Now at LIMac:Interesting Web Sites
A collection of WWW sites you probably will find of interest
for their information and software downloads:
Hardly comprehensive, but I've found it worthwhile to Bookmark these while sufing the 'Net.
If you feel that a certain WWW page is important enough to be listed here,
send E-mail to Bradley Dichter and I will add it to this list. Also send a quick e-mail if a link goes bad.
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News and Informative Publications

MacSurfer's Headline News THE ESSENTIAL PAGE TO VISIT DAILY Breaking news on Mac price drops
Tucows Macintosh Mac downloads
Apple Links Updated daily
MacFixIt Home Page Bug reports and workarounds.
Version Tracker THE OTHER ESSENTIAL PAGE TO VISIT DAILY - New Software Releases
Mac|Life online version of magazine formerly known as MacAddict
Low End Mac, where Macs age gracefully
The Macintosh Resource Pageupdated
MacInTouch (Ric Ford from MacWEEK)
Murphy Mac useful tech tips with animated tutorial screencasts NEW
(Ziff-Davis) ZD Net NewsUPDATED
Apple Discussions and maybe some answers
Apple-history model specs goes all the way back to the Apple I. Check out the Company History too. (This part is falling behind.)
Mac serial number to specs lookup NEW
Apple Service & Support Search Apple's Knowledge Base for the answers - No Apple ID requiredUPDATED
Computer User News Mac specific sub-section
Macintosh networking in plain English (
Mobile High Speed solutions for Mac OS X from nova media NEW old advertisements and timeline 1976 to 1995
Some Cool Apple-Related Movies and commercials falling behind

Mac and iMac books

Peachpit Press Featuring Titles such as:
 The Little Mac Book, Seventh Edition covers Mac OS 9.1
 The Little Mac Book, Sixth Edition covers Mac OS 8.5
 The Little Mac Book, Fifth Edition covers Mac OS 8 (Still in print)
 The Little Mac OS X Book by Robin Williams
 Mac OS X v.10.2 Jaguar Killer Tips
 Beyond The Little Mac Book
 Mac OS 9.1: Visual QuickStart Guide
 Mac OS 8.5: Visual QuickStart Guide
 Windows for Mac Users
 The Mac is not a typewriter
 Sad Macs, Bombs, and Other Disasters, 4th Edition covering Mac OS 9 and G4s
 The Macintosh Bible, 8th Edition. Comprehensively covers Mac OS 9 and 10
 Final Cut Express Visual QuickStart Guide
 iPhoto 2 Visual QuickStart Guide

Hardware Support (AKA Software for Hardware)

The Mac Driver Museum A Collection of Orphaned Drivers for all Macs
APC Software Downloads For PowerChute Personal Edition for Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X
APC End User Trade-UPS Program
Apple Computer, Inc. Recent Software Downloadableupdated
unofficial Airport Extreme/Express Printer Compatibility List
APS Software (PowerTools) Updates
Asanté Technologies Downloads Manuals and drivers and FAQ
ATI video cards - driver updates
Macintosh Logic Board Battery Information
PowerRIP 2000 downloads for EPSON and HP inkjet printers
    Also Mac FAQ Page Now sold by iProof Systems UPDATED
Costar (now Dymo) Label printer software No Mac OS X support yetUPDATED
Epson Printers and Scanners and Digital CamerasUPDATED
Fujitsu desktop hard drives - Jumper Settings and specs and laptop drives too.UPDATED
FWB Download CenterHard Disk Toolkit, CD-ROM Toolkit, Storage Wizard etc.
Global Village Software (FAX MODEM Software & Firmware updates)
Hewlett Packard Software UpdatesUPDATED
Kensington MouseWorks Software Download For System 7.5, Mac OS 8.1 to 9 and Mac OS X generationsupdated
Kodak: Consumer Digital Camera Software Includes firmware updates for some cameras
LaCie Silverlining Pro and Lite Software Updates.updated
MicroNet Software Updates No new updates in yearsUPDATED
Microtek: Latest scanner drivers for your scanner model (newest releases don't work with older scanners)updated
Phonex NeverWire 14 Powerline Ethernet bridge system Info only-no software required Bradley recommended
Portrait Display, Inc. - Mac FAQ Now up to Version 6.25 - Download formupdated
QMS Printers now merged with Minolta
Seagate hard drive jumper settings and specs see other drive types via "Disc Encyclopedia Indices".
SuperMac by UMAX Mac clones Assorted useful if out of date info for owners of these machines.
Supra MODEM Firmware and FAXcilitate updates Now owned by SONICblue. Last FAXcilitate, version 2.3.1 is two years old
SyQuest Repair
SyQuest Support: User Guides and Mac Info and Direct Sales Order Form<-may not work anymore
Tektronix Printers Software and Driversupdated
UMAX scanner drivers: MagicScan/VistaScan/PowerColor info and TechNotes Software no longer downloadable, you must buy it on CD. Doesn't support Mac OS 9.2.1 anyway
UMAX Software Updates for their clone hardware
US Robotics Download Library and Other support documents
Wacom Driver Download for Mac OS 7-9updated and for Mac OS X
Xante Printer Driver updates: Mac OS 8 and 9 and Mac OS X
Yamaha CD recorder firmware updatesupdated

Links and Search for more links

Everything Macintosh Categorical list of links to Mac companiesupdated
The ULTIMATE Macintosh (not so ultimate - has not been updated since August of 2000)
ODG Directory of New York Users Groups For other groups, not just MacOS
c|net Online Always something interesting for computer stuff
c|net's Uses many search engines
Alta Vista WWW Search Engine One of the Best!
Google Another very good search site

Software Support - Commercial

Adobe Downloadsupdated
Adobe Type Library Review and Buy fonts online and note New Releases
Aladdin Systems Software Updaters Stuffit Deluxe, Spring Cleaning, iClean, DragStrip, etc.updated
Broderbund Software Updates
Caere Software Library Now ScanSoft-OmniPage,OmniForm, PhotoSoap, PowerShow, PaperPort, Typist scanner for Quadrasupdated
Chronos Personal/Group Organizer (was called Consultant)
Products from former Claris Corp. Except ClarisCAD. See Support Info updated
Connectix Updaters (Virtual PC, RAM & Speed Doubler)updated
DeltaGraph updaters now owned by SPSS
Diehl Graphsoft Software Downloads Now by Nemetschek North America (MinCAD and VectorWorks)updated
Extensis (Suitcase, Portfolio, QX-Tools, CollectPro etc.) Download trial version or updatesupdated
FileMaker Product Updatersupdated
Intuit's Quicken Updates Quicken version 6 through 2002 updaters
Macromedia Software Updates including Freehand 7 through 10 updaters
MacSpeech downloads for iListen and related
Micromat Software Updates TechTool Pro & Drive 10 (MacEKG is abandoned)
Microsoft Macintosh Downloads
Now Software Updates by Power On Software (ACTION Utilities, Now Up-To-Date & Contact, Rewind, DiskLock, Space Doctor) updated
Opcode Download page Studio Vision and Vision DSP MIDI music creation/edit programs
Quark Inc. Xpress updaters and moreupdated
QuarkForums Read what other users are saying about Quark's programs. More bad than good.
StyleScript and PowerPrint Updatesupdated
Symantec (SAM, NUM, etc.) File Download Area (ACT for Mac has been discontinued)
TypeStyler III v3.7.2 updater (from 3.4.6) by Strider Softwareupdated
Tropical software TopXNotes (rated 5 stars by versiontracker users) & TopXNotes iPod NEW

Internet Goodies including browser Plug-ins

Adobe Reader 7 For Mac OS 10.2.8 and newer - For Forum reading
Adobe Reader 6.0.1 for Mac 10.2.2 to 10.2.7 (also get 6.0.2 and 6.0.3a updaters)
Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.1 for Mac OS 9.1 to OS X 10.2.1
Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0.5 - for Mac OS 8.6 to 9.0.4 but with Mac OS 8.6 some features may not be available.
Acrobat Reader 4.0.5a For Mac OS 7.5.3 to 8.5.1
Use Acrobat Reader 3.0.2 for non-power Macs running System 7.1.2 or newer.
Netscape Navigator 3.0.4: 68K (PPC version no longer available)
Netscape Navigator 4.0.7 System 7.6.1 or newer required
Netscape Communicator 4.8 128-bit - Best For Power Macs
Netscape 6.2.3 for Mac OS 8.6-9 and Mac OS X Jury is still out on this release.
Netscape 7.02 for Mac OS 9.1-9.2.2 Power Mac or Netscape 7.2 for OS X
Net-Print page Allow you to print just a selection of text from a web page.
RealPlayer Basic 7.0 for System 7 and 68040 with FPU 40MHz recommended for 28.8K streamed sound bites
RealPlayer Basic 8.0 for Mac OS 8.1 or better and 200MHz PPC or better only - sound and videoupdated
RealPlayer 10 for Mac OS X
Shockwave Installer for PPC only - Macromedia Flash Installer for PPC onlyupdatedGet interactive on the web


Ambrosia Software Updates
Info-Mac Recent additions Shareware
c|net's shareware library
Nifty Neato Software's Snitch - Get Info enhancer
TechTool Lite v3.0.4 Great desktop rebuild and PRAM zapper for Mac OS 8 to 9.2.2


Central Digital Resources Large format scanning and printing
Computer Quick Online Ordering
MacConnect - Internet Access and web hosting for the MacOS
Ardito Business Systems Epson repairs in West Babylon

Local Retailers of Macintosh and iPod and related products

Apple Store - Walt Whitman Sales and Service NEW
Apple Store - Smith Haven Sales and Service NEW
Apple Store - Roosevelt Field Sales and Service NEW
Apple Store - Manhasset Sales and Service NEW
Berger Brothers Digital cameras, video camcorders and much moreNEW
Micro Center Westbury NEW
Gadget Locker Store Mostly iPod accesories in Selden NEW
CompuMac Sales and Service in Wantagh (formerly known as Alliance Computer) NEW
B.C. Communications, Inc. Huntington Station NEW
East End Computers, LLC Sag Harbor and East Hampton NEW

Used or Refurbished sellers web sites
MacBid Mac Only Auction
The Mac Trading Post Macintosh specific classified ad web site
Compu America
DataTech Remarketing
ExperCom Refurbished Mac Computers
ICN or Innovative Computers & Networking Computer Specials AKA
Infinity Micro Not much Mac stuff here anymore
MacResQ (merged with MacWorks some time ago)
PowerBook ResQ $99 plus parts laptop repairs PowerMax Computer
PowerON computer Services
Other World Computing- Used and Demo otherwise a fine source for new accelerators and hard drives etc.

Not Exactly Mac related

click to get Dilbert
Computer Stupidities like Tech Support Tales
CupidtinoApple fan dating site (name is a mixture of Cupid and Cupertino) NEW

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