Tag Archives: Mac

Debian Linux + ReplicatorG

Recently, I have been trying to get rid of my MacBook Pro so I will be able to upgrade my iPhone in the Fall when the new one is supposed to come out. Up until now, my MacBook had been … Continue reading

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My New Old Macintosh SE

Today, I got a free Macintosh SE! It’s pretty awesome. Unfortunately, it’s giving me a RAM error, so I’ll have to swap out the modules. I’m going to try to fix it to the best of my ability because to … Continue reading

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Updates on the MakerBot and an Interesting New Service from Hack a Day

Well, if you haven’t already noticed, Hack a Day just started its classified ads service over at classifieds.hackaday.com. Essentially, it’s Craigslist, but for the hackers, modders, and makers of things. I, understanding the full magnitude of the number of daily … Continue reading

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The DIY-intosh is now on ebay!

http://item.ebay.com/120636704512 Well, it’s there now.

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Anyone interested in buying the DIY-intosh?

Well, I kinda want to buy a more portable Mac (an older 17″ MacBook Pro), so I’m going to be selling this for $400. Why $400? Well, I actually built it for just over $300 and similar Macs are over … Continue reading

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$300 Mac Mod How-to Now in Instructable Form!

Well, I finally made it: my $300 Mac Instructable! It’s now easier to follow, thanks to it’s new format in Instructables.

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How-to: Build Your Own DIY-intosh

Well, I think it’s about time that I made more of a how-to to build a DIY-intosh. There are plenty of how-to’s to make Hackintoshes, but those are teetering on the edge of legality, are difficult to get as stable … Continue reading

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DIY-intosh is Working!

UPDATE (8/19/2010): You could probably do this a lot easier/quicker by just making an OS X USB drive by making a DMG of the OS X install disk and then restoring that image onto an 8 GB or larger USB … Continue reading

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High-Resolution Pictures of the Macbook Sleep Switch/Battery Connector

I tried figuring it out, but I couldn’t get the sleep switch pinout (Apple goes to a lot of trouble to obscure the traces with the silkscreen and both my multimeters are wonky–they don’t like displaying correct values). Now it’s … Continue reading

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Confessions

Ok, in the last post about the DIY-intosh, I said that it was complete. Well, it wasn’t. I really did think it was, but I was unable to install OS X. The reason? It doesn’t actually think that its non-existent … Continue reading

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