Here's a lesson in actual vs. theoretical. Sony Optiarc America has announced the new BDX-S500U external USB 2.0 Blu-ray drive capable of burning single-layer BD-R discs at smoking speeds of 6x or dual-layer discs at up to 4x. If you do the math, those specs imply transfer speeds of 27Mbps for sing...
September 23rd 2010 at 3:06pm
Ah, the weekend; it stretches out before you like an open field, waiting to be plowed into furrows of laundry, errands, home improvements and recreation. Of course, for us, recreation = new stuff for our beloved Macintoshes! Ready to load up that shiny new Airport Extreme with some capacious shared...
March 9th 2007 at 1:00pm
know that the Intel Macs can easily boot
from USB drives, but that was never really a viable option on the PowerPC machines.At least, that's
what most of us assumed. Mac OSX Hints jumps on Yet Another Opportunity To Prove Me Wrong, this time posting a step-by-step guide to
booting your PowerP...
March 7th 2006 at 8:00pm
Last week Dan posted about the new
complications of Intel OS X drives not being bootable on PowerPC Macs, and vice-versa. The report came from Jon 'Wolf'
Rentzsch, who recently updated the originating
post with some specifics about booting and partition schemes, with one fairly positive detail: Inte...
February 8th 2006 at 5:00pm