I think it's pretty safe to say that none of this "Web 2.0" business, bubble or no bubble, would've gotten off the ground if it weren't for Ajax. It's a term that techies throw around a lot, and miraculously, the meaning doesn't seem to have gotten terribly distorted: Ajax still refers to the set of Web development techniques that may render obsolete the phenomenon of the page view count. And since it's pretty cool--I mean, try to imagine a world without Google Maps or Flickr--some start-ups seem to like to … Read more
Cherry OS - who'll be the first?: A new software package claims to emulate Mac OS X on Intel and AMD-based systems. Is it hype, or a viable opportunity to experience an Apple OS on non-Apple hardware?
Moving everything from a G3 to an iMac G5: One user has a quest: to port every piece of data and every user setting from his old G3 to a shiny new iMac G5. Contained in this thread are various suggestions for doing so.
ResourcesCherry OS - who'll be the first? Moving everything from a G3 to an iMac G5
Panther "stuttering freeze": An issue where the system becomes unresponsive, but the mouse can still move -- albeit in a jerky fashion. Commonalities among those experiencing the problem include iTunes running, and the presence of certain USB devices or drivers.
Trackpad: Cursor jumps erratically while typing: Cursors on PowerBooks and iBooks continue to move while typing even when "Ignore Trackpad while typing" option is on. Trackpads are so sensitive, it seems, that one user was even able to move the cursor via his trackpad through a 1" phone book.
MacFixIt Forums moderater David Marshall (dkmarsh) has started a repository for information about the newest iApp, GarageBand.
So far the thread contains links to various sources of information about GarageBand, as well as some discussion about device support and minimum system requirements. More.
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The Panther Poll This thread asks "What are your plans regarding the installation of Mac OS X 10.3 "Panther)?"
Panther Installed? How Did It Go? This thread contains general discussion about problematic and silky-smooth Panther installations.
Power Macintosh G5 and SCSI This thread discusses several issues facing Power Macintosh G5 owners who want to use SCSI volumes. One poster writes "The Adaptec website confirms that although both the 2906 and 2930 scsi cards will work with OS X 10.x, they will not work in a G5 due to voltage differences. Here's the quote … Read more