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Disable Caps Lock

If you find yourself pressing the Caps Lock key accidentally as much as I do, note that you can disable it entirely in Mac OS X. Open the Keyboard & Mouse preference pane, click the Modifier Keys button, and in the dialog that appears, select No Action from the Caps Lock pop-up menu. You could remap it to another modifier instead, but that might make using differently configured Macs more difficult.

 
 

Current Quadra Prices

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Mark Anbinder reported on the Quadra price drops two issues ago, but we've had requests for the actual pricing, and some additional information appeared too late for Mark's article. Pricing on the current Quadra models now looks like this:

                                       Previous  New     Percent
                                       Apple     Apple   Change
                                       price     price
 
 Quadra 650 8/230 w/512K VRAM/         $2,399    $2,129   11%
                    Ethernet & FPU
 Quadra 650 8/230CD w/1 MB VRAM/       $2,739    $2,479    9%
                    Ethernet & FPU
 Quadra 650 8/500CD w/1 MB VRAM/       $3,339    $3,069    8%
                    Ethernet & FPU
 Quadra 660AV 8/230 w/1 MB VRAM        $2,289    $1,879   18%
 
 Quadra 660AV 8/230CD w/1 MB VRAM      $2,579    $2,159   16%
 
 Quadra 660AV 8/500CD w/1 MB VRAM      $3,169    $2,759   13%
 
 Quadra 800 8/230 512K VRAM/           $2,739    $2,439   11%
                    Ethernet & FPU
 Quadra 800 8/500 w/1 MB VRAM/         $3,379    $3,079    9%
                    Ethernet & FPU
 Quadra 800 8/500CD w/1 MB VRAM/       $3,649    $3,349    8%
                    Ethernet & FPU
 Quadra 800 8/1000 w/1 MB VRAM/        $4,089    $3,789    7%
                    Ethernet & FPU
 Quadra 840AV 8/230/1 MB VRAM/         $3,619    $3,199   12%
                            Ethernet
 Quadra 840AV 8/230CD/1 MB VRAM/       $3,909    $3,489   11%
                            Ethernet
 Quadra 840AV 16/500CD/1 MB VRAM/      $4,849    $4,419    9%
                            Ethernet
 Quadra 840AV 16/1000CD/1 MB VRAM/     $5,559    $5,119    8%
                            Ethernet
 Quadra 950 8/SD w/1 MB VRAM           $3,559    $3,149   12%
 
 Quadra 950 33 MHz 8/230/1 MB VRAM     $4,089    $3,679   10%
 
 Quadra 950 33 MHz 8/500 w/1 MB VRAM   $4,659    $4,249    9%
 
 Quadra 950 33 MHz 16/1000 w/1 MB VRAM $5,729    $5,309    7%
 
 Quadra 950 33 MHz 0/1000 w/1 MB VRAM  $7,999    $7,329    8%

 

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