The Mac News Review 2006 Archive
- 9 million Macs in 2007, Docx Converter for Office 2007 files, frustrated Windows users eye Macs, and more, 12.22. Analyst projects 9 million Mac sales for 2007, frustrated Windows users are eying the Mac, the QuikDrive flash drive, higher capacity drives from Iomega, and conversion for the new MS Office 2007 docx files.
- World's fastest Mac, 'notMac' challenge, Intel Mac bug with target disk mode, and more, 12.15. Also a contest from ThriftyMac, miniStack V2 grows to 750 GB, PROGear's card reader matches Mac Pro and Power Mac G5 styling, and the Ear3 hearing threat detector.
- DiskWarrior 4.0 universal binary, dual- and triple-display support, cable-free USB, and more, 12.08. Also LaCie's Huby USB/FireWire hub, Apricorn's tiny 80 GB hard drive, and FastMac expands iPod repair program to cover 4G iPods.
- MacTablet rumors, OS X 10.4.8boosts Photoshop, Adesso's compact $30 USB keyboard, and more, 12.01. Also a look at Spaces, Apple's rumored 17" widescreen display, top photo editors for the Mac, new iPod stands, iPod A/V integration, and more.
- AMD rumors gain traction, 2.0 GHz G4 upgrade, JukeDock for iPod, FireWire/USB 2.0 combo drive, and more, 11.22. Future Macs may have AMD CPUs, MAXPower G4 upgrades hit 2 GHz, Apricorn's new combo hard drive, colorful JukeDock, and more.
- Mac Pro blows away competition, extended warranties crummy deals, firmware updates for Intel mini and iMac, more, 11.17. Also 7 free Mac maintenance utilities, dual LCD monitors, a vacuum tube amp for the iPod, and more.
- Mac market up 34.6%, Core 2 minis?, red mice and iPods, a $30 Bluetooth 2.0 dongle, and more, 11.10. Also Apple's blue motherboards, Other Red helps orphans in Africa, Bluetooth for G4 minis, SoundTech's XLR-to-USB microphone cable, and more.
- Radeon X1900 for Power Mac G5, DVD-RAM benefits, Spin Doctor 2 digitizes LPs and tapes, and more, 11.03. Also Mac Pro hard drive speed and expandability, Mac T-shirts, dual digital TV tuner for Macs, WiFi signal analysis, another Boot Camp update, and a hot-swap RAID enclosure.
- 12 GB flash drive, Power Mac G5 Dual disassembly, Smart Scroll X software, and more, 10.27. Also Viewsonic's iPod-ready displays, Logitech's NuLooq Navigator, PCIe gigabit ethernet cards, and Blinkit for your iPod.
- Mac attack begins, Xserve Xeon impresses, Apple tops in reliability, Core 2 Quad, and more, 10.20. Also Intel preparing to refresh desktop CPU line, Mac Pro a "worthy successor" to G5, $38 Bluetooth adapter for USB Macs, Danger Phone for VoIP, and more.
- Driverless USB webcam, ergonomic Mac keyboard, 2x Application Server for Windows on Macs, and more, 10.16. Also Intel's clear CPU road map (but Apple's is still unclear), 24" iMac shames TV, world's smallest color laser printer, mobile USB device charger, and more.
- Use any networked computer as an additional Mac display, fixing AirPort problems with OS X 10.4.8, and more, 10.06. Also Logitech's new Edge keyboard, a keyboard cover just for Pro Tools, MondoMouse gives your mouse super powers, and Mac Pro power consumption.
- New iMacs have 802.11n, Apple may go AMD, Japan's PM uses a Mac, a germ free mouse, and more, 09.29. Also Intel offers a million dollars for a Mac mini killer, 24" iMac 'a great system', a new ergonomic keyboard, and Windows-to-Mac migration software from Laplink.
- Apple II greatest PC ever, Core 2 in a Mac mini, iMac Core 2 Duo 'ultimate Mac value', and more, 09.22. Also firmware restoration for Intel Macs, Mac Pro firmware updates, iron on iPod nano cases, Boot Camp beta 1.1.1, and more.
- Core 2 iMac praise, MS Vista 'a pile of crap', Cube redux?, high capacity iPod battery, and more, 09.15. Also the Mac Pro's 'pure, unadulterated power', Parallels now runs on the Mac Pro, iMac Core 2 specs, dual G4 upgrade for MDD and Xserve G4, and more.
- Core 2 7% faster, iMac goes Core 2, G4/1.6 GHz dual, SAFE drive secures data, wireless headphones, and more, 09.08. Also how to share a printer with OS 9, more praise for Logitech Revolution mouse, CrossOver lets you run Windows apps without Windows, a USB car charger for the iPod, and more.
- Logitech's scrolling revolution, G4 upgrades reach 2.0 GHz Mark, Solar Charger for iPods and cell phones, and more, 09.01. Also Mac Pro "the ultimate in desktop computing", Apple USB modem meltdown, Parallels coming to Mac Pro, Mac Pro memory upgrades, and more.
- G3 support in Leopard, 512 MB inadequate for Tiger, free battery recycling, vintage and obsolete Macs, and more, 08.25. Also one Ubuntu switcher is now a 'Macboy' again, security costs make Windows more expensive than OS X, Mac Pro tips and reviews, hand carved iPod stands, and more.
- Apple II greatest PC ever, Apple #1 in consumer satisfaction, Mac Pro security patches, and more, 08.18. Also Classic gone with nary a whisper, Mac Pro 'everything the Power Mac G5 should have been', Dell twice as costly, USB keyboard with iPod dock, and more.
- Mac Pro take apart, Mac Pro vs. Quad G5, no Virtual PC for Macintel, MacMice updates, and more, 08.11. Also first Mac Pro security update, online Mac backup, an iPod cover featuring the first Mac, and more.
- Value of AppleCare, iMac your car, $500 1.6 GHz dual G4 upgrade, zero tension mouse, and more, 08.04. Also WiebeTech's ToughTech drive gains eSATA and listening to your iPod underwater.
- Is 512 MB enough?, Macs gain share in business, wireless Mighty Mouse, Toast adds Blu-ray support, and more, 07.28. Also OWC's FireWire 400 & 800/USB 2.0/eSATA drives, miniXpress 160 GB drive, Jeep flash drives, SteerMouse supports up to 8 buttons plus vertical and horizontal scrolling, and miniStat2 system monitor.
- 'Why I won't buy an Intel Mac', Mac users left out of MS Messenger plans, identify your iMac, and more, 07.21. Also a case for Apple's remote, first speaker phone with VOIP voice control for the Mac, waterproof iPod shuffle housing, and MouseZoom X speeds up your cursor.
- 'Argh' moments switching to OS X, Mac OS 9 'amazingly fast', make your own anti-spam machine, and more, 07.14. Also Mac OS X Routine Maintenance page updated, developer notes for education-only iMac, and a new SATA enclosure for the Mac.
- $899 education iMac, Classic on Intel Macs, LCD in an eMac, Mac mini in a Prius, and more, 07.07. Also Mac mini "almost sinfully attractive", Mac mini benchmarks, iPod Updater 2006-06-28, new iPod car options, and more.
- eMac repair extension program, Core 2 Duo Mac mini world's fastest Mac, $99 full-screen video capture, and more, 06.30. Also customized Mac minis from Rival Computer, students advised to pack a Mac, use multiple iPods with one Mac, iDictionary software for the iPod, and much more.
- Macs take away Microsoft pain, Macs revive James Bond, iMac king of all media, iWoofer, and more, 06.16. Also Windows users guide to switching to the Mac, Bluetooth firmware update for PPC Macs, universal USB 2.0 drive adapter, waterproof case for video iPod, and more.
- Macs bait in Chinese scam, time to switch from OS 9, new U2 iPod, OmniDazzle software, and more, 06.09. Also switching from the Mac, G5 Quad power, the multimedia Mac mini, WD drives now sync with Macs, Guest PC adds MMX support, and more. <
- 5 Apple products among PC World's 100 best, 5 among 25 worst, Mac Pro anticipation, and more, 06.02. Also how Apple eliminates the need to choose between Windows and Mac, Apple's computer recycling program, cool retro speaker for iPod, Microsoft's first Mac-only mouse and keyboard, and more.
- Turn your Mac into a PVR, Mac mini runs Final Cut Studio slowly, Macintel as 'Vista ready' PCs, and more, 05.26. Also the mini's ceaseless fan, Apple price drops in Canada, Seagate swallows Maxtor, dead pixels, and more
- Symantec says buy a Mac, SheepShaver supports Classic on Macintel, painted minis, and more, 05.19. Also email on a Mac Plus, firmware updates for Intel iMac and mini, $159 G4/933 MHz upgrade, FW800/USB 2.0 to SATA bridge board, and more.
- Macintosh G6 clones, Apple tops in tech support, Mac mini Core Duo upgrades, and more, 05.12. Also more on Boot Camp, 1.66 GHz Mac mini vs. 1.83 GHz iMac, Seagate's humongous 750 GB hard drive, Guest PC gets faster, and more.
- OS X safer than Windows, Macs fuel academic turnaround, potential restore from backup problems, and more, 05.05. Also future monitors may look back, new DisplayPort standard, Apple Keyboard Update for Macintel, 750 GB miniStack, Mac mini coverage, an iMac review, and a multi-channel digital audio PCIe card for the last gen Power Macs.
- World gone Apple crazy, voice recognition on Intel Mac mini, 705 GB Seagate drive, 4-drive RAID hardware, and more, 04.28. Also why the Mac version of America's Army has been dropped, using DVD-RAM with OS X, and a new 2-port serial ATA PCI Express card for the latest G5s.
- Apple most innovative company, Microsoft Defections Could Double Mac market, Mac mini with WinXP, and more, 04.21. Also a Mac serial number decoder, top choice diagnostic tools, repair permissions voodoo, PocketMac fo Blackberry provides free sync between Mac and Blackberry, and more.
- Tiny TVMicro tuner, iPatch iSight cover, Intel iMac boots Vista, bank goes Mac, and more, 04.13. Also original ways to get people to switch to the Mac and The Memory Place offers savings on Mac memory upgrades.
- Repair permissions not recommended, OS X 10.4.6 update, Mac mini fails Final Cut Studio, and more, 04.07. Also TVMini HD now available from Apple Store, Keyspan RF remote for Front Row has 60' reach, next gen Deskstar hard drives announced, PC-Mac-Net FileShare reaches version 6, and more.
- Apple tops BusinessWeek 50, many G3 Macs now considered vintage, a tiny 6 GB pocket drive, and more, 03.31. Also touchscreen-enabled iMacs, an AirPort amplifier for iMacs, and new 17" and 19" monitors from Westinghouse Digital.
- $699 Mac mini G4 blowout, Intel graphics substandard for gaming, Mac mini Core Solo lags, and more, 03.24. Also BusinessWeek wants feedback from Mac mini users, Mac mini Core Duo benchmarked against iMac Core Duo, a new research tool for students, and more.
- Mac mini vs. $159 Linspire PC and Microsoft Media Center, OS X through Linux eyes, and more, 03.17. Also the Intel-based Mac mini may make you switch, 20" iMac G5 discontinued, Apple's growing storage business, Logitech's left-handed laser mouse, and more.
- Mac mini CPU transplant, Core Solo mini not so good?, how good is new graphics hardware?, and more, 03.10. Also the new mini compared to the old, upgrading RAM in the Intel Mac mini, Mac TCO half that of Windows, WINE version 0.9.9, and more.
- 12 months with a Mac mini, HD boycott begins, wireless driver increases speed and range, and more, 03.03. Also memory price hikes ahead, PC that looks like a giant iPod, RamJet has RAM for Intel Mac mini, McAfee protection for Mac, and more.
- First OS X malware in the wild, will Apple adopt Windows?, WiFi fears at Canadian university, and more, 02.24. Also limitations of ClamXav for detecting viruses, possible Intel iBook and Mac mini next week, making music with the Mac, and more.
- OS X 10.4.5 fixes Front Row video glitch on Intel iMac, Mac mini inside an SE/30,'I'm not buying a Mac', and more, 02.17. Also, iMac Core Duo sometimes over twice as fast as iMac G5, Intel iMac 'simply the best', tech reviews gone bad, NewerTech improves miniStack enclosure, and more.
- Much praise for Intel iMac, Core Duo keyboard problem, PPC emulator adds Classic to Macintel, and more, 02.10. Reasons to wait on buying an Intel Mac, Apple top brand in European education, new hard drives, and the SheepShaver emulator brings PowerPC Mac emulation to Intel-based Macs.
- 20" iMac G5 price cut, hands on Intel iMacs, one keyboard and mouse to rule them all, and more, 02.03. Also the Universal Binary future of Mac software, widescreen trend just getting started, adios IE5 for Mac, 1.8 GHz dual G4 upgrade, and more.
- Pros and cons of Intel iMac, Mac compatible ergonomic USB keyboard, a truly tiny USB hard drive, and more, 01.27. Also profitable iMac Core Duo, G-Drive Q with FW400/800 + USB2 + eSATA, one mile wirless, stereo HD video system includes Macs minis, and more.
- Sonnet's 1.7 GHz dual G4 upgrade, $35 USB Bluetooth adapter, folder sync software, clustering software, and more, 01.20. Also new iMac has ATI Radeon graphics, MacWireless expands line, Maxtor media server for Mac, and more.
- Apple unveils Intel-based iMac, NewerTech improves miniStack, Ferrari F-20 display, new drives, and more, 01.13. Also Seagate prepares Iomega killer, RadTech unveils a host of new products at Macworld, a big noise reduction rack, and more.
- Mac OS X 'best OS', G5 Quad 'best workstation', Mac mini built into a kitchen, wireless USB, and more, 01.06. Also NewerTech miniStack named mini accessory of the year, Bluetooth firmware update, new Logitech keyboard and mouse for Mac, mailbox recovery tool, and more.
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