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10
NOV
2009

OS X 10.6.2 is out: Intel Atom support not included

Apple pushed out OS X 10.6.2 today, and while the latest Snow Leopard update fixes a whole slew of bugs, it introduces one major problem for netbook hackintosh builders: It doesn’t seem to work with the Intel Atom processor. It’s not clear whether Apple would have intentionally...
02
NOV
2009

Hackintosh Netbook users take note, 10.6.2 update kills support for Atom Processor – OS X Daily

Image via Wikipedia It’s not out in the wild yet, but 10.6.2 has been confirmed to kill support for the Intel Atom processor, this is especially important for Hackintosh users who have hacked various Atom based netbooks to run Snow Leopard. So what should you do if you have an...
26
OCT
2009

Work in progress for next gen of NetbookBootInstaller by Meklort

Image by Slaff via Flickr In order to simplify the NetbookCD install process, we need some way to patch the dvd *after* it’s been loaded up. There are a few different ways to do this, however the easiest way is to use a feature built directly into the kernel, XNU. It turns...
26
OCT
2009

How To: Hackintosh a Dell Mini 10v Into the Ultimate Snow Leopard Netbook – Dell mini 10v hackintosh – Gizmodo

Here is a great walkthrough from Gizmodo on NBI! Happy reading: Last time we threw together a guide like this, things were different. Snow Leopard was but a glint in Steve Jobs‘ eye, and in terms of hardware, the Mini 9 was the best thing going—it was pretty much the only...
24
SEP
2009

Confirmed — Nvidia Working on Chrome OS Tegra Devices

Earlier this month, rumors out of China indicated that we’d see Google Chrome OS devices running on Nvidia’s Tegra platform. I had a product briefing with Mike Rayfield, Nvidia’s GM of Mobile Business, and heard it directly from the source. When chatting about supported platforms...
23
SEP
2009

Acer Aspire One D250 Android netbook previewed: disappointing – SlashGear

Acer’s Android netbook has been regular grist for the rumor-mill, with delays tipped, buyer apathy prediced, along with vehement denials from the company themselves. So it’s with no small amount of interest that we read one of the first reviews of the Acer Aspire One D250 Android...
08
JUL
2009

Google Announces Google Chrome Operating System – Mac Rumors

Google announced that they are getting into the Operating System business with Google Chrome Operating System. The new OS is described as their attempt to “re-think” what operating systems should be. Google Chrome OS will be an open source, lightweight operating...
30
JUN
2009

Netbooks to make head start in adopting touch panels, suppliers say

Touch panel makers believe that netbooks will make a head start in adopting touch panels to utilize the Windows 7 operating system (OS), compared to regular notebooks and LCD monitors, according to industry sources. The touch panel makers are basing their prediction on their...
27
JUN
2009

Jolicloud Alpha 2 Release

The folks at Jolicloud have released Jolicloud Alpha 2, their second alpha release. Though, only a small batch of invitations have been sent out, I assume. If you have a netbook with GMA 500 graphics, then you are out of luck. So the population of people out there with Dell Mini...
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...