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 ?

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.

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.

Apple Pippin : mouse and keyboard

Funny little tests with Pippin: what happens when you plug a mouse and keyboard?

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).

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.

The Power Mac G3 B&W AV card

Sometimes, when looking around at random, you come across things that seem very weird. For example, the Power Mac G3 (B&W) was not only equipped with the ATi Rage 128 cards, some models used a simple ATi Rage Pro.

Retrieving the original Max OS X of a Mac

Sometimes when you own a Mac, it happens that you want to reinstall the original operating system. And when the machine was delivered under Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks or Yosemite, it is not obvious to retrieve the installation files. But there is a solution.

The Apple Pippin, the unknown console

For Christmas 2015, I got a treat: a complete Pippin, within its box. A what ? A Pippin, an Apple console released in 1995.