How to buy an old Mac for less than £100

eBay is the place to look for bargain Apple kit and software

Thanks to Apple's build quality, old Macs rarely die – they just end up on eBay. You can get a usable machine from under £100.

To cope with modern life it'll need a G4 or higher processor and Mac OS X. Check the system requirements for any apps you want to run. Macs with PowerPC processors can't run Intel-based software, such as Windows under Boot Camp.