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26
NOV
2010

Cydia hack enables Airplay in all apps

A new hack for jailbroken iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch now allow AirVideo from all applications making use of the standard Apple iOS media player.
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...
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...
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...
07
SEP
2010

Some more thoughts on the new Apple TV

I have been thinking about the new Apple TV and the upcoming Google TV.  One thing that strikes me is that many folks are saying things like: “With Google TV you will be able to search the web for content to play on the TV… and the Apple TV won’t do that.” The thing is,...
02
SEP
2010

AppleTV 2010, this is just the beginning

Apple announced yesterday the new AppleTV.  Let’s call it AppleTV take two.  The new AppleTV leverage the Apple A4 processor found in the new iPod Touch, iPhone 4 and iPad.  This make the AppleTV the forth platform based on this processor. I speculate that the new ATV platform is...
01
APR
2010

Apple iPad review roundup

With the Apple iPad set to go on sale this weekend, a number of news outlets have published reviews of Apple’s new tablet. Here’s a smattering of opinions: Sun Times: This is the first true tablet. Everything else is a laptop with the keyboard removed. New York Times: It’s...