Register FAQ / Rules Forum Spy Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > PowerPC Macs

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Jun 20, 2007, 01:24 AM   #1
ReanimationLP
macrumors 68030
 
ReanimationLP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: On the moon.
AOL Performance questions on a 350MHz Indigo G3.

Anyone know how it runs on the older G3s?

I learned recently that my grandmother (I havent seen her in a long time), has been using an 11 year old computer for checking her emails, and its starting to bite the dust.

All I know is that she has AOL.

I'd like to move her to something more modern, and I have a few of these iMacs, and I can also get easily a 1.0-1.5 GHz PC for her too, but I thought the iMacs would be nicer and easier for her, as well as they look damned cool.

Thanks guys. I've never personally used AOL.
__________________
"For what am I living?"
I want to shout it out loud. Can you hear me?


Stuff for Sale :3
ReanimationLP is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 20, 2007, 01:30 AM   #2
iHerzeleid
Banned
 
Join Date: May 2007
shell be fine. those macs can easily handle aol
iHerzeleid is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 20, 2007, 08:58 AM   #3
shu82
macrumors 6502a
 
shu82's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Rocket City, AL
Yea, I had to put aol on my mother's ibook 500, its fine. Heck I used to use AOL on a quadra 650, 68040, running system 7, through a 14.4 modem. It worked great 15 years ago. Old people will put up with old hardware for a long time. You might get another 11 years out of that imac.
__________________
Mini 1.66 CD, PB G4 1.67 17" thx RichP!, ibook g3 466 LIME,
"Does Jimmy have Fear? 1000 times no...Jimmy has Fancy Plans, and Pants to Match"
shu82 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Jun 20, 2007, 09:03 AM   #4
roland.g
macrumors Demi-God
 
roland.g's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: One mile up and soaring
It's really not about the computer as it is the connection. Dial up is slow but ok for aol email and very limited browsing. DSL or broadband is much better. AOL for OSX and AOL through the web will both run fine on that machine though.
__________________
I know this because Tyler knows this.
You are not a beautiful snowflake. You are the same decaying matter as everything else.
roland.g is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > PowerPC Macs

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need help on a price vs. performance question MemphisANiD iMac 2 Jul 28, 2011 09:49 AM
Questions on 13 MBA performance BigCanoe MacBook Air 3 Dec 13, 2010 08:55 AM
Windows 7 x64 ultimate on uMBP performance question. 10-Dee-Q Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac 1 Dec 1, 2009 01:01 AM
I have a 350MHz iMac G3, but should I keep it? dandeco Buying Tips and Advice 8 Mar 2, 2009 08:48 AM
Older macbook pro purchase, questions on performance? tivoboy MacBook Pro 36 Nov 14, 2008 10:50 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:01 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC