Posts Tagged ‘MacOS’

[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 […]

[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 […]

[Win] Oracle VirtualBox: Workaround For Initialization Issue Pt. II

Find our previously released workaround for initialization issues here. CPU VT-X/AMD-V Issue After configuring a dual core virtual machine and trying to start you may encounter a message box indicating: Hyper-V launch failed; Either VMX not present or not enabled in BIOS. Hyper-V launch failed; at least one of the processors in the system does […]

[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 […]

[iPhone] ThunderSt0rm is Fake – Don’t Install

According to TheBigBoss.org two tools have appeared on the net: ThunderSt0rm and TurboSn0w Both of them are fakes and don’t jailbreak the iPhone, the iPod Touch, nor the iPad, but harm your system and delete iTunes files. Thus leaving you with broken installations.

[MacOS] Update 10.6.2 to Break Intel Atom CPU Support

According to Stellarolla’s blog the upcoming Snow Leopard update 10.6.2 and the Leopard update 10.5.9 will most likely break Intel Atom support. Thus rendering hackintosh installations on netbooks inoperable. Although Apple does not provide products shipping with Intel Atom CPUs, the Mac OS kernel did support those. Now with the growing amount of hackintoshs it […]

[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 […]

[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 […]

[News] UltraEdit for MacOS and Linux in Alpha Testing

Many Windows users say this is the best editor in the world. Mac Switchers always said they were desperately searching for something like it, but we did not find it. As we are long time UltraEdit users this is good news, as we will not need to run UltraEdit in Codeweaver’s Crossover anymore. Anyway there […]

[MacOS] Apple recommends using Virus Scanners

Apple has released a technical note recommending the use of Mac antivirus software. For the first time Apple admits that Macs need protection like other operating systems aswell. Apple recommends three Anti Virus solutions: Intego VirusBarrier X5 Symantec Norton Anti-Virus 11 for Mac McAfee VirusScan for Mac The open source virus scanner ClamXav is not […]