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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...
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...
22
SEP
2010

Netflix now available in Canada

Image via CrunchBase Netflix.ca is now open for business.  You can now subscribe to a 1 month trial membership account and enjoy streaming movies.  Be warned that you will need to provide a valid canadian credit card or Paypal account to complete the process. At that point you...