How I saved my Parrot Flower Power

Several months ago, I explained my concerns with Parrot’s Flower Power. One day, my sensor had decided to stop working, just like that. And I saved him.

A floppy drive for the Bandai Pippin

In the accessories of the Bandai Pippin, the Apple console, the floppy drive remains rather rare. A French reader who had one loaned it to me for a test on this blog. I took the opportunity to clone the card.

The LaserDisc with PALplus

PALplusAfter a long search, I finally collected an interesting device for a test: a PALplus decoder. Coupled with a compatible LaserDisc, this technology significantly improves the picture quality in widescreen.

How to activate the G4 Cube speakers on a modern Mac

CubeMy readers (you) are great. A few years ago, I was asking for help with a little project: the reuse of the Power Mac G4 Cube speakers on a recent Mac. Then Jean designed a small program that allows it.

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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