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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...
24
JUN
2010

NetbookInstaller + 10.6.4

For those of you wanting to update to 10.6.4 with NBI, please note that there is a slight issues wiht NBI and large /System/Library/Extensions folders, the 10.6.4 undate increates this folder above the threshold, and so NBI is unable to regenerate the Extensions.mkext correctly....
20
JUN
2010

Easilly convert MKV to MP4 on OSX Snow Leopard without Transcoding the Video

I made s short screencast of how to convert those MKV files to MP4 files so they can play on XBOX 360, PS3 and Apple TV. What ingredients will you need: An HD MKV file (obviously) Perian QuickTime codec Subler A QuickTime Pro License for Quicktime 7 1st, install Quicktime 7 from...
06
MAY
2010

Clamcase, a step back for the iPad?

Clamcase is selling a nice looking but questionable case for the iPad. The idea is to put the iPad in a hinged case that contain a bluetooth keyboard to use for typing instead of the on-screen keyboard.  This essentially turn the iPad in some sort of disfunctional netbook (try to...
12
MAR
2010

Meklort has released NetbookInstaller 0.8.4pre

Meklort says: ” The latest version on NetbookInstaller has been released. There are a couple of new features but mostly just updated kexts from the previous version. Updated Chameleon. I’ve also included numerous patches which are detailed in the previous post. (Partial) Support...
04
JAN
2010

NetbookInstaller Plans for 0.8.4

In a recent post Meklort stated that he will focus on simplifying the installation experience even more for the 0.8.4 release. his main goal is to make NetbookBootMaker supported on multiple platforms (or a version of it for each). Many users on the MyDellMini forum have...
24
JUN
2009

New Intel Classmate worth the price?

The Classmate (whether the convertible tablet or traditional, rugged “clamshell”) is more expensive than the average netbook. Intel would like you to believe that the ruggedness, form factor, usability, and hardware/software ecosystem add enough value that a premium price is...
23
JUN
2009

DeviceVM Brings SplashTop to Acer Nettop, Sony VAIO NW Notebooks

Image via CrunchBase If Vista’s lengthy boot times have got ya down, DeviceVM may have the cure for your load time blues. This morning, DeviceVM announced that it’s bringing its Splashtop “instant-on” solution (which  lets users access media and the Web without booting into...