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    What to do with imac g3

    Hay all I have an iMac g3 ruby in my spare room and want to try find a use for it. Anyone else got one of these old machines and found a use for them. I dont want to get rid of it. I would use it but is not compatible with my iPhone so need to keep using my windows laptop until I can afford a new MacBook pro.



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    You may get a better response to you question at our sister forum Apple Forum - Mac Forum

    Why is it not compatible with your iPhone?

    Do you have a ps3? You could use your iMac as a 'media server' by streaming from it's hard drive to your tv via your ps3. I use a Power PC optimized version of Playstation Media Server on my old G4 and it works perfectly...


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    Minimum specs require osx 10.5.8 which is unfortunately not compatible with the old g3 iMac. Newest is compatible with it is os 10.4 tiger. I don't have a ps3 either I got Xbox 360. Don't think I will be able to put windows media centre on it for media streaming.

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    Make it into a fish bowl
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    I have an old iMac G5 with a broken screen that I haven't found a use for. iCrank, I liked the fishbowl idea, any thoughts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by trapa95
    I have an old iMac G5 with a broken screen that I haven't found a use for. iCrank, I liked the fishbowl idea, any thoughts?
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