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Intel NUC DC3217IYE and OS X 10.9

As many of you know by now, contrary to my recent article ‘Heading Over to the Dark Side‘ about moving away from Apples iPhone operating system and experiencing Android in any great anger, I am still a big fan of Apple’s products, including their very expensive Mac Pro starting at an eye-watering at $A3,999.00 and heading on up to their heart stopping $A5,299.00 for their 6-core system.

As much as I would like one of those, even their base Mac Mini at a little more reasonable $A749.00 is a little too expensive for me at the moment.

If you are familiar with this blog you will have read my tutorial ‘A Mac Pro at Quarter of the Price‘ where I go through selecting the correct hardware (similar to what Apple uses in their systems) to build yourself a powerful Mac Pro for a quarter of the price of buying a genuine Mac from them.

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A Mac Pro at Quarter of the Price (Tutorial)

As you continue to read this (in replace of a better word) blog, you will very quickly begin to realize that I am somewhat of an Apple fanboy and own several items of Apple hardware.

  • iMac 17″ Core2Duo (2006) – Now Sold
  • MacBook Pro Core2Duo (2006) Laptop
  • AppleTV (First Generation)
  • iPhone 4
  • iPod 5th Generation

Some would have you believe that I am made of money and will buy anything that has newly been released.  Trust me, this is something of a myth and this is reflected in the age of the computer hardware that I have mention above.

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