April 30 in Low End Mac History
April 29 - May 1
- Growing Internet presence,
Dan Knight, Mac Musings. According to The Internet Operating System
Counter, the Mac OS and Linux are the fastest growing server
- Using BeOS on a Power
Mac, Jonathan Ploudre, Back & Forth. BeOS is inexpensive
and easy to install. Why you might want to try it.
- Cube feedback, Charles W Moore,
Miscellaneous Ramblings. Reader responses to "Cube Hitting Its
- The May Day announcement,
Dan Knight & Anne Onymus, RumorLog. What we may and may not
hear from Apple tomorrow.
- Macs cheaper than PCs? It's not
hard to prove, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope. When you look at
all the factors, Macs are much less expensive to own and operate
than Windows PCs.
- Conversions Plus lets Windows
users work with Mac files and drives, Alan Zisman, Mac2Windows.
Program lets Windows users mount Mac floppies and CDs, connect to a
Mac iPod, and open and convert files from Mac and old PC
- Comparing the G3 and G4, Internet
sharing with AirPort, chipping a G3 All-in-One, and more, Dan
Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag. Disk Tools sources, Google searches,
automatic network detection, 802.11g wireless networking, cheap
SCSI drives, and more.
- Marketing the Mac: The lonely
Mac support guy, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. "The goal is to show
the Mac as a real option. It's practical. It's affordable. It's
reliable. It's easy to use. Its differences make it better - no
viruses, no extra boxes, less wires."
- AirPort 3.4.1, first 100 GB
laptop drive, 4x DVD-R/RW/RAM for TiBooks, maximixing battery life,
lots more, The 'Book Review. Up to 4x wireless
range for TiBooks, iBatt software, lots of new Knowledge Base
articles, bargain 'Books from $150 to $2,599, and lots more.
- A very Pismo
Christmas in April, John Hatchett, Recycled Computing. Everyone
maintaining a vintage Mac should have a parts donor, and sometimes the
parts machine may have upgrades for your old Mac.
- Online answers
for ailing computers, Alan Zisman, Zis Mac. "...most of the time
someone has had the same problem as you and posted the solution
- Mac value, the Hackintosh market,
unsupported Leopard, and USB 2.0 for older PowerBooks, Dan Knight,
Low End Mac Mailbag. High-end Macs cost less than comparable HPs and
Dells, the need for a Mac minitower, a Leopard installation tip,
Leopard on an 800 MHz iBook, and which PC Cards work with Mac OS X
April 29 - May 1
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