Tag Archives: PC

A Hiccup

My Independence Day project didn’t work out as I hoped.

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The Third Time Around

I’ve recently completed building my third PC which also happens to be my third Hackintosh!

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Boot Error!

Having completed my buddy Dan’s mighty Customac Pro, I decided to turn my attentions to my smaller but still wonderful Customac Mini and show it a little tender loving care in the form of a brand new hard-drive. The problem … Continue reading

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Making it a Mac

The pile of PC parts that runs Mac’s operating system is referred to as a Hackintosh because you have to Hack the system with a few software workarounds in order for the software to cooperate with the non-Apple hardware.

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Love is Lovelier…

…the second time around!Here are the two Hackintoshes or CustoMacs I’ve built. They are PCs I’ve put together, and on which I’ve installed Apple’s OS. For most all intents and purposes, they act and operate just like Macs. On top … Continue reading

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It’s ALIVE!

It was around Christmas time when Apple was rolling out their modern marvel of industrial design, the black and beautiful Mac Pro, and my good friend Dan was starting to get an itch for a new toy. He liked the … Continue reading

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It’s Coming Together

I’m taking my time – some things are too good to be rushed. Stay tuned, faithful readers, to see what this pile of parts becomes!

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What’s He Doing Now?

Various components have been delivered to my door, and it’s my task to assemble them. What’s he working on now? Stay tuned to find out!

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More thoughts on the Hackintosh

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Taking it for a spin…

It could be argued that building a CustoMac mini represents a false economy in that time is money and a lot of time and frustration could have been saved by just going to the Apple store and buying one of … Continue reading

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Assembling the PC that will become a Mac

Originally, I thought I would painstakingly and carefully document the construction of this small PC and this post would be a visual guide to newbies such as myself. That did not happen. The obsession with the process and eagerness to … Continue reading

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Get a Hack

I finally took the plunge and built a Hackintosh. For those of you not in the know, a Hackintosh is an assemblage of PC components that will run the Mac operating system with the help of a few hacks and … Continue reading

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The First Computer I Owned

This is a follow-up to I was a PC Before I Was a Mac which I wrote back in May. It was about the first computer I bought which was a PC and not a Mac. I had used a … Continue reading

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