May 7 in Low End Mac History
May 6 - May 8
- iMac: Nearly perfect, Dan
Knight, iMac Channel. "With iMac, Apple has recaptured something of
the original Macintosh, the one that didn't even need a model
- 5 pounds of genius, Michael
Munger, The 'Book Page. New iBook "an almost incredible
combination of strength, small size, good looks, and technology at
a good price."
- Low End Mac or OS X?, Tim
Baxter, My Turn. "The old Macs and the operating system we know and
love will certainly soldier on."
- NeXT: Apple's right
choice, Jonathan Ploudre, Back & Forth. Why choosing NeXT
instead of Be was the right move for Apple.
- How to optimize Classic,
Steve Watkins, The Practical Mac. How to make Classic mode more
stable and faster loading.
- eMac musings, Charles W Moore,
Miscellaneous Ramblings. CRTs vs. flat panel displays and the value
of the new eMac.
- Getting more out of
iTunes, Evan Kleiman, Mac Daniel. First, make sure you update
to iTunes 2, then learn how to use the equalizer....
- Apple previews 'Jagular', Jeff
Adkins, The Lite Side. Apple previews "Jagular," the next major
release of Mac OS X hunting assistance software.
- The 2003 eMac value
equation, Dan Knight, Mac Musings. The new eMacs offer more
power for the dollar then ever before, but with reduced prices on
the 2002 models, which offers the most value?
- Downloading Mac software on a
PC, upgrading a Power Mac 7100, Performa 6200 upgrade, and
more, Dan Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag. Field reports,
Retrospect vs. Unix backup, Aqua overhead, the plural of "virus,"
and the new eMacs.
- Xserve: Power and
value in a 1U server, Jason Packer, Macs in the Enterprise. Often
overlooked, Apple's Xserve is powerful, flexible, and anything but
overpriced, making it perfect for the enterprise.
- Dinosaur desktops, lid closed
mode, G4 upgrade advice, death of a WallStreet, and more, Dan
Knight, Low End Mac Mailbag. The greening of Apple, benefits of WiFi
cards that use AirPort drivers, deleting files from a Performa, drive
enclosures, and Leopard on a 466 MHz Power Mac.
- Pismo battery and screen problems,
Zip vs. hard drive for backup, and MacBook Air packaging, Charles
Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings. Diagnosing battery problems and a fuzzy
screen on a Pismo, backup options for Power Macs, and the small size of
the MacBook Air's packaging.
May 6 - May 8
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