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Mr. Xtreme
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nVIDIA's first Pascal card has been released: the GTX 1080

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and now I'm sure the risk takers are trying them out in their hackintosh's, so I'm going to go over Pascal (I'm going to use the GTX 1080 as a reference, as the 1070 isn't released, correct me if I'm wrong) and check the features, and some info on hackintosh compatibility!
 
Specs first
New Pascal architecture (Duh)
8GB GDDR5X memory
2560 CUDA cores
1607MHz base clock speed
320GB/s memory bandwidth
16 nm manufacturing process
Pricing is quite a bit over $600 USD as they are selling a founders version mostly right now, so that price will get cheaper.

Now some of the mains points of pascal are:
Low power consumption
4K
16 nm manufacturing process (vs the 28 nm of nVIDIA's previous "Maxwell" architecture.
and high power performance

Now I'm not here to so much do a review on the video card, I'm more checking out the stuff that hackintoshers are interested in,
so that brings us to OS X compatibility:
OS X 10.11.0 to 10.11.6: None
OS X 10.10.0 to 10.0.5: None
OS X 10.9.0 to 10.9.5: None

The list goes on, pascal (Which means GTX 1080, and 1070) have no support in OS X at all! If you are a die hard, then by all means go and enjoy a low resolution, crumby performance, and no HDMI audio, etc. Devs, go for it if you want to try to get it to work on OS X.
 
To sum it all up, the pascal line of cards doesn't work yet, and It'll be awhile till they are, buy a 980, and the best intel i7 CPU you can find if you are willing to fork out that much cash.
 
-XtremeHacker, June 6th, 2016

fantomas

OS X 10.11.5 is out!

By fantomas, in OSx86,

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Apple released the fifth update for OS X El Capitan.

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The OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 update improves the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all El Capitan users.
 
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fantomas
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Apple's WWDC 2016 announced for June 13-17...

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and it's Siri who's in charge of announcing this time...
 



 
iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS 10, (OS X)MacOS 10.12...
 
We assume that the Moscone West hall will be chosen as a place, as usual. During the conference, Apple is expected to present iOS 10, watchOS 3, tvOS 10, (OS X)MacOS 10.12 and other novelties.
 
What do you expect of this WWDC?

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Mr. Xtreme
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According to a recent report from british Hackintosh Group "Hack'nTod", Apple's next os will be called "macOS"

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According to a recent report from british Hackintosh Group "Hack'nTod", Apple's next os will be called "mac
OS", and for good reason. Apple's next OS a merge is going to be a of iOS and OS X! The result? A new OS that will replace OS X, and iOS. "macOS" will run on both Apple's ARM CPUs and Intel's CPUs! However, considering how, once Apple switched from PowerPC to intel, it only supported PowerPC for two more OS X versions before pulling PowerPC support.
 
All in all, the hackintosh scene is in trouble...
 
If you believed the above, then....
April Fools!

fantomas
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iOS, tvOS, watchOS and ... macOS, a next back-to-the-future move for Apple?

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After the recent Pike R. Alpha discovery about new "MacBook 9,1" frequency data in the latest OS X 10.11.4 release, this time a new reference to "macOS" has been discovered by another developer Guilherme Rambo.
 



 
The framework can be found in OS X 10.11.4 at
"/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/FlightUtilities.framework" and was later independently verified by MacMagazine, which speculated that the next release could be "macOS 11" instead of OS X 10.12.
 
What do you think?

fantomas

OS X 10.11.4 is out!

By fantomas, in OSx86,

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The OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all OS X El Capitan users.

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This update:
Adds the ability to passcode-protect notes containing personal data in Notes
Adds the ability to sort notes alphabetically, by date created, or date modified in Notes
Adds the ability to import Evernote files into Notes
Adds support for sharing Live Photos between iOS and OS X via AirDrop and Messages
Addresses an issue that may cause RAW images to open slowly in Photos
Adds the ability for iBooks to store PDFs in iCloud, making them available across all your devices
Fixes an issue that prevented loading Twitter t.co links in Safari
Prevents JavaScript dialogs from blocking access to other webpages in Safari
Fixes an issue that prevented the VIPs mailbox from working with Gmail accounts
Fixes an issue that caused USB audio devices to disconnect
Improves the compatibility and reliability of Apple USB-C Multiport Adapters

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Allan
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What is the news that we'll see in Apple's Keynote?

 

Check it out!

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Here is the list:
iPhone SE
iPad Pro with 9.7 inch
iOS 9.3
An new Apple Watch bands

How i can watch?
 
You can watch today at 1pm ET / 10am PT / 5pm GMT / 1030pm IST on Apple’s site at apple.com/apple-events/march-2016
 
– In PC with Windows 10, you'll need use Microsoft Edge.
– In OS X, Safari 6.0.5 or higher for Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher.
– In iOS 7 use Safari.
– Apple TV 2ª/3ª generation with 6.2 software or higher, or Apple TV 4ª generation.

Micky1979
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A major upgrade for Pandora's Box is available with some new functionalities:

 

Download Pandora's Box III

Support Topic: Pandora's Box III

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Changelog:
 
Code re-done from scratch, two new apps called Ares and Webkintosh:
 
 
Ares
 

bootloaders configurator for both Enoch and Clover. Can edit the config.plist entirely with some facilities (as well for o.c.B.p, kernel.plist and SMBios.plist).
Clover WIKI is embedded in the config Editor to have quick access to the instructions and examples. Ability to update Enoch and Clover to latest revision available w/o update the entire app.
Ares can install the bootloader by targeting any ESP you have directly or in congiunction with the target Volume.
You can drag your config.plist directly into the Pandora's Box window, Ares will be automatically opened. What remain is to edit it and save where you like! Zeus
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

is now specialized in kexts installation from a large selection, but also permit you to drag your kexts (into the Pandora's interface) and let you decide where to install:
 
in any supported filesystems, in different volumes, but is also able to install in the target volume and its ESP at same time.
 
Support installation in
/System/Library/Extensions,
/Library/Extensions,
/Extra/Extensions,
/EFI/CLOVER/kexts/Other - 10.X (and an all OEM sub directories),
...again at same time! Hermes
now produces two kind of installers, one with "restore" method, other with "createinstallmedia".
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Both are untouched installers (Vanilla), and no kexts are added, nor the bootloader. WebKinTosh
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

a web browser to navigate hot Topics on insanelymac. Use YouTube API to show videos and users can make its own on "how to" do things using Pandora's Box. Hera
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

create or update/upgrade/downgrade your RecoveryHD partition  
 
All apps support El Capitan
 
 
Testers
carbo178, blackosx, JahStories, magnifico, Jolly, carlo_67, gengik84, Shaneee, Spakk, XtremeHacker, fantomas1, Mirone
 
Bing thanks to
 

fantomas1 and Mirone for collaborating in NVIDIA Web Drivers Updater.app and AppleHDA Patcher.app.
blackosx for some advice and also for CloverThemeManager (so that Pandora have a Theme Manager).
carbo178 for the tests made and for the Theme for both Enoch and Clover.
JahStories for the tests made and for the awesome videoWiki.
holyfield, Pike R. Alpha and Hanger1 for some research in MLB/ROM generation (last Hanger1 job will be implemented soon).  
 
Credits
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pandora is a box and contains a lot of works from the OSX86 community and all credits goes to the respective Authors among with a big thanks.
you can see credits and license under the top bar menu of Pandora's Box by clicking "About Pandora's Box--> credits"

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