Archive for the ‘Labs’ Category

[Bitwig] The Platform-Independent DAW Is Out NOW

One of the most promising tools of the last view years – the platform independent DAW Bitwig Studio has eventually been released yesterday. It is available for MacOS, Windows and Linux. Bitwig is a Berlin based company, originally founded by former Ableton developers. The relation to Ableton is something that put the expectations of Bitwig […]

[DVB-S2] Tips & Tricks for the Cloud IBox II

Abstract The Cloud Ibox II is a cheap affordable satellite receiver running Linux. It is priced between 90 and 130€. It features: 2 x USB (although the case shows otherwise, it seems this is 1x USB 1.0 and 1 x USB 2.0) Ethernet connection DVB-S2 tuner 1 x card reader linux based dreambox plugin compatible […]

[Ableton] Repairing Defective ALS Files Manually

  What happened? many avoidable (stupid) situations arise from hectic rush: we for instance accidentally deleted an ableton set (.ALS file extension) from a local NAS server without going too deep into detail: since we don’t have a RAID based NAS we could recover (some parts of) the desired .als file by putting the NAS’ […]

[MacOSX] Bonjour Issues with Realtec 8111B on Gigabyte GA EP35 DS3

… can be solved easily using Lnx2Mac’s driver :D His driver is based on Realtec’s Linux driver which has been released under the GPL.   Support Snow Leopard and Lion 32bit kernels and 64bit kernels Sleep and Wake Links Download: http://lnx2mac.blogspot.de/p/realtekrtl81xx-osx-driver.html Forum Support: http://legacy.tonymacx86.com/viewforum.php?f=64 More You may also try the official Realtec driver, but it […]

[iOS] iPhone 4 and the iOS 6.x firmwares

Abstract You are using an iPhone 4 and you coincidentally updated to iOS 6.1.3, which cannot be jailbroken at the moment. Since you saved the SHSH blobs you think you can restore by doing a replay APTicket attack with TinyUmbrella or Cydia. Sadly iTunes shows errors like 1600, 1601, 1602, 1604 etc. If you have […]

[MacOS] Determine Manufacturer of a Mac Book Pro Retina Display

There is a a lot of fuss going around the latest Retina equipped Mac Book Pro’s. Looks like the MBPs can be delivered with either a Samsung display or a Sharp/LG. The problem is: the Sharp/LG displays seems to produce ghosts on the screen. Apple says there might be “image persistance” in some rare cases, […]

[Muzaq] Universal Audio Annouces UAD-2 Octo

Universal Audio is stepping on. Producers who still thought the UAD-2 Quad’s power ain’t sufficient can soon get a UAD-2 Octo, thus effectively using 8 SHARC processors. Nuff powa foa de ppl ;-) As a side effect of this step the prices for the rest of the UAD-2 family (PCIe and Satellite) are lowered. Entry […]

[iOS] Top Ten Cydia Apps

This Top Ten List is the MetaParadigma’s Editor’s choice of Apps available solely thru Cydia. Cydia is the alternative software distribution platform available to users, who have jailbroken their iDevices. So you may ask: why jailbreaking anyway? Ain’t there enough software on the App Store? Well, let’s answer this with another question: do you wanna […]

[iOS] iPhone Enterprise Configuration Links

Do you wanna configure large numbers of iOS devices at once? Apple made some tools available for enterprise customers. Find them here: » iOS Enterprise Deployment: https://www.apple.com/support/iphone/enterprise/ » iPhone Configuration Utility (Mac OS X): http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1465 » iPhone Configuration Utility (MS Windows): http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1466