Archive for the ‘MacOS’ Category

[OSX86] Building a Hackintosh with ProQ’s AnyOS Motherboard

Prolegomena With all those different Apple Computers available like Mac Mini’s, Mac Book Air’s, Mac Pro’s, why the hell should we consider setting up a hackintosh these days, since a Mac Mini comes at a price tag of only 600€ here in Europe? Well the answer to this is quite simple. Hackintoshs aim at people […]

[MacOS] How To Uninstall Waves Entirely

Well, in case you just upgraded from Snow Leopard to Mavericks (like we did ;-) ) and your Waves plugins don’t behave as expected a new installation of Waves could make sense, but first things first. A proper uninstallation does not always work entirely well with Waves’ uninstaller. So in case something goes wrong, follow […]

[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 […]

[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.

[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] 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

[Muzaq] Workaround for Audacity Crashing

Abstract At least on a Mac Audacity seems to have issues when it comes to using third party plugins (i.e. AU or VSTs). To pinpoint which type of plugin is responsible for poor Audacity to crash, you can do the following. I. Locate Audacity Config File On a Crapple Mac the audacity.cfg file should be […]