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How to Install Windows 8 + Boot Camp 5 on an Unsupported Mac

Published on April 29, 2013, by in Software, Tech.

While we’re stuck waiting for the “something really great” for pro users that Apple keeps promising, a lot of us are still limping along on older hardware. This is starting to present some compatibility problems, as software has started dropping support for the aging yet functional machines in our offices and studios. Case in point:

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Why The Next Consoles Will Not Have Analog Output

The buzz around Microsoft and Sony’s next consoles is building steadily. We’ve got the Sony event on February 20th, which almost everyone agrees will be the Playstation 4 announcement, and daily news on Xbox 720 rumors, specs, and capabilities. It’s almost a given that at least one if not both of these consoles will launch

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A Mac/PC Compatible External Drive: Meet exFAT

It’s been an issue for years: you have an external drive, but it’s formatted for a Mac, and you need to read it on a PC. Or it’s reversed: a PC drive that you need to write to from a Mac. Sure, you could format it as FAT32 – but there’s a 4GB file-size limit,

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Big Advertising is Watching You

Published on January 3, 2013, by in Featured, Tech.

“It was terribly dangerous to let your thoughts wander when you were in any public place or within range of a telescreen. The smallest thing could give you away. A nervous tic, an unconscious look of anxiety, a habit of muttering to yourself–anything that carried with it the suggestion of abnormality, of having something to

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Apple Is Now Chasing Microsoft

A slick UI, beautiful hardware, and a consistent experience and ecosystem across computers, tablets, and phones. I’m not talking about Apple. I’m talking about Microsoft. Somehow, here in late 2012, this statement is more true of Microsoft than Apple. Don’t get me wrong – Apple has beautiful products that fly off the shelves, and an

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Xbox 720 Could Support Built-In Streaming and Capture

There’s been a few fun reports on Microsoft patents, like the one where they describe a method for silencing a mobile device by whacking it off. Or this one, where they project a wilderness throughout your entire living room (yeah, great, as if my cats aren’t psychotic enough). But this supposed Xbox 720 one is

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Windows 8 First Impressions

I’ve installed Windows 8 Release Preview on my Mac Pro. I’ll talk about how I did that in another post – this one is about my reaction to the system upon first boot. I have done literally no research on Windows 8, so I’m interested in how this goes. This is all stream-of-consciousness, as it happens,

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