Archive for April, 2009

[News] Short Movie “Always Summer” Premiere in Berlin

The Berlin underground movie maker Michael Ruf premiered with his new short movie “Always Summer” here in Berlin. After his movie has been played around the globe on almost uncountable festivals (Bogota Film Festival / Columbia, Derby City Film Festival Kentucky / U.S., Max Ophüls Filmfestival Saarbrücken / Germany, International Filmfestival Madurai / India and […]

[MacOS] PearC Clone Supplier admonishs German Blogger

According to the MacNews.de, the Germany based PearC, besides Psystar the second supplier of Mac clones, admonished the operator of the german blog Caf’é Digital. Café Digital reported about legal concerns of selling ready made Mac clone hardware with pre-installed Mac OS. For their report, Café Digital used a modified PearC logo and told certain […]

[Pre] New Rumors about Palm Pre’s Release Date

On the SprintGurus.com forums Coal – one of the admins – seems to have had access to internal Sprint documents. Coal says there might be “2 release windows, one is around 6/7/09 – the other I cannot say much on”. This could match rumors from EverythingPre.com, who have been informed by an anonymous guy that […]

[MacOS] Modbook Tablet PC available in Germany

The german Apple retailer Gravis will bring Axiotron’s Modbook to Germany, starting May 2, 2009. According to their website the Modbook will cost about €2,250 (~U$3,000). Technically the Modbook is a modified white MacBook. In contrast to Windows based convertibles the ModBook will not include a keyboard anymore. Anyway an external keyboard can be plugged […]

[MacOS] BluRay eventually coming to the Mac?

Together with the newly seeded iPhone OS 3.0 a new iTunes 8.2 has been seeded to developers aswell. MacRumors now posted a screenshot that includes reference to BluRay support. As Apple currently does not support BluRay this step is overdue anyway as Microsoft Windows user can play BluRay movies on their computers for the last […]

[Windows] Windows 7 RC 1 and XPM Release Dates

According to the german Heise.de and Golem.de Microsoft will make Windows 7 RC 1 on May 5, 2009 available for download. A beta version of the Windows 7 to Windows XP compatibility feature called XPM (we reported) will be available on April 30, 2009. XPM is in fact a complete Virtual Machine of Windows XP […]

[iPhone] iPhone OS 3.0 beta 4 seeded to Devs

Together with iTunes 8.2 beta a new iPhone OS 3.0 beta 4 has been made available to developers. There are no information about changes, but the Spotlight.app is reported to be faster and issues with a crashing Phone.app seem to have been solved. As always: if you are no developer don’t install this beta, as […]

[iPhone] Recommended Apps: vTuner Radio App

Our german fellow Holger Meyer strikes again. After his awarded ear training program Karajan (our report) he now founded a company and cooperates with vTuner from New York. What is vTuner? vTuner allows you to turn your iPod Touch or iPhone into a radio receiver. You can listen to more than 7,000 radio stations from […]

[iPhone] EFF sues Apple for wrong DCMA notice

EFF attorney Fred von Lohmann has filed action for a declaratory judgment against Apple. In october 2008, on Odioworks’ BluWiki portal pages have been released that explained in detail how Apple uses encryption to tie iPods solely to iTunes and how Apple bars third party software like Songbird. Although the writers in the wiki were […]

[Linux] Demo Exploits for Acrobat in the wild

According to SecurityFocus Adobe Acrobat Reader has been compromised by using a JavaScript buffer overflow.Demo exploits have already been located on the internet. It may only be a matter of time until this exploit gets used by the botnet guys. Pay attention which PDF documents you really need to open on the net. Description Acrobat […]