- Scanned image size, Pismo screen problems, WallStreet upgrades, iDVD for OS 9, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.30. Also iBook heat, OS 9 and X install issues, SCSI card drives, and Jaguar on the WallStreet.
- Repair program extends to all white G3 iBooks, Avanti G3/400 and 417 WallStreet upgrades, PC Card video, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 06.25. Low cost aluminum drive enclosure, fuel cells and laptops, new 'Book and iPod cases and accessories, and bargain 'Books from $379 to $2,599.
- Can you add FireWire and DVD to a tray-loading iMac?, Dan Knight, Mac Daniel, 06.25. You can add FireWire with the Harmoni upgrade and then get an external DVD drive, but there's a more economical solution.
- Still waiting for iTunes Music Store Canada, sort of, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 06.23. While the pay-per-tune model makes sense, Apple's post-purchase copy management flies in the face of Canadian copyright law.
- How to listen to your iPod on your car stereo even if you don't own a BMW, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 06.23. It's nice that some recent BMWs support the iPod, but what about all those other cars and trucks on the road?
- SharePoints unlocks hidden network flexibility in OS X, Alan Zisman, Mac2Windows, 06.23. "SharePoints does a good job of giving users back the networking potential that Apple chose to hide. Thanks to HornWare for making it available for free."
- With Gmail at 1 gig and Yahoo at 100 MB, it's time to increase .mac email space, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report, 06.21. With free services offering so much space for email, Apple really ought to bump the limit beyond 15 MB for their for pay service.
- Laptops outsell desktops, 100 GB notebook drives, Mac conversion trumps Christianity, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 06.18. Also Ice Creme scratch remover; PowerSleevz; new FireWire 800 CardBus adapter, hard drive, and hub; Hi-Speed USB flash drives; bargain 'Books from $50 to $2,375, and more.
- Apple launches iTunes Europe, but where are the indie labels?, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 06.18. iTunes users in France, Germany, and the UK can download music from the Big Five labels, but not offering tunes from the indies will hurt Apple.
- Microsoft follows Apple's lead, splits into two divisions, Jeff Adkins, The Lite Side, 06.16. "...apparently inspired by the example recently set by Apple Computer, Microsoft (MSFT) has announced it will split the software giant's operations into two divisions."
- Apple PCI Radeons for $35, iBook G4 questions, iBook G3 heat, PB G3 upgrades, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.14. Hot deal on Mac PCI Radeon cards, iBook preservation, 'Book of fire, OS 9 on newer Macs, G3 vs. G4 upgrades, OS X partitions, and distributed computing projects.
- Positive PowerBook press, iBook overclock results, iBook's dirty secret, a very hot PowerBook, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 06.11. Also Linux turns Lombard into car MP3 player, Thurrott gets a 12" PowerBook, a G5-styled hard drive, bargain 'Books from $380 to $2,599, and more.
- The June 2004 Power Mac G5 value equation, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 06.09. The newest G5s offer better values than the old ones, but which one comes in as the best value just might surprise you.
- iPod, therefore iAm, René Descartes and Jeff Adkins, The Lite Side, 06.07. "...I judged that I might take it as a general rule that the things which we hear very clearly and very distinctly are all true, and that the only difficulty lies in the way of discerning which those things are that we hear distinctly."
- Contour RollerMouse Station a great alternative to traditional mouse, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.07. "If you suffer from mousing pain or would prefer not to develop it in the first place, the RollerMouse is worth considering."
- Overdriving the G3 iBook, ongoing iBook failures, desktop vs. laptop, PB G4 design award, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 06.04. Also a new Canadian Mac resource, notebooks in the living room, dual-layer DVD burning on the Mac, bargain 'Books from $190 to $2,375, and new iPod accessories.
- Expanding the digital hub with a video iPod, video iPhone, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report, 06.04. Thinking outside the box about video storage and output on the iPod and an Apple-branded videophone.
- Cell phones, AOL Instant Messaging, and the Mac: Not a good combo, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 06.04. "In the Windows version, you can enable or disable a mobile device right from the preferences box. But if you're using a Mac, you have to go through AOL's confusing website...."
- Faster G3 vs. slower G4 upgrade, PB 1400 manuals, OS 9 after SETI@home, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.01. Also power plug problems on the clamshell iBook, using Modem Magic with OS 8, media organizer programs, and SCSI drives failing to mount in OS X.
- Apple Remote Desktop "essential" for managing lots of networked Macs, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report, 06.01. "If you manage a lab full of Macs, Remote Desktop is essential - and worth every penny."
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