Posts Tagged ‘usb’

[DVB-S2] Tips & Tricks for the Cloud IBox II

  Abstract The Cloud Ibox II is a cheap affordable satellite receiver running Linux. It is priced between 90 and 130€. It features: 2 x USB (although the case shows otherwise, it seems this is 1x USB 1.0 and 1 x USB 2.0) Ethernet connection DVB-S2 tuner 1 x card reader linux based dreambox plugin […]

[MacOS] Backup Chameleon Boot USB-Stick

1. Abstract You have the situation that you installed Chameleon for security and compatibility purposes on an external USB-stick. For safety reasons you should consider making a backup. But all diskimaging (either Apple’s Diskutility, Carbon Copy Cloner or Super Duper) tools fail to create a proper backup since the bootblock is just not copied. So […]

[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 […]

[MacOS] Chameleon On USB: Mounting USB Stick Correctly

Inserting USB sticks to your Mac OS X based system makes Mac OS X mount the stick without assigning certain permissions like owners, or groups. I. How things get mounted on Mac OS The mount command on the terminal returns most likely some lines, like that: testuser$ mount /dev/disk0s2 on / (hfs, local, journaled) devfs […]

[Pre] Marry me again: WebOS 1.2.1 syncs to iTunes 9.01

A couple of days after their latest release of WebOS 1.2 Palm released WebOS 1.2.1. Now the Palm Pre is again synchronizing with Apple’s iTunes 9.0.1. Since iTunes version 8.2.1 with every update Apple is trying to stop Palm from syncing their Pre with iTunes. As we’ve seen in the past, all those attempts by […]

[Pre] Merry Me again: Update Reunites Palm Pre with iTunes

The “little Palm Apple battle” goes into its next round. A week ago Apple released iTunes 8.2.1. This update blocked Palm Pre users from synchronizing music and movies with iTunes. We reported about this update and the technical implications of the sync feature here. Palm has now released a firmware update (webOS 1.1.0) for the […]

[iPhone] iTunes 8 crashs Windows Vista

Windows Vista users complain about complete operating system crashs resulting in blue screens. iTunes 8 for Windows seems to have the following issues, when using under Vista: after connection an iPod Touch or an iPhone to the USB port: complete system hang up CD/DVD drives disappear from Windows Explorer But Apple already reacted and distributes […]

[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 […]