Best travel accessories: G-DRIVE mobile hard drive and TruePower battery

G-DRIVE mobile — portable FireWire/USB drive for MacBook Pro Company: G-Technology Price: $150 for 500 GB I’m using both these portable Mac accessories today

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Nemo Memo – Nemo’s Helpful Holiday Hints for Stocking Stuffer Suggestions


Small speakers don’t get any cooler than Ice from i.Sound. They are tiny, with a surprisingly robust audio. Power them via USB from your computer, or with a clever AC adapter

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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FastMac Dual 1.4 GHz G4 AGP processor upgrade
Review


Why upgrade an older computer? Macs are expensive. Especially if you’re talking about replacing one older tower with another. So is it worth upgrading an older G4? Guy takes a look at the 1.4GHz upgrade from FastMac to find out.

About Guy Serle

Guy is a long-time Mac user (since 1987) and insists on inflicting his opinions on technology even when others around him wishes he wouldn't. He's married and the father of two sons. He used to take Tae Kwon Do until the shame of being beaten up by teenagers became too great. He now gets his fix for personal humiliation each week as the co-host of the MyMac Podcast with GazMaz

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MyMac Podcast #126
Katrin Eismann and Rick Stringer


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Robert Hazelrigg joins Tim, Chad, and Guy for our roundtable discussion on the weeks Mac and Apple news. He also reviews a processor upgrade for the original iMac and the Crumpler Bag. David Cohen spends time responding to listener feedback – dodging potential Microsoft detection of running Vista in a virtual machine, and getting Bonjour for Windows working effectively on an Airport network. Plus John Nemo interviews Katrin Eismann, the author of Real World Digital Photography.

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Links from the show:

crumplerbags (Super Annoying Website Warning)
FastMac
Variant Frequencies Podcast
Katrin Eismann
Photoshop Restoration & Retouching
Adobe Events

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TruePower AC Laptop Adapter
Review

Construction is robust, and a movie on FastMac’s web site demonstrates how much abuse the cable and power briquette can withstand.

About John Nemerovski

John "Nemo" Nemerovski is MyMac's Reviews Editor. He is a private and small group personal technology tutor in Tucson, Arizona, USA, with an emphasis on iPad and iPhone training, plus basic computing, digital photography, and Photoshop. Nemo is an accomplished music instructor on keyboard and guitar, and an expert artisan bread baker. If you are interested in writing reviews or requesting a product review on MyMac, contact him: nemo [ a t ] mymac [ d o t ] c o m.

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Dual 1.4 GHz G4 AGP processor upgrade – Review


Why upgrade an older computer? Especially one that’s over 4-5 years old? Why not just get a new Mac and keep up with the Jones? I’ll tell you why. Macs are expensive. Especially if you’re talking about replacing one older tower with another. The price for a new Mac Pro without any bells and whistles is $2200.

About Guy Serle

Guy is a long-time Mac user (since 1987) and insists on inflicting his opinions on technology even when others around him wishes he wouldn't. He's married and the father of two sons. He used to take Tae Kwon Do until the shame of being beaten up by teenagers became too great. He now gets his fix for personal humiliation each week as the co-host of the MyMac Podcast with GazMaz

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