Category Archives: Hardware

Updates on the Macs I Own/Owned

Figured that a post regarding my machines sounds appropriate! The only new mac I’ve bought over summer was a 17″ Core Duo iMac in which doesn’t relate to PowerPC in any way! It was a cheap deal of $30 shipped … Continue reading

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Dual 1GHz QuickSilver

I have never bought a mac local in my area. However, about a month ago I was able to find a 17″ PowerBook which I fixed up and still have. On Saturday my aunt had sent me a screen shot … Continue reading

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Power Mac G5 – Resurrection

This is something I didn’t plan on, but it all worked out. The other day, my 2.7GHz G5 was being a nightmare so I cooked the logic board in the oven and now it works (however, I am still limited … Continue reading

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iBook G4 14″ – 1.42GHz/1.5GB/80GB/APX/BT/SD

This is a super cool little Mac, and I didn’t recall seeing many 14″ iBooks, with a huge majority of people buying 12″ iBooks. Wow, so you have a PowerBook G4 17″ that you’ve owned for a week, and now … Continue reading

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Yosemite Pack for Leopard

On a late Monday night after finally getting the G5 running after an all-day teardown (I’ll make a post about it in the upcoming days) I installed AQUAdock’s Mountain Lion themed pack for Leopard. I went on to further using … Continue reading

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PowerBook G4 – Refurb/1.67/2GB/100GB/AP/BT

“Travel light and fast. The new PowerBooks.” Describes the Early 2005 1.5-1.67GHz 15″ and 17″ models with a mild speedbump from 2004. There wasn’t much of an improvement besides 2005 models having a stock 128MB ATi Radeon 9700 versus the … Continue reading

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Using The 2.7GHz G5 – Day One

This is a post I wish I made video for, but enjoy the read! This was an entire day of stuff I had to mess with, I wanted to work on the MDD a bit but that’s for tomorrow! Keep … Continue reading

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Power Mac G5 – 2.7GHz Take Two

Earlier on my blog and throughout the PowerPC Centre facebook page, I have talked a bit regarding to a Liquid Cooled 2.7GHz Power Mac G5. I traded Robert (my now best friend, who has done quite a bit for me … Continue reading

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23″ Cinema Display HD

Figured next on the list would be a new display, and the 23″ model seemed like a good fit. The 20″ is small and the 30″ takes up an entire desk and then some. This display has a resolution of … Continue reading

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Experiences with a 2.7GHz G5

Figured that I would write up this post so that I can share my experiences with this G5. Since the case was a bit bent/broken when UPS shipped it, my original intention was to get another G5 of some sort … Continue reading

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