April 28 in Apple and Low End Mac History
April 27 - April 29
- One user's Mac journey, FireWire
issues, PowerBook problems, PC Cards, and more, Charles W Moore,
Miscellaneous Ramblings. Also ethernet problems, StarMax power
supply, OpenOffice, and other thoughts.
- Norton warnings, .mac deals,
Apple vs. Microsoft upgrades, screen problems, complainers, and
more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag. Also moving to
OS X, the Panther upgrade, gigabit ethernet cards, "girly"
iBook, and helpful tips.
- $15 device turns iPod into a
personal radio station, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. Hate driving
with headphones on? The RoadTrip FM transmitter lets you listen to
your iPod using your car stereo.
- RealNetworks hacks iPod, iPods
as spy hardware, win an iPod from Travelocity, make better use of
down time, and more, 2005.04.28. Also iPod file recovery
service, hands-on iPod and iTunes training, solar power iPod
holster coming, iPod shuffle dock, and much more.
- 17" MacBook Pro a great value,
Serial ATA Express card for MacBooks, TheftSensor, and more,
The 'Book Review. Also FastMac's new 'Book batteries, an AirPort
amplifier for iBooks, Matsushita's waterproof laptop, bargain
'Books from $320 to $1,999, and more.
- World gone Apple crazy, voice
recognition on Intel Mac mini, 705 GB Seagate drive, 4-drive RAID
hardware, and more, Mac News Review. Also why the Mac version
of America's Army has been dropped, using DVD-RAM with OS X, and a
new 2-port serial ATA PCI Express card for the latest G5s.
- Early 2008 iMac.
Updated aluminum iMacs use more powerful Penryn CPU, faster system bus,
and higher clock speeds. Top-end iMac gains GeForce 8800 BTO
- Opera 9.5 beta add
innovative features, better integrates with Mac, Charles W Moore,
Miscellaneous Ramblings. Already a speedy browers, Opera now launches
faster, has a fully searchable history, and looks more like a standard
Mac app than earlier versions.
- Psystar and
dreams of a Mac 'for the rest of us', Tommy Thomas, Welcome to
Macintosh. Whether Pystar's Open Computer is legitimate or a hoax, it
brings issues of licensed Mac clones and a midrange Mac to the
- Has Verizon lost its
iPhone gamble?, Tim Nash, Taking Back the Market. Verizon rejected
the iPhone when Apple first offered it, and it now seems unlikely that
Apple will ever make an iPhone compatible with Verizon's network.
April 27 - April 29
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