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19
JUL
2010

Netflix coming to Canada this fall

Netflix NFLX spokesman Steve Swasey confirms that the Canada move will be the extent of the company’s international forays this year. Still, it’s expansion, right? It’s also worth noting that Canadian customers will only be able to subscribe to the Web offering, but still won’t...
20
JUN
2010

Easilly convert MKV to MP4 on OSX Snow Leopard without Transcoding the Video

I made s short screencast of how to convert those MKV files to MP4 files so they can play on XBOX 360, PS3 and Apple TV. What ingredients will you need: An HD MKV file (obviously) Perian QuickTime codec Subler A QuickTime Pro License for Quicktime 7 1st, install Quicktime 7 from...
04
JAN
2010

NetbookInstaller Plans for 0.8.4

In a recent post Meklort stated that he will focus on simplifying the installation experience even more for the 0.8.4 release. his main goal is to make NetbookBootMaker supported on multiple platforms (or a version of it for each). Many users on the MyDellMini forum have...
26
JUN
2009

Another Night, Another OSX Netbook Install Improvement

Meklort and I worked on the project again last night and things are shaping up quite well.  The NetbookBootMaker is now reverting back to the DellEFI method of caching kext for the installation.  We ran into too many issues with the new method… like Kernel Panic and missing...
26
JUN
2009

Microsoft to sell Windows 7 on Thumb Drive Media

Image by arneheijenga via Flickr Realizing that the world of Netbook and ultraportable has gone missing a DVD reader Microsoft is thinkering with the idea of selling Windows 7 installation on USB Thumb Drive media. It is about time Microsoft (and I hope Apple) realise that the...
25
JUN
2009

New Netbook OSX Installation Method on its Way

Just to give you folks interested to OSX on Netbook update as to where Meklort and I are at with the next gen installer. Netbook owners using Apple MAc hardware will be able to “Netbookify” a restored copy of OSX DVD on a USB stick. What this mean is that you will...
23
JUN
2009

Toshiba Unveils 7 New Consumer Laptops With Tweaked Design, More Luxury Features

Today, Toshiba unveiled seven additions to its consumer-friendly Satellite line, as well as three SKUs for its small business-friendly L300 line. The notebooks, which range in price from $549 to $849 and have screen sizes from 14 to 18.4 inches, boast a tweaked design and,...
23
JUN
2009

People don’t know the difference between netbook and notebook

I know, I know. Technically, netbooks are just little notebooks. But the truth of the matter is that there are a number of things that most full sized notebooks can do that are tougher to do on a netbook. For one thing, most full sized laptops have optical disc drives for...