Many Mac users from way back in the legacy era consider the old ADB Apple Extended Keyboard II to be the best keyboard Apple ever made. Others of us might debate that, but the Extended Keyboard II was certainly the biggest, heaviest keyboard Apple ever made, covering a vast expanse of desktop and weighing in […]
Teardown guide for WallStreet PowerBook, third-party USB startup key, new laptop bags, and more.
Bringing Location Manager to OS X, Macsense FireWire CardBus card for PowerBooks, new Metal Gear, hard drive deals, and more.
Low cost Combo drive for Lombard and Pismo, Iomega mini USB flash drives, 24x USB 2.0 CD burner, and more.
First 2.5″ 80 GB notebook hard drive, Logitech QuickCam for Notebooks, handle for Titanium PowerBooks, Apple addresses Sleep of Death, double-speed USB floppy drive, and more.
New iBooks and PowerBooks, Combo drive upgrade for dual-USB iBooks, SkyLINE 802.11b WiFi PC Card, and more.
PowerBook LCD and screen backlight replacements, colorful iBook bag, other cases, and more.
Except as noted, prices are in US dollars. PowerBook 1400 G3 Upgrade Deal RadTech: New Online Supplier of ‘Book Accessories Dana PDA-based Alternative to a Laptop Computer Netgear MR314 Wireless Cable/DSL Router with 4-Port Switch for $79.88 PowerPad High Capacity Laptop Accessory Batteries PC Card Modem/Ethernet Cards Bargain ‘Books PowerBook 1400 G3 Upgrade Deal Megamacs […]
Wireless laptop charging, LapCop lets your stolen ‘Book phone home, Newer Tech G4 Pismo upgrade, OWC Mercury drives gain USB 2.0 support, and more.
New PowerBook G3 repair service, iBook monitor spanning, using the Escape key during startup, Palm Zire introduced, and more.
Fix for PowerBook audio glitch in OS X, user guide for HomePlug networking, tiny 4-port USB hub, and more.
New Oyster laptop dock, OWC and CMS cut hard drive prices, replacement hinges for Titanium PowerBook, and more.
G3 upgrade for PowerBook 2400c, Hubzilla 4-port FireWire hub, lighted PowerBook G4 keyboard, and more.
PCMCIA to CardBus PC Card upgrade, hot rodding the PowerBook 3400, PowerBook Sleep of Death, and more.
Since September 11th, 2001, there has been much pontificating and theorizing about the “why” behind the murderous suicide attacks on New York and Washington. I have been underwhelmed by most of the analysis.
MacResQ PowerBook G3 screen replacement, MCI offers 60 GB iBook drive upgrade, CardBus PCI expansion box for PowerBooks, and more.
Info on iBook video port, OS 9 for Classic Mode in Jaguar, BetterTrackpad driver, RageLTPro patch for Lombards running OS X 10.2, and more.
Pismo users with more than 512 MB RAM are having problems installing OS X 10.2, Lapvantage laptop stand inspired by iMac G4, 750 MB Iomega Zip drive, and more.
Ethernet MP3 player, PowerBook 1400 cover inserts, a flexible keyboard, and more.
SimpleTech introduces SD card-based USB mini-drive, new ‘Book bags, and more.
MCE has a Combo drive upgrade for early Titanium PowerBooks, Toshiba’s new notebook drive includes a 16 MB buffer, Amazon is taking preorders for OS X 10.2 Jaguar, and more.
This week, notebook hard drives reached 60 GB, trackers for stolen laptops, $20 OS X 10.2 Jaguar upgrade from Apple, and more.
The biggest news of Macworld week for Apple portable fans didn’t come from the keynote, in which there were no laptop hardware announcements at all, but rather from Sonnet and Newer Technology, both of which released 500 MHz G4 processor upgrades for WallStreet G3 Series PowerBooks from the former and a WallStreet/Lombard G4 upgrade from the latter, joining […]
The concept of Luddite Mac appeals to me at the gut level, because I am temperamentally resistant to change. When I have found something that works well for me, I’m happy to stick with it and reluctant to move along to the next big thing.
I didn’t always shun Microsoft software. Indeed, for half of my decade as a Mac user, Microsoft Word (first version 4, then version 5.1) was the application I used most in those pre-Internet years.
2001-06-29: BookEndz for PowerBook G4 shipping. Mini power adapter. SmartDisk battery charger for TiBook. Bargain ‘Books. More ‘Book news. BookEndz G4 Docks in Stock and Shipping MadsonLine Mini Power Adapter SmartDisk Offers VST G4 Battery Charger for PowerBook G4 VST Power Adapters for PowerBook G4 Apple Instructions: How to Clean an LCD Panel Apple Software […]
2001-06-22: 20 GB drive for $112.50. Memory specs for TiBook and Dual USB iBook. Refurb Mac auction site. More ‘Book news.
2001-06-15: New PowerBook cases from Willow. Keycap replacements for Pismo, Lombard, and iBook. $99 digital camera. More ‘Book news.
2001.06.08: DVD firmware update for PowerBook G4. PCI expansion chassis for PowerBooks. Bargain ‘Books. More ‘Book news.
2001-06-01: New PowerBook website. New PowerBook G4 cases. iBook audio update. More ‘Book news.