One of the most common complaints computer owners have is that their computer is too slow. Unless you own a shiny new G4, you have probably had this complaint in one form or another throughout daily use of your computer.
Despite the use of the PowerPC in other computers, such as the IBM RS/6000 and even TiVo digital video recorders, the Apple Macintosh dominates the world of PowerPC computing, and as such, it’s Macs that Yellow Dog Linux (YDL) 7.2 is squarely aimed at.
This article was published on The Painful Truth website, “a collection of Facts, Opinions and Comments from survivors of Armstrongism and The Worldwide Church of God.” This was written after Rodney moved from Georgia to Minnesota.
2002: Apple’s latest campaign has been greeted with much relief and fanfare by the majority of the Mac press. “Think Different” has finally been put out to the pasture. Beyond retiring a good, if old, campaign, “Real People” (a.k.a. “Switch”) finally puts Apple on a collision course with the Windows world.
Rodney O. Lain was one of the most erudite, informed, opinionated, and iconoclastic writers on the Mac Web. In other words, he thought for himself, spoke his mind, and did it well.
These articles penned by the late Rodney O. Lain are from websites that no longer exist. We’ve fixed a few typos but essentially left these articles as they were originally published.
Apple’s Mac OS X has been gaining a lot of column inches in the computer press, and for good reason. As you are no doubt sick of hearing, the new Mac operating system is not just another revision of a bloated and moribund, though elegant, desktop OS. It is Unix – BSD Unix to be […]
2002 – It was nearly two months ago that I shared my frustration at trying to install the Mac OS X 10.1.4 update on the 2 GB partition I’d created for OS X when I bought my TiBook.
You would be forgiven for thinking that the open source in business debate had been finally put to bed with the likes of IBM backing Linux and even the notoriously secretive Apple opening parts of Mac OS X to the public. However, you’d be wrong.
2002: Take a much needed three-week vacation, and Apple goes on a small release binge. Go figure. So what did I miss, and what do I think of what I missed?