Archive for April, 2008

[OSX86] Parody of Apple and Windows Commercial

see here and wonder, who’s that attractive woman… and here:

[Windows] Safari available as recommended iTunes update

english Pay attention guys when updating iTunes on your Microsoft Windows machines. iTunes will list Safari as a recommended update to your iTunes installation, although you never installed Safari before – and of course: you’d better not install it, since Paypal is about to block it anyway. More details to be found on Golem.de (german […]

[iPhone] IPhone Sales in Europe Low, Price Cut in UK and Germany

english The british Times reports: European carriers seem not to be able to sell all of the ordered amounts of iPhones. They originally expected to sell 500,000 -600,000 devices. But T-Mobile (Germany), O2 (UK) and Orange (France) only managed to sell about 330,000 devices. Like T-Mobile, who recuced the price for the iPhone to 99€, […]

[MacOS] Paypal about to block Safari Users

english According to a white paper by Paypal, Safari lacks certain specific anti-phishing protections and EV SSL (Extended Validation Secure Sockets Layer) certificates. Paypal will in the first place just tell the users, that they are using those unsafe browsers. Later on Paypal will take steps to refuse access to Paypal at all, when users […]

[Berlin] iTunes Konzerte in Berlin im Radialsystem V

deutsch only Die Konzertreihe (26.04. – 10.05.2008), die im vergangen Jahr in London stattfand, kommt nun nach Berlin. Karten kann man jedoch nicht kaufen, sondern nur gewinnen oder ersteigern und aber dafür immer gleich zwei Stück. Es gibt für jeden Tag 500 Plätze. Stattfinden wird das Konzert im Radialsystem V in Friedrichshain (Holzmarktstr. 33, 10243 […]

[iPhone] Pwnage for Windows (WinPwn) beta released

english The time of waiting is almost over. CMW just released a beta of WinPwn. Eventually the Microsoft Windows users can soon pwn their iPhones safely. However we need to point out in contrast to the Pwnage Mac version the Windows version is still beta and thus does not support firmware 2.0 (1.2) yet. It […]

[e-Biz] The never ending Psystar Story

As denoted yesterday, the Psystar topic seems to be a little fishy. First: obviously they use the EFI v8 emulation developed by Netkas. For comprehensible reasons Netkas is not amused about Psystar and decided to edit his EULA to bar commercial use of PC EFI – well… we don’t expect Psystar to respect Netkas’ EULA, […]

[MacOS] GeForce 8800 GT Update for old Mac Pro’s

english It took a really long time, but in the end Apple decided to offer at least something to their customers of the 2yrs old MacPro’s. Apple now offers a GeForce 8800 GT graphics board that is compatible to the old 32 bit EFI. The price in the Apple US webshop is US$279 (=€175). » […]

[e-Biz] Apple in weak Position for Cease and Desist against Psystar?

english Probably Apple is in a weaker position than all of us may have expected in the first place. That comment in the MacRumors forum and that article on Wired.com explain, why. The biggest problem seems to be: Psystar does not break the law. They don’t sell pirated copies, but legally bought copies of OS […]

[iPhone] Skype on iPhone with Fring

english (pictures taken from the Fring Website!) Fring enables the iPhone to: use Skype, MSN, Google Talk, ICQ, Twitter, Yahoo, AIM make calls over WiFi do Internet Messaging chat over our WiFi internet connection Currently this is a special release only, which is still being developed. But beta-testing is not restricted to a chosen community. […]