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, Dan Knight, 

I’ve been publishing Low End Mac (LEM) since April 1997. It began as a way to learn Web page design and help Mac users get the most out of their aging Apple gear. There weren’t many online Mac resources in 1997.

Overclocking Your Low End Mac

, LEM Staff, 

Many Mac models can be “chipped” to run at a higher speed. These pages provide information on the maximum reliable speed. This may vary from one machine to the next. Chipping is not authorized by Apple. Any modifications you perform on your Mac may damage it. Modifications are done at your own risk.

The Late 2014 Mac mini Value Equation

, Dan Knight, 

The Mac mini has always been the runt of the Mac litter, and not just in size. When Apple upgraded the G4 model, it never announced it. The Mini ran a Core Duo CPU long after everything else had migrated to Core 2 Duo. And now it’s been almost two years since the Mini was last […]

Mac mini (Late 2014)

, Dan Knight, 

It’s been almost two years since the Mac mini was last updated, and while a 1.4 GHz Core i5 CPU may not sound very powerful, the new US$499 price tag is sure to get your attention. Also, iFixit has a confirmed that the Late 2014 Mac mini ships with memory soldered to the logic board, so RAM […]

Does iOS 8 Mark the End of 8 GB iPhones?

, Dan Knight, 

I have an 8 GB iPhone 4S, and the only way I was able to install iOS 8 without using iTunes was by wiping it back to its original state. No matter how many apps and files I removed, I could not create enough free space for the iOS 8 installer otherwise. Apple brags about […]