December 18 in Low End Mac History
- iMac more than skin-deep, Dan Knight, iMac Musings.
- Apple's G4 vs. G3 plan, Dan Knight & Anne Onymus, RumorLog. We question the sources, but believe the idea has merit.
- Yes, the rumors are true, Chris Edwards, My First Mac. I couldn't work on those cumbersome Windows 3.1 PCs. I went out and bought a PowerBook....
- Do the right thing, Apple, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. Why Apple really should provide accelerated graphics drivers for older Macs that run Mac OS X.
- The 2001 Top 10, Steve Watkins, The Practical Mac. The ten best Mac-related developments of 2001 don't include a single cow.
- More about Jaguar on the 800 MHz iBook, Korin Hasegawa-John, My Turn. Hidden dock vs. column view, the journaling file system, and IP over FireWire.
- Time to take off the switcher gloves, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope. How Apple could use the Internet to maximize the potential of their Switch campaign.
- Holidays, Mac gifts, and which 'Book to buy next, Dirk Pilat, Down But Not Out. As the 500 MHz iBook begins to falter, thoughts on whether it could best be replaced by the new iBook, the current TiBook - or wait until the next generation.
- IRS to tax Second Life, WoW, Monopoly: How to fight back, Anne Onymus, Rumor Mill. Nothing in life is certain but death and taxes, and now the IRS wants to tax your virtual life as well as your real one.
- Better Classic emulation, Leopard on any G3?, CardBus and Compact Flash, and more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag. Also where to find even older versions of BBEdit Lite, more oddball Mac video connections, installing System 7 on a PowerBook with no install disks, and lockups when faking out the Leopard installer.
- Picking up a used Power Mac G3 or G4: Is it worth it?, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. In some cases, shipping can cost more than the computer itself. Where are the best values?
- Love my MacBook Pro, excellent upgrade advice, unexpected Opera 10 Alpha behavior, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings. Also Firefox 2 and 3 as processor hogs, almost no chance of Snow Leopard for PowerPC Macs, and Eudora withrawal woes.
- 15" MacBook Pro best laptop of 2009, battery warning for air travelers, paper battery, and more, The 'Book Review. Also replacing a MacBook screen, thinner notebook drives, smallest external hard drive, BambooBook case, Ferrari One between netbook and notebook, and more.
- 27" iMac issues, Windows 7 drives users to Apple, Flash support ending for G3 Macs, and more, Mac News Review. Also Macs again #1 in reliability, cleaning and disinfecting your Mac, OWC adds 32 GB upgrades for 2009 Mac Pro, MoFi 3G network router to go, and more.
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