Mac

 
The Apple Collection: A Journey Back

  Long time readers know that I’ve waxed nostalgic on the several computers I’ve owned throughout the years. If you’re looking to relive the “good old days” of Apple computing, Philippe Poppe’s …

 
Early Mac Pro 2008 vs. the Macbeast: Benchmarked

  As promised, here are some benchmarks, comparing the early 2008 Mac Pro with my new custom PC build, dubbed The MacBeast. Benchmarks were taken with GeekBench3 from PrimateLabs. First …

 
Building the Hackintosh Part 2: Installing Yosemite

  I love hotrods. Despite the fact that I’m ten thumbs when it comes to working on cars, I get the thrill from watching a souped-up vehicle get built and customized.  There’s just …

 
Building the Hackintosh: Part 1: Adding the GPU and SSD

Instead of waiting for Apple to make a coveted mini-tower, I opted to do the next best thing: make my own. A lot has changed in the PC space over …

 
Synergy: Keyboard and Mouse Sharing for Mac and Windows: Review

Sharing a single keyboard and mouse between different platforms used to require a lot of time, patience, and arcane voodoo. Happily, with Synergy, sharing one keyboard and pointing device has …

 
Traveling Overseas with Apple Tech: Thoughts

Rumors of my demise are greatly exaggerated. The truth is, I took some much needed time away from all things cartooning and work related. We recently completed a family vacation …