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17
NOV
2010

aTV Flash beta for Apple TV2 almost ready to be released

fire CORE, the companie behind aTV Flash for 1st gen Apple TV is about to release the 1st beta for the Apple TV2. aTV Flash installer will communicates directly with the AppleTV (no wires or USB drives required) and allows aTV Flash (black) to be installed onto the AppleTV in...
15
NOV
2010

AirPrint Hacktivator 1.4

Another day, another improved version of the tool.  This time I added a function to open “Print and Fax” System Preference pane for you.  No more forgetting to Remove and Add the printer. The dialog box shown at the end of Hacktivation now tell you to remember to share the...
15
NOV
2010

Apple teases iTunes event

Visit apple.com this morning and you will be greeted with the above screen. Apple will announce something memorable tomorrow about iTunes. Could this be iTunes streaming?  Cloud based iTunes… you library in the cloud? Apple just built a massive Data Center and some have...
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 easier for...
14
NOV
2010

AirPrint Hacktivator v1.2 now available

I made a small change to the application to deal with existing urftopdf files in the destination folder.  The application will now make a backup of the existing file if found. Upon de hacktivation the application will restore the original copy. This should fix an issue that was...
13
NOV
2010

AirPrintHacktivator v1.1 now available

I have made some minor modifications to the AirPrint activation utility.  It will now attempt to verify if your Mac run the appropriate versions of OSX and iTunes before letting you install the hack to activate AirPrint. I have added an icon to the application to make it look a...
11
NOV
2010

AirPrint Hacktivator

A lot of people are looking at activating AirPrint on the new Snow Leopard 10.6.5… but it requires a tedious terminal session. So I followed a link from a tuaw.com post to the 3 files required and wrote a small wrapper around them to make the installation easier. The application...
03
NOV
2010

PLEX Apple TV2 alpha client now available

PLEX, the media center for OSX and iOS now has a proof of concept client for Apple TV2.  This client, installed on a jailbroken Apple TV2, will allow you to stream most any kind of video back to your Apple TV2. The PLEX client rely on a server side (read Mac) component that act...
06
OCT
2010

How to Wake Up Your AppleTV G2 With the Remote Application

Image by existentist via Flickr OK, so you have bought the new Apple TV and have been using the very nice iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch Remote application to control it. But the thing is that the AppleTV will go to sleep after, by default, 1 hour of idle time.  This is a good thing for...
06
OCT
2010

iPhone 4 shipping times improved

TUAW: “Good news for those wanting to purchase an iPhone 4…in the US anyway. Shipping estimates have improved from three weeks to between five and seven business days, according to Apple’s US online retail store. Improved shipping estimates usually indicate that Apple is catching...