Running Diablo 2 on OS X Lion

Running Diablo 2 on OS X Lion

I upgraded my Macs to OS X Lion a few days ago and have been very pleased with all the new features. But when the nephews came vistiing today and wanted to play a local LAN game of Diablo 2, all we got was … Ooops! As it turns out, Blizzard had, a few days ago, posted some information regarding OS X Lion not being able to run their classic games, including Diablo 2! Diablo 2 was released for Macs running PowerPC processors (remember: Intel Macs only stared appearing in 2006). It’s been able to run previous in Intel Macs due to the inclusion of the Rosetta translation software, but this is no longer available in OS X Lion. Thankfully, a solution exists! The first thing to do is you need to have a free Battle.net account. Create one if you don’t...

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Happy 10th birthday iMac!

Happy 10th birthday iMac!

Whoever could have imagined when the iMac was first introduced by Steve Jobs 10 years ago that it would evolve into something like this? Throughout its many incarnations, the iMac has never ceased to amaze with its unique visual looks and ease of use. Enjoy a video of Steve Jobs’ introduction of the very first iMac way back on 15th August...

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iMac recovery from power trip

Panicked quite a bit last night (and earlier this morning when iMac seemed to be stuck at the grey “Apple logo screen”, never getting to the login screen. And all this after a power trip at home! Tried Techtool Pro – it reported the error, but couldn’t seem to fix it! Thankfully came across a tip on using fsck in Terminal after booting up from OS X Install DVD See this tip on Macoshints.com

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