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06
OCT
2010

The Mac still matters to Apple

Image via CrunchBase COMPUTERWORLD: A note to all the folk out there complaining that Apple isn’t paying any attention to Mac sales– you’re wrong. Just look at the data. Cast your mind back to 2007, perhaps call it up by attempting to remember what your cellphone did for you...
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...
01
OCT
2010

How to Save Apple TV 2G iOS 4.1 SHSH Blobs

Here is Quick Step by Step Guide to save SHSH Blobs using Tiny Umbrella for your Apple TV 2G on iOS 4.1 Step 1. Download the Latest Tiny Umbrella 4.1.5 or newer which supports the Apple TV from  Tiny Umbrella Download: [http://thefirmwareumbrella.blogspot.com/] Step 2. Now...
01
OCT
2010

Put Apple TV into DFU Mode [How to Guide]

Image by Michael @ NW Lens via Flickr DFU mode Device Firmware Update is a special mode where the device can still interface with iTunes. In DFU mode the screen will be totally black. StealthBravo has sent a tweet showing how to put the Apple TV in DFU mode. You will be in dire...
27
SEP
2010

AppleTV 2 now shipping

I just got confirmation from Apple that the AppleTV 2 have started shipping… at least to Canada: Based on the Fedex record the unit should be at my door on Wednesday the 29th. Last week some people reported delay in the delivery of the new “hobby” device… but this prove it was...
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...
21
SEP
2010

VLC on iPad: Fail for now

The Good: It will play those old AVI of mine and those TV Episode AVI that I download once in a while when I miss a recording on my DVR. The Bad: The application feel very beta.  This is understandable as the team wanted to produce a simple application and see if Apple would...
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...
17
SEP
2010

Airplay is Apple’s ‘Go to Market’ Internet TV strategy | 9 to 5 Mac Airplay is Apple’s ‘Go to Market’ Internet TV strategy

Image via CrunchBase 9to5mac is reporting that the AppleTV will be able to play any h.264 encoded video sent from the iPhone/iPad. This means that as you surf the web and discover something interesting to play you can stream it to your AppleTV. This is huge as it essentially...
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 taste with...