Driver Cell Phone Ban Only the Beginning

Unless you live in a cave or on a desert island with no Internet, no TV, and no radio, you’ve probably heard that the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is calling for a nationwide ban on mobile phone use while driving – even when used hands-free.

Memory Cleaner for Intel Macs: It Works

Memory Cleaner is an app designed to make more system memory available and thus speed up your Mac by reducing dependence on slow virtual memory. I’ve been using Memory Cleaner on my 2007 Mac mini for quite a while now, and it’s about time I reported my results.

Maximizing Your Power Mac G5

Today, I am maximizing the Power Mac G5, with the 2 GHz dual-core Late 2005 version being my test subject. We are going to benchmark the stock Mac just as I received it and then upgrade it with more memory, a new hard drive, and an SSD.

When Is Your PowerPC Mac Too Old?

Charles W Moore raises a good point in Thoughts on Using Older Macs as Work Machines: As much as we may love our old Macs, some of them just don’t have what it takes to be productive in the wired and wireless world of the Internet today.

Firefox to Drop Leopard Support. So What?

2011 – Netscape Navigator was the first widely popular Web browser, and when Netscape finally threw in the towel after years of fighting against Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, it made Navigator an open source project. That project, Mozilla, has been producing new versions of the Firefox browser for over seven years now.