Archive for the ‘Labs’ Category

[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

[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 […]

[Muzaq] Audacity 2.0 Released

The platform independent and Open Source driven audio editing software Audacity has been released in version 2.0. Audacity is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Many people say, Audacity is simply one of the best software audio editors with a huge amount of well designed built-in functions (fading, normalizing, vocal remover etc.). It […]

[MacOS] VMWare Fusion 4.1 Allows Installation of Snow Leopard Client and Leopard Client Versions

Fusion 4.1 Allows Mac OS X Client Installations With the release of Mac OS 10.7 Lion VMWare seem to have decided that all of Apple’s latest operating systems can be virtualized. VMWare Fusion 4.1. (released Nov 17th, 2011) thus allows the installation of all Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, and 10.6. Snow Leopard versions; vulgo: […]

[MacOS] Backup Chameleon Boot USB-Stick

1. Abstract You have the situation that you installed Chameleon for security and compatibility purposes on an external USB-stick. For safety reasons you should consider making a backup. But all diskimaging (either Apple’s Diskutility, Carbon Copy Cloner or Super Duper) tools fail to create a proper backup since the bootblock is just not copied. So […]

[Ableton] Emulating 808 Bass Drum with MaxForLive Device

The device is named AnalogKick 1.0 and was done by Peter McCulloch. Description: The author says: “AnalogKick is a bass drum synth based on the design of the TR-808’s bass drum, and is capable of producing sounds quite similar to the original.” In contrast to the original 808 the emulation adds some nice-to-have’s: FM and […]

[iOS] Apps Crashing iOS 5.01

Abstract You’re running a jailbroken iOS 5.01 on an iPad 2 and you cannot use Firewall iP. Installing Firewall iP shows no indication of errors, but when you try to start it, it just splashes shortly and closes instantly. This behaviour is known to some more applications (like Safari or Mail). Workaround It looks like […]

[iOS] Finding Information About Crashed Apps

Crashes and system freezes have become an exception nowadays. However, they still do occur. Here we show you two ways of accessing detailed log information on your iOS devices. 1. Finding Logs inside of iOS This approach does not require a jailbreak. Inside the filesystem you may find logs here: Settings » General » About […]

[iOS] Attention: Social Media App PATH Uploads Entire Addressbook

Attention iPhone, iPad and iPod-Touch users: Singapore based Arun Thampi found out that the social media App PATH uploads the entire addressbook to the PATH servers without asking the user for permission. You can find more details on Arun’s blog. Recommendation 1. Update to latest version If you’re a PATCH user we strongly recommend to […]