Posts Categorized: Software

Video card upgrades for CAD and animation professionals

With the release of the 2013 Mac Pro, Apple left a lot of media professionals wondering what there next computer was going to be. The high price tag, lack of expandability and difficulty in upgrading the 2013 Mac Pro means lots of Apple users are shying away from simply upgrading to the latest model. Thankfully,…read more

Building a 12 Core, 24TB Mac Pro

The classic Mac Pro is dead, long live the classic Mac Pro? In this post I will be examining the incredible power still available from Apple’s 2012 offering of the Mac Pro. Processor speed, drive storage, IO, and graphics power can all be significantly upgraded, doubling and even tripling performance over the stock offering. Start…read more

Point of Sale Solutions for Apple Hardware

Lightspeed: Manage inventory, create purchase orders, and generate detailed retail reports. Use any computer, or a beautiful, brandable iPad app. Works with the most popular retail hardware. Hook it up to a cash drawer, receipt printer, barcode scanner, and more. Checkout: – $500 Checkout is not for restaurants or multi-store chains, but is instead made…read more

FireFox for PowerPC Macs

Thanks again to the TenFourFox dev team for pumping these releases out as fast as they do. The TenFourFox app is FireFox in nature, but individually optimized for G3, G4, and G5 systems. This release shows performance boosts on multi-CPU macs as well as a flurry of other advancements released with FireFox 10. To view…read more

Blu-Ray Playback on OS X with VLC

Just follow these directions and you will have a free Blu-Ray player on your Mac. If you haven’t already, download the VLC media player. ( An internal or external Blu-Ray drive is required – NuMacSolutions offers quality external solutions) Download these two files: File 1 – File 2 Open you library folder by holding down…read more

PowerPC Macs get new lives thanks to HTML5

Flash and PowerPC have never ever been a good combination. Only the last few G5 towers had enough power to muscle through its poorly optimized code. HTML5 is quickly becoming a widely supported alternative to Adobe’s flash platform. Youtube, Grooveshark, Twimbow, and Scribd are just a few web apps that run on HTML5, and thus…read more

Zelda Classic for OS X

I have always been a very big fan of the original Zelda game, The Legend of Zelda. I have played it through out my life on my NES and I still play it at home. Recently I have been looking for a way to play it on the go, like on my laptop without having to…read more