Getting 802.11ac Working

Getting 802.11ac Working

In OS X Mavericks there is kext support for for the Broadcom bcm4360 chipset, which is an 802.11ac chipset. This means that any bcm4360 based adapter should function in OS X. This isn’t always the case though. There is an Asus card that some people have managed to get working. ASUS pce-ac68 In some cases the card works […]

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Hackintoshing a Laptop

Hackintoshing a Laptop

Why you shouldn’t hackintosh a laptop… One exceeding common question we get in the Hackintosh community is “What laptops are good for OS X?” Well…a Macbook Pro. Hackintoshing on a laptop is very difficult, for a number of reasons. The hardware is a lot more customized by the manufacturer, so it’s a lot harder to […]

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10.9.2 Update

The OS X 10.9.2 Update fixes some functionality and adds some features. Most notably, 10.9.2 fixes a massive security bug in OS X that was recently discovered. For this reason all users are urged to upgrade. Nothing in the core of the system was changed, so you can upgrade your hackintosh fairly easily. As with […]

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Hackintosh WiFi

Hackintosh WiFi

OS X is compatible with a select few wifi chips, so you will most likely have to buy a new wifi adapter. Most of them are fairly inexpensive though. Note: There is one 802.11ac chipset that currently functions in OS X. Desktops Some motherboards include wifi chips; however, for OS X compatibility you will need […]

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Editing ‘About This Mac’

Editing ‘About This Mac’

When hackintoshing, the data displayed in ‘About this mac’ is simply the data from the model selected in the SMBIOS you selected upon install. Many times this isn’t what you want displayed, so in this guide we will be cosmetically modding the about this mac tab. You can do this on both hackintoshes and real […]

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Editing Clover’s config.plist

Editing Clover’s config.plist

Clover is controlled by it’s config file, and in all our other guides we have used the Clover Configurator, a gui app which can generate and modify your config.plist for you. There are times when you need to modify the config.plist directly. File Structure The config.plist is structured like an XML file, and can be […]

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Update iWork and iLife on a Hackintosh

Update iWork and iLife on a Hackintosh

OS X 10.9 introduced updated versions of iWork, iLife and Aperture. They offered the software free to new mac owners and users who owned previous versions of the software; this included the trial versions of iLife, iWork and Aperture. However, attempting to update them from a Hackintosh running Chimera or Chameleon (Clover does not have […]

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