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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...
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...
03
SEP
2010

iHome teaser of first AirPlay compatible portable speaker dock

Here is a teaser from iHome about integration of Apple‘s new AirPlay in their hardware. Not much details beside what can be read in the picture. Expect a wireless sound system with rechargeable battery to listen to your music anywhere in the house/car/cottage… you get the idea.
25
AUG
2010

Apple to hold ‘special event’ September 1st…

Just like they always do come fall time, Apple will be holding a “special event” on September 1st out in San Francisco, and we’ll be on the ground reporting live. Think we’ll see that new Apple TV we’ve been hearing about? Some iPods? One more things? Yes, probably. via Apple to...
20
MAY
2010

Canadian iBook store now up… no pay book yet!

I just tried to connect to the iBook store using my Canadian iTunes account and was surprised to see eBooks in the store. But my surprise did not last long as I discovered that there are no commercial eBooks in the store yet. Only public domain books can be added for free to the...
20
MAY
2010

iPad app store goes live internationally

Irrespective of Apple policy, we know that many of our readers already purchased a US iPad for use — gasp — outside of the United States. With favorable exchange rates and an early US launch really, who could blame you? But after notifying your local customs office and paying...
21
JUL
2009

BlackBerry Desktop Software coming to Mac – Cell Phones & Mobile Device Technology News & Updates | Geek.com

Mac owners who are also BlackBerry users can finally rejoice. According to a posting on the official BlackBerry Blog it seems the BlackBerry Desktop Software will soon be coming to a Mac near you. The expected release of the Mac version of the software is slated for September....
06
JUL
2009

Apple to Add Micro Projectors to iPhone and iPod Touch? – Mac Rumors

In a brief note, DigiTimes reports that Taiwanese firm Foxlink is currently developing micro projectors for use in mobile phones, with Apple being one of the companies expected to launch devices with built-in projectors later this year. The projectors would allow the iPhone and...
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