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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...
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...
24
APR
2010

iPad Camera Connection Kit Notes and Demo Video – Mac Rumors

Apple’s Camera Connection Kit for the iPad is shipping and customers who have received the adapters are reporting that: – USB headphone/headset will work on the iPad through the connection kit. Skype phone call was tested and “the quality was just terrific” – Tidbits – USB...
05
APR
2010

iPad, iPhone OS 4, HP Slate, Microsoft Announcement

There is a lot of interesting things going on out there.  1st, the iPad just got released in the wild… the next thing you know Microsoft is preparing some announcement on April 12 2010… something about sharing… I wonder what this might be… Maybe something to fight the iPad? Then...
02
JUL
2009

Samsung NC10 ‘easy’ internal 3G mod

Most mods out there which tell you how to get internal 3G functionality are quite complicated and certainly not for the novice modder. João from BassoPT’s Ultra Mobile Computing has come up with a relatively easier solution that will only work on the Samsung NC10. However, this...
26
JUN
2009

Another Night, Another OSX Netbook Install Improvement

Meklort and I worked on the project again last night and things are shaping up quite well.  The NetbookBootMaker is now reverting back to the DellEFI method of caching kext for the installation.  We ran into too many issues with the new method… like Kernel Panic and missing...
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...
24
JUN
2009

HP Mini 5101 business class netbook

HP is launching a new business class netbook that will eventually replace the HP Mini 2140. The new HP Mini 5101 should be available in late July with a base price of $449. As you can see from the images, the HP Mini 5101 features a completely new look. While the HP Mini 2140 and...