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Windows 95 and 98 require an x86-type CPU (and more generally, a PC, with BIOS, etc.), so they can't run on PowerPC G3-based computers without an emulation layer of some sort.


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Not dual-boot, but you could track down an old copy of Virtual PC for the Mac by Microsoft. VPC was an x86 emulator for the Mac OS X PowerPC line of computers and supported Windows 98 out of the box. I can't recall if it supported '95 as well since it has been several years since I've used it, but I know that it did work reasonably well with '98. Now as far ...


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It would appear so. This page indicates that it may be possible to go up to 768MB. You might have some work ahead trying to find those obsolete RAM modules, though...


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Ah, I found it. It was the Apple Studio Display. They were available as a 17" Diamondtron and a 21" Trinitron CRT. Here's an image courtesy of MacWorld: The color calibration was the coolest part of this monitor. It could color correct based on ambient light.


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The MacOS versions that used Apple 802.11g Airport cards were compatible with Broadcom's chipset for that standard (a bit of a speed improvement over 802.11b). There were PCMCIA plugin cards for laptops, and those which were identified as '54G' were compatible with the Apple drivers, just plugged in and worked. That doesn't give you a way, though, to plug ...


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From ThomasW's comment linking to Wikipedia, I've learned that the original AirPort card was "a re-branded Lucent WaveLAN/Orinoco Gold PC card, in a modified housing that lacked the integrated antenna." While it theoretically might be possible to take a Wireless 802.11n PCMCIA card, remove the housing, and retrofit the card into the proprietary housing used ...


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I rarely look at more than these 3 things when purchasing a "new" retrocomputer from a local seller: Cosmetic & mechanical condition: I prefer clean & undamaged cases, keyboards, mouse, etc. Of course, dirt and grime is usually present but easily removed. However, cleanliness is also a good indication of proper storage. Operational condition: Does ...


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Yes, it is certainly possible. Bondi iMac (233 MHz) takes two SO-DIMM memories, of the PC100 type, one of which must be low-profile (circa one inch high) while the other may be high-profile (two inches). Apple only tested this machine with the available modules at time of manufacture, which included 256M high-profile and 128M low-profile, so the official ...


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