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Other articles in the series Find Yourself with GPS
- Comparing Two Early iPhone GPS Navigation Apps (25 Sep 09)
- Garmin nuvi 255W Focuses on Navigation (07 Aug 08)
- Back in the Saddle with the TomTom Go 720 GPS (27 May 08)
- 2006 Gift Ideas for the Macintosh-Minded (07 Dec 06)
- Magellan RoadMate 3000T/6000T Heads Downhill (04 Dec 06)
- Garmin StreetPilot 2720 Ups the Ante for Car Navigation (15 May 06)
- Magellan RoadMate 760 GPS Speaks Out (21 Nov 05)
- On the Road with the Magellan RoadMate 700 (08 Aug 05)
- Bringing Order to NYC Chaos: Garmin StreetPilot c330 (23 May 05)
- Instructions from Outer Space: GPS Car Navigation (16 May 05)
- Internet-Guided Offline Recreation (IGOR): Geocaching (09 Jun 03)
- GPSy 3.0 Maps New Features (06 Apr 98)
- Driving Through Trees: Using GPSy (14 Jul 97)
- Feeling Lost? An Overview of Global Positioning Systems (14 Jul 97)
Our look into GPS continues with a review of the Garmin Forerunner 201 from the aptly named runner Paul Lightfoot. Dawn D'Angelillo then joins us to talk about the serious problems surrounding obsolete electronics and the need for better recycling facilities and programs. Glenn Fleishman covers the release of the Mac Desktop Controller for the Sonos wireless speaker system, and we look at Yahoo's purchase of Konfabulator and the releases of OmniWeb 5.1.1 and DoorStop X 1.0, along with the official story of .Mac bandwidth limits.
OmniWeb 5.1.1 Released -- The Omni Group has released OmniWeb 5.1.1 to fix a variety of minor bugs and improve compatibility with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. You can read the full change list on the OmniWeb Release Notes page linked below; suffice to say that if you use OmniWeb, particularly with Tiger, you'll want to download the 6 MB update to eliminate some annoying page drawing problems on certain sites and crashes in specific situationsShow full article
Apple Discloses, Limits .Mac Bandwidth Transfers -- Apple's .Mac service has played it coy for years about how much bandwidth transfer (bytes to and from your Web pages and other parts of your account) are included with your annual $100 feeShow full article
DoorStop X 1.0 Enhances Mac OS X's Firewall -- Back in 1998, Open Door Networks shipped DoorStop, the first firewall for the Mac. The program was subsequently licensed to Symantec for Norton Personal Firewall, and now Open Door has released DoorStop X, a new version for Mac OS X 10.3 Panther and 10.4 TigerShow full article
Yahoo Gets With a New Konfab -- Yahoo announced today that it has purchased Konfabulator, an application (for both Mac OS X and Windows) which enables users to run small custom applications - called Widgets - right on their desktopShow full article
Adam Talks about Macworld Expo on Tech Night Owl -- Time for another radio interview, this time with Gene Steinberg of the Tech Night Owl Live. Gene and I talked for a while about Macworld Expo Boston, what it was like, and why it has shrunk so much over the last few yearsShow full article
iMix Playlist Representing Apple History -- Want to have some fun? The final "stunt" in the MacBrainiac Challenge at last week's Macworld Expo in Boston was to create a playlist from tracks in the iTunes Music Store with about 10 songs whose titles best represented Apple's corporate historyShow full article
Testing a Sonos Digital Music System was like staying at a four-star hotel on somebody else's dime. The system lets you stream music around a house using Ethernet or mesh wireless as the connection mediumShow full article
As electronics enthusiasts, it's easy for us to get excited about new iPods, faster processors, sleek iBooks, and flat-screen monitors. But most of us have given little thought to what becomes of the equipment we replace. An estimated 130 million computers will be manufactured and sold this year, as well as untold numbers of cell phones, televisions, and other electronic devicesShow full article
I have been running regularly for many years. Although I gave up competing 20 years ago, I still like to jog around the lanes and footpaths in Cornwall, England for an hour or so each morningShow full article
More GarageBand Content and Summer Sale -- Jeff Tolbert, the author of our two Take Control ebooks about GarageBand, is seemingly inexhaustible when it comes to telling people about his favorite music-making program from AppleShow full article
The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be faster. Low-end monitors -- A reader looks for feedback on refurbished and inexpensive monitorsShow full article