Spirit Mars Rover on xkcd.
Some dude, geohot, has put in a LOT of work to get hypervisor level access to the PS3 hardware. He’s been working on it for quite some time – Sony have put together a very good and well protected system. They document almost everything about the PS3, keeping it quite open, but still it’s protection […]
John Nack, at Adobe, posts a very well written and argued article on why flash isn’t the best solution in the world, why open standards are a good thing, why flash is problematic and why there are no better solutions out there at the moment to do what Flash currently does; John Nack on Adobe: […]
Youtube are now running a public beta for HTML5 open standards based video. Only works with Google Chrome, Safari and Chrome Frame in MSIE. Giddy-up! YouTube – Broadcast Yourself..
I had an issue recently where I started to send an email with a HUGE attachment, before realising I didn’t really need to send that file, so I tried to cancel it. Try as I might, I just couldn’t get rid of it. In desperation, I went into the ~/Library/Mail folder and started deleting things […]
OK, it’s taken some time, but it’s here. Apple have updated their Boot Camp drivers to support both 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows 7. Downloads available from the links below. Boot Camp Software Update 3.1 for Windows 32 bit. Boot Camp Software Update 3.1 for Windows 64 bit.
This is a really good thing. One, it means that eSATA will be coming sooner rather than later to Macs. Apple even sell a RAID unit, the Promise SmartStor DS4600, that on the Apple site has no mention whatsoever of eSATA, however it’s there on the box, and mentioned on the Promise web site. Target […]
The most striking thing about these recordings is the synthetic-sounding descending tones caused by the phenomenon of the dispersion of sound waves. The high frequencies of the popping and cracking noises are transmitted faster by the ice than the deeper frequencies, which reach the listener with a time lag as glissandi sinking to almost bottomless depths. via Dispersion of […]
A previous post mentions some difficulties I’ve experienced trying to remux a Matroska MKV file to something that the PS3 can handle natively. I assumed that something like a standard MP4 file would be the best solution, and whilst I was close, I wasn’t quite there. It turns out that the answer was staring me right in the face.
OiNK founder free after two-plus years of legal troubles A UK jury has found OiNK admin Alan Ellis not guilty of conspiracy to defraud copyright owners more than two years after police raided his home and seized OiNK’s servers. The music industry is not happy. via OiNK founder free after two-plus years of legal troubles. […]