Monthly Archives: September 2009

Apple put ads in QuickTime Player 10?

Apple, WTF?!?!? If I open “About QuickTime” from the menu, and leave the small info window open, this is what I see initially, but wait…. … After only 15 seconds, the window lengthens and shows … ads every 3 seconds?!?

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7×7 springboard is too crowded

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Yay, am 1 of 50,000 lucky peeps

Jay Freeman, aka @saurik, is surely one of the highest-genius hackers on the planet. He continually plays cat and mouse with Apple, making them the mouse. Anyone who cares about jailbreaking iPhone 3G[S] should read this entire post by saurik … Continue reading

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Hex colour picker for Mac

Ever really want just a simple 8-bit hex color picker for your Mac? I did! Behold: http://wafflesoftware.net/hexpicker/

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amusing Google logos

This web site is a treasure trove of special commemorative Google logos. A few examples follow. ANZAC Day: Canada Day: St David’s Day:

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Hackintosh guide by Lifehacker

Here are some instructions for aspiring geeks from Lifehacker. Nice to see them following in the footsteps of the great Colleen Kelly, who showed how to build an inexpensive Mac Pro Hackintosh on Tekzilla back in mid-July… http://lifehacker.com/5351485/how-to-build-a-hackintosh-with-snow-leopard-start-to-finish

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Upside-Down-Ternet

If you’ve ever wanted to screw with people who leech your bandwidth, try this hack. It makes all images in their web browser go upside-down. 😀 Here are the instructions:- http://www.ex-parrot.com/~pete/upside-down-ternet.html

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64 things every geek should know

Random-feeling surfing led me to this URL today: http://laptoplogic.com/resources/64-things-every-geek-should-know Pretty interesting! 😀

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Kirk Harnack video of Telos Axia install for TWiT

As is so amply described here on the official TWiT wiki equipment page, Leo Laporte has an awesome studio including an awesome new Telos Axia system! Kirk Harnack, the company expert who led the audio rewiring/installation job, and Erik Lanigan … Continue reading

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Byron Servies vs JCD

Hmmm.

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