PPC Challenge Day 7

The week is up and here is Greg Thompson with his final thoughts on the 2019 PPC Challenge: Final thoughts on the PPC Challenge. Well I had a great time using this old PPC for a week to do tasks that I normally use my 2017 iMac and 2017 MacBook Pro to do. I found … Read more

PPC Challenge Day 6

Greg Thompson is still hanging in there! Day 6 Two days to go and all is going well. Did the morning ritual of checking email and Facebook with the G5. Also listened to some music on iTunes while doing that. Attempted to get wired server client working on the G5 except it will not connect … Read more

PPC Challenge Day 5

Greg Thompson, Garrett Green and James reporting! Day 5 Well almost done with the challenge. Only a few more days to go. Did the normal routine of checking email and Facebook. I didn’t like the white background of my desktop so I opened up gimp and made some modifications of the color on the background. … Read more

PPC Challenge Day 4

Back with us today is Greg Thompson with his update. Day 4 Starting to enjoy actually using this PPC every day. Checking email and Facebook is a daily routine using the built in email client and ten4fox. I ran geekbench just for the fun of it and got the score in the provided screen shot. … Read more

PPC Challenge Day 3

Garrett Green is joining us today with his account of the challenge so far. I went to sleep right after the broadcast and only used my G5 once the next day to check Twitter in the morning. I was not home the rest of the day, so I used my phone. As of today: My … Read more

PPC Challenge Day 2

We continue with Greg Thompson’s account of the challenge. Day 2 Got up this morning and got on the G5 again. Checked email using OSX’s email client. Sent my day 1 report to Jay via the same email client. Email and word processing is a simple task for this machine. I was also playing music … Read more

PPC Challenge Day 1

The PPC Challenge is officially underway and today we have Mac Yak’s Greg Thompson telling us a little about his experience so far. Day 1 Right after doing the Mac Yak stream I got onto my Power Mac G5 to work on. First thing I did was fire up Facebook in Safari and it worked … Read more