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06
DEC
2010

AirPrint Activator v1.1 now as pure Cocoa Objective-C

A few people have reported issues running the AppleScript version of AirPrint Activator.  I took upon myself to learn Objective-C and convert my AppleScript based application into a pure Objective-C.  It was not easy but I think I made it! Some suggested I should add a donation...
26
NOV
2010

NetBookInstaller 0.8.5 Preview Released

NetbookInstaller 0.8.5pre is now officially released. There will not be a final release of NBI 0.8.4. This is a preview / prerelease of the changes in store for 0.8.5, there are bound to be numerous bugs. Once bugs reported to Meklort are worked out + features finalized, he will...
24
NOV
2010

AirPrint Hacktivator v1.7

I rewrote most of the hack part of AirPrint Hacktivator so that only one line need to be added to the apple.types file. This ensure that no Apple files need to be re-distributed in AirPrint Hacktivator.  The end result should be the same as versions 1.0-1.6: printing from your...
18
NOV
2010

AirPrint Hacktivator 1.5 now available

While trying to find out what makes the printer sharing ticking during a remove and add operation I noticed that it was necessary to restart cupsd to make the remove/add/share action work. Rebooting the Mac will essentially restart cupsd and then removing/adding/sharing printers...
14
NOV
2010

AirPrint Hacktivator 1.3

I am on a roll.  I wanted to learn a bit more about AppleScriptObjC and make the application smarter at the same time.  I have modified the application code to only show the appropriate option to either Hacktivate or “De Hacktivate” AirPrint. This should make things...
20
OCT
2010

Pwnage tool 4.1 released

Pwnapple heads rejoice. The iPhone dev team has just released PwnageTool 4.1 for Mac OS X. Updated to use the recent geohot limera1n exploit, the new tool provides 4.1 jailbreaks for the Apple TV 2G, iPad 3.2.2, iPod touch 3G, 4G, and iPhone 4, 3GS, and 3G. For download details,...
01
OCT
2010

Apple TV G2 has a fast restore time

I just performed my 1st firmware restore on the Apple TV G2 and I was amazed at how fast the whole process was. I am betting on a fast data rate trough the micro usb interface and fast read/write to flash.  The whole firmware process probably too no longer that 3 minutes, from...
09
SEP
2010

Hell Just Froze: Apple allowing non XCode built Application in the App Store

Apple just published a press release in which they state that they are relaxing the rules on how to build applications for the App Store.  Until proven otherwise this mean that Apple opened the door back to Adobe Flash built applications. This is a serious win for Adobe and all...
07
SEP
2010

Some more thoughts on the new Apple TV

I have been thinking about the new Apple TV and the upcoming Google TV.  One thing that strikes me is that many folks are saying things like: “With Google TV you will be able to search the web for content to play on the TV… and the Apple TV won’t do that.” The thing is,...
25
AUG
2010

Apple to hold ‘special event’ September 1st…

Just like they always do come fall time, Apple will be holding a “special event” on September 1st out in San Francisco, and we’ll be on the ground reporting live. Think we’ll see that new Apple TV we’ve been hearing about? Some iPods? One more...