August 2 in Low End Mac History
- iMac v. the 'Top Ten', Dan Knight, iMac Channel. The iMac costs less than any of the "Top Ten" PCs listed by PC World; it's not overpriced.
- iMac's keyboard: The missing keys, Dan Knight, iMac Channel. The five keys available on Apple's extended keyboard, but not on the iMac's compact keyboard.
- Apple's Next direction, Dan Knight, Low End Mac. "The future is OS X, not BeOS, Linux, or Windows."
- The BarbiBook, Dan Knight, iBook Page. "A hot pink BarbiBook could be just what the doctor ordered...."
- Berst misses the boat again, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope. ZDNet's Jesse Berst just doesn't get Apple - he thinks all is lost because Jobs hasn't unveiled a PDA or phone.
- Borg sue Apple over Cube, Anne Onymus, Rumor Mill. "Resistance is futile," said the Borg spokesdrone. "We pioneered the cube concept millennia ago...."
- Review: ihateapple.com, Paulo Rodrigues, Tangerine Fusion. Believe it or not, it's an excellent source of information, albeit biased against Apple.
- Hands on: iBook vs. upgraded WallStreet, Rob Art Morgan, My Turn. Pros and cons of the 2001 iBook compared with an upgraded 466 MHz WallStreet PowerBook.
- The ultimate iBook review, part 1, Michel Munger. iBook 2001. Initial impressions, setup, and some troubleshooting.
- Mac replaces Apple II, David Owens, My First Mac. "In an instant, the Mac had replaced the Apple //c in my heart."
- How your Mac uses memory, Beverly Woods, Acoustic Mac. An introduction to RAM, virtual memory, the benefits of more RAM, and how increasing a program's memory allocation can make it work better.
- A Windows user's guide to the Mac OS, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report. Tips to help Windows users adjust to the Mac OS.
- The best way to prevent laptop theft, Eric Schwarz, The Power of Mac. Low-end solutions to keeping your PowerBook from being stolen.
- Apple Services: OS X and .mac for one fair price, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. By offering a services package for $120 per year, the value equation changes completely.
- Faster Internet access for Mac users, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive. Faster connections, faster browsers, and faster downloads under Mac OS X and the classic Mac OS.
- Combo drive for early TiBooks, fast notebook drive with 16 MB cache, bargain 'Books, more, The 'Book Review. Apple seeking PowerBook feedback, LapBottom keeps lap and computer cool, new case from Willow, and TiBook install tutorials.
- Apple's Mighty Mouse: What were they thinking?, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. Apple's revolutionary mouse has scrolling and hidden buttons, but it still looks like a one-button mouse.
- HP drops iPod, voids warranty, Jeff Adkins, The Lite Side. "In a surprise development, HP dropped their iPod."
- How many Macs are too many Macs?, Matthew Jay, Macs to the Max. Has your obsession with the Mac gone too far? Do you have Macs sitting around that you don't use for anything any longer?
- OS X features for OS 9, Opera as default browser, MacTV value, jinxed Power Mac, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings. Also an unexpected iMac G3 startup problem, where to find older versions of AOL Instant Messenger, and a homemade digital Rolleiflex TLR.
- Quickly fix ill formed file names with Name Munger, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Reviews. Web servers can have problems with uppercase characters, spaces, and reserved characters. Name Munger (for Mac and Windows) can quickly fix those problems.
- iPhone case program details, jailbreaking is legal but voids iPhone warranty, iPad shirt, and more, iNews Review. Also white iPhone delayed, iPad 'riding a steamroller of momentum', India's $35 tablet, free Dragon Dictation 2.0, iPad stand with built-in battery, and more.
- R.I.P. Borders, John Hatchett, Recycled Computing. Sure, you can buy on the Internet, but bookstores have books to leaf through, people, coffee shops, and free WiFi.
- Low End Mac Needs Your Help, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. The sluggish economy impacts all of us, and Low End Mac is really hurting this summer. Can you help?
- Low End Mac Needs a Content Management System, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. Low End Mac needs more automation to reach its potential. We want to use a content management system, but we need some help.
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