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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...
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...
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...
09
SEP
2010

Google Grateful at Apple’s Mobile Ads Terms Change

Image via CrunchBase Omar, Vice president of product management at Google wrote a positive blog post regarding recent Apple‘s License Agreement terms. The new terms provide immediate clarification about the status of mobile advertising on the iPhone and will benefit users,...
13
JUL
2010

iPhone 4 in Canada might be delayed due to potential recall?

Cult of Mac wrote an interesting piece of news reporting that Apple will have no choice but to recall all current iPhone 4 to protect it’s brand. Could this spell delay for Canadians iPhone 4 consumers? Maybe.  It all depends if Apple can provide a software fix that will...
25
JUN
2010

Unlocked iPhone 4 soon to be sold on Apple Store

It is official, Apple now announced that commitment-free iPhone 4 will soon be available on the Canadian Apple Store. This is how Apple describe the iPhones purchased via the online store: Your new iPhone. Direct from Apple and ready to use. When you purchase your iPhone from the...
14
MAY
2010

Get some Flash on the iPad!

As you know by now (I hope) Flash is not supported on the iPhone nor the iPad.  But Flash is used on most web sites out there.  So how do you get to see those sites properly on the iPad? There is a free iPhone app (hope they will upgrade to iPad native soon) called Cloud Browse....
07
MAY
2010

Linux on the iPhone: Android on iPhone 3G

If you own an iPhone 3G, you are tech savy and want to test run Google Android here is your chance! Source: Linux on the iPhone: Android on iPhone 3G.
06
MAY
2010

Apple wants to embed cardiac sensors into an iPhone case to identify you

Here is an interesting new patent from Apple.  It is about biometric authentication using your heart beat to identify you.  This is probably the best biometric identification scheme I have seen yet.  Forget about loosing a finger, an eye or another body part for identification...
29
APR
2010

My 1st thoughts as an early Canadian iPad user

Image by  Jesus Belzunce via Flickr Here we go, I am now an happy early Canadian iPad user!  I will summarize my 1st toughts about this great little device. 1st, the unit is actually smaller than I thought.  Not sure if it is because I have big hands but looking at pictures on...
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