May 2 in Low End Mac History
May 1 - May 3
- Glad I bought beige,
Steve Wood, View From the Classroom. Despite newer models, it was a
- A total Mac nerd at 13, Scott
Baret, My First Mac. "My first computer was an Apple IIe. I first
used it when I was two years old...."
- Apple redefines iBook, Dan
Knight, The 'Book Page. "...this is the smaller,
lighter, less costly iBook a lot of us were hoping for two years
- Make your own desktop
picture, Michel Munger, iBasics. Step-by-step instructions for
creating your own desktop picture.
- Apple, music, and the iTunes
Music Store, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive. Is the iTunes
Music Store a great idea at a great price or is it too limited to
really pay off?
- Compact, affordable AC adapter,
800-900 MHz Pismo upgrades, new cases, and more, Charles W Moore,
The 'Book Review. Also a new sleeve for the 17" PowerBook, SpamBolt
anti-spam software, and bargain 'Books from $239 to $2,119.
- 50% Mac sales
growth is only the beginning, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. Apple has a
great line of computers and an awesome operating system, but a prosumer
model could make last quarter's growth seem normal.
- The greatest
comeback, Tommy Thomas, Welcome to Macintosh. Apple's comeback 10
years ago pales in the face of surviving stage 4 cancer.
- Mac growth 4x PC rate, USB power
famine, Montevina chips not in new iMacs, and more, Mac News
Review. Also reducing energy waste from peripherals, fixing the Mac's
shortcomings, Open Computer shipping and reviewed, why Apple bought PA
Semi, 5x the range for Time Capsule, Mac gaming mouse, and more.
- MacBook Air overheating, MacBook
Pro vertical striping, flash vs. hard drive, and more, The 'Book
Review. Also the 2008 econo-Mac stimulus plan, MacBook Air 'most
attractive laptop ever', low latency RAM put to the test, combo
notebook/monitor stand, bargain 'Books from $150 to $2,699, and
- iPhone a bandwidth hog, 3G
iPhone rumors, Rogers to bring iPhone to Canada someday, and more,
iNews Review. Also PA Semi deal won't change iPhone for some time, new
iPhone and iPod nano cases, remote with FM radio for iPod and iPhone,
- Mac (In)security,
Dan Knight, Mac Musings. Two-thirds of Flashback infections are for OS
X 10.6 Snow Leopard. Why? And how can we make Macs more secure?
- £1 Signalex
USB Notebook Cooler: Cheap but Effective, Simon Royal, Tech
Spectrum. Purchased from a local Poundland store for £1, the
Signalex USB Notebook Cooler works well with 13" and smaller
May 1 - May 3
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