- Are there any real alternatives to the iPod for Mac users?, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 09.23. Some people dislike the iPod's success, but where else can they turn for an MP3 player?
- iBook G4 Logic board petition, wireless broadband for older Macs, WallStreet G3/500 upgrade, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 09.30. Also TechRestore expands to PC laptops, Panasonic's new Toughbook, first dual-core mobile AMD system, and bargain 'Books from $280 to $1,949.
- Hard drives here to stay, Windows user's intro to Mac mini, $139 G3/900 upgrade, and more, Charles Moore, Mac News Review, 09.30. Also why it makes sense to buy an iMac G5 this year, how to reset desktop Macs, and Kano's 800 GB eSATA storage system.
- Unleash Mac OS X with dual processors, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.29. If your single processor Mac feels sluggish under OS X, a dual processor Power Mac might be just what you need.
- iPod nano screen woes, Aussie iPod use illegal, Canadian iPod levy refund, iPod maps in trouble, and more, Charles Moore, iPod News Review, 09.29. Also the iPod's Achilles' heel, nano as Apple's key product, cost to build the nano, iPod mini ancestor from 1954, "screw nano" comments, and more.
- Intel Macs to ship before new CPUs?, OS X on Intel locked to Apple hardware, dual core thoughts, and more, Charles Moore, The Macintel Report, 09.29. Will Intel have new CPUs ready in time for Apple's June 2006 Macintel launch? Also new transition articles, continued improvements in lower power processing.
- What is DVD-RAM and why would i want it?, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.28. The new Mac mini's 8x SuperDrive supports DVD-RAM. Here's how it works and how it may benefit you.
- Tips for getting the most out of online personals, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.27. Looking for love online? Some advice for finding better matches and getting more responses.
- Speed up your Mac, eliminating sidebars in the Finder, Radeon 9200 and Core Image redux, and more, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 09.27. Also high prices on vintage Mac parts, new link for ToyViewer, finding your Mac's serial number, and PowerBook vs. iBook.
- Online personals: eHarmony is different, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.23. Tired of doing all the searching yourself? Looking for better matches? Then it's time to look at eHarmony.
- iTunes 5: Lots of little, worthwhile improvements, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 09.23. There aren't a lot of new features in iTunes 5, but everything seems to work a bit better.
- Online personals: Looking at Match.com, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.23. Match.com claims to be the world's largest online dating service. How do they stack up to the competition?
- Mac sales exceed forecasts, Apple preps dual-core G5s, 1.94 GHz iMac G4 upgrade, first USB 2.0 keyboard, and more, Charles Moore, Mac News Review, 09.23. Also an OS X powered VW Touareg, an Xserve-based supercomputer, new mouse handles like a pen, smallest 4 GB flash drive, and more.
- Apple's BookCam patent, end of hard drives, tiny 8 GB flash drive, fixing laptop insomnia, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 09.23. Also PB FixIt Guide for new iBook G4, replacing TiBook hinges, MadsonLine's 3-in-1 Lucille power adapter, bargain 'Books from $200 to $1,949, and more.
- Online personals: Using Yahoo! Personals, 09.22. Yahoo Personals does a nice job of integrating an online dating service with instant messaging.
- Transition 'on track', why Intel (not AMD), Intel's $40 chips, lower power CPUs, and more, Charles Moore, The Macintel Report, 09.22. Macintels on target for June 2006, Apple boosts development efforts, Intel's cost of chip production, more efficient CPUs, new Apple patent, and DigitalLife.
- iPod nano sales hot, Finns protect fair use, iPods replacing DJs, free iPod nanos, and more, Charles Moore, iPod News Review, 09.22. Also iPod nano helps chip makers, badge holder iPod nano case, HouseParty iPod stereo, ClearClip for shuffle, 9 new nano cases from Speck, and more.
- Online personals: Dating for the Internet generation, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.21. Dating services have gone high tech, and anyone with a browser can search for a partner online. Some tips.
- Macintel transition on track, but what about Classic?, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.20. There's a lot to look forward to with Intel-based Macs, but what are long-time Mac users going to do with their Classic applications?
- StuffIt Standard 10.0 a must have: Faster, more flexible, and more efficient, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 09.19. New version of the established Mac compression program supports more formats and compresses files faster than version 9.
- Apple sued for providing integrated music solution, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.19. Yes, someone is suing Apple over their iPod, iTunes, iTunes Music Store troika - but the judge says they'd better come up with some different arguments.
- Wireless with Windows XP still in the dark ages, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 09.16. Mac users, you don't know how spoiled you are until you try to use WiFi on a Windows computer.
- 'Book reliability, buying before Intel, WiFi, 1.2 GHz TiBook upgrade, red hot Ferrari laptop, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 09.16. Also fixing the power port on Kanga, maximum wireless signal for 'Book users, Adobe Messenger bag, bargain 'Books from $200 to $1,799, and more.
- Mac mini incomplete, iMac G5 too hot, Mac reliability, G4 upgrade price drop, Maxelerate mini companion drive, and more, Charles Moore, Mac News Review, 09.16. Also the inevitable demise of tower Macs, Apple as a media company, OS X vs. Linux, Plextor's new 16x DVD burner, and more.
- Beef up your Mac's security, Michel Munger, iBasics, 09.15. Mac OS X is already a lot more secure than Windows. Here are several tips that let you further protect yourself and your Mac.
- Speed dial iSync support: A missed opportunity, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.15. There's no easy way to import or reorganize your cell phone's speed dial numbers on your Mac.
- iPod nano news, reviews, tips, and accessories; iPod backlash, heartbreak, and obsession; and more, Charles Moore, iPod News Review, 09.15. Also libraries that don't support iPods, 1,000 iPod accessories, wake up to music from your iPod, colorful earbuds, new software, and more.
- Apple locks out clones, Intel switch bodes well for Apple, and transition won't be easy for some, Charles Moore, The Macintel Report, 09.15. OS X 10.4.2 for Intel stymies OSx86, efficient CPUs and optimize libraries should help spike Apple sales, Intel switch a challenge to some developers, and more.
- ROKR iTunes phone definitely not an Apple product, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.14. Motorola did a few things right and a lot of things wrong in designing and marketing their new iTunes-compatible cell phone.
- Andy Hertzfeld: Mac truly a better way, Tom Hormby, Orchard, 09.13. A key member of the Mac development team talks about the Mac, personal computing, the power of the network, and the future of free software.
- Captain FTP 4.3 faster, easier, better than ever, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 09.13. Updated FTP client gains power, new features, even a widget.
- Nano, nano: Is the tiny new iPod a step backwards?, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.12. The iPod nano is smaller, lighter, and more rugged than the mini, but it gives up FireWire, reduces storage capacity, and decrease battery life.
- Apple trumps Microsoft Vista, promises 8 versions of OS X, Anne Onymus, Rumor Mill, 09.12. Microsoft Vista will be available in 7 different versions, but Apple has an even better idea.
- A big oversight in Spotlight's searches, Jeff Adkins, Mac Lab Report, 09.02. Believe it or not, Spotlight can't locate file names that begin with a number.
- Microsoft monopoly jealous of iPod/iTunes Music Store monopoly, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.02. "Microsoft, which controls over 90% of the operating system market, is upset that Apple controls 70% of the digital music market. Is the pot calling the kettle black?"
- Tiger makes 'Books run hotter, Henrico fighting malware on Dells, Intel's new frugal CPUs, and more, Charles Moore, The 'Book Review, 09.02. Also two iBook reviews, handmade 'Book protectors, end user Pismo G4 upgrade, bargain 'Books from $280 to $1,499, and more.
- Short-lived Mac mini test drive, hot iMac G5, New 17" widescreen monitor, economical 1.4 GHz G4 upgrade, and more, Charles Moore, Mac News Review, 09.02. Also Mac as a viable platform, miniMate hard drive/hub, $150 8x SuperDrive upgrade for iMac G5, PowerPC assembly language programming, and more.
- What in the world do you do with a 250 GB hard drive?, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 09.01. The 250 GB hard drive was a steal at US$100, but what's the best way to make use of all the space?
- Organize your files and never lose track of them in OS X, Michel Munger, iBasics, 09.01. Create a filing system the works for you and other tips for OS X users.
- iTunes phone due next week, flash iPod mini tales, iPod battery settlement approved, and more, Charles Moore, iPod News Review, 09.01. Also iPod sales still climbing, one stupid iPod thief, Godcasting, a motion-based remote control, iPod Music Liberator, and more.
- Intel preps OS X tools, Apple locks in G4 chip supply, and new CPUs more efficient than Pentium 4, Charles Moore, The Macintel Report, 09.01. Intel porting software tools to OS X, Apple to buy G4s through 2008, next generation Intel CPUs to be more efficient than today's, and AMD Opteron less power hungry than Intel Xeon.
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