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Run MacOS Mojave on Hackintosh Intel PCs with Unibeast

Nov 25, 2018 - 10 Comments
Unibeast Hackintosh for macOS Mojave

If you’re a Hackintosh PC user, you may appreciate knowing that Unibeast now allows you to install and run MacOS Mojave on supported Intel PC hardware. Like all else involved in the Hackintosh process, this is for advanced users, as unofficially installing MacOS system software onto select supported generic Intel PC hardware is not necessarily … Read More

Install OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview on Old Unsupported Macs

Feb 18, 2012 - 33 Comments
Unsupported Mac running OS X 10.8

If you read the OS X Mountain Lion system requirements and got discouraged that the next version of OS X won’t support your computer, don’t give up hope for that old Mac quite yet! A crafty MacRumors Forums member has managed to get OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview working on an officially unsupported mid-2007 … Read More

Install OS X Lion on a Hackintosh the Easy Way with UniBeast

Nov 4, 2011 - 2 Comments
Installing OS X Lion on a Hackintosh with Unibeast

For those running a Hackintosh (a PC built to unofficially run Mac OS X) who haven’t upgraded to or installed Mac OS X Lion yet, your excuses to delay the 10.7 update are dwindling. The newly released Unibeast tool from the ever-resourceful TonyMacX86 makes the entire process easier than ever. The requirements for using Unibeast … Read More

Enable AirDrop Over Ethernet & AirDrop On Unsupported Macs Running OS X

Sep 16, 2011 - 69 Comments
Enable AirDrop on Unsupported Macs Running OS X 10.7

AirDrop is the extremely easy local peer-to-peer file transfer tool that is built into OS X 10.7 and 10.8 and beyond, it allows you to easily send and receive files wirelessly over a network just by dragging and dropping. It’s a great addition to Lion, but it’s not supported on all Macs (some 2008 model … Read More

Build a Hackintosh Mini for $600

Jun 28, 2011 - 28 Comments
Hackintosh Mini

Remember the Hackintosh? Mostly consisting of modified netbooks running Mac OS X, the movement became fairly popular until Apple stepped in with the iPad and then MacBook Air to effectively redirect everyones attention back to official Apple hardware. But the hackintosh community isn’t dead – far from it – in fact you can still build … Read More

Run Mac OS X Lion Dev Preview 4 on a 32-bit Core Duo Mac… Sort Of

Jun 11, 2011 - 18 Comments
Mac OS X 10.7 Lion running on a Core Duo Mac

Many owners of the oldest 32-bit Intel Macs were discouraged when they found that Mac OS X Lion’s system requirements demanded a 64-bit Core 2 Duo processor or newer. These users were discouraged, but not deterred, because some have managed to get the latest Lion developer build running on older Core Duo Macs… sort of. … Read More

Mac Setups: Dual Screen Hackintosh with Lampshade iMac

Nov 27, 2010 - 1 Comment

Here’s an awesome setup that really makes the best use of available hardware. On the left, a desktop Hackintosh powers the dual 22″ LG monitors, while an older lampshade iMac runs Linux on the right.

Install Mac OS X on HP Mini 1000 series – Hackintosh

Jul 18, 2010 - 1 Comment

A friend of mine just got a free HP Mini 1000 from his job and was bored stiff with Windows XP, he couldn’t really think of a use for the netbook so I suggested installing Mac OS X on it. The little machine is an excellent candidate for a hackintosh, and the setup is just … Read More

Run Mac OS X Leopard on a Sony PSP

May 2, 2010 - 10 Comments

Did you know that with DolphinProjects, you can run Mac OS X Leopard on a Sony PSP? Me neither, I think I’ll stick with my hackintosh. Anyway, this might not be the most useful hack in the world, but it is pretty cool. Here are some screen shots, as you can see it is remarkably … Read More

Hackintosh favorite Dell Mini 10v has been discontinued

Apr 15, 2010 - 4 Comments

All good things must come to an end, and the favored Hackintosh netbook, the Mini 10v, has been discontinued. TUAW reports that they spoke with a Dell representative who told them the Dell Mini 10v reached the end of its product life and a replacement model will be out soon. The Dell Mini 10v has … Read More

Hackintosh 10.6.3 – Resources for the Update

Mar 31, 2010 - 4 Comments

If you have a Hackintosh desktop or Netbook, you may want to do a bit of research before jumping into the Mac OS X 10.6.3 system update. Users around the web are reporting everything from easy success to catastrophic failure, which isn’t too surprising considering the hardware diversity of Hackintosh systems. Simplest advice: Follow the … Read More

Mac Setups: Hackintosh Dell Mini 10v with 42″ LCD TV

Mar 17, 2010 - 2 Comments

Here’s a unique Mac setup, a Hackintosh Dell Mini 10v hooked up to a 42″ LCD flat screen, and the same Mini with an external 22″ Dell display doing iPhone development! Ok ok, so it’s not really a Mac setup, but it’s running Mac OS X and it’s also our favorite Hackintosh netbook, so I … Read More

Change Font Smoothing Settings in Mac OS X

Feb 18, 2010 - 6 Comments

Mac OS X simplified the font smoothing settings (anti-aliasing) for Mac OS and all apps running within it, but for some the change is unwelcome. If you feel like your screen looks different, or that fonts look a little unusual and text looks different too, it probably does, and the change can be very profound … Read More

Mac OS X 10.6.2 Update Released. Intel Atom Support Officially Missing, breaks Hackintosh Netbooks

Nov 9, 2009 - 30 Comments

Mac OS X 10.6.2 has been released, for most Mac users this is great news because it fixes over 40 problems and bugs, including the rare but very problematic user account deletion bug. If you have an official Apple Mac then go right ahead and update to Mac OS X 10.6.2, but if you have … Read More

Current 10.6.2 build does NOT support Intel Atom chip – Confirmed

Nov 7, 2009 - 15 Comments

Not to sound like a flip-flopping broken record or anything, but it is now confirmed that the latest 10.6.2 build 10C540 does not support the Intel Atom chip, the processor that is so common in Hackintosh Netbooks. Popular Hackintosher StellaRola has confirmed this with his sources, and he even includes a video of a MSI … Read More

Intel Atom chip again supported in latest 10.6.2 developer build

Nov 5, 2009 - 3 Comments

It’s baaaaaack! Like a relentless zombie in a bad horror flick that just can’t be killed, the Intel Atom chip is now supported again in the latest developer build of 10.6.2, 10C53. This doesn’t mean much since it’s just a developer build, but for now Hackintosh Netbook users can feel a bit better about their … Read More

Hackintosh Netbook users take note: Snow Leopard 10.6.2 update kills support for Atom Processor

Oct 31, 2009 - 122 Comments

It’s not out in the wild yet, but Mac OS X 10.6.2 is released and has been confirmed to kill support for the Intel Atom processor, this is especially important for Hackintosh users who have hacked various Atom based netbooks to run Snow Leopard. So what should you do if you have an Atom based … Read More

Install 10.6 Snow Leopard on a Dell Mini 10v – Hackintosh Walkthrough

Oct 29, 2009 - 3 Comments

We’ve long been fans of the Dell Mini 10v for Hackintosh purposes, it’s small, quick, attractive, and can be obtained for surprisingly cheap in the $200 range. It looks like the rest of the blogworld is catching on to this little beast of a MacHack Netbook, Gizmodo has an excellent write up on installing Snow … Read More

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