This is sure a lot of Macs. Makes you wonder, though, what sort of a person has thiskind of setup at home … Continue reading This guy’s got a lot of Macs, and I must say they’re attractively placed, too
(Note: The Daily News blog server is ailing, so I’m posting here for the moment instead of the usual spot for this sort of thing.) As far as I’m concerned, the top three L.A. blogs are L.A. Observed, Laist and L.A. Voice. Now comes word that L.A. Voice creator and ringmaster Mack Reed is leaving … Continue reading Mack Reed getting out of the game
… but between 10 and 30 people a day stop by this blog. That’s more than my other blogs, which get updated way more often. I guess it speaks to the popularity of jazz guitar among Web surfers because most of you arrive here as the result of search engines. Since Google is so Blogger-friendly, … Continue reading Not that I’ve been doing anything lately
To use your older Palm with e-mail services that require SSL on both outgoing and incoming servers (including Yahoo! Mail and Gmail), there are two third-party programs that can get it done. The one I hear most about is SnapperMail, but the versions with SSL are between $49.95 and $59.95. And you can’t download the … Continue reading Agendus Mail SSL Edition for Palm
I have a hard time paying anything over $300 for any old computer. Between $100 and $200, I’ll think about it. Below $100, or free? I’m totally there. I guess it depends on what it is. I did see one of those “lampshade” iMac G4 800 MHz computers at We Love Macs for $499. I … Continue reading What’s your price?
Low End Mac’s Charles W. Moore tells his tale of replacing a dead iMac with something that can run OS X 10.4. He rightly says that for older Macs, 10.3.9 works better, but if you absolutely must run 10.4, here’s what you can run it on: — He recommends G4 Powerbooks and iBooks … naturally.— … Continue reading The oldest Mac you can run 10.4 on
I came across the Web site for Powerbook Guy, who offers many, many parts for old Powerbooks, as well as repair and upgrade services. He has Powerbook 1400 logic boards for $9.95 (used) to $19.95 (new), and when you think about it, getting a logic board only, or a processor card ($7.95 for a 117 … Continue reading Powerbook Guy for parts and repairs