This episode is all about the Control Strip and its many uses on the classic Mac, from early PowerBook power management to silly games. We also discuss its successors and how they got from the bottom left corner of System 7 to the top right of OS X today.
Links for this episode:
We're going to Release Notes in September!
- Mac OS 9: The Missing Manual chapter
- 512 Pixels post
- PowerBook 500 series
- manual [PDF; see chapter 5]
- PowerBook Duo 280
- swapping the battery out of a sleeping Mac [WayBack]
- third party modules