Favored Freeware: Mactracker

Mactracker provides detailed information on every Apple, Motorola, PowerComputing, and UMAX Mac OS computer ever made, including items such as processor speed, memory, optical drives, graphic cards, supported Mac OS versions, and expansion options. Also included is information on Apple mice, keyboards, displays, printers, scanners, digital cameras, iPod, AirPort Base Stations, Newtons, and Mac OS versions.

Pros: Mactracker is the complete tome of knowledge for anyone who researches, sells, or is generally curious about all Apple and cloned Apple products. The current version is available for Mac OS 8-X and Windows. There is also an iPod version available.

Cons: None significant.