Posts Tagged ‘g3’

More On Mars Curiosity’s Processor

Interesting IAmA on reddit with the Mars Curiosity team. Lots of great stuff but being a programmer this caught my eye: You are right that the processor does feel acient. Our current smarthphones are more powerful. The reasoning for this is three-fold. First of all, the computer was selected about 8 years ago, so we […]

New G4 upgrade cards

Sonnet Technologies has announced new upgrades for the G3’s! The new Encore/ZIF G4 800 MHz and 1.0 GHz models are shipping now: Encore/ZIF G4 800 MHz-1M EG4-800-1M $349.95 Encore/ZIF G4 1.0 GHz-1M EG4-1000-1M-U $499.95 NOTE: Encore/ZIF 1.0 GHz models with the part number EG4-1000-1M (without -U) are compatible only with Beige G3 models, and should […]

Panther Coming Soon

Apple Announced Mac OS X Panther ships in a few day (October 24th to be exact). I’m excited, but I doubt I will upgrade very soon. In all honesty, I just moved to 10.2 rather recently. Why you may ask? Because I value my stability, and upgrading always introduces new issues. My system is running […]