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Macintosh Resources

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Official Product Guide

Macintosh Products Guide Apple’s guide to Mac hardware and software.



Accelerate Your Mac News and reviews to help you get that performance edge out of your Mac.
Every Mac A comprehensive index of every Apple Macintosh model as well as MacOS-compatibles and processor upgrade cards.
Low End Mac Sooner or later, every Mac (even yours) will be considered low-end. Use this site to make the most of it.
MacMod News, guides, forums, and links for Macintosh modding.



Microsoft Mactopia If you’re using any Mac software from Microsoft, you’ll need this web site. (It’s okay ... it’s not THAT bad!)


Hints, Tips, and FAQs

Mac OS X Hints This is where people who ask “I wonder if I can do XYZ in OS X” post what they learn after tinkering around.
MacTips Practical tips that help you use Apple stuff. There’s also a YouTube channel.
OS X FAQ Solutions to the most commonly desired wishes of OS X. From here, subscribe to Bob “Dr. Mac” LeVitus’ daily OS X tip by e-mail.


MacOS and GUI

The Creative Box Desktop pictures, icons, hacks, schemes, and more. Large index and collection of desktop pictures.
DV Graphics Icons, desktops, design servies, and home of “Iconize Me!”
Macalicious Desktops, Icons, Boot Panels, ATMs, and more—geared to OS X with Classic resources also available. Huge, high-quality wallpaper collection offered by Mac News Network.
MacKiDo A cult of Mac advocacy, how-to’s, reference, news, and more. Shareware library, discussion boards, classifieds, Mac museum, and “the cult.”
RAILhead Design Everything you need to get you on your way to total Macintosh interface customization. Includes daily news from the Mac/art community as well as notable software releases, icon collections, desktop pictures, high-quality free and commercial fonts, Kaleidoscope schemes, and top-quality design services.


Live and Archived Streaming Internet Broadcasts

Apple Events This page lists the most recent Apple events available for streaming on demand or, in some cases, live. Events include Macworld Expo and WWDC keynotes, television commercials, and product demonstrations.
MacRadio Providing live Mac entertainment five nights a week. Content includes commentary, gaming, tips, and interviews.


Other Operating Systems/Scripting

AppleScript Apple’s own AppleScript resource center. Includes help and examples, free scripts, ratings of scriptable applications, and a developer section.
MacScripter Large index of AppleScript resources including news, message boards, weekly script picks, debugging software, books, an e-zine, and outside links.
MacWindows The web site for Macintosh/Windows integration solutions.



The Missing Bite The Missing Bite specializes in Apple Logo Gear and Think Different Posters. There’s also Apple shirts, hats, mugs, stickers, watches, and more. Free shipping anywhere in the USA.
SecondhandMac Venue for selling and buying used Macs.



iCalShare A large directory of shareable calendars which are free to download and can be imported by programs such as Apple’s iCal and by Mozilla Calendar.
Postforum Exchange ideas, get help, and learn from others in the world of digital post production. The emphasis is on editing, animation, compositing, and multimedia production—including DVD authoring.


Reading Material

Applefritter Read “the Obscure, the Unusual, [and] the Exceptional” stories of Macintosh modification and little-known Apple hardware.
Apple History An excellent corporate history of Apple Computer, Inc. Includes bios of every Apple and Macintosh computer known.
The Apple Online Museum The Apple Online Museum is dedicated to the history of Apple Computer, featuring a comprehensive database of historical facts and information on the company and its products.
Design : talkboard An interactive graphic design and creative field forum for designers of all disciplines.
The Mothership An archive of Lisa and early Macintosh advertising and brochures.
WikiMac The Wiki Information Project for Macintosh Users is a multilingual, international Macintosh knowledgebase that can be freely read and edited by any viewer. WikiMac aims to be a complete Macintosh information database.



EMailman Resources for all things e-mail: clients, hosting, servers, lists, attachment encoding, webmail, PDAs, etc.


Special Interest The home page of “the other Steve.”


International Communities

Austrian Macintosh Online Community (AMOC) An Austrian-based Internet community offered in the German language.
Club Mac An Australian-based user group started in 1985. Besides the web site, paying members have access to Club Mac’s magazine, MACinations; a comprehensive public domain software library; a nine-line bulletin board service for member e-mail, news, software, etc.; Club Mac Helpline; and monthly meetings.

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