Everyone has their indispensable
, go-to utilities
for the Mac, but for my money (that is, no money at all) you can't find a better reference tool for vintage Mac support than Ian Page's obsessively complete Mactracker
. As noted previously on TUAW, it's great for figuring out RAM requirements and OS compatibility
for anything Apple has ever shipped out the warehouse door in Cupertino.
One thing it hasn't been, up until now, is a Universal Binary. Since the REALBasic
environment Ian uses started gracefully popping out those two-faced apps in early October
, Mactracker has now caught up and the 4.1 release has all the Intel goodness one could wish.
Read on for additional new features, courtesy of the Mactracker blog