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#2042247 [Rumored]Apple planing to release a 12" Retina Macbook

Posted by fallen101 on 20 July 2014 - 03:11 PM

A die shrinkage isn't all that's coming to broadwell, some minor video improvements have been confirmed for the chip. Which adds VP8 hardware decoding, as well as two independent stream decoders to boost video decoding performance and speed. The TDP can be as little as 3.5W and as high as 4.5 Watts. This is great news for apple! despite only being dual core processors, these pack a powerful punch, allowing apple to create a smaller MacBook without compromising size, battery life or performance. In fact some rumors clam that it'll be even thinner then the current MacBook Air! Stunning! Let me know if you're as excited as I am about what apple has in store for us in the upcoming months! source: MacRumors Click here to view the article

#2041781 VMware Fusion fails to boot Windows 8.1 Bootcamp

Posted by fallen101 on 18 July 2014 - 07:23 PM

Yeah that seems to be it, I believe it's because you have it all on one disk. The virtual machine is trying to boot off of that partition but its missing the bootloader

#2040890 VMware Fusion fails to boot Windows 8.1 Bootcamp

Posted by fallen101 on 15 July 2014 - 02:42 PM

Many thanks, I will make a new USB installer with Clover just in case (I had to wipe the current one) :)Good luck let me know if it works!

#2040868 VMware Fusion fails to boot Windows 8.1 Bootcamp

Posted by fallen101 on 15 July 2014 - 01:25 PM

Thank you again, I will boot Windows 8 and check with disk manager maybe some partition other than 4 has become active :) Partition 1 I think it's the EFI (?) partition (created by OSX install), Partition 2 is OSX Partition 3 I don't know, maybe that weird "recovery" thingy that Clover sees. Partition 4 is Windows 8.1Alrighty just in case back up clover or chameleon on a flash drive just in case anything happens to the boot loader. Better safe then sorry.

#2040855 VMware Fusion fails to boot Windows 8.1 Bootcamp

Posted by fallen101 on 15 July 2014 - 12:37 PM

Wait I just noticed you're getting a boot0 error... If it's a physical disk I don't want to mess up your bootloader for your hackontosh. BUT you can fix windows 8 by using the Plop manger, and from their repair the windows bootloader. Here the Plop screen. I have to select the highlighted Partition 4 to Boot Windows. Selecting Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 Plop says "No Valid Bootsector signature (Y/N)", pressing Y in Part 1 VMware says "A fault has occurred causing a virtual CPU to enter the shutdown state" Cool, right? [ that is interesting what's on partitions 1-3?

#2040848 ASUS X53SV - Boot problem

Posted by fallen101 on 15 July 2014 - 12:20 PM

Okay, here is Diskutil list: This is: -v GraphicsEnabler=No This is: -v GraphicsEnabler=Yes Thanks a bunch your flash drive is actually being detected you just need to mount it. First try plugging out and plugging the flash drive back in. If that doesn't work open terminal and run these commands. mkdir /Volumes/USB (an be named what ever you like) Sudo mount -t hfs /dev/disk1s2 /Volumes/USB Then copy over the Extras folder from the flash drive over to your Macintosh HD.

#2040825 VMware Fusion fails to boot Windows 8.1 Bootcamp

Posted by fallen101 on 15 July 2014 - 11:18 AM

Boot Camp? Boot Camp is what Apple calls dual booting on a Mac traditionally windows I'm going to assuming you're on Non-apple hardware in this case. Check VMware Fusion's settings and make sure windows is boot with EFI and not legacy.

#2040552 Apple redesigns OS X.

Posted by fallen101 on 14 July 2014 - 05:39 PM

You can expect a number of changes with Apple's latest addition of OS X. One major change you will see is the dock. The new dock has improved the design of the icons. the new dock, as well as other UI improvements lessens the UI fragmentation between Apple's Operating Systems. If you would like to read more about the upcoming changes Apple's gives insight about there design philosophy. An Insanelymac user Dcai777 has uploaded some great screen shots of the operating system. You can view them here. What are your thoughts about the up coming changes coming to mac this fall? Let us know in the comments below. Click here to view the article

#1830008 What is a Distro?

Posted by fallen101 on 28 June 2012 - 07:58 PM

What is a distro? A distro (abbreviation for distribution) is a copy* of MacOS X that has been conveniently modified to ease the installation process on non-Apple machines, i.e., it comes with a mechanism capable of booting the installation DVD on generic PCs (bootloader) and additional drivers (kexts) pre-configured to enlarge the number of hardware components correctly recognized by Mac OS X. Retail installs VS Distro installs: With Retail installs you bought a copy of OS X from Apple, and during and after the install you know what patches you've installed. One becomes quite educated in this process, enabling you to fix your computer if things go wrong, or even help others out. This provides the most secure type of installation and will have more Mac-like qualities about it. You can also use Apple's updates without fear.** Myth-buster: retail installs are not harder than distros. They are of equal difficulty, simply retail installs take a little bit more effort/researc...

#1829998 Google I/O overview

Posted by fallen101 on 28 June 2012 - 07:06 PM

Google just announced Chrome coming to IOS! This coming a few months after Chrome was released forndroid. As with iOS 6 and Mountain Lion, you are able to "Cloud sync" tabs. With Chrome you'll be able to do that, but across all platforms and devices. You're reading a tutorial on your computer on how to install Mac OS X 10.7. Now you have a few choices you can try to remember everything, or print it, ORR now you can open Chrome on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod. Download it here http://itunes.apple....d535886823?mt=8 Also coming to iOS is Google Drive. As you might have known back in April, Google announced Google Drive. With Google Drive, you are able to store anything you might need to. Books, music, documents, anything - just name it and you are able to store it. What this means now is, you'll be able to stream your music, view your PDF's, etc. You'll also be able to edit your google document files from iOS. It syncs across all your devices so no need to worry about it not saving...

#1829606 CPU Temperature getting way out of hand

Posted by fallen101 on 26 June 2012 - 10:28 PM

1. When you applied the thermal compound did you clean off 100% of the hold compound from the heat sync and the processer? 2. I believe you should put the old heat sync fan on and test what your idling at replacing a fan isnt that difficult.

#1805579 [Guide] Installing Mountain Lion.

Posted by fallen101 on 13 March 2012 - 08:54 PM

I'm wondering did this help/work for anyone here?

#1805308 [Guide] Installing Mountain Lion.

Posted by fallen101 on 12 March 2012 - 04:01 PM

Prerequisites -Mac or Hackintosh. Can be your own mac if you have one or a friend's. -USB drive or sperate Partition. For installation. -Mountain Lion DMG. If you are a developer. Or can find it at numerous torrent sites. -Zip Files containing install files(Please note the package of files are not mine slightly edited for this guide.) -Time 30-60 Minutes. My Hardware Intel® Core i7 920 2.66GHz 12 Gigs DDR3 1066mhz Ram Asus Rampage II Gene 200 Gig HDD (for Hackintosh) 1TB HDD (For windows) Realtek ethernet Broadcom Bluetooth Formatting Your Hard Drive. If your on windows you'll need to use Disk Management. Open the startmenu, and type in diskmgmt.msc or use Run Shrink the HDD you want to install Mountain Lion on. If your already on a mac you can make a new partition to install lion if you would like (I did not) Preparing your install Partition/Flash Drive. The process for both are basically the same. Open Disk Utility and Select your USB flash Drive and format it...
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