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Hide channels you don't use on the Apple TV

Hide channels you don't use on the Apple TV – kind of hacky, but it’ll do the job I guess. Tags: Apple, Apple TV

posted @ Sunday, February 9, 2014 12:41 PM | Feedback (0)

Use your AppleTV as a web browser, kind of.

AirWeb is an app that will allow you to browse “on” your AppleTV using your iPhone and Airplay. Tags: Apple, Apple TV

posted @ Friday, December 27, 2013 4:40 PM | Feedback (0)

Younger Than The iPad 2

Younger Than The iPad 2 – there’s a bit of blah blah in this post, but it still makes a valid point, that the iPad2 is still a usable device (hey I have one and still use it, and would only be upgrading for the reason of having something new and shiny). Tags: Apple

posted @ Sunday, October 27, 2013 1:14 PM | Feedback (0)

13 and 15 Inch MacBook Pro Teardown - Pray They Never Fail

Probably the sort of thing that’s good to know before you go out and buy one of the new Retina MBPs, they horrible to repair, so pray they never fail. Tags: Apple

posted @ Saturday, October 26, 2013 3:16 PM | Feedback (0)

New and Interesting this week – Happy 30th birthday to the PC!

Review Of Cross-Browser Testing Tools (Web Development, Posted Sunday August 7 2011, 620 Tweets, 108 Facebook likes) Google+ Update Adds Emulated iPad Support, More (Apple Mac/iPhone/iPod, Posted Monday August 8 2011, 319 Tweets) Apple offers buyback program for old iPhone, iPad, Macs (Apple Mac/iPhone/iPod, Posted Wednesday August 10 2011, 199 Tweets, 0 Facebook likes) Welcome to the Cloud - "Your Apple ID has been disabled." (.NET, Posted Friday August 12 2011, 159 Tweets, 0 Facebook likes) Survey Finds Smartphone Apps Store Too Much Personal Data (Information Security, Posted Monday August 8 2011, 132 Tweets, 30 Facebook...

posted @ Sunday, August 14, 2011 11:42 PM | Feedback (0)

Lion installation–create a USB key

Yep, there’s a fair few of these going around, but here’s another one which looks useful if you’re planning on doing the Lion thing and want to make a USB installer: SCO0305a - Lion Installation [Free Tutorial Tags: Apple, OSX

posted @ Friday, July 29, 2011 8:42 AM | Feedback (0)

The iOS Design Cheat Sheet

The title on this one pretty much says it all - the iOS Design Cheat Sheet is a collection of useful information for iOS developers. When you are designing a lot of applications for Apple’s touch devices like the iPhone or iPad you often have to follow some conventions regarding sizes or radii of Icons, Buttons or Tables. Because it is always a big time loss if you have to search on the Web for this information again and again, I’ve put the most important specifications into a nice iOS Design Cheat Sheet. Useful....

posted @ Sunday, July 10, 2011 4:09 PM | Feedback (0)

New and interesting this week

Dropbox Left User Accounts Unlocked for 4 Hours Sunday (Information Security, Posted Tuesday June 21 2011, 1184 tweets) Useful Resources, Tools and Services for Web Designers (Web Development, Posted Friday June 17 2011, 709 tweets) Following A Web Design Process (Web Development, Posted Wednesday June 22 2011, 533 tweets) From iCloud to Dropbox: 5 Cloud Services Compared (Gadgets and Technology, Posted Monday June 20 2011, 317 tweets) Guidelines For Working With External Code Libraries (Web Development, Posted Monday June 20 2011, 294 tweets) Mozilla Releases Firefox 5.0 for Mac, Windows, Linux, Android (Apple Mac/iPhone/iPod, Posted...

posted @ Sunday, June 26, 2011 12:56 AM | Feedback (0)

New and interesting this week

A fairly general mixed bag of stuff this week. Useful HTML-, CSS- and JavaScript Tools and Libraries (Web Development, Posted Friday June 10 2011, 930 tweets) Understanding Copyright And Licenses (Web Development, Posted Tuesday June 14 2011, 459 tweets) Announcing the Web Standards Update - HTML5 Support for the Visual Studio 2010 Editor (.NET, Posted Thursday June 16 2011, 438 tweets) Useful Resources, Tools and Services for Web Designers (Web Development, Posted Friday June 17 2011, 425 tweets) Five Useful Interactive CSS/jQuery Techniques Deconstructed (Web Development, Posted Thursday June 16 2011, 405 tweets) The...

posted @ Saturday, June 18, 2011 10:32 PM | Feedback (0)

New and interesting this week

Probably unsurprising that there’s a lot of Apple/Lion/iOS5 related items in this week’s list. Android App Removals Cast Doubt on Google’s ‘Openness’ (Gadgets and Technology, Posted Thursday June 9 2011, 195 tweets) iCloud’s the Limit: How iOS 5, Lion Push Apple’s Lock-In Strategy (Gadgets and Technology, Posted Wednesday June 8 2011, 334 tweets) Apple Releases iTunes 10.3.1 Without Update Notes (Apple Mac/iPhone/iPod, Posted Wednesday June 8 2011, 276 tweets) Dev Watercooler: Questing at Level 85 (MMORPG, Posted Wednesday June 8 2011, 16 tweets) Console2 - A Better Windows Command Prompt (.NET, Posted Wednesday June 8...

posted @ Friday, June 10, 2011 6:41 PM | Feedback (0)

Not a bad setup

Pixels, so many pixels! Jeg liker dette! Tags: Apple

posted @ Wednesday, May 4, 2011 10:34 PM | Feedback (0)

Funny how quickly perceptions change

While reading about the new iMacs I noticed a rather amusing little line describing Bootcamp: Boot Camp is Apple's software that allows users to install Windows 7 on their Intel-based Mac. It’s kind of amusing and reassuring that Windows 7 is the only choice when it comes to Windows versions, and that it didn’t take too long for this to happen. Tags: Apple, Microsoft, Windows

posted @ Wednesday, May 4, 2011 10:30 PM | Feedback (0)

It’s true. You will.

Tags: Apple, iPad

posted @ Friday, March 18, 2011 2:55 PM | Feedback (0)

How to Install XBMC on Your Apple TV 2

How to Install XBMC on Your Apple TV 2 – a handy way to get a cheap and stylish media player. Tags: Apple

posted @ Sunday, January 23, 2011 7:56 PM | Feedback (0)

Waiting for the white iPhone 4?

Tags: Apple, iPhone

posted @ Saturday, October 30, 2010 1:14 PM | Feedback (0)

Apple to unveil revamped 11.6-inch MacBook Air

Not sure whether 11.6 vs. 13.3 is a good move, but as always it’ll depend on the feel of the device as a whole. More what made me stop and marvel at this article is the fact that article reminds us that the MacBook Air was unveiled in January of 2008. Wow. That seems like a very long time ago indeed. Link: Sources: Apple to unveil revamped 11.6-inch MacBook Air next week Tags: Apple

posted @ Monday, October 18, 2010 12:11 AM | Feedback (0)

Four generations of the iPhone

Four Generations of the iPhone from Chris Pinnock on Vimeo. Some interesting timing tests for comparison – if you own a 3GS at the moment it’s going to be hard justifying an upgrade to a 4 for performance reasons. Tags: Apple, iPhone

posted @ Friday, July 30, 2010 5:00 PM | Feedback (0)

Come on Safari, keep on dropping!

Chrome overtakes Safari among browsers. Tags: Apple, Google

posted @ Thursday, July 22, 2010 9:36 PM | Feedback (0)

iPad – the best way to experience movies etc.

A.k.a iPad promotional images Photoshopped ftw. Tags: Apple

posted @ Thursday, July 8, 2010 2:36 PM | Feedback (0)

MSN Messenger for iPhone

Windows Live Messenger arrives on iPhone – yay! I was looking for a good messenger client a few weeks back, so now that I see this I’m glad I gave up looking. The official version looks good – biggest benefit is that it supports sign ons from multiple locations, which is the biggest thing missing from most non official Messenger implementations. Tags: Apple

posted @ Tuesday, July 6, 2010 8:28 PM | Feedback (0)

You’re holding it wrong!

Apple issues advice to avoid iPhone flaw i.e. “Don’t hold it like that!”. Helpful advice! Tags: Apple, iPhone

posted @ Friday, June 25, 2010 9:28 PM | Feedback (0)

An interesting rumor

An interesting rumor indeed - Microsoft's Steve Ballmer to Present During Apple's WWDC 2010 Keynote? Tags: Apple

posted @ Saturday, May 29, 2010 1:57 AM | Feedback (0)

Has Steve Jobs gone mad?

Has Steve Jobs gone mad? I think it’s a trick question, but you can form your own conclusion. Either way a reduction in the range of development tools for any platform can only be a bad thing. Tags: Apple

posted @ Wednesday, April 14, 2010 5:10 AM | Feedback (0)

OS X Hidden Gems

OS X Hidden Gems – some you’ll have seen already no doubt, but there’s bound to be a couple of new ones. Tags: Apple

posted @ Wednesday, February 3, 2010 7:18 PM | Feedback (0)


The mStand is designed for the Apple MacBook and MacBook Pro, but is “suitable” for all laptops. While it might seem a bit silly that your Mac needs a special stand, they do look to make a lot of sense if you’re using an Apple Cinema display. Tags: Apple

posted @ Sunday, January 24, 2010 9:48 PM | Feedback (0)

Apple releases new Bootcamp drivers

Apple updates Boot Camp, drivers for Windows 7. These updates apparently add Windows 7 support for the Mighty Mouse, however I can’t get mine to work as yet. More testing required. However, all is forgiven because they’ve fixed the hyper sensitivity of the trackpad’s tap to click functionality which was a complete deal breaker, so I’m happy (and haven’t given up on the Mighty Mouse yet). On a side note it always makes me laugh when I have a post that combines these 2 tags: Tags: Apple, Windows

posted @ Friday, January 22, 2010 9:28 AM | Feedback (0)

Smart folders in OSX

The Smart Mac: Smart Folders in OS X is a quick summary of smart folders – useful if you’ve not played with them a lot before. Interesting to read that they were a feature which came through from BeOS. Tags: Apple

posted @ Saturday, January 16, 2010 2:17 PM | Feedback (0)


MonoTouch allows developers to create C# and .NET applications which will run on the iPhone and iPod touch. MonoTouch allows developers to create C# and .NET based applications that run on Apple's iPhone and Apple's iPod Touch devices, while taking advantage of the iPhone APIs and reusing both code and libraries that have been built for .NET, as well as existing skills. Interesting. Think I'll stick with XCode for now though. Tags: Apple, Microsoft, iPhone, .NET

posted @ Tuesday, January 12, 2010 11:04 AM | Feedback (0)


Cinch is a piece of software which adds window positioning features similar to Windows 7 to OSX. Looks neat, and especially useful to people who switch between Windows 7 and OSX (thanks Sonic!). Tags: Apple, OSX

posted @ Wednesday, January 6, 2010 11:24 PM | Feedback (0)

Mac to get actual Outlook in 2010

Hell has frozen over: Microsoft's Mac Business Unit says that the next version of Office for Mac will arrive in 2010 with a genuine Outlook client and better Exchange support. Tags: Apple,Microsoft

posted @ Friday, August 14, 2009 2:08 PM | Feedback (1)

MacBook Air USB hacking

How many USB ports does the MacBook Air have? One, right? Well maybe not. Technorati Tags: Apple

posted @ Sunday, March 30, 2008 12:29 PM | Feedback (0)

IBM delays Lotus Notes for iPhone, users "too hip and cool"

IBM delays Lotus Notes for iPhone, users "too hip and cool" The quote "I can't really imagine someone who's really hip and cool -- like an iPhone user -- wanting to use Lotus Notes" is quite amusing. Tags: Apple , IBM

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2008 10:27 PM | Feedback (0)

Macs really do cause you nothing but pain: CONFIRMED

Really. They do. Tags: Apple, Macbook

posted @ Tuesday, September 11, 2007 11:24 PM | Feedback (0)

Will it iBlend?

  "Everybody knows that the iPhone can make phone calls, play movies & music, surf the web, and a lot more. But, Will It Blend? That is the question."   Spoiler warning: YES! IT BLENDS!   Technorati tags: Blendtec, Apple, iPhone

posted @ Wednesday, July 11, 2007 10:01 PM | Feedback (0)


iPhone root password cracked in three days. I like the thought that the passwords were "intentionally included to throw hackers off the scent". Apple users pretty much live in a permanent state of being afraid that their machines will become insecure one day. I guess that's because it would kill 50% of their source material for advertising campaigns. "Buy a Mac - because I was in Die Hard!"Technorati tags: Apple, iPwned

posted @ Thursday, July 5, 2007 9:36 PM | Feedback (0)

Font smoothing, anti-aliasing, and sub-pixel rendering

Font smoothing, anti-aliasing, and sub-pixel rendering - for anyone who recently installed Safari on Windows and simply thought "Hmm it looks different without Cleartype".Technorati tags: Safari, Apple

posted @ Thursday, June 14, 2007 11:39 PM | Feedback (0)

Apple's market cap will exceed IBM's

Fake Steve explains why Apple will be bigger than IBM in a couple of years. Right now we're at about $100 billion and they're at $160 billion. But they're treading water and we're just getting going. Another key difference of course is that we're a tech company. Fake Steve. Real Words. EOM.Technorati tags: IBM, Apple

posted @ Monday, May 28, 2007 9:28 PM | Feedback (1)

My little iTunes gripe

Quite often when I say bad things about iTunes, people will send me email and tell me I'm wrong. So here's the one, main, annoying thing which is preventing me from running iTunes (on Windows) for more than 10 mins before I get annoyed with it: I want to be able to have it running with the library showing OR in the mini player and NOT show up on my Taskbar (Tasktray is fine, and desirable). Interestingly enough it's my main gripe with the current MSN Messenger clients too - there are some things which run all the time which...

posted @ Monday, March 19, 2007 6:23 PM | Feedback (0)

iPhone blah blah blah

The iPhone looks very sexeh indeed. There's nothing more I can really add to the fray of people already talking about it, but I did want to comment on something I found rather amusing. While watching the news last night, they showed a clip from ABC (I think) - it had this great shot of reports/media people crowded around a prototype iPhone in a glass case, taking photos of it with their cameras or (more commonly) with their existing cameraphones. There was something incredibly comical about people pointing their cellphones at this glass encased mobile phone god. It looked like...

posted @ Thursday, January 11, 2007 6:45 AM | Feedback (0)

New Zealand's iTunes store is now open

New Zealand iTunes Store is now available as an option in iTunes. Sounds like the prices are pretty reasonable. Guess it might have been worth the 2-3 year wait after all.Technorati tags: Apple, iTunes

posted @ Wednesday, December 6, 2006 4:20 PM | Feedback (0)

London reclaims biggest Apple Store accolade

London reclaims biggest Apple Store accolade as they open their Regent Street store. The store now offers 28,000 square feet of personalised selling space, and I bet it has a very strong smell of hackey sack.Technorati tags: Apple, iTunes

posted @ Monday, December 4, 2006 10:41 PM | Feedback (0)

Macbook Booboo

This reminds me of appliances which come with packaging which absolutely needs to be removed - normally these are heaters and microwave ovens and such like. Seems the Macbook pro is going to join that list of appliances with their latest slip up. Technorati tags: Apple, MacBook

posted @ Tuesday, June 6, 2006 10:52 PM | Feedback (0)

Will Apple switch to Windows?

An interesting read: Will Apple switch to Windows?Technorati tags: Apple, Microsoft, Miscellaneous

posted @ Friday, February 17, 2006 4:13 PM | Feedback (0)

iPod Owners Not Thieves

Apparently, according to this article on slashdot iPod owners are less likely to download music using filesharing software than owners of other MP3 players. There are a few reasons they mention for this, but here's another possible one not mentioned: Maybe they're so certain iTunes contains privacy compromising features that they decided it wasn't worth the risk? ;)Technorati tags: Apple, iPod

posted @ Monday, January 16, 2006 12:37 PM | Feedback (0)

XP Won't Run on Intel Macs

XP Won't Run on Intel MacBook, iMac With the announcement of the first Intel based Macs yesterday, many users have rejoiced in being able to dual-boot both Mac OS X and Windows. Unfortunately, this is not the case; due to Apple's use of the extensible firmware interface (EFI) rather than BIOS, current Windows releases will not run on the systems. Technorati tags: Apple, Windows

posted @ Thursday, January 12, 2006 3:42 PM | Feedback (0)


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