It's been a long time since Macs came with SCSI drives. But if (for whatever reason) you need to get something off of an old SCSI drive and onto a modern Mac, it's doable. Here's how.
In the wake of a previous article that focused on the use of BitTorrent to acquire older OS X installation disc images when the required OS X installation disc was unavailable, some points of clarification need to be made.
If you're stuck in a jam and needed that old installation disc yesterday, you could turn to the Internet, if you're willing to accept the risks.
Need to do a installation of an older Mac operating system, but you can't find the discs? You can find them if you do a little bit of searching.
When you want to perform your own Mac hardware repairs, it helps to have the proper tools. Here's what you should have in your toolbox.
Don't use the optical drive in your Unibody MacBook Pro anymore? Put that space in your laptop to better use by replacing the optical drive with a hard drive or SSD.
Dialogue lets you set up your Mac as a Bluetooth "headset" so you can make phone calls through your iPhone and use the Mac's microphone and speakers.
Does your computer toolkit include a Dremel? It may seem extreme, but a Dremel tool can be handy in a dire situation.
Excessive dust inside your Mac can cause performance problems.
Micromat’s TechTool has a great toolset for Mac troubleshooting.
Memory Clean is a simple Mac app that clears out unnecessary digital cruft in your Mac's RAM.
To become Apple certified, you have to jump through some hoops. Chris Barylick talks about the steps you need to take.
Thinking about performing that hardware repair yourself instead of going to a shop? Chris Barylick has some advice for potential amateur technicians.
Bjango's iStat Menus 4 does a better job than the competition when it comes to showing you what's going on inside your Mac.
This Mac game's dark, gritty story and almost limitless potential for role playing and expansion will have you hooked in for the long haul.