- Apple's iPhone isn't the mobile phone 'for the rest of us', Tommy Thomas, Welcome to Macintosh, 06.29. The iPhone will be an iFlop because it's too expensive, limits users to a single carrier that offers no prepaid plans, and is too costly for most people to operate.
- Apple 4th in notebook sales, the ultimate notebook hard drive, Samsung's 64 GB flash drive, and more, The 'Book Review, 06.29. Also a Fujitsu subnotebook Apple could learn from, man smashes MacBook with sledgehammer, several gushing reviews, lots of new cases, bargain 'Books from $130 to $2,299, and more.
- iPhone launch a religious event, Apple's 13% market share, noise in OS X 10.4.10, and more, Mac News Review, 06.29. Also Apple's 500 MB drive shortage, Seagate's first 1 TB drive, a memory optimizer for OS X, MigliaTV software, and more.
- Pismo the best PowerBook, capacitor problems in Macs, XPostFacto for Leopard, and more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag, 06.28. Also more on tin whiskers and why you sometimes have to remove RAM to get OS X to install on older Macs.
- No new Macs for me, irreplaceable classic Mac apps, unexpected Navigator 9 slowdown, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.27. Also Netscape 7 the best browser for classic Macs, MacBook and MagSafe magnets and CRT displays, and replacing MacDraw Pro.
- Leopard compatibility list, bad capacitors kill Macs, 1 GHz G3 upgrade resurrected, and more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag, 06.26. Also tips for troublesome OS X installs, 'About This Mac' sometimes lies, PowerBook advice, and aluminum PowerBook design.
- Network administration tools for Mac OS X users, Joe Rivera, Mac Fallout Shelter, 06.25. Thanks to Mac OS X, today's Macs are great network citizens and excellent tools for doing network administration.
- My first mobile Mac: A Classic II, Jacek A. Rochacki, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.25. When a PowerBook 100 was beyond the author's means, he bought a second-hand Mac Classic II and fabricated his own carrying case to make it mobile.
- World going notebook crazy, MacBook Pro reviews, 802.11n for PowerBooks, iTilt notebook stand, and more, The 'Book Review, 06.22. Also LED backlight flicker, 4 GB upgrade for newest MacBook Pro models, DuelAdapter PCMCIA adapter for MacBook Pro, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- Apple tops in tech support, Nancy Drew and her iPod, Opera Mini takes on the iPhone, and more, Mac News Review, 06.22. Also Hitachi's 1 TB drive in a Mac Pro, turning off your Mac at night, Newton Connection for Mac OS X, TabMeister, and more.
- First impressions of a MacBook Pro, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 06.21. Six years after moving to a titanium PowerBook G4, spending time with a Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro is a real treat. There's only one drawback.
- Why Macs die, iPhone greed, FireWire flash drives, 802.11n enabler pricing, and more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag, 06.21. Why computers die, Apple and AT&T greed, Apple's $2 n-enabler, an iBook that won't boot beyond OS X 10.2.1, and odd question marks on the home page.
- No iPhones going to Cingular stores or independent AT&T wireless dealers, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 06.20. In a move certain to confuse, disappoint, and frustrate tens of thousands of people who want to buy the iPhone, AT&T isn't allowing Cingular franchisees or multiline mobile phone retailers to carry Apple's iPhone.
- Safari for Windows not a slam dunk success, Alan Zisman, Mac2Windows, 06.19. Not only does Safari 3.0 beta for Windows exhibit some serious teething problems, but it doesn't look or act like a Windows app either.
- More on flash drives in notebooks, why Macs die, all of QuickTime should be free, and more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag, 06.19. Also the MacBook value equation, more on the white, Mac-only Matias Tactile Pro 2.0, and application support in Mac OS X.
- Even if Leopard leaves G3 behind, Tiger users will still be able to run up-to-date apps, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 06.18. While Apple may drop G3 support in OS X 10.5, there will continue to be plenty of options for 10.4 users who want to run up-to-date browsers, email clients, and instant messaging programs.
- Apple IIe nostalgia: A reunion 15 years in the making, Tommy Thomas, Welcome to Macintosh, 06.18. Sometimes nostalgia is all you remembered, like when you get to recreate your first computing experience from the Apple II era.
- Unmatched Classic Mac OS apps, TiBook reliability, Matias Tactile Pro 2.0 disappoints, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.18. Also Netscape 7 and 9, MacBook causing problems with iMac's display, and graphics cards for a Power Mac G4 and an ADC display.
- Run over MacBook Pro keeps working, overwhelmingly positive 'Santa Rosa' MacBook reviews, and more, The 'Book Review, 06.15. Lots of MacBook Pro reviews and benchmarks, a digital tuner for the MBP, NewerTech's battery charger and conditioner, new cases from Brenthaven and Tom Bihn, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- Mac mini inside an SE/30, VMware Fusion adds 3D acceleration, Miglia's digital TV tuner, and more, Mac News Review, 06.15. Also OpenOffice 'Aqua' version for Mac OS X, new hard drives from Western Digital and Addonics, and Kensington's ergonomic SmartFit product line.
- Parallels 3 narrows the gap between Virtualized Windows and using Boot Camp, Alan Zisman, Mac2Windows, 06.13. The newest version of Parallels Desktop adds graphics acceleration, new tools, and easier Windows installation than Microsoft offers.
- Hat trick: 3 top quality iPod accessories from Matias, Tommy Thomas, Welcome to Macintosh, 06.14. A look at Matias' aluminum Armor for iPod nano, slim USB power adapter, and 100-year belt clip.
- iPods offer students new ways to cheat - or do they?, Alan Zisman, Zis Mac, 06.12. Banning iPods in schools to prevent cheating is short-sighted, as iPods can also be used as educational tools.
- Compact Flash faster than a hard drive, CF in a clamshell iBook, eSATA for PowerBooks, and more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag, 06.12. Faster boot times with a flash drive, replacing the hard drive in an iBook with Compact Flash, eBay feedback tips, eSATA CardBus options for PowerBooks, and the importance of G3 support in Mac OS X 10.5.
- 2 earbuds and 2 headsets for music and gaming, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.11. Colorful, good sounding earbuds, retractable earbuds, and a pair of gaming headphones that include built-in microphones.
- Fixing negative feedback on eBay and problems booting a Blue & White G3 in OS X, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag, 06.08. Several tips on dealing with negative feedback and scammers on eBay, a FireWire install tip, and troubles getting a b&w Power Mac G3 to boot into OS X 10.3.
- 'Santa Rosa' MacBook Pro released, rugged 250 GB and 15,000 RPM notebook drives, 64 GB flash drive, and more, The 'Book Review, 06.08. Also MacBook reviews, new MacBook Pro benchmarked, one in five take notebook on vacation, WiFi finding software, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
- 30 days with OS X, free remote control for your Mac, 32 GB for the Mac Pro, and more, Mac News Review, 06.08. Also Parallels 3 gains graphics acceleration, ZFS coming with 'Leopard', where to buy OS 9 CDs, Google Gears comes to the Mac, low-cost analog video import for the Mac, and more.
- eBay feedback: Proceed with caution, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 06.07. Don't rush to post negative feedback to eBay - you may never be able to remove it.
- A FireWire flash drive, 'refreshed' Mac bargains, Santa Rosa or Merom in new MacBook Pro?, and more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag, 06.07. A fast FireWire flash drive, the value of "refreshed" Macs from Apple stores, upgrade a G4 or buy a used G5?, an autorization dongle, and how to get the hard drive out of a Mac IIcx.
- The June 2007 MacBook Pro value equation: Some surprises, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, .06.06. Apple's newest MacBook Pro models generally offer modest improvements. Which are the better buys, the new ones or the discontinued models?
- Lisa's DNA is all over modern computing, Ray Arachelian, Apple Seeds, 06.06. Those who label Apple's Lisa a failure are ignoring the computer's legacy that shows up in every personal computer sold today.
- A whisper quiet notebook drive, Pismo runs cool with 7200 RPM drive, upgrading from OS X 10.1, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.06. Also WallStreet wireless faiure, 12" PowerBook G4 reliability, and Pismo's fan rarely kicks in.
- The $399 Mac, eMac redux, Palm Foleo doomed, Compact Flash options, and G4 upgrade vs. used G5, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag, 06.05. Thoughts on a truly inexpensive Mac, eMac to replace low-end iMac?, why Palm's Foleo will flop, an alternative to booting from Compact Flash, and upgrading a Power Mac G4 vs. the cost of a used G5.
- Mac System 7.5.5 can do anything Mac OS 7.6.1 can, Tyler Sable, Classic Restorations, 06.04. Yes, it is possible to run Internet Explorer 5.1.7 and SoundJam with System 7.5.5. You just need to have all the updates - and make one modification for SoundJam.
- Best video card for a G3 Power Mac, upgrading vs. buying a newer Mac, many OS 9 fans, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.04. Also iCab is outdated and sluggish, where not to obtain OS 9, installing OS X using FireWire Disk Mode, and troubleshooting a Mac from Linux.
- iPogue: David Pogue on Macs, music, and what's really important, Tommy Thomas, Welcome to Macintosh, 06.01. "Look for the holes. That is, look for projects that nobody else is doing, or that nobody else is doing well."
- End of the Mac mini?, Mac Plus takes on AMD dual-core, why most people should buy Macs, and more, Mac News Review, 06.01. Also USB vs. FireWire, pros and cons of Google Desktop, an 802.11g USB adapter for Macs, world's first GPU-powered image editor, and more.
- MacBook sales up 94%, MacBook Pro update expected at WWDC, new notebooks from Intel and Palm, and more, The 'Book Review, 06.01. Also upgrading the MacBook Pro's hard drive, Axiotron Modbook to begin shipping, manual fan control for G4 PowerBooks, bargain 'Books from $170 to $2,299, and more.
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