Another reader offers a similar observation: "Disable the 128 3D extension (that comes native on the Blue and White … Read more
More updates In addition,, several items in Troubleshooting Internet Explorer 4.5 have been updated to include new suggestions and work-arounds. These include problems downloading files and accessing your preferred search engine.
A few readers (including Tony Andreoli) replied that 3Com stated at Macworld Expo that a USB version of the Palm cradle is in development.
Daniel Dobkin notes that the release notes for the MacPac2 Beta state that HotSyncing will work with a USB to serial adapter. Several readers (including Charlie Conway, Kenneth Kirksey and John McCauley) have tried using the Keyspan adapter and found it worked without a hitch. A note on MacInTouch suggests that you may need … Read more
G3 Modem Meanwhile, we have word that the 56K internal modem for the new G3 will be available for purchase within about 2-3 weeks.
G3 SCSI card Finally, as it turns out Apple's SCSI card for the new G3s may never materialize - at least not from Apple. We have word that the card will only be available as a third party … Read more
gPort solution to attaching serial port devices Griffin Technology has announced the gPort universal serial adapter for the new blue and white G3 Macs. From a press release: "The gPort opens the entire world of Mac serial devices to G3 users including printers, Midi devices, modems, lab equipment, serial input tablets, and digital cameras. The gPort even supports LocalTalk for printing to LaserWriters and other LocalTalk printers as well as file sharing on LocalTalk networks." It is scheduled to … Read more
Virtual Game Station: where is it? I have received unconfirmed reports that Sony intends to sue Connectix over its Virtual Game Station emulator. Whatever the truth may be, Connectix has made no announcement as to when the software will be generally available. It was sold at … Read more