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Offline HeadingtonBard

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WANTED: Apple Mac Laptop
« on: March 08, 2012, 09:05:50 PM »
Hi ! :)

I am looking for an Apple Mac Laptop for myself that could potentially be used in conjunction with GameMaker:Studio by YoYoGames.

It must be able to run with the following specs :

Intel Mac, running Mac OS Leopard v10.5 or Snow Leopard v10.6.

Being a novice with Apple Macs, what is the best price for a second hand one or ( brave question ) has anyone got one I can borrow longterm ?

Also, would a spec like this on eBay be suitable ?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Apple-Mac-Laptop-iBook-G4-12-1-33GHz-1GB-40GB-COMBO-WIFI-macbook-notebook-/280834130352?pt=UK_Computing_Laptops_EH&hash=item416304c1b0

Many thanks,

Alex. :)
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Re: WANTED: Apple Mac Laptop
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2012, 10:14:24 PM »
There's also the cheaper route of getting a PC laptop with a particular chipset inside (can't remember the exact one) which, either yourself or pay someone on eBay, can install 'Hackintosh' which is (I think) the spec you're after but running on a PC laptop .. and *much* cheaper.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=hackintosh&_sacat=See-All-Categories


One ending tomorrow (currently under £100): http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Samsung-NC-10-Hackintosh-Dual-Boot-Mac-OS-X-Windows-XP-/260970602440?pt=UK_Computing_Laptops_EH&hash=item3cc30f5fc8

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Re: WANTED: Apple Mac Laptop
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2012, 01:34:18 PM »
I'll 2nd Mike's suggestion.  I brought my Dell 10v for Hackingtoshing, and it works a treat (or it did until I screwed the upgrade from 10.6.5 -> .8, but the blame lays at my own feet.)  If that NC-10 doesn't climb to high then I'd says it's a good deal, what with the upgraded ram/wifi.  They also have one of the nicest keyboards you'll find on a netbook.

If a netbook doesn't have the grunt you need there are other options, and the wiki over at http://www.osx86project.org/ has a great list of compatible hardware (laptops and desktop components.)

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Re: WANTED: Apple Mac Laptop
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2012, 04:05:37 PM »
http://www.liquidsilver.org/2009/09/acer-aspire-one-hackintosh/

if i remember right you have an acer aspire one netbook
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Re: WANTED: Apple Mac Laptop
« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2012, 06:19:26 PM »
This sounds like an interesting challenge ! I would need to pimp up the RAM first, as the Netbook only has 512 RAM ! :(
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