software

bb1dopeg bb1dopeg at lucano.uco.es
Thu Aug 15 12:57:35 EST 1996


Ken Taylor <KTAYLO at scri.sari.ac.uk> wrote:

>Our IT services will not support Apples at all and can't connect them 
>to our network, so I guess I'm stuck with copying e'gram files onto 
>floppies to move them around - unless anyone knows better. Perhaps 
>Iomega Zip disks???

Perhaps you could convince them to buy you the new "PC" from Apple:
Power Macintosh 7200/120 PC Compatible. You get a full Pentium and a
full PowerPC in the same box. It is great. More info at:
http://product.info.apple.com/productinfo/datasheets/dt/pm7200-120pccomp
.html. As well as at: http://www.apple.com/. There are also other
alternatives from Apple and third parties using Cyrix processors which
are cheaper, both for 486 as well as 586 chips (Orange Micro, DayStar,
etc).

Concerning the Zip I would recommend using magneto optical instead,
because media is much more durable (and cheaper!). Unless you do not
mind loosing data from time to time... Olympus has a new one 128/230 Mb
which is very cheap ($199 or so to come out in August). Much better
than Fujitsu.

Usual disclaimers apply.

Hope it helps,

G. Dorado
bb1dopeg at uco.es




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