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TenFourFox

TenFourFox

Anyone that knows me, also knows my love for the PowerPC generation of Macs. However, despite their incredible architecture they are getting a bit long-in-the-tooth now and its getting increasingly difficult to keep them up-to-date with modern standards. This is were the excellent TenFourFox browser comes to the rescue. Based on Firefox this finely tuned piece of software with powerful JavaScript, HTML 5 and a Reader mode is an essential addition to your Tiger or Leopard based PPC Mac –…

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iBook G4 (Mid 2005)

iBook G4 (Mid 2005)

My first Mac laptop was purchased from a friend in 2006 for roughly £400. This was the top-of-the range iBook available at the time so I considered this somewhat of a bargain. It was quite heavy for a laptop compared to modern macbooks, but the iBook was a nice snappy machine. Both Tiger and then Leopard ran lovely on this machine with most of its lifespan spent playing Warcraft III and Diablo 2! The only negative criticism I can direct…

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eMac (2002)

eMac (2002)

This was the first Mac I bought in 2005 at a cost of a whopping £140! The Emac was installed with Tiger (10.4) and was a heavy beast. It ran smooth, with a fantastic crisp CRT screen and powerful inbuilt speakers. It was the eMac that pulled me away from Windows… Processor: PowerPC 7450 (G4) – 700Mhz Benchmark Score: 353 Storage: 40GB (upgraded to 200GB) Media: 32x SuperDrive (Upgraded to a DVD-Writer) OS: Mac OS X 10.4.11 Memory: 256mb PC-133…

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