Jumbo PowerBook storage

Negrino, Tom
November 1993
Macworld;Nov93, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p108
Presents results of tests conducted among 13 large-capacity hard drives for Apple PowerBooks. Similarities observed in tested drive performance; Bundled software; Installation; Reuse of old drives; Selecting the right drive. INSET: Behind our tests (explanation), by Mark Hurlow..


Related Articles

  • PowerBook storage tops 300MB. Yaffe, Gideon; Moran, Tom // Macworld;Oct93, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p35 

    Reports on the introduction of a 340-megabyte hard drive for the Macintosh PowerBooks and PowerBook Duos computers. Procom's Atom 340 series; APS' T-340 series; Use of Toshiba's MK-2326FB mechanism; Price.

  • Soup Up Your PowerBook. Breen, Christopher // Macworld;Jan2003, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p70 

    Presents information on the processes involved in replacing the computer hard drive and upgrading the random access memory (RAM) system in a Wall Street Power Book G3 and Titanium Power Book G4 from Apple Computer. Access to the hidden RAM slot; Tools and equipment needed; Attachment of...

  • FEEDBACK. Green, Vincent; Skinner, Andrew; Mills, Steve; Barnes, John D.; Barrows, Larry; Ward, Tony; Engst, Adam C.; Boone, Drew; Breen, Christopher; Schmid, Steven R.; Fahrmeyer, Lisa; Doyle, Martin; Farivar, Cyrus; Griffin, Jeff; Fleishman, Glenn; Lucas, John M.; Maynard, Randy A.; Sawady, Joram; Syria, Chris // Macworld;Nov2004, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p10 

    Presents letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues. "The Next Do-It-Yourself Mac," which gave instructions on removing the original drive from a PowerBook G4 and installing a superdrive; "Turn Your Mac Into a Picture Frame," which outlined steps for...

  • Speedy 'Books. Cohen, Peter // Macworld;Apr2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p16 

    This article reports that the firm Apple has refreshed the entire PowerBook G5 line to make them faster and more powerful, and in most cases, has lowered prices. Top processor speeds in the PowerBooks have increased from 1.33 gigahertz (GHz) to 1.5 GHz on the 12-inch models and from 1.5 GHz to...

  • Better Backup Strategy. Michaels, Philip // Macworld;Aug2005, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p128 

    Focuses on the use of 160GB LaCie FireWire drive and a copy of EMC Dantz's Retrospect 6.0 for Macintosh Desktop to repair hard drive of a 15-inch PowerBook by the author. Downloading of Joe Kissell's "Take Control of Mac OS X Backups" e-book for pointers on setting up a backup system.

  • Cheaper by the gigabyte. Riofrio, Melissa // PC World;Mar95, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p215 

    Presents tips for purchasing hard disk computer drives. Evaluation of upgrade standards and quality; Testing of bus and drive performance; List of available drives in the market; Price comparison. INSET: Compression software: The other hard disk upgrade..

  • Mastering computers. Goldsborough, Reid // Tech Directions;Mar2000, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p15 

    Reveals the factors to consider when buying Apple Macintosh computers. Contrast with `Wintel' machines, personal computers running on Microsoft Windows and powered by an Intel microprocessor; Need to select the software and peripherals first and the hardware platform later; Features of the...

  • Sometimes you just need more space. Lee, Mie-Yun // Business Journal (Central New York);03/09/2001, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p4 

    Presents advice on selecting and purchasing hard drives. Use of a Small Computer System Interface hard drive for quick saving and opening of programs; Need to check compatibility, storage space and performance; Price information.

  • GET WHAT YOU PAID FOR. D.J. // Working Mother;Apr2001, p22 

    Suggests ways to help consumers determine whether they actually got the memory, processor and hard disk specified in computers they bought. Windows; Mac.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics