As I’ve previously posted about, during the pandemic I’ve been playing some games off and on. Don’t tell my employer, but some of this has been on my work laptop, which was woefully underpowered on the graphics front and was draining the battery even when plugged into the power adapter (who knew the 85W MacBook… Continue reading New PC, who DOS?
How is your Monday going? Mine started with my first Twitter suspension. In reply to the following Tweet, asking what we did before older people were invented, I suggested we all died young. Now, it may not be the greatest joke, and I could have phrased it better because what I actually tweeted was simply… Continue reading Oops, my first Twitter suspension…
Here are a few links that I used, and costs incurred for resurrecting the old Mac mini. Latest EFI version. iFixit Guides for the A1283 Mac mini. Creating a bootable macOS installer. Using VMware Fusion Player to create an El Capitan installer on a newer version of macOS. How to get older versions of macOS.… Continue reading Resources and costs for resurrecting the old Mac mini
[Edit, I’ve now added another post linking to the web pages I used to do this, and the costs for the memory and drives.] Sitting in a cubby-hole of my desk has been an old Mac mini that was my daily driver from when I bought it in 2009 until, well, quite a bit of… Continue reading Resurrecting an old Mac mini