Apple got a lot of mileage out of the PowerBook G3 nomenclature – some might argue more than they should have attempted to.
2009 – Others have published their thoughts on the Best Mac Ever, the 10 Best Macs, and the 25 Best Macs, but I’m taking a different approach. I want to identify the 25 most important Macs ever, clones included. (In some cases, I’ll lump together two or more models that were introduced simultaneously.)
2006 – A few days ago I had an opportunity to get some WallStreet PowerBooks. They were from one of my local suppliers, and he was offering me a whole box of them and a bunch of parts for one price.
1999: Last month, the PowerBook Guy was offering 292 MHz/1 MB cache daughter cards to upgrade Series I WallStreet 233 (no cache) PowerBooks. The bad news is that (a) the 292 MHz card wouldn’t work in my WallStreet Series II 233 MHz (512 KB cache), and (b) they sold out in a couple of days.
1999: Here it is – my first Miscellaneous Ramblings column for Low End Mac. Before I get down to the topic at hand, I would like to thank Low End Mac’s publisher, Dan Knight, for his support of MR, and I look forward to working with him and other Low End staff.
The PowerBook G3 Series, code named WallStreet, was designed around the same PowerPC 750 (aka G3) processor as the original PowerBook G3 – but don’t confuse it with the original. Although they bear a similar name, this was a whole new computer. Available at three different speeds (233, 250, and 292 MHz) and with three […]