Power PC 750 processor upgrade "clock chipping" means that the CPU is clocked beyond its rated performance specification, in an attempt to extract additional performance. There are three principal reasons why clock chipping the PowerPC 750 is unacceptable: (1) The PowerPC 750 processor manufacturer (IBM or Motorola) does not guarantee performance beyond the rated speed specification; (2) Running at faster than rated processor clock speeds increases heat … Read more
George Anderson wrote me a few days later with a very similar problem. I suggested trying Matt's cure - and it worked for George as well.
Its press release states that GoMac 1.4.1 addresses three important conflicts. "Most importantly, the bug was fixed which had caused avariety of programs … Read more
"DiskEssentials stopped shipping until a few bugs could be corrected with DiskRX. We are currently holding hundreds of orders until successful testing has been completed. We will know by the end of the week if we can resume production of DiskEssentials. Thanks for your patience. For existing DiskEssentials owners, another patch will be posted here by Friday. We do not anticipate having any more patches, although we are in development of version 1.2 which will include features such as optimization and bootable CD. Stay … Read more
Update: Marc Moini informs me that he has just posted Public Beta 2 of Startup Doubler to his web page. He writes: "Biggest change in this version is that it's now compatible with Speed Doubler … Read more
Speaking of doublers, Connectix is now shipping Speed Doubler 8.
Finally, a recent MacWEEK column by Henry Norr offered his recommendations as to what third-party utilities best enhance Mac OS 8. Check it out.
Meanwhile, I have gotten a few other reports of problems with GoMac 1.4, including one from Jeanie Auble that notes that GoMac 1.4 prevented QuckMail Administrator 3.6 from quitting (downgrading to GoMac 1.2 worked-around … Read more