Enable TRIM support on Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8

November 28, 2017

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By Cris

With the introduction of solid state drives (SSDs), Apple began enabling TRIM support only on its OEM supplied drives to ensure a predictable compatibility with the TRIM protocol as some 3rd party drives weren’t fully supported. To manually override and enable this feature on a new SSD supporting a proper implementation of TRIM, the following […]

Mac OS X 10.6.8 – x86 Legacy Apps

March 29, 2018

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By Cris

The Intel Core Duo and Solo processors used in the first generation MacBooks and MacBook Pros offered no 64-bit support. These are now no longer supported by Apple, nor by app developers – makes sense after 10 years. But what do you do if you still have one lying around? Well in the case of […]

Intel Macbook Pro Core Duo Guides

November 28, 2017

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By Cris

Still have an older first generation Macbook Pro laptop? Breathe some new life into it and turn it into a dedicated workstation once again! Think of it like a modern typewriter 🙂 I will cover the following areas: Repair and maintenance guides Logic board LCD upgrade/ change LCD CCFL backlight replacement/ fix Common issue fixes […]