We have been talking about it since 2020 in the Facebook group of Weather4D users, and often in the support, Weather4D Routing & Navigation now works on Mac with M1 processors, with the system MacOS 11.x ("Big Sur" and following). All you need to do is connect the Mac to a GPS receiver or a NMEA gateway via Wi-Fi to receive the position and navigation data from the instruments.. Read more …
In a post October 2009, I titrais " Good news from Apple "citing decreasing price of the Mac Mini that had just been renewed. This time it's frankly the opposite !
In the media frenzy surrounding the arrival of the iPad, iPhone 4 and iOS4, the presentation of the Mac Mini unibody 2010 seems to be (nearly) unnoticed… except for the purse. Read more …
A reoccurring question comes regularly by email from my visitors : which computer equipment to choose for yachting ? Actually, cope with the dramatic growth of material available for yachtmen, it becomes very difficult to form an opinion. By dint of giving partial answers to each other, often unsatisfactory, I ended up going to the evidence. Actually, choosing a navigation system based primarily on the answer to a question : for what need ?
So I tried to define these needs and to meet each an appropriate solution. This may seem a bit simplistic, but it was mainly the merit of simplicity. I took the opportunity to calculate the current budget to each of the solutions put forward a criterion that seems fundamental : the Need/Coast ratio. Let's go… Read more …
No I will not talk about insolent quarterly results published by Apple (more than 20 million units sold all models).
I do not speak of the dramatic increase in Apple stock for a year (with 78 up more to 200 dollars).
No, isn't it.
The good news is that I am talking about the sale of new Mac Mini ! Enjoy, macusers boaters : entry level 2,26 GHz, 2 GB of RAM and a hard drive 160 GB, that all for 549 €, thus 50 less than the previous entry-level.
That makes a superb equipment to get onboard for GPSNavX or MacENC about 786 € !
Yes, yes, right count : Mac Mini + Standard Keyboard + Magic Mouse + 1 Wide screen 19″ LCD 1er prix (visit one of our specialist suppliers) good enough to get onboard.
Though, for my own, a wireless mouse on a chart table, as the boat heels… you know.