- iMac G5, 08.31. The whole computer sits behind a 17" or 20" flat panel display - at a very nice price.
- Virtual PC, the dock, no-button mice, and other things that freak out my students, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report, 08.30. Extended desktops, no viruses or floppies, paying for music, and other Mac things that confuse the Windows generation.
- World's best PB G4 deal, iPod users choose Apple laptops, tech challenges of going mobile, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 08.30. Also a high capacity Pismo/Lombard battery, new Targus 'Book accessories, XLR microphone adapter for Garage Band, bargain 'Books from $100 to $2,599, and more.
- Getting connected to broadband service in Montreal, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 08.27. McGill only offers Internet access to those in student housing. time to look at other broadband providers.
- Finishing (in) the Studio: Printers, backup, and graphics tablets, Jason Walsh, The Low End Designer, 08.25. Why you may not need a high-end printer, better have a CD burner, and might want a graphics tablet in your design studio.
- Macs are great but still have room to improve, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 08.25. "I still think Macs are the best information appliance on the market, but until they are as reliable and easy to use as my toaster or refrigerator, there's room for improvement."
- Is Windows killing the Internet?, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report, 08.23. Thanks to Windows viruses, the Internet has become something for most computer users to fear.
- Review: Fix a Troubled Mac, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 08.23. Ebook provides lots of useful information for troubleshooting a Mac running either OS 9 or OS X.
- Apple handheld revealed, dual-core G4s coming, tiny Soyo hard drive, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 08.20. Also the iLap laptop stand, Capslock to Control software, Griffin RoadTrip for iPod, the new Ferrari laptop, bargain 'Books from $140 to $1,549, and more.
- Whether you're running OS 9 or X, bad RAM can crash your Mac, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 08.20. If your Mac starts having problems after a memory upgrade, bad RAM is the most likely culprit.
- Scanning the scene with a flatbed scanner, Jason Walsh, The Low End Designer, 08.18. Tips on choosing the right flatbed scanner for design work, including looks at OS 9 vs. OS X support, VueScan, TWAIN, and SANE.
- SCSI-to-ethernet adapters, cheesy WallStreet hinges, a dying iBook, and Blue & White G3 upgrades, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 08.16. Sources for SCSI-to-ethernet adapters, PB G3 hinge replacement, an unstable iBook 500, and upgrade options for the B&W Power Mac G3.
- Apple aces PCMac user survey and academia, Pismo survives iced tea, new iPod accessories, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 08.13. Also a superfast WiFi driver, 100 GB portable backup, laptop cooling bases, fuel cell standards, bargain 'Books from $340 to $2,399, and more.
- Low cost photo scanning and image editing on your Mac, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 08.13. Whether working with new shots or old photos, scanning and tweaking them on your Mac doesn't have to cost much.
- 16 free POP3 email services, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 08.09. Want free email but don't want to use a browser to read it? Here are sixteen options that support POP3 email clients.
- Worst ever laptops, iBook a PCMag Editors Choice, UK 'Book sales exceed industry, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 08.06. Also a fast WiFi locator, Iomega REV drives, Port XTender software, new SportFolio case, bargain 'Books from $500 to $2,549, and more.
- Divorcing Windows?, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 08.06. "There is a great opportunity to evangelize the Mac OS among disaffected Windows users."
- Switch to a digital camera, stick with film, or use both?, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 08.06. Sometimes a digital camera is the right solution, but other times a film camera is the more sensible choice.
- Quark Xpress, InDesign, Photoshop, warez, and the value of software suites, Jason Walsh, The Low End Designer, 08.04. A look at some of the essential tools of today's graphic designer - and why you want to avoid pirated software.
- Serial MIDI on a WallStreet with 10.3, SCSI-to-ethernet adapters, WallStreet hinge repair, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 08.04. Also more on the cranky blue and white G3 and Radeon Enabler software.
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