Apple

OS X x86 + AltiVec == Too bad

Ok I thought this probably deserved a post of its own. I’ve just been playing with Rosetta under OS X running on x86. Its all working as well as can be expected and I’m currently running a number of apps that were compiled for PowerPC (Firefox, iTunes etc). This is using the Rosetta engine which inturn (I’ve been […]

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OS X86

Well for anyone who is interested in Apple computers, you may have already heard that someone last week hacked the Intel developer image of OS X to run on any machine. Really it was only a matter of time. So incase you hadn’t yet guessed…. I installed this on my trusty old P4 (I knew the thing would […]

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Minor Updates

I rememberd I had two other things to say about the Mighty Mouse. 1) (And I realise this is a more generic OS X mouse thing) I CANNOT set the sensitivity of my mouse high enough in OS X! This drives me nuts. Its so close but not quite as fast as I have under Windows or Linux! […]

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Mighty Mouse

So the other evening, bored on the overnight shift, Apple decided to release their Mighty Mouse. It was about 01:30am at the time and my credit card just kept getting hotter and hotter until it was used. Two days later it rolled up at my door. An interesting thing about purchasing an item only minutes after its release […]

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