Samsung EVO SSD Stories March 15, 2016

In part I of our Hackintosh tutorial, we discussed our choice of hardware and the reasons behind those decisions. The main goal was to create a machine that had enough power to meet the Oculus Rift hardware requirements.

In this follow-up tutorial, we’ll show you the entire software install process needed for completing the build. Watch our 18+ minute step-by-step tutorial and witness this Hackintosh come to life. expand full story

Samsung EVO SSD Stories March 12, 2016

Back at the beginning of March, Oculus CEO Palmer Luckey made controversial statements about Apple’s hardware, specifically the inability of any Mac in Apple’s entire lineup of computers to handle the graphics needs of the upcoming Oculus Rift. At one point in time, Oculus had support for OS X in the pipeline; in fact previous Rift dev kits supported Macs. As time went on, however, it was decided that the Oculus Rift would be Windows-only, at least initially.

It’s with Luckey’s comments, and the lack of initial OS X support in mind, that I’ve decided to put together a Hackintosh machine that meets the minimum requirements outlined by Oculus, yet can still run OS X. In theory, this machine could support the Oculus Rift if the necessary software was made available for OS X. It can run the Rift now if you install a Windows partition on it… expand full story

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Samsung EVO SSD Stories June 16, 2014

9to5Toys Lunch Break: WD 3TB desktop HD $94, Samsung 1TB EVO SSD $410, Logitech Powershell $50, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Update: The 1TB portable drive has unexpectedly jumped back up in price.

WD 1TB Elements USB 3.0 portable external hard drive $48 shipped, WD 3TB Desktop USB 3 HDD $94 shipped (Reg. $129)

Samsung EVO 1TB 2.5-inch SATA-3 SSD $410 shipped (half off)

Games/Apps: Logitech Powershell controller $50, Nintendo 2DS $100, TurboScan $1, iOS freebiesmore

Best Buy slashes $100 off new MacBook Air, deals as low as $650 with .EDU email

Other new deals:

New! Beats by Dr. Dre DiddyBeats In-Ear Headphones w/ ControlTalk $33 (Reg. $150) New! Drobo 5N 5-Bay NAS Storage Array with Gigabit Ethernet $400 shipped (Reg. $600) New! Daily Deals: Samsung 55″ HDTV $700, Macbook Air $599, Otterbox cases $15, more New! Home Deals: Cuisinart portable grill $110, Canopy Zero Gravity Chair $38, more

More deals still alive:

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