Apple ATI Radeon HD 5870 Fan Upgrade

Apple ATI Radeon HD 5870 Fan Upgrade

Posted Sunday 28 April 2013 20:00 Page View Counter 53

The factory fan on my 2 year old Apple ATI Radeon HD 5870 1Gb Graphics Card finally failed last week after over 8 months of rattles and worsening noises before finally stopping and the graphics card getting a bit warm! As my Mac Pro tower is a 2008 model...

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12v iPad Charger

12v iPad Charger

Posted Wednesday 01 August 2012 16:47 Page View Counter 87

Following the 4th Apple iPad charger failing and not wanting to spent even more money with Apple to replace them we decided to try to make 12v powered chargers to make use of the excess PV power we now have during the daytime to charge the iPads and other...

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BlackMagic  Intensity Pro HDMI capture of Galaxy Nexus and iPad 2

BlackMagic Intensity Pro HDMI capture of Galaxy Nexus and iPad 2

Posted Tuesday 07 February 2012 16:33 Page View Counter 53

// BlackMagic Intensity Pro HDMI capture of Galaxy Nexus and iPad 2 While working on a new project we needed to be able to send video of the mobile apps under development...

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iOS webView open a JavaScript link in Safari

iOS webView open a JavaScript link in Safari

Posted Friday 27 January 2012 22:09 Page View Counter 50

After working on updates for our Virtual Swanage iOS app that uses a JavaScript based webview for information, I ran into a problem where by a JavaScript window.location event would only open up a page within an existing view and it was not...

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HTC HD7 and Apple iPod Touch Wooden Stand

HTC HD7 and Apple iPod Touch Wooden Stand

Posted Monday 29 August 2011 15:15 Page View Counter 45

Following from the previous HTC Desire Custom Wood Dock project, I have purchased a HTC HD7 phone and also an Apple iPod Touch. The plastic ipod stand wasn't very well made and I haven't been able to find a suitable stand for the HTC HD7 so I decided...

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Mac Pro Tower SSD mounting brackets

Mac Pro Tower SSD mounting brackets

Posted Sunday 28 August 2011 16:19 Page View Counter 62

The older 2008 Apple Mac Pro tower computers use a crude and prone to vibration mounting bracket system to hold the hard drives upside down in the case. When I changed to use an Intel SSD drive last year I had to fix the drive into place with cable...

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Apple G5 iMac Screen Flickering and Screen Corruption

Apple G5 iMac Screen Flickering and Screen Corruption

Posted Tuesday 19 January 2010 14:40 Page View Counter 43

Yesterday my old G5 Apple iMac started to crash and have screen corruption with windows appearing to freeze and then leave parts behind when moving around. After a hour the computer was crashing as soon as it booted and the startup logo developed distortion...

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Apple Mac Pro Tower High Pitch Whine

Apple Mac Pro Tower High Pitch Whine

Posted Sunday 11 October 2009 22:22 Page View Counter 36

From new my Mac Pro tower has had an annoying high pitched squeal or whine when moving windows or scrolling windows on the screen. The sound is not there all the time but only after the machine has been on for a few hours so it had to be heat related. After...

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aluminum imac hard drive upgrade guide

aluminum imac hard drive upgrade guide

Posted Sunday 16 November 2008 00:46 Page View Counter 73

Aluminium iMac Hard Drive upgrade guide Upgrading the internal hard drive in a 2007-2008 Apple iMac to 1.5TB The following guide provides step by step instructions on how to disassemble and upgrade your Apple iMac 20" or 24" models....

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