Tag Archive: Unsupported


Make a SuperDrive Work on Unsupported Macs? It’s Possible!

The Apple SuperDrive is an external CD / DVD drive that reads and writes to optical discs, and while it works great with many Macs, there are some Mac models where the SuperDrive doesn’t work, like any Mac that happened to come with a built-in optical drive. For the computers that do not support the … Read More

Enable Continuity & Handoff on Unsupported Macs with Continuity Activation Tool

Continuity and Handoff are two great features of OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 that allow an iPhone or iPad to ‘handoff’ an application, like a half-written email, over to the Mac to be completed in the Mac Mail app. It’s one of the major reasons for iOS and Mac users to upgrade to OS … Read More [Read More…]

Enable Continuity & Handoff on Unsupported Macs with Continuity Activation Tool

Continuity and Handoff are two great features of OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 that allow an iPhone or iPad to ‘handoff’ an application, like a half-written email, over to the Mac to be completed in the Mac Mail app. It’s one of the major reasons for iOS and Mac users to upgrade to OS … Read More

Install iOS 7 On Unsupported iPhones & iPod Touches With Whited00r 7

Love iOS 7, but don’t have a device powerful enough to rock it? Good news — Whited00r, the custom firmware for older iOS Devices that adds many of the features of newer versions of Apple’s mobile operating system — has just been updated to version 7, and it brings a lot of iOS 7’s look […]    [Read More…]

Add Unsupported Passes, Cards, And Tickets To Passbook [iOS Tips]

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Yeah, we get it: Passbook is awesome. It’s also woefully under-populated with only a handful or three of official apps.

But look, Passbook files aren’t even that special. They’re just specially formatted computer files with a .pkpass extension. What’s neat about that is that anyone can create one of these files, and then send them to you in email, or have you download them from the web. That way,  [Read More…]

Got an Older Mac? MLPostFactor Installs OS X 10.8.3 on Old Unsupported Macs

Installing OS X Mountain Lion on older Macs with MLPostFactor Many older Macs lost out on the ability to run OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.3!), but some hard working fellows have created a free third party tool called MLPostFactor that allows for the newest version of OS X to be installed on older, officially unsupported Macs. The process used to be quite complicated, but with MLPostFactor it’s easier than ever and  [Read More…]

Mastering The Terminal To Use New Features On Unsupported Macs [OS X Tips]

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So far this week, we’ve spent time hacking our Macs via the Terminal, the best darn behind-the-scenes app you can find in Mac OS X. We’ve talked about tweaking the Finder, the user interface, security and privacy, and the Dashboard.

Today, let’s look at a few of the newer features of the OS X world, and how to make them work on older, unsupported Macs using some Terminal magic.

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Install OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview on Old Unsupported Macs

Unsupported Mac running OS X 10.8 If you read the OS X Mountain Lion system requirements and got discouraged that the next version of OS X wont support your computer, dont give up hope for that old Mac quite yet! A crafty MacRumors Forums member has managed to get OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview working on an officially unsupported mid-2007 white MacBook, a model with the unsupported Intel GMA 950  [Read More…]

Enable AirDrop Over Ethernet & AirDrop On Unsupported Macs Running OS X 10.7

Enable AirDrop on Unsupported Macs Running OS X 10.7 AirDrop is the extremely easy local peer-to-peer file transfer tool that is built into Mac OS X 10.7, it allows you to easily send and receive files wirelessly over a network just by dragging and dropping. Its a great addition to Lion, but its not supported on all Macs (some 2008 model MacBook, MacBook Pros, some Mac Pros and Minis, etc), and  [Read More…]

Enable Google Maps Turn-By-Turn Navigation In Unsupported Countries On Android With Ownhere Mod

Many of us appreciate, even rely upon the hardcore techies of the hacking community to deliver the tweaks and mods that circumvent the limitations and help us realize the true potential of the devices we own. Whether its rooting the HTC Desire or jailbreaking the iPad 2 (or hacking the PS3, which can land you in a wholelot of troubleif you arent careful), no sooner are the firmware versions or devices released than the developers are beavering away looking for  [Read More…]