Transforming a Apple II external floppy drive into a Mac version

Looking for information, I found a hack coming from the 80s : turning a UnidDisk 3.5 (for Apple II, incompatible with Macintosh) into a driver for Mac.

The fantasy of the eGPU and The Wolfe on Kickstarter

I have been using external GPU (eGPU) for years – my first installation is more than 4 years old – and I feel I have some expertise on the subject, especially on OS X. And then, I realize that the reality is widely fantasized by some people, and the success of a Kickstarter project for an external GPU (the Wolfe) shows that there actually is a problem.
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A Mac at the movies : Independence Day

Since the sequel is released out today, let’s have a little post on the original movie of 1996, which showed a prototype on screen.

A video game on tape

Last week I explained that video games on vinyl records existed. But what about games on tape ?
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A video game on a vinyl record

Seeking information for my work, I came across a special thing: a video game on a vinyl record.
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Create a setup USB key for Lion or Mountain Lion

You want to create a USB setup key of an old Mac OS X but the excellent DiskMaker X does not include Lion and Mountain Lion? Here is a small tip.
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Apple Pippin : mouse and keyboard

Funny little tests with Pippin: what happens when you plug a mouse and keyboard?
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Help needed : games for the Pippin

As you may have seen, I have got an Apple Pippin. But I do not own a lot of games, and I am seeking images (ISO) of american games. If you own a game for this console, I shall be interested.

I can either buy you the game (within reasonable limits) or ask you to do me a disk image from a computer, and I can provide a storage space. The purpose is not to spread the games, but only to test the console with programs in english rather than in Japanese.

Thank you in advance.

The DVD subtitles

Subtitles on DVDs. Said like that, it does not seem very entertaining. However, technical solutions are interesting (and not very practical in some cases).
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Encoding a DVD with Handbrake under OS X El Capitan

I do not often encodes DVDs and so I missed it: my software of choice for this use, HandBrake, does not work well under the OS X El Capitan, because of the SIP.
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