Volume 39

Dear Squeak and Blat, I'm thinking about investing in a new laptop computer. Are laptops as good as a workstation for music computing?  Signed, On-the-Road     Squeak: Dear Roadie, Absolutely! Just so long as you are comfortable with the keyboard typing. I've given up my hunker of a workstation…
Dear Squeak and Blat, My campus is insisting that our music department switch to Wintel machines from the Mac. We are reluctant to switch largely because of tradition but is there any real reason that we should not do this? Winny MacDonald Blat: Well, Winny, you are not alone. Squeak…
Dear Squeak and Blat, OK, I'm really frustrated. I just bought one of those new Macs with the fancy color scheme that reminds me of a set of pool toys I bought last summer. The machine runs beautifully and I am getting use to the new mouse and keyboard, but…