What's New - Feb 21, 2001

By: James Reynolds - Revised: 2006-07-03 devin


What's new for the Mac in the previous month:
  • General issues, workarounds and fixes
  • New Software and hardware
  • Software and hardware updates/patches

Mac Manager Mail Archive

Searchable back to 1993.

Go to http://www.macos.utah.edu/ - "General Info" - "Mac Manager Mail Archive"

Contact us for the Mac Mgr password.

Mac OS X

PDF with volume pricing.

OSL or the Bookstore.

How many are interested?

Mac OS X development

The final release is a month away.

Start learning Mac OS X:
  • www.resexcellence.com/osx/
  • www.macfixit.com/reports/macosx.shtml
  • developer.apple.com/macosx/

New Software

Search & Rescue 3.0
Extension Overload 5.7.2

Full listing (660K file): http://www.macos.utah.edu/ - "Meetings" - "Previous Notes"

Hardware News

PowerBook G4, PowerMac G4/733 bookstore availability

G4/733 Mhz, 6 week waiting time.
Bookstore hasn't seen any.
They will not stock them. If you want one, you must special order it.

PowerBook G4, 45 day waiting time.
Bookstore just got in the first order of Powerbook G4's.
400 Mhz is $2339; 500 Mhz is $3149.


Macworld Tokyo
Feb. 22-24.
New iMacs. DVD/CD-RW, G4 chip.
New iBooks yet?