Installing OpenCore and RadeonBoost on a Mac Pro

NOTE1: Some issues were observed with the 10.15.5 Catalina update and OpenCore. This guide will be updated soon to address these issues and make updating safe. NOTE2: After some investigation it was found that Apple put the Radeon Boost code into the latest update to Catalina so therefore you need to remove the Radeon Boost … Read more

Mac Yak 1000 sub giveaway

CONGRATS Trina Conrad!! The giveaway is done, thank you to all the subscribers for your support! Rules for the Mac Yak Giveaway. Mac Yak is giving away: – A 2008 MacBook with 2GB memory and 250 GB hard drive, courtesy of Greg T. – A choice of any Steam game up to $50, courtesy of … Read more

2020 PPC Challenge – Day 4

Due to timezone differences etc. some reports will arrive late or early. These will all be added to the appropriate pages as they arrive. Iulian P. Started the work week strong using my 800 mh Titan Powerbook G4  at work , mostly for music and some Quake 2 when there were no patients waiting (I work … Read more

2020 PPC Challenge – Day 3

Due to timezone differences etc. some reports will arrive late or early. These will all be added to the appropriate pages as they arrive. Iulian P. Well , nothing new on the Eastern front as they say , I did a little cleaning in the morning and in the afternoon played some games Alice (the … Read more

2020 PPC Challenge – Day 2

Due to timezone differences etc. some reports will arrive late or early. These will all be added to the appropriate pages as they arrive. Iulian P. I tried using Discord on my Powermac G4 but it was painfully slow. Then I tried connecting to the Macintosh Garden Jabber server and failed miserably at it , … Read more

2020 PPC Challenge – Day 1

Due to timezone differences etc. some reports will arrive late or early. These will all be added to the appropriate pages as they arrive. Iulian P. In the second day of the 2020 Powerpc Challenge I tried to perform a few usability test: First I tried to do some light browsing using Ten Four Fox … Read more

2020 PPC Challenge – Day 0

The PPC Challenge kicked off tonight when the Mac Yak show ended. We encouraged participants to share their stories and emails already started in before the night was over! So this post will showcase some of the setups that will be used in the 2020 PPC Challenge. Thanks for the emails and if anyone else … Read more

How to install El Capitan on a 1,1/2,1 Mac Pro

In my last article on how to flash the 1,1 Mac Pro to a 2,1 Mac Pro firmware I didn’t mention how to upgrade the operating system. The problem with the 1,1/2,1 (2006-2007) Mac Pro is that the latest officially supported operating system is Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. In this article I will explain … Read more