives with two or more buttons, scroll wheels, and more.
- 3 domains, 2 buyouts, 1 frustrated customer, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report. From @home through attbi.com and now on to comcast.net, it's been a year of unwanted changes for a lot of cable Internet users.
- Have iBook, will relocate yet again, Dirk Pilat, Down But Not Out. The iBook toting doctor leaves New Zealand behind for a temporary home in Germany.
- Winning Mac users to OS X, why Power Mac sales are down, OS X printer peculiarities, and more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag. Also thoughts on recasing older Macs, choosing Jaguar and an iBook, adding CD-RW to an iMac, a source for a gigabit ethernet card, and a really cheap Windows PC.
- DRM increasingly restricts what you can do with your CDs, DVDs, and downloaded tunes, Nathan Thompson, Embracing Obsolescence. "The more media is a hassle to transfer from device to device, the better the opportunity the various corporations have to sell consumers the same product over and over."
- Pismo modem issues, best Mac keyboard, Pismo processor upgrade value, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings. Also swapping screens between Lombard and Pismo, more on Frankenpismo, PRAM reset may resurrrect dead Lombard, and more on the dead Lombard.
- Importance of G3 support in 10.5, clever USB/FireWire solution, upgrade options, and more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag. Also the loss of the PowerBook brand, upgrading to an Intel iMac, Korg and the Mac, Quadra boot problems, and the value of a Mac Classic.
- Vista just one reason for growing Mac market share, Frank Fox, Stop the Noiz. With 200 million PC owners replacing their computers this year, Apple has a real opportunity to increase its growth rate.
- Macintosh peace of mind, PA Semi and the iPhone, $40 802.11g PCI card, and more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag. Also Power Mac vs. Mac mini, more on DVD User Op Patch, 12" vs. 14" iBook, and VGA for a Power Mac 6100.
- Troubleshooting Eudora, backing up a Beige G3, and why Macs are green, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings. Problems getting help with Eudora, backup options for a Power Mac G3, and how the long-term usefulness of Macs makes them environmentally friendly computers.
- Looking back at the Dual USB iBook on its eighth birthday, Charles Moore, 'Book Value. Introduced on May 1, 2001, the white iBook had a fresh new design that endured until it was replaced by the MacBook five years later.
- Ubuntu 9 'as slick as' OS X?, 8 reasons to go Mac, Startup drive repair tips, ExpanDrive 2, and more, Mac News Review. Also how to avoid Terminal, Mac mini media center worth it?, Freestyles adjustable Mac keyboard, Roller Mouse Free, and more.
- iPhone not a netbook, OS X on Dell netbook, USB 2.0 external display adapter, and more, The 'Book Review. Also jump in laptop spending plans, $49,000 lost notebook value, USB ports too close on MacBook Pro, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,580, and more.
- Adobe CS6: Why Buy When You Can Rent?, Alan Zisman, Zis Mac. Adobe hopes its software users will switch to its $50/month Creative Cloud service rather than buy its software outright.
- 2001: Apple Introduces the Dual USB 'IceBook' iBook G3, Simon Royal, Mac Spectrum. Although only a bit faster than the 466 MHz clamshell iBook, the new model added a second USB port, a higher resolution screen, and was much sleeker.
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