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24
NOV
2010

aTV flash for Apple TV2 update

fireCore just published some news regarding the development status of the aTV flash application for jailbroken Apple TV2. The installer, and last.fm portion are ready for beta.  The new Apple TV2 iOS 4.2.1 will require some major ajustment but nothing too big. The Couch Surfer is...
24
NOV
2010

AirPlay over Apple’s AirVideo to Apple TV2 demo

This morning, after working out AirPlay video streaming details with Steven Troughton Smith, I decided to give Matej Knopp a call. His name may not ring a bell, but hes the developer of the awesome Air Video application. Air Video, which sells on the App Store for just three...
21
SEP
2010

VLC for iPad: 125,000 downloads in one day

Applidium reported that they have seen 125,000 downloads of their VLC application for the iPad.  This is a whole lot of download for one day when you consider that it is for iPad only. Applidium now has to work hard and quick on improving the product to make it truely usefull.  I...
20
SEP
2010

VLC media player is available on the AppStore

After 2 weeks of review, VLC for the iPad is now available on the AppStore! The release date is set to Tuesday, Sept. 21, so depending on your timezone, it should be available pretty soon. For instance, it’s already available in New-Zealand! Just follow this iTunes link that...
10
SEP
2010

1st Video of VLC on iPad

UPDATE: Wired just published a review of the application. Look very promising. —— This short youtube video show how the iPad VLC application can nativelly play XVID, DIVX, etc video format on the iPad. The application look fast and responsive.  The UI is not up to my...
09
SEP
2010

VLC Media Player Coming to the iPad

Applidium just posted the following: After several month of porting, we are proud to announce the release of VLC for the iPad! This application stands out for two reasons. First, it will be available for free on the AppStore. But that’s not all. VLC is an OpenSource project. We...
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,...
02
SEP
2010

AppleTV 2010, this is just the beginning

Apple announced yesterday the new AppleTV.  Let’s call it AppleTV take two.  The new AppleTV leverage the Apple A4 processor found in the new iPod Touch, iPhone 4 and iPad.  This make the AppleTV the forth platform based on this processor. I speculate that the new ATV platform is...
25
JUN
2010

Hardmac.com : OS X to be re-branded under iOS umbrella?

Hardmac is reporting that a trusted source revealed that OSX might be re-branded under the iOS banner.  The different iOS familly of products would be known as “iOS desktop, iOS server and iOS mobile”. Would this mean that Apple would allow the familly of iOS...
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