May to August 2000
- Benchmark: Mac OS 8.1 on the "wicked fast" Mac IIfx, 08.31. Not only does it work, but performance is excellent.
- Benchmarks: Mac OS 8.1 on an LC III, 08.30. Born Again lets you run OS 8.1 on '030 Macs, but how does performance compare with System 7.5.5?
- Benchmarks: Mac OS 8.1 on a IIci, 08.30. Does Mac OS 8.1 on an '040 accelerated IIci make sense?
- Could Eazel kill the Mac?, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 08.30. Jobs promised OS X in two weeks, but Linux with Eazel could be stiff competition.
- Mac Classic: My lowest low-end Mac, Devon L. Strolovitch, My First Mac, 08.29. Ten years with a Mac Classic.
- Gaming on older Power Macs, Brian Rumsey, Low End Mac Gaming, 08.28. The best games to play on the oldest Power Macs.
- Quadras still useful, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 08.25. Although showing their age, Quadras remain very productive computers.
- Linux for PowerPC, Eric DeStefano, Mac Metamorphosis, 08.24. Linux for PowerPC is fairly mature - and a good introduction to the Unix core of OS X.
- PlayStation in a Mac, Anne Onymus, Rumor Mill, 08.24. Rumor is Sony has developed PlayStation2 on a PCI/AGP card, thrown in hardware DVD decoding, and then added totally outrageous 3D drivers using the Emotion Engine.
- Born Again: It Works!, Dan Knight, Online Tech Journal, 08.23. Yes, you can run Mac OS 8.1 on some 68030-based Macs.
- QuickCam + PowerBook = Webcam, Manuel Mejia Jr., Mac Daniel, 08.23. How to set up an older Mac (in this case, a PowerBook 145) with a QuickCam and use it as a webcam.
- Troubleshooting FileMaker Pro, Dan Knight, 08.23. How to prevent and recover from data errors in FileMaker Pro.
- An Old Friend, Somewhere in Boxes, My First Mac, 08.22. "My first computer was the Quadra 660AV. It was the first computer I had ever owned."
- Quest for a User-friendly Hub, Joshua McKinney, My Turn, 08.22. If USB is supposed to be plug and play, why do so many hubs make that difficult?
- When to buy new, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 08.21. The publisher of Low End Mac admits that it sometimes makes more sense to get a new computer then keep upgrading an old one.
- Making Macs listen and obey, Evan Kleiman, Mac Daniel, 08.21. A brief introduction to using Speech Recognition to control your Mac.
- Screens of plastic could be fantastic, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 08.21. New technologies could make flat panel displays far less costly.
- Building rumors, fooling Slashdot, Anne Onymus with Dan Knight, 08.18. We didn't set out to fool Slashdot or anyone else - and we explain how to build your own rumors.
- Don't upgrade that Quadra 630, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 08.18. Most upgrades for this particular model just don't make economic sense.
- Browse different, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 08.18. One way browsers could improve the Web surfing experience.
- New iMacs: Something for everyone, Kel Taylor, Mac to the Future, 08.17. "...the iMac has grown into a family, and a large one at that."
- Apple ditching G4, Anne Onymus, 08.17. Apple embraces IBM and the G5, leaving Motorola behind.
- Happy 2nd Birthday, iMac!, Dan Knight, iMac Channel, 08.16. "The iMac has redefined the industry and redefined Apple as a trendsetter."
- Be thankful for Apple secrecy, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 08.16. There really is a good side to Apple secrecy.
- The Land Before Silicon, Manuel Mejia, Mac Daniel, 08.16. Travels in Russia with a PowerBook 100.
- The G4 Cube and Radeon fans, Paulo Rodrigues, Tangerine Fusion, 08.16. How ATI spilled a trade secret. Oops.
- My First Mac Clone, Spencer, My First Mac, 08.15. Sometimes your first Mac isn't even made by Apple.
- Observers closing on Team Nippon, SETIonMac, 08.15. We've been catching up for about two months; we should pass them any day now.
- The new Macs in business, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 08.14. The impact of the new Macs on one Mac-using business.
- Macster on the iMac, Evan Kleiman, Mac Daniel, 08.14. There are some problems with Macster on the iMac. Evan explains how to work around them.
- The Cube: Just what we ordered?, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 08.11. A look at the limitations of the Power Mac G4 Cube.
- Big Apple changes acomin', Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 08.10. "With Apple driving the change, we can only hope it also brings us into a new comfort zone that fits as well as the current one."
- Mac users, the only true computer enthusiasts, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 08.09. We buy Macs for looks and performance, not just a powerful engine.
- Looking back at Macworld, Brian Rumsey, Low End Mac Gaming, 08.08. Is the Cube a gaming machine? What new games look promising?
- My perfect PowerBook, Dan Knight, The 'Book Page, 08.08. A history of portables and list of features in the "perfect" PowerBook.
- It's the bugs that bug me, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 08.04. We never had to update firmware with older Macs. Why is today so different?
- Mac OS X Server 1.2, Eric DeStefano, Mac Metamorphosis, 08.04. Not only has Eric moved across the country, but he's picked up a 9500 and set up OS X Server.
- Wide selection of PowerBook drive upgrades, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 08.03. Lots of options available, even for older PowerBooks that use SCSI hard drives.
- Moving our lists, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 08.03. We've moved our family of email list to a new server - here's why.
- Apple sues Cobalt over cube, Anne Onymus, Rumor Mill, 08.03. "None of this would have been possible if Apple hadn't purchased NeXT lock, stock, and barrel."
- Berst misses the boat again, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 08.02. ZDNet's Jesse Berst just doesn't get Apple - he thinks all is lost because Jobs hasn't unveiled a PDA or phone.
- Review: ihateapple.com, Paulo Rodrigues, Tangerine Fusion, 08.02. Believe it or not, it's an excellent source of information, albeit biased against Apple.
- Borg sue Apple over Cube, Anne Onymus, Rumor Mill, 08.02. "Resistance is futile," said the Borg spokesdrone. "We pioneered the cube concept millenia ago...."
- Professional Baseball sues Apple over sphere, Anne Onymus, Rumor Mill, 08.01. Major League Baseball claims new Apple spherical speakers infringe on design of the baseball.
- Power Macintosh G3 Guide, 08.01. A quick overview of the beige desktop and mini tower, the All-in-One, and the blue & white.
- Review: Contour Design UniTray, Dan Knight, 07.29. "If you're looking for a better mouse pad, the UniTray is a definite contender."
- Review: Sonnet Tempo Ultra ATA66 Macintosh PCI Host Adapter, Dan Knight, 07.28. At US$99, the most economical way to put IDE support in a PCI Power Mac - and it's fast.
- Processor upgrade market never better, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 07.27. We've never had more upgrade options than today; here's a quick overview.
- PowerBook Cubed?, Dan Knight and Anne Onymus, RumorLog, 07.27. Some believe the PowerBook equivalent of the Cube will have the same footprint as Pismo. We beg to differ.
- Trends at Macworld, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 07.26. Optical mice, small mice, specialty keyboard, FireWire, AirPort, and more.
- Missing from Macworld, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 07.25. The items not seen or not available for purchase as Macworld Expo.
- Apple strongarms Mac Junkie, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 07.24. Thanks to Apple legal, an inept ISP completely wiped Mac Junkie - right after the Expo keynote!
- More Macworld reflections, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 07.24. A look back at the show.
- Free ISP in Spain, Cyber CDP, No Hype 56k Modem Page, 07.24. If you live in Spain or might go there, this could come in handy.
- Macworld Expo Report #3, Dan Knight, 07.21. A last look at the Expo experience.
- PowerBook or PowerDictionary?, Adam Robert Guha, 07.21. Apple created the PowerBook as a small, book-sized Mac. Which book were they thinking of?
- Macworld Expo Report #2, Dan Knight, 07.20. A look at new Expo products not released by Apple.
- Macworld Expo Report #1, Dan Knight, 07.19. Yes, there is a Cube. Also new iMac, Power Macs, mice, and keyboards.
- Optimizing Mac software, Jonathan Ploudre, Back & Forth, 07.20. Setting the right preferences can make your software work more efficiently.
- To partition or not to partion?, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 07.19. There are advantages to partitioning your hard drive.
- RumorLog: What at Macworld Expo?, Dan Knight and Anne Onymus, 07.18. Our best guess at which rumors will prove true.
- Gaming with older Power Macs, Brian Rumsey, Low End Mac Gaming, 07.18. Setting up first-generation Power Macs and PowerPC Performas for gaming.
- Midlife Mac lover, Chris Volpe, My First Mac, 07.18. "I once vowed I'd never own a computer, but that began to change when I left journalism in 1998...."
- RumorLog: The Cube?, Dan Knight and Anne Onymus, 07.17. We're not saying Apple will make a cube, but looking at reasons why it might.
- Macworld: Looking on with Envy, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 07.17. We all wish we could go to Macworld Expo - but not this year for Van Esch.
- Forward into the past, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 07.14. To move ahead, perhaps Apple needs to look into its past.
- Archive: PowerBooks, ergonomics, and environmental illness, Charles W. Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 3/26/99. Yes, they are all tied together in this excellent article from last year.
- Picking fast software, Jonathan Ploudre, Back & Forth, 07.13. All software is not created equal: some programs let you work more efficiently.
- Last chance Mac upgrades, Maxwell Martin Cabral, My Turn, 07.12. Upgrade paths for older Macs - not all are practical.
- Outfitting the BTO SuperMac S900, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 07.12. Building a custom Mac is a great way to get exactly the computer you need.
- Shockwave 8 and ShockMachine, Evan Kleiman, Mac Happens, 07.11. With version 8, Shockwave for the Mac is solid as a rock and could become a major player.
- Review: Realmz, Brian Rumsey, Low End Mac Gaming, 07.11. A great game playable on almost any Mac that supports 256 colors.
- Salute to a Classic II, Max Thom Stahl, My First Mac, 07.11. "What I remember most was the games."
- The lovable Colour Classic, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 07.10. "Arguably one of the best computer designs ever, only limited by its slow processor, bus speed, and 10 MB memory limit."
- Road trip reflections, Dan Knight, iBook & PowerMac Page, 07.10. Family vacation provides hands-on experience with a PowerBook, Earthlink, and lots more.
- Three user accelerators, Jonathan Ploudre, Back & Forth, 07.06. Three tips to improve the Macintosh experience.
- Apple is not your friend, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 07.05. "Apple did not create this community. The Mac community is a product of Macintosh users."
- When Randy met Mac, Randy Peterson, My First Mac, 07.04. "Maybe I finally had real work to do, and getting it done was more important to me than the mental exercise of coaxing a computer into submission."
- The best sounding Mac games, Brian Rumsey, Low End Mac Gaming, 07.03. "...these games are all good enough with the speakers off that their good audio effects are added bonuses, not the only bright spots in otherwise dismal games."
- The IIsi never dies, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 06.30. "I purchased a Macintosh IIsi at a thrift shop for $25. I thought I might have paid too much...."
- Journalism and the Mac Web, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 06.30. "...the Adobe vs. AppleInsider issue has raised a lot of journalistic questions about a free press, personal responsibility, and journalistic ethics."
- OS X on older Power Macs, Scott Atkinson, 06.29. The best news of the week is OS X compatibility with some earlier Power Macs.
- Web browsing with Espy, Jonathan Ploudre, Back & Forth, 06.29. How to use Apple's Espy font as your default typeface.
- The Cure for "Mac Envy," Dave Beekman, My First Mac, 06.28. "After almost ten years, I've finally found the cure for Mac envy: buy a Mac."
- Apple going back to the future, Anne Onymus, Rumor Mill, 06.28. We wonder if they had this in mind when the proclaimed "Apple II Forever."
- Quest for a silent computer, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.27. "If Apple can make an almost silent iMac, why can't other computer makers turn off the white noise?"
- SETI@home weekly update, SETIonMac, 06.26. Since the last update, two teams have moved up, three have dropped back in the standings.
- A small Mac victory, Carl, Mac Musings, 06.26. Take a Wintel workplace, add one Mac lover, see the Mac get a foothold.
- MP3 Forever!, Evan, Mac Happens, 06.26. Closing down Napster will not help already rich artists, but may prevent new ones from being discovered.
- Bungie and the future of Mac gaming, Brian Rumsey, Low End Mac Gaming, 06.26. Why did Bungie sell out to Microsoft? What does this mean for the future of Mac gaming?
- Low end Mac workhorses, Carl, My Turn, 06.23. Imagine running an ISP with SE/30s, Quadras, and PowerBooks. Those old Macs are incredible workhorses!
- Welcome to the wrong OS, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 06.23. Picking the wrong OS for your Mac can be a real nightmare.
- A Macintosh summer vacation, Steve Wood, View From the Classroom, 06.23. Mac software for use during summer vacation.
- RumorLog, Dan Knight and Anne Onymus, 06.23. New iBook & PowerBook.
- Mac Network email list. Our latest email list deals in everything related to Mac networking: LocalTalk, Ethernet, AirPort, Remote Access, modems, and lots more.
- Bottlenecks: What is your Mac's slowest component?, Jonathan Ploudre, Back & Forth, 06.22. The slowest part of your computer system could be - you.
- First Mac short stories, My First Mac, 06.22. Short stories from three Mac users.
- How to make a bootable restore CD, Charlie Ruggiero, Mac Daniel, 06.21. Step by step instructions for creating and using a bootable CD-ROM with your own personalized System Folder.
- Politically correct Mac OS, Rodney O. Lain, Things Macintosh, 06.21. What if Apple went beyond OS X to offer a politically correct OS?
- RumorLog, Dan Knight and Anne Onymus, 06.21. Features we do expect the next iMac to have.
- Observers pass Team User Friendly, Dan Knight, SETIonMac, 06.20. We've been trying to catch them for over five weeks. Now 15th place is ours.
- Cease and Desist, Apple-Palm Fans!, Paulo Rodrigues, Tangerine Fusion, 06.20. "You can't wait for Apple and Palm's new PDA, can you? Dream on! It ain't gonna happen."
- Synergy time for Apple, Tor Fosheim, My Turn, 06.20. "The wave at Apple has been synergy from the get-go...."
- Reading your web log, Dan Knight, Online Tech Journal, 06.20. "As a webmaster, you probably know a lot about the content of your site. Web logs let you know how that content is being accessed."
- Web publishing ethics, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 06.19. "Can we maintain our high standards of freedom on the truly international Web, or will we become subject to myriad local laws or United Nations legislation?"
- Apple + Corel = A software powerhouse?, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 06.19. Someone could acquire Corel for a song - why not Apple?
- Mac software not "as pathetic as it could be," Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.19. Is Mac OS 9 really a terrible operating system - or Apple's most stable yet?
- RumorLog, Dan Knight and Anne Onymus, 06.19. An Apple-branded Palm? We don't think so. Here's why.
- SETI@home weekly update, SETIonMac, 06.16. One new team in the Top 25, and Team Mac Observer closing in on Team User Friendly.
- A question of OS, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 06.16. Which version of the Mac OS should you run on your Macintosh?
- Should Apple use the new G3?, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 06.16. Apple isn't saying anything about the new PowerPC 750CX. Here's why they should be investigating the new CPU.
- USB Printer Sharing: GrayShare 2000, Paulo Rodrigues, Tangerine Fusion, 06.16. USB Printer Sharing is rooted in Apple's old GrayShare technology, but with some refinements.
- Scientific analysis of Internet music piracy, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.16. "The Pew Internet & American Life Project has released results of its Internet Tracking Report on MP3 music traffic."
- Adobe and Law & Order on the Mac Web, David Schultz, Virtuality, 06.15. To avoid the courtroom, the Mac Web needs a code of ethics which sites voluntarily accept.
- Legal software for older Macs, Teresa Knezek, My Turn, 06.15. A proposal for making discontinued software readily available for discontinued computers.
- Speed reconsidered, Jonathan Ploudre, Back & Forth, 06.15. Perceived speed is what counts. Sometimes an old Mac can be faster than a new one.
- Classic printing for classic Macs, Manuel Mejia Jr, Mac Daniel, 06.15. Why the best printer for a classic Mac may be the venerable ImageWriter II.
- AirSurf rumors, Anne Onymus, The Rumor Mill, 06.15. "Apple has registered AirSurf as a trademark. That's all most people know so far...."
- 10 things I love about X, Kel Taylor, Mac to the Future, 06.14. Ten things to look forward to in Mac OS X.
- SEs and Classics and PowerBooks, oh my!, Marco Maggiora, My First Mac, 06.14. How a budding Macophile grew his collection of vintage Macs.
- Archive: PowerBooks vs. The Dark Side, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 3/5/99. Head-to-head comparison of the IBM ThinkPad 770z, PowerBook G3 Series II, and Lombard.
- The dark side of cable modems, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 06.13. I loved my cable modem, but now I can hardly wait for an alternative.
- Gone fishing for the summer, Steve Wood, View From the Classroom, 06.13. "Even on the Macintosh, where things are generally considered to be easier, Murphy's Law seems to work overtime."
- Team 6100 passes 50 unit mark, SETIonMac, 06.12. Using Apple's slowest ever Power Macs, the little team that could completes 51 units in first six weeks.
- Mac web assimilation?, Rodney O. Lain, Things Macintosh, 06.12. "If power corrupts, what does Mac web consolidation do?"
- Surfing With Big Fonts, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 06.12. I can't do it. I can't get used to the "industry standard" big font in Internet Explorer 5.
- Three favorite programs, Scott Atkinson, My Turn, 06.12. "One of the mistakes computer users make is confusing complicated with complex...."
- SETI@home weekly update, SETIonMac, 06.10. Several teams swapping places. Team Mac Observer preparing to move up another step in the ranking.
- The Suitability of G3 Upgrades for Gaming, Brian Rumsey, Low End Mac Gaming, 06.09.
- Internet radio, Evan Kleiman, Mac Happens, 06.09. Internet radio solves problems with poor radio reception, but also lets you listen to radio from around the world.
- Dr. Mouse Ergonomic Mouse, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.09. This mouse looks like a joystick and works very well.
- Using the Espy font, Jonathan Ploudre, Back & Forth, 06.09. "Choosing a favorite font is sort of like choosing a favorite flavor of ice cream...."
- Guide to iMac CPU upgrades, iMac Channel, 06.08. As of today, there are three CPU upgrade options for the early iMacs. This page lets you compare them.
- The Celeron effect, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 06.08. Thanks to an on-chip L2 cache, Intel's cheap Celeron rivals Pentium III performance. IBM's enhanced G3s may offer similar benefits to the Mac user.
- Mac Ripoff: Performa 6218CD, Dan Knight, Mac Daniel, 06.08. One user's experience with Apple's all time worst Road Apple.
- Flash Cards: a solution for low memory Macs, Maxwell Cabral, My Turn, 06.08. A novel use for Compact Flash cards.
- Stone flecked Classic, CustoMacs, 06.08. This popular process covers the drab beige or platinum finish with a stone-lick appearance.
- Apple's new CineMini, Anne Onymus, The Rumor Mill, 06.07. The rumored 18" Cinema Display will be the basis of three new Apple products.
- Observers closing on Team User Friendly, SETIonMac, 06.06. Team Mac Observer is less than two weeks from moving past them.
- A Love of Simple Elegance, b.b., My First Mac, 06.06. Luddite discovers Macintosh, becomes hopelessly addicted.
- Always have a backup plan, Dan Knight, Online Tech Journal, 06.06. In our wired society, how do you connect to the Internet when your main connection goes down?
- Options For '040s, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 06.05. Advice about operating systems, upgrades, what Quadra to choose, and more.
- What is Apple's long-term strategy?, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 06.05. "So what's next for Apple? How does it intend to remain on top?"
- SETI@home Weekly Update, SETIonMac, 06.02. Several teams have traded places this week.
- Ze PowerSuitcase, Customacs, 06.02. Inside a metal Smith-Corona typewriter case beats the heart of a Quadra 700.
- "I Hate You" virus, Andrew Minson, My Turn, 06.02. This virus doesn't target your computer; it targets your family. (As usual, Mac users should be immune.)
- Second chance with Macs, Robert Little, My First Mac, 06.02. Long jealous of Mac users, the second Mac made him a convert.
- Cheap G3, G4 reader feedback, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 06.01. Lots of good feedback on last week's article about inexpensive G3 and G4 setups.
- Macintosh System Fonts, Jonathan Ploudre, Back & Forth, 06.01. Our newest columnist takes a look at the fonts Apple has included with the OS over the years.
- Moore orders a SuperMac, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 05.31. The Frankenstein 9500 is dead, but a SuperMac S900 is on the way to replace it.
- Fruit-flavored slot of death?, Paulo Rodrigues, Tangerine Fusion, 05.31. Slot-loading drives and laptops could be a dangerous combination.
- Mac ownership, Scott Atkinson, My Turn, 05.30. Mac OS X threatens our sense of ownership.
- Why Macs are different, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 05.30.
- SETI@home weekly stats, SETIonMac, 05.26. Several teams have traded places, and Team Mac Observer is up to 16th in the club team rankings.
- PowerPC 750CX, CXe, Online Tech Journal, 05.26. Next generation G3 due late-summer 2000 with reduced power draw, enhanced performance.
- Is a Mac better than a PC?, Eric DeStefano, Mac Metamorphosis, 05.25. "While Mac OS is not the fastest operating system, it definitely wins for ease of use."
- A history of font technologies, Jonathan Ploudre, My Turn, 05.25. All about bit-mapped, Postscript, TrueType fonts, and anti-aliasing.
- Is Video CD a real alternative to DVD?, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 05.25. "Video Compact Disc (VCD) lets you watch movies on Macs or PCs that don't have DVD drives."
- Low End Mac gets iReviewed, Dan Knight, Mac Musings, 05.24. "Apple 'iReviewed' Low End Mac on May 22, 2000, noting it fills a unique niche and is easy to search."
- A computer I understood, Cheryl Hanna, My First Mac, 05.23. "Here was a computer that I understood without translation."
- Software to make life easier, Evan Kleiman, Mac Happens, 05.23. Helpful software you may never have heard of.
- Beta than nothing, David Schultz, Virtuality, 05.23. Beta testing isn't for everyone. David Schultz offers advice on preparing your Mac for the OS X beta.
- Cheap Power Macs: The $500 G3 and $750 G4, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, 05.22. You can do it with refurbished Power Macs.
- Save $49,000?, Stephen Van Esch, Mac Scope, 05.22. Last week Apple dropped WebObjects from $50,000 to $699. Was it that overpriced to begin with?
- Not raising the dead, Manuel Mejia Jr, Mac Daniel, 05.22. Sometimes it doesn't make economic sense to revive a dead Mac, but even in death their parts can save others.
- SETI@home weekly update, SETIonMac, 05.19. Team Mac Observer is one of two teams that have climbed to spots in the club team rankings.
- Writer debuts on Low End Mac, My Turn. Read the first posted articles by Dan Knight, Evan, Paulo Rodrigues, Eric DeStefano, Brian Rumsey, Kel Taylor, and Adam Robert Guha.
- Archive: PowerBook 101 Rumors, Charles Moore, Miscellaneous Ramblings, Low End Mac, 3/2/99. This was written two months before the Lombard was introduced.
- What can you squeeze into a compact Mac?, Adam Robert Guha, Apple Archive, 05.18. There's still life in those little Macs.
- My First Mac: Raised in a Six-Color World, Jeff Brown, 05.16. "And so that summer (1993) we bought a Performa 450. It was my true first Mac, and I loved every bit of it."
- Welcome to My Turn, 05.15. "Have you got what it takes to write for the Mac web? If so, My Turn is your place to share your opinion...."
- My Turn: Writing for the Web, Stephen Van Esch, 05.15. Writing tips from an osOpinion, Low End Mac, and Text Pound regular.
- My Turn: Writing for My Turn, Dan Knight, 05.15. Guidelines for My Turn submissions.
- Mac Scope: Advantages of a small Mac market, Stephen Van Esch, 05.15. "Our only real protection from similar things [to ILOVEYOU] happening is the minority status of Mac platform."
- SETIonMac: Mac Observers pass Poles, Dan Knight, 05.15. The FreeBSD team is next on our list.
- Mac Musings: Microsoft vs. Slashdot, Dan Knight, 05.12. What's really going on here? I think I understand what's at stake.
- SETIonMac: SETI@home top teams weekly update, 05.12. Six of the 25 top teams have changed places - and Team Mac Observer has gone up in the ratings.
- Miscellaneous Ramblings: Frankenstein Power Mac 9500 Letters, Charles Moore, 05.12. A mailbag column with lots of reader feedback on the dead 9500.
- Apple Archive: PowerBook history, Adam Robert Guha, 05.12. A history of portable Macs from 1989 through 1996.
- SETIonMac: Mac Observers Edges Out Gnomes, 05.11. Team Mac Observer squeaked past Team Lockergnome by four work units this morning.
- SETIonMac: Team 6100 grows to five members, 05.11. Team has grown to five members and completed five units, with more in progress.
- The Rumor Mill: Macintosh Love Bug, Anne Onymus, 05.11. It's been a week since the LoveLetter worm attacked Windows systems. Über-hacker Jeeves Stob explains why the Mac is not a popular virus target.
- Tangerine Fusion: Macintosh Sound: The Great and the Pedestrian, Paulo Rodrigues, 05.11. The iMac DV has stunning sound, so why does the G4 has such a pathetic sound system?
- Low End Mac Gaming: Gaming on '030s, Brian Rumsey, 05.11. There's still some life in those old '030s - and upgrades can be quite reasonable.
- Getting the most value from your Mac, Low End Mac. Thanks to David K. Every's article on MacWeek, we've finally come up with a mission statement for LEM.
- My First Mac: Ten years an Apple user, Brandon Dimcheff, 05.09. "This is when I did the stupidest thing of my life - I sold my PowerBook!"
- Mac Daniel: Field Testing the Carpenter's PB 100 Fix, Manuel Mejia Jr, 05.09. Building and using a battery adapter with the PowerBook 100.
- Virtuality: The natives are growing restless, David Schultz, 05.08. Users are demanding more choices. Should Apple expand the product line?
- Online Tech Journal: Web Content To Go, Dan Knight, 05.08. How to adapt web pages for the handheld computer (Palm, WinCE) user.
- The Rumor Mill: FireFly PowerBook on tap, Anne Onymus, 05.08. Yes, Apple will illuminate future PowerBook keyboards. The technology may surprise you.
- Air Quality: A look at Environmental Illness, Dan Knight's Soapbox, 05.08. Life isn't fair, especially when nice smells can make you sick.
- Team 6100 joins Team Mac Observer, 05.04. New team hopes to harness efforts of many Power Mac 6100s, perhaps the most popular Power Mac ever.
- Mac Musings: Beyond four, Dan Knight, 05.03. "The problem is, there are things the current Macs are not designed to do."
- View From the Classroom: Glad I bought beige, Steve Wood, Low End Mac, 05.02. Despite newer models, it was a good decision.
- My First Mac: A total Mac nerd at 13, Scott Baret, 05.02. "My first computer was an Apple ][e. I first used it when I was two years old...."
- Archive: Miscellaneous Ramblings: PowerBook support issues, continued, Charles Moore, 1/29/99.
- Mac Metamorphosis: Supporting the cause or arrogance?, Eric DeStefano, 05.01. Boycotting Microsoft products is silly and short-sighted.
- Things Macintosh: Where are all the Mac books?, Rodney O. Lain, 05.01. Computer books galore, but where's the Mac section?
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