The Silent Way Directory: Mac and PC Links

The Silent Way Directory: Mac and PC Links

Mac Reading- News, Tips, OS Technical Info

Mac and PC Shopping- New and Used Dealers, Pricing Guides

Mac Software- Download Sites, Companies

Macintosh Hardware Companies

The best sites have descriptions below the links, which open a new window.

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Mac Reading- News, Tips, OS Technical Info

*Apple - Apple.com Home
The mothership connection. The official site.
*Apple - Apple.com Sitemap/Search
*Apple - AppleSpec Online
*Apple - Knowledge Base
*Apple - Legacy Products Support
*Apple - Software Updates
Add to a Network: Configuring TCP/IP
AIMUG- Apple Insider Mac User Group
AppleScript Archive at MERP
AppleScript for Beginners
AppleScript Guidebook
AppleScript Primer
AppleScript Sourcebook
AppleScript- Apple Site
Applescript- application builder-FaceSpan
Applescript- iDo Script Scheduler
Applescript- scriptbuilders @ macscripter.net
Applescript- ScriptWeb
AppleScript- T+B resources
AppleWorks Users Group, AWUG
ATPM - About This Particular Macintosh
BMUG- Berkeley Macintosh Users Group
Boston BBS of Virtual Harbor, Inc.
Browser Hotrod Tips: MacInTouch Reader Report
CD-Recordable FAQ
Andy McFadden's extremely in-depth examination of computer-based CD-R and CD Audio recording drives and programs, a summary FAQ from newsgroups.
Common File Formats- Apple KnowledgeBase
Computer Cable Connectors Guide by dia inc.
Computer User
Creative Mac - News, Tools and Techniques
This site concentrates on Mac multimedia applications, graphic design and audio.
Database Pros = FileMaker
Designing AirPort Networks
Doug's AppleScripts for iTunes
Dr. Farallon Network Clinic
Extension Overload
File Sharing Guide- Apple
FileMaker World: FM Directory
FireWire Target Disk Mode- Apple Tech Info Library
fixyourownprinter.com DIY InkJet + Laser Printer Repair
Folder Actions- How To
G4: How to tell apart PCI(Yikes), AGP(Sawtooth), Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio, QuickSilver (Apple TIL)
GuruLounge.net - NewerRAM's GURU
iMac Rack-Mount Project: A Reality!
Jag's House - Where Older Macs Still Rock
Kagi shareware payment system
Low End Mac, the site for older Macs
Mac Design Online
Mac DVD Resource- Region-free firmware updates for Apple DVD drives
Mac Observer: Mac news
Mac on the Net
Mac Orchard- Macintosh Internet Apps
Mac OS Rumors
Mac Pruning Page
Mac-Mgrs Home Page
MacAddict
MacAssistant Tips and Tutorial Newsletter
MacFixIt
MacFixIt Reports
MacGurus Upgrades Forums
MacInstruct
Macintosh Facts and Statistics
Macintosh News at MacCentral Online
MacInTouch
MacJournals from GCSF, Incorporated
MacLaunch - The MACINTOSH Portal!
MacMinute.com: Up-to-the-Minute Mac News
MacOptions.com - Mac Help and Tutorials
MacPiCkS
MacRadio.com - The #1 Macintosh Source for News
MacSurfer's Headline News
MacTech Magazine
MacUpdate: Macintosh Software & Games
MacWindows
Macworld Online
Macworld: mac 911 forum
mattridley.com
MERP: Macintosh E-Mail Resource Page
Monitor Buyers Guide - ViewSonic
MUG Center
Networking 101- Link It Up
OS 9: Temporary items folder bugfix
PlanetMUG
Postforum - macintosh digital video resources
Preventing Problems (The Macintosh Bible) Ch. 7
Ramseeker: RAM price tracking
SCSI Revision Levels
Small Dog Electronics Blog
Stevland's Super Fast Computer
Super Infopages!
Team Mac OS X - Folding@home
Three Macs + a Printer: Networking How-to
TidBITS Electronic Publishing
TidBITS is a weekly e-mail newsletter with unbiased reviews and news. Highly recommended. Their site has an archive of info and discussion forums.
ULTIMATE Macintosh
VersionTracker - Mac Software Updates
A great searchable resource for Mac software. Has all the latest updates and bugfixes, links to software companies, plus users' comments on the differences between subsequent versions. Relatively low incidence of pinheaded user comments.
www.apple-history.com
xlr8- Accelerate Your Mac!
Yahoo! Groups- Mac OS
ZDNet

Mac and PC Shopping- New and Used Dealers, Pricing Guides

Check out this article with my picks for Mac bargains.
ABCInk.com- Ink Cartridges, Toner Cartridges
AllMac (800-WE-FIX-MACS)
Amazon.com: Computers / Brands / Apple
Amazon.com: Computers / Brands / iPod
Amazon.com: Software / Categories / Macintosh
Apple Store- Buy Direct from Apple
Apple Store- Clearance Deals, Refurbished Macs
Apple App Store- Buy Software, Apps for iPhone/iPad/iOS
APS Technologies
Bargain Trader Used Computer Classifieds
Bason hard drive warehouse
BestBuy.com Home Electronics
Best Buy Tradein Used Computers
CDW (and MacWarehouse, MicroWarehouse)
CharisMac - Your One Stop For SCSI Performance
CowBoom.com
Computer Recycling Center
craigslist: computer stuff for sale
Data Memory Systems
deal-mac. Prices are falling.
Check out this daily list of the cheapest deals on Macs and Mac equipment. They track all the best deals on other sites.
dealnews Coupons!
A list of discount e-coupons from all of the online retailers. Before hitting that "checkout" button, check this list to see if the site has an unadvertised promotion running.
dealram
Dell - Consumer; Home & Home Office; Dell Systems
Eaton & Associates - Mac Repair, San Francisco
eBay: Computers
eCost.com
Egghead Clearance/Auctions- Apple & Mac OS
electricdeal.com
EveryMac.com
Expercom.com
Geeks.com
iResQ
Mac repair with a quick turnaround. Diagnosis includes round-trip shipping.
jr.com - J&R - Your source for Audio, Video, Electronics
JustDeals.com
Liquidation Station
Mac Zone
MacConnection
MacGurus- Mac Hardware Sales
MacMall
MegaMacs - New, Used & Refurb Macs
Memory Media - CD Recorders etc
Meritline.com: DVD, CD and hardware
Nextag Mac Price tracker
Tracks Mac prices all over the web.
Other World Computing- MacSales
PacificCable.com - Computer cables
PowerMax: Your Source for Apple Macintosh
Price Watch(tm) - Street Price Search Engine
Price tracking site. Somewhat incomplete, few mac sites tracked, but useful anyway.
Rakuten.com
RAMJet
RamSeeker/MacSeek RAM price tracker
Shopper.com: Where to buy online (CNet)
Shreve Systems - Macintosh Parts and CPUs
Small Dog Electronics
This is a great all-Mac dealer with good deals and knowledgable folks.
SonyStyle USA | Sony VAIO® Computers
ThinkGeek :: Computing
Used Mac Dealers List
Walmart.com - Computers & Peripherals

Mac Software- Download Sites, Companies

A Better Finder Rename, Select, Info, Attributes- publicspace.net
"A Better Finder..." collection of apps and Contextual Menu plug-ins to change and move files in batches: Rename, Select, Info, Attributes, Creators & Types. Excellent and highly configurable!
4D WebSTAR - WebSTAR Server Suite
Adobe Acrobat Reader Download
Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe- Create PDF Online
Aladdin Systems - StuffIt Deluxe
Aladdin Systems - StuffIt Expander
Aladdin Tuner - Tune It In, Turn It Up!
Alsoft: The Utility Company
Ambrosia Software, Inc.
Anarchie- Stairways Shareware
AOL Add-On's for Macintosh- Really Ready Tools
AOL alternatives- eMailman
Be Incorporated
Bing Software
Black Cat Systems - Macintosh Software
Bookmarklets- free browser tools for power surfing
ChaoticSoftware - AutoTextTyper, etc.
Coaster for the Macintosh
Control Strip Outlet
Control-Click.com Contextual Menu Plugin Archive
Copernic
An interesting way to give PCs a "Sherlock-like" application for searching the net.
CopyPaste, iView and KnowledgeMiner
CopyPaste is a great extension that adds 10+ clipboards, which last through restarts, to your Edit Menu.
Corel WordPerfect 3.5e updater for OS 9
Dantz
Dictionary.com/Word Lookups Apple Data Detectors
Add a dictionary and thesaurus to any program for free...
download.com (CNet)
Dropbox.com Free Online Storage
E-Mail Address Conversions-InterGuru
emulation.net: Emulators for the Mac OS
Eradicator: SearchWare Solutions
EURL- Blufire Software
Excalibur Latex Spell Checker
Extension Overload
Fetch Softworks
FileMaker
FreePPP site
Geoport Audio - App for Mac-to-phone recording
Hippo- Cogco
Adds an "open with..." option to the MacOS Control-click contextual menu.
HotFax MessageCenter PRO
Housecall- Mac OS remote access
Client-based software for remote Finder navigation. Great for diagnosing Mac problems from afar.
iCab - Mac web browser
Idea Keeper
InformINIT -- the Original and still the Best
Internet Explorer 4 Mac Update Channel
I've settled on Internet Explorer over Netscape's browser for many reasons. Check here for the latest version of Internet Explorer.
Internet Explorer for Mac
Internet Explorer security patches/updates
Intuit
iTunes 1.1 old version
iTunes 1.1 hack to make it work with OS 8
iTunes 2.0.4 for Mac OS 9
iView Multimedia OnLine
LetterHeader- Two Bits Worth Shareware
Mac DVD Resource- Region-free firmware updates for Apple drives
Mac Font Vault
MacsBug Mac Debugger
Mactracker - Specs for all Macs
McAfee- Virex for Mac
Microsoft MacTopia - Free Downloads
Microsoft: Outlook Express
mozilla.org
MYOB- Account Edge
Netscape Netcenter
Get the Navigator/Communicator browser.
Netscape Products: Archived Products
Network Associates
Newer Technology, Inc.
Nisus Writer 4.1.6 Free download
Norton AntiVirus Product Updates
OpenUsing Contextual Menu Plugin, Applescripts - Damian Carter
OPUS MacOS and DVD Hack Apps and Patchers
Outlook Express Menu contextual menu plugin
Check out this contextual Menu plugin for Outlook Express, which gives you easy access from the Finder to attach files to a message, etc.
Panic - Macintosh Software That Rocks
Polar Orbit Software - gURLfriend
This site has a few unique utilities, such as gURLfriend and PRAM Battery Checker.
PrintToPDF
ProVUE Home Page- Panorama
QuickBooks
QuicKeys- Startly Software
QuickTime Download - Apple.com
Rainer Brockerhoff: Zingg, XRay
ramBunctious
Redpoint Software
A few utilites, including HelpLess and CapsOff. These extensions disable the Caps Lock and Help keys.
Roxio
Runtime Labs: MacSQL Monitor
Search Standard Sherlock PlugIns
SETI@home: Macintosh Client Software
ShrinkWrap
Stalker Software- CommuniGate
Symantec Technical Support
Symantec's United States Homepage
TaxCut Premium Home & Business Federal & State Tax Prep Software
Techtool- Micromat, Inc.
Terry Morse Software -convert Mac files to HTML
Universal Game Emulator- MESS WIP
URL Manager Pro
Virex- McAfee
Virtual PC by Microsoft
vMac- MacPlus emulation on a new Mac
Web Ad Blocking Under MacOS, Linux/Unix, BeOS
WebFree
This OS 9 control panel will block advertisements from loading when you visit web pages. It speeds up access and is customizable, so you can expand it's list of blocked tags. Can be set to block cookies. Not compatible with OS 9.2.
webwasher.com- block ads
Zapada Home - instant browsing without ads!
Blocks ads from loading via a page that you load for each session. No Control Panels, no extentions.
ZiffDavis Net Mac Download

Macintosh Hardware Companies

3Com
@Home Network
Adaptec
Adesso, Inc.
Asante Technologies, Inc.- Networking
ATTO Technology SCSI accelerators
BLACK BOX Network Services
CD Stomper Pro
Contour Design, Inc.- Ergonomic Accessories
Dazzle* Hollywood DV-Bridge
DriveSavers Hard Drive Data Recovery - USE DISCOUNT CODE DS15248
Efficient Networks
GeeThree.com-home of the Stealth Serial Port
Gefen Systems- monitor, keyboard extensions
Global Village Communication
Griffin Technology- Serial, Video Adapters
Handspring handheld computing products
Initio SCSI cards
JABRA computer telephony hardware
LinkSys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router
The Linksys BEFSR41 Etherfast Router/Switch is one method to share one DSL/Cable highspeed line among multiple Macs (and/or PCs). Also serves as a network switch (better than a hub) and firewall.
Logitech
MacCables
NTI1.com - Keyboard/Video/Mouse (KVM) Switches, splitters, extenders
Palm Computing
Smart and Friendly
Sophisticated Circuits, Inc.- Desktop Dialer
Yamaha
ZephIR! by studioZee
ZyXEL Products - DSL / Cable Sharing Routers

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