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

Upgrading a 2009 iMac CPU

Well just after opening up my 2017 iMac to clean it and re-paste the CPU and GPU I got my new upgraded CPU for my 2009 iMac. I bought this iMac for $150 and it came with a 2.8 GHz i7-860 CPU, 2 TB Hard Drive, and 8 GB of RAM. Pretty good specs for … Read more