- Metal Gear, Willow sale, FireWire CardBus card, inexpensive hard drives, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 11.29. Also Shreve Systems' going out of business sale, Location Manager replacement for Mac OS X, bargain 'Books from $869 to $1.999, and Canadian 'Book deals from $199 to $1,499.
- iClone software no threat to Apple, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 11.29. Windows users are cloning the iApps for use on Windows. This can benefit Apple.
- Stunningly expandable, affordable, compact successor to CRT iMac, Anne Onymus, Rumor Mill, 11.29. The classic G3 CRT iMac is almost dead. Here's how Apple will replace it.
- Common sense, copyright, and fair use, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 11.27. Copyright law no longer serves the public good. Congress needs to overhaul copyright law to protect fair use and restore the public domain.
- SuperMac C500 upgrade, PowerBooks and Flash RAM, Word 5.1, and more, Charles W. Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 11.26. Also the Kanga whine, OS X and ImageWriters, Write CD-RW, low-cost Mac-friendly ISP, iCab stability, and $39 iBook upgrade.
- Response to West Africa spam, Jeff Adkins, The Lite Side, 11.26. Dear Mr. Dickson, my thoughts on helping your client move his $20 million.
- Notes from the publisher, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 11.25. Apologies to Kim Kommando, Apple removes email block, the state of Low End Mac, and new Low End Mac services.
- Combo upgrade for Pismo and Lombard, PowerBook repairs, mini USB drives, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 11.22. Also Jaguar support for Magma expansion systems; fast, compact Plextor USB 2.0 CD-RW drive; WiebeTech price drops, and bargain 'Books from $299 to $2,095.
- Laptop or desktop: Which is right for you?, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 11.22. Do you need the expandability of a desktop, the portability of a 'Book, or both?
- To err is human, to correct divine, Manuel Mejia Jr, Triassic Mac, 11.21. More information on why the Mac Plus degrades over time - and how to fix it.
- Advice for Apple Education: Let's get to it, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report, 11.21. If Apple wants the education market back, it needs to work with real teachers to solve real problems in real schools. Here are some ideas to make Apple the front runner.
- Komando strikes again, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 11.20. Kim Komanda continues to provide inaccurate information about the Mac to her audience.
- Frequently asked employment questions, Steve Watkins, The Practical Mac, 11.19. The five most frequently asked questions by those searching for a job.
- Apple plans strategic retreat from OS 9, Jeff Adkins, The Lite Side, 11.19. The plan goes way beyond simply preventing 2003 Macs from booting into Mac OS 9.
- Time to Buy an iBook, Korin Hasegawa-John, My Turn, 11.18. The faithful old PowerBook 2400 has given it's all. Time to replace it with a new 800 MHz iBook.
- Cabrio a simple, compact, free MP3 player ideal for older Macs, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 11.18. Free Cabrio MP3 player demands few resources, makes a great alternative to iTunes for older Macs.
- Plucker puts Web on your Palm for free, Dirk Pilat, Down But Not Out, 11.18. No OS X support from AvantGo? No problem - Plucker comes to the rescue, and it's free.
- Benefits of computing at the low end, Kevin Webb, The Mac Webb, 11.15. Saving money is just one reason for buying computers long after their initial release.
- First 80 GB laptop drive, QuickCam for notebooks, TiHandle, 2x USB floppy drive, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 11.15. Also Mac vs. PC website update, Dr Bott Imports, Sleep of Death, free 'Book classifieds, and bargain 'Books from $209 to $2,475.
- Is OS 9 still useful?, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 11.15. "Face it, OS 9 is obsolete - and has been for quite some time - but that doesn't mean it's useless."
- Jaguar faster, smoother, more responsive, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report, 11.14. "I found Jaguar to be faster, smoother with the eye-candy effects, and generally more responsive than any of the other previous incarnations of OS X."
- Flash memory improves PowerBook, Dan Knight, Mac Daniel, 11.14. Using Compact Flash to boot, save files, run silently, extend battery life, and as virtual memory on a PowerBook.
- Apple, let my email go, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 11.14. Apple is preventing hundreds of mac.com users from receiving email from the Low End Mac lists they've subscribed to.
- iCab stability, MacMail, the CD-RW specification, Word 5.1 on a TiBook, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 11.13. Also finding the SuperMac C500's battery, StarMax RAM issues, the Redux user manual, and world standard operating systems.
- Bush Speaks on Microsoft Settlement Restrictions, Patrick McCloskey, My Turn, 11.12. President Bush makes it clear that Microsoft "must fully disclose and destroy his proprietary software of mass dysfunction."
- The rest of the story, Steve Watkins, The Practical Mac, 11.12. A look at other backup options, recent advice on getting a job in IT, wireless printing, and finally fulfilled Macworld Expo predictions.
- The parallel universes of Mac users and Star Trek fans, Jeff Adkins, The Lite Side, 11.12. "You've all thought it at one time or another. Mac geeks and Trekkers have things in common."
- The Hatemail Letters, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 11.11. Readers weigh in on religious and political content on Low End Mac.
- $999 iBook pros and cons, Kanga whine, FireWire cards, WallStreet and OS X, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 11.11. Also high capacity batteries, iBook hinge lubrication, BlueChip problems, wireless networking, and more.
- Problems upgrading from 10.1 to Jaguar, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report, 11.11. Partition too small to use the upgrade, and you can't install the upgrade without OS X already installed.
- The new 'Books, combo drive upgrade for iceBooks, keyboard protection, LapLink Everywhere, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 11.08. Also a FireWire drive kit, a wireless card for older 'Books, a computer backpack deal, and bargain 'Books from $122 to $1,249.
- Little room for improvement in new PowerBook, iBook, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 11.08. A speed bump, improved graphics, lower prices, and a SuperDrive make new 'Books better than ever.
- An Xserve for the classroom, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report, 11.07. A grant puts an Xserve in the classroom to replace an ancient G3 with AppleShare IP.
- No questioning new 'Book value, Dan Knight, iBook and PowerBook Page, 11.06. Faster CPUs, better video, other improvements, and lower prices make the new iBooks and PowerBooks the best value yet.
- Microsoft's near slap on the wrist, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 11.06. Buy, lie, and get by - the three truths of the Microsoft antitrust settlement.
- Using REALbasic 4.5.1 Classic, M Borselli, My Turn, 11.06. REALbasic makes it possible for the novice programmer to create useful programs for the classic Mac OS, OS X, and even Windows.
- Unsolved mysteries of the Internet, Jeff Adkins, The Lite Side, 11.05. "What anti-spam software do people who send spam use?"
- Top 10 ways not to get hired, Steve Watkins, The Practical Mac, 11.05. Ten sure-fire tips for staying unemployed instead of getting a job in Information Technology.
- Care for a Mac Plus, Manuel Mejia Jr, Triassic Mac, 11.05. "Of all of the Triassic Macs, the Mac Plus has the most sentimental value among the Low End Mac community."
- PowerBook G4 takes wing, Anne Onymus, Rumor Mill, 11.04. Apple's hush-hush "WingBook" project almost ready to leave the nest.
- The free speech letters, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 11.04. Thoughts on free speech, tolerance, political correctness, Christianity, morality, gun rights, and much more.
- Why don't all Macs come with RAID?, Robert Crane, My Turn, 11.04. RAID 1 automatically backs up data on the fly, makes recovery from crashes easier, and costs very little to add to today's computers.
- Backlight and screen replacement, new power adapter options, new laptop cases, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 11.01. Also Epson's new all-in-one printer, scanner, copier; WiebeTech's Forensic DriveDock; and bargain 'Books from $122 to $2,799.
- It's everything I need and more, Bernard Quinn, My First Mac, 11.01. "It looks great, and I'm having fun using a computer for the first time in years."
- The rise of wireless networking, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 11.01. In three years, wireless networking has gone from being an expensive toy to becoming a very practical tool.
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