Archive for 2010

[MacOS] Codeweavers’ Crossover Now With Civilization 5 Support

Wine based Crossover 9.2 now brings Civilization 5 support to the Mac and Linux. Crossover runs flawlessly with Civilization under Snow Leopard and with some minor flaws under Leopard. Prices Crossover Standard (incl. updates for 6mths): 37€ Crossover Professional (incl. updates for 12 mths and incl. Crossover Games) : 64€ Aspyr will release a native […]

[Pre] Palm Pre 2 Coming to France on October 22

German Heise.de and american Precentral.net report today, that HP finished upgrading their smartphone flagship Palm Pre. Interestingly the Palm Pre 2 will be first released to the french market on october 22 on SFR‘s network. Sadly there is no reliable information about when it will hit other markets like the US, Germany or Canada. The […]

[WTF] Did Stuxnet Sabotage Iran’s Nuclear Facilities?

Newspapers are full of speculations and details about this unique piece of software code, that obviously is a work by a government.Stuxnet used 4-zero-day exploits to infect computer networks running with Microsoft Windows. It was compatible to Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. The Register writes: (..) the Stuxnet worm was programmed […]

[PS3] Firmware 3.42 Breaks Jailbreaks

Sony tries to rearm their game console flagship. Most of you using your Playstations will likely have found out: since the end of last week Sony broadcasts a new firmware 3.42. They say it fixes security issues, which not quite wrong. But do we wanna have this issue fixed? At the moment for online players […]

[MacOS] Using Windows 7 From The iPad With Parallels Desktop 6

Windows can eventually be used from the iPad. Users of Parallels Desktop 6 can seamlessly logon their Windows virtual appliance from the iPad. The required iPad app “Parallels Mobile” can be downloaded for free from the iTunes App Store (get it here). In the meantime check their vid:

[MacOS] Handle DMG Images under Microsoft Windows

Are you one of those lonesome people who tried to access the contents of a DMG image under Windows? Yes, there are several ways like converting to ISO with programs like Magic-Iso or mounting with Mac-Drive. All these solutions are nice, handy and well… expensive… Simply using 7-zip is in my opinion the easiest way, […]

[Pre] Palm Pre Jailbreaks PS3

A coder going under the nick “black_zero” ported the PS3 jailbreak to the Palm Pre. Find his instructions for “PS3 Freedom for Palm Pre” on the PSX-Scene.com. [Update] In contrast to “PS3 Groove” this version also seems to enable the possibility of backups – means circumventing of copy protections. It is legally not allowed to […]

[Apple] Facebook Blocks Apple’s Ping

According to AllThingsDigital Facebook blocked Apple from using the Facebook API to access user data. Using Facebook’s API is normally free, but not for large scale access and not if it’s getting used a lot. iTunes got a user base of 160million, so that would be quiet a lot. Kara Swisher writes: Sources said Apple […]

[Muzaq] Downbeats: Exploring Tripppless

Exploring Soundscapes Chapter 1… This track is currently at pre-mastering stage and meant as a preview…

[News] Blogosphere Under Attack by Righthaven LLC

Wired.com published an article about the business strategies of Las Vegas based law firm Righthaven LLC. Righthaven’s strategy to “save” the media world is simple: buy copyrights of newspaper articles instead of sending takedown notices under the DMCA, they rather sue blogs and website, who repost articles without consent of the owner Righthaven’s first client […]