Posts Tagged ‘os x’

[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 […]

[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.

[Apple] Certified Apps Only As Of Mac OS X 10.7?

According to Rixstep.com Apple plans to set up an App Store starting with the introduction of Mac OS X 10.7. Developers planning on marketing software for 10.7 will submit their products to the App Store as iPhone and now iPad developers have already done. 10.7 will have kernel support for (‘insistence on’) binaries signed with […]

[Apple] Marc Maiffre Says OS X Is Less Secure Than Windows

Notorious hacker Marc Maiffre said in an interview with CNet.com that OS X is less secure than Windows. The reason why Windows is more attacked anyway is Windows’ market penetration. Read more on CNet.com…

[Win] Microsoft Sold 90 Million Copies of Windows 7

According to Microsoft’s WindowsTeamBlog, they have already sold NINETY million licensed copies of Windows 7, thus making it the fastest selling operating system in history. Paul Thurott of WindowsITPro expects Microsoft to sell all in all 300 million copies in 2010. Wooooooosh… Found via Golem.de

[MacOS] Snow Leopard 10.6.2 Kernel Patched for Intel Atom Support

Teateam a russian speaking Mac OS developer binary patched the latest Mac OS X 10.6.2 Mach Kernel to eventually reenable support for Intel Atom CPUs. His kernel seems to be running well in 32bit and in 64bit mode. Atom CPUs are now reported as Intel Core Solo or Core Duo. The patch seems only to […]

[MacOS] System Freeze with 10.5.7 and VMware Fusion

Abstract You are running the latest version of “VMware Fusion” (get trial version here) on an original Apple Mac or on a HackMac. During installation of Windows XP or Vista (32 bit) the system crashs with a kernel panic or a complete freeze. Workaround Apple’s Mac OS X 10.5.7 update causes some irritation to the […]

[MacOS] Snow Leopard Beta Build 10A314 Seeded

Since yesterday Apple seeds a beta build 10A314 of the forthcoming Snow Leopard. Developers report Apple recommends them to test 64-bit kernel extensions (Kexts) to speed up transition from 32-bit to 64-bit. It does not seem that this build contains the rumored new User Interface (UI) called “marble” , that AppleInsider.com has reported a couple […]

[iPhone] HowTo Activate and Unlock using QuickPwn 2.1

I. Abstract This is a short HowTo since all of you by now know how to use QuickPwn, don’t you? in short: QuickPwn is an Après-Tool. Means: you let iTunes 8 do the update process and use QuickPwn afterwards to “open” your device. Note: 2G iPhones can be jailbroken and unlocked 3G iPhones can be […]

[MacOS] Boot native MacOS X with EFI-X USB Dongle

Update 26.06.2008: Read latest news about EFI-X here… Update 22.06.2008: Read latest news about EFI-X here… The newest on the market is announced to be released on 23. June. It is called EFI-X and seems to be quite a revolution. Technically it is a small USB dongle that contains a bootloader. That bootloader allows booting […]