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Building a DIY Mac Mini Nas

Building a DIY Mac Mini NAS

Note: The instructions below worked on my initial install but i’ve been unable to replicate it upon further attempts. I now get various system errors and failed installs and nothing remotely resembling a working NAS. I’m keeping the below post active for education purposes with this disclaimer but will update with working…

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Install Windows Server 2016 on a Mac Mini

After much build up and fanfare, Windows Server 2016 has now been officially launched. I’d planned on creating a test VM on my HP Microserver Gen8 but its puny Celeron CPU just doesn’t have the grunt that I need to be able to play around with Server 2016 properly. I’d…


Upgrade a MacMini 2012 for ESXI 6

Upgrade a 2012 MacMini 6,1 for ESXI 6.0

As mentioned in an earlier post, I’ve recently been able to breath some life into an old dead late 2012 MacMini that i picked up for a bargain price off of eBay. As the chassis was a bare bones unit, I threw in some parts that I had to hand…


Apple iPhone 6 Error 53

Recently there have been lots of reports of iPhone 6’s mysteriously bricking themselves when upgrading to iOS9 and above – they all seem to be generating a mysterious “error 53” and all share one thing, they’ve all received non-Apple repairs. Whats the deal with Error 53? In a nut shell,…