Yosemite and the MacPro 1.1 / 2.1 3

By design it is not possible to install anything better than OSX 10.7.5 on a MacPro 1.1 or 2.1. Apple decided to abandon support for hardware that does not have a 64 Bit EFI bios and these machines only got a 32 Bit EFI. But there is a way to overcome this limitation by using ...

Project Apple Mac Pro 1.1 3

Project Apple Mac Pro 1.1
It is winter in Australia – all my flying things are currently having a break more or less. So what I need is a winter project to keep myself busy. I found a broken G5 Mac Pro on eBay would was too cheap to ignore. Got it but was not able to fix it to ...

Goodbye Steve!

He, the father of the iMac, iPhone, iPad and of course the Macintosh, has annouced to step back as a CEO for Apple. I read some people arguing on the web, that he can’t buy health for all his money. Yes, thats true. But what people don’t understand is, that it was for him not ...

Steve Jobs introducing the Macintosh in 1984

Currently I am reading an biography of Apple founder Steve Jobs. About two years back, I already read iWoz, the autobiography of the other part of the famous Apple duo. The difference between both books is the fact, that there actually is no authorized biography of Steve Jobs. It seem he doesn’t like to be ...

Trip into the apple history

Weeks ago i bought Steve Wozniaks’ biography “iWoz” and began reading it. I dont have completely finished it yet but I am pretty close at the end. It is fun reading it. Steve is a guy who loves to joke and a real nerd too. I was amazed to read, how he developed the Apple ...