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Lego Retro Apple Gear


Recreating retro Apple gear with Lego blocks — Do you still have an old Apple IIc laying around? What about a Mac 128k? Maybe you do, and maybe you don’t, but regardless of whether you’ve ever actually owned one of these harbingers of modern computing there’s a good chance you’ll fall in love with these tiny Lego replicas by Chris McVeigh.

He goes by his online alias Powerpig, and he’s taken painstaking steps to recreate some of the most recognisable Apple computers of yesteryear, while keeping their charm and quirky appeal very much intact.

The novice’s guide to excellent Mac backups — Everyone knows they are supposed to back up, but maybe you aren’t sure what you should do or how you should do it. I’m here to help.

Play It On A Mac: Spintires — In this weekly series Mike Wehner shows you how to get your favourite Windows-exclusive PC games running on OS X. For more information on the programs used, check out the Play It On A Mac explainer. For suggestions and/or questions about any game, feel free to contact me on Twitter.

Spintires is an off-road adventure game with ridiculously realistic physics and terrain deformation. You can actually see the mud and road debris wrap around the tires of your various Soviet-era trucks as you make your way through forests, streams, and the very rare paved roadway. The game was successfully Kickstarted a number of months ago and just recently debuted on Steam to rave reviews.