Since the first day the Apple TV began shipping anxious users started hacking the boxes to allow playback of Xvid files (as an example).Yesterday a story appeared on Tutorial Ninjas suggesting that Apple may be locking down modded Apple TVs over the Internet.
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New York -- I'm at Adobe's Creative Suite 3 launch event here in Soho and the program just started. Adobe CEO Bruce Chizen addressed the crowd at the sleek Skylight studio on Hudson street.
Semthex from the hackint0sh.org forums has provided a detailed tutorial on how it's done.
This Steve Jobs spoof is courtesy of MadTV. And with that, say hello to "iRack"
The first day after Apple TV began shipping a bunch of sharp-as-a-tack coder types hacked Apple's new set top box to shreds.
I received this photo from a reader concerned about the appearance of hairline cracks around the edge of the case near the hinge.
Apple has invited video production professionals and the media to a special event at next month's National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Conference in Las Vegas. Look for a new high-end version of Final Cut Pro and probably some big and bad new Mac Pros.
The National Security Administration (NSA) has published an internal guide for System Administrators to keep their Macs secure within their organization. The 171 page document, titled "Mac OS X - Security Configuration For Version 10.4 or Later Second Edition" (PDF) is a free download from the government agency.
Peter Gabriel funded music recommendation service The Filter launches for Macintosh today.
Apple has announced the first wave of session descriptions for their Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) and there are a bunch of interesting nuggets in the session descriptions whose existence were under NDA (until yesterday).