Sunday, February 13, 2000
A Question Of Processors: G3, G4, Or GWhiz?
G4, or not G4: that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous Megahertz numbers, or to take arms against a sea of x86 speed claims, and by opposing end them?
Good Mouse Can Keep Users From Spinning Their Wheels
The Intellimouse Explorer and the Mouseman Wheel are superbly designed. While Microsoft's new LED technology is cool, it's not essential — if you're looking for a new mouse that will give your hand a break, give both a try and pick the one that feels better.
Hands On With The iSub
To use the subwoofer, you must have a new model iMac DV running Mac OS 9 and USB drivers that can be downloaded from Apple's web site. It's hot pluggable so you can connect and disconnect it without restarting your iMac. Though why you'd want to ever unplug it is beyond me.
Five, count-em, five SPU numbers. As The Apple Turns became rumor-monger ("not a professional rumors show in any traditional sense") by speculating two Pismo models, and three new speed-bumped G4s.
Windows 2000 A Huge Boost, But Features Won't Reach Home Users Until 2001
Not that PCs will ever be perfect, or that Microsoft will suddenly start caring as much about helping customers with today's problems as it does about creating the next product we'll be forced to buy. But we can take comfort knowing Microsoft is at least crawling in the right direction.
Senior Navy Officer Has Harsh Words For Microsoft
There are shareware products that have better groupware features than those of Microsoft products.