Dells Much Cheaper than the MacBook Pro? Well, Sometimes…

Back in the olden days, say pre-June of 2005, people knew Macs cost more than a comparable PC. But, with the fundamental differences in architecture, …(read more)

Useful Finder Shortcuts

For sometime now it has been possible to customize your computer with so many extensions, widgets, shareware, freeware, donationware, etc. that your so called “Mac” …(read more)

Fink: The Power of Open Source

Of all the applications you use on your Mac, which is the one you truly cannot live without? Do I hear GarageBand. Did someone say …(read more)

Setting Up Mail for Mac

Introduction The latest release of Mail, available on Mac OS X ‘Tiger’, is one of the simplest yet effective e-mail clients.  E-Mail has become one …(read more)

Microsoft Vista: Another Reason to Switch to Apple

In 1984, Apple Computer ran a still-talked about Super Bowl ad. It is often credited for starting the annual competition for best ads during the …(read more)

ER 6i from Etymotic Research - I can’t hear you! No, really, I can’t hear you!!

The digital music revolution means for me that I can carry everything I might ever want to listen to with me everywhere I go. More …(read more)

iWeb: A First Look

A few days ago I purchased the new iLife Suite. It arrived and I have spent the weekend exploring some of the new features in …(read more)

A Dozen Mac Gems Unearthed In 2005

What where your favorite applications you found for the Mac in 2005? Everyone does a “top ten favorites of the year” and I’m no different …(read more)

6 Great Bags for Your iBook or Powerbook

Whether you are a commuter, a hiker, or a world-traveler, owning an iBook or Powerbook means owning a bag. I have tried out over 10 …(read more)

The Applications You Really Need

A coworker recently started taking an interest in the PowerBook that I bring to work each day. After asking me several questions about it I …(read more)

Product Review: Solitaire Till Dawn X

What with today being MondayI thought we could all do with something to relax us. To that end I am going to recommend a nifty …(read more)

Exploring the Utilities Folder, Part One: The Terminal

Anyone who has ever gone poking around in Applications might have come across the Utilities folder. If you take a look inside you will find …(read more)