Category Archives: Uses for PowerPC

PPCC 2017 – Day 2

Alright. Since yesterday was rough today goes smoother! I needed to finish installing some software I didn’t get to yesterday, so at this point I am all set with what I need, and if something comes up I’ll install it. … Continue reading

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PPCC 2017 – Day 1 – Configuring the G5 Quad

So before I even start the challenge, I need to set up my Macs. I didn’t get home until 6pm this evening, I feel terrible after a long new years night as well as snow wheeling in my truck, and … Continue reading

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PowerPC Challenge 2017 – Introduction

If you follow either the PowerPC Centre facebook page (give us a like while you’re at it!) or ponder the PowerPC subforum on MacRumors, you might be aware of the PowerPC Challenge. This challenge takes place for the first week … Continue reading

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How Useful is a Mac mini G4?

I purchased a 1.42GHz model off ebay a few months back for less than $40, and at the same time questioning myself why I bought it in the first place. In the past, I owned a 1.33GHz mini and thought … Continue reading

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VNC Viewer for PowerPC

Within the past few weeks I’ve been using my G5 2.3GHz (there is a story behind this machine, was originally an original 2003 dual 2GHz but now has the hearts of a early 2005 2.3GHz. I gutted the 2.3 as … Continue reading

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Dropbox and PowerPC Support

I realize this post is late, but in case you didn’t know Dropbox is dropping support for OS X Tiger and Leopard this May. This is a huge nail into the coffin, and Dropbox has pretty much given us the … Continue reading

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iBook G4 As a Main Machine

Last weekend I had a cup of coffee on my desk, and I went to open the curtain. I ended up knocking the cup over resulting in my MBP being dead. I never talk about this machine but it is … Continue reading

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