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18 Sep 2008
Posted in Audio, Mac, Software, Video, Windows

FLOSS Media Center Comparison Paper

The Telematics Freedom Foundation has just released their Media Center Comparison paper, where they compared the 10 most prominent FLOSS (for Free/Libre/Open Source Software) Media Center Projects. The projects compared were XBMC, MythTV, Boxee, Elisa, Neuros OSD, Freevo, My Media System, Entertainer, CenterStage+Plex and MediaPortal. The 20 page paper might […]

10 Aug 2008
Posted in Audio, Hardware, Mac, Music, Video

Plex (OSXBMC) with MediaStream skin demo

This new skin was released for XBMC a couple days ago. MediaStream by Team Razorfish is a community effort that has been going on since October 2007. It’s is a very polished piece of work as you can see in the video and need nearly no configuration and tinkering to […]

17 Jul 2008
Posted in Audio, Hardware, Mac, Music, Video

Plex (OSXBMC) with Aeon skin demo

Plex is an indie fork of the popular Xbox Media Center for OS X Leopard. Aeon is an outstanding skin in alpha stages for XBMC. You might have heard about both of them and you might have also seen many galleries and screenshots. Well, I’ve got a video demo. And […]

21 Apr 2008
Posted in Mac, Software

Recommended Mac apps for switchers

Quicksilver: First thing I install on a new machine. It’s an application launcher, keyboard commands ninja… You might say “Whadda fok?” in the beginning due to the steep learning curve, but you will get used–sorry, married–to it. Adium: A multiplatform chat client. Skins and plugins galore. Don’t need to look […]

8 Apr 2008
Posted in Mac, Software, Web

Add favicons to Firefox 3 Bookmark Toolbar

The default Firefox 3 Mac theme does not show favicons for bookmarks you’ve added to your Bookmarks Toolbar. This is probably a decision that comes with mimicking the Safari theme which doesn’t display favicons either. Put simply, it sucks! Thanks to Daniel Einspanjer, who wrote a Stylish style called Mac […]

31 Mar 2008
Posted in Hardware, Mac, Windows

Marketing the Mac in Turkey: w/ Vista!

The photo above was taken in Pupa Apple Store, Mayadrom Shopping Center, Istanbul. They are also bundling a copy of Vista Basic with every Mac purchase. How about selling Pepsi in a Coke fridge? This one above is from the Bimeks weekend paper insert. It says Virus free with OS […]

21 Jan 2008
Posted in DIY, Hardware, Mac

Want a Mac Pro on the cheap?

You wanna Mac Pro, but don’t got the dough to get a Mac Pro? You can build yourself one on the cheap, though not legal; or as quiet, or as good looking. There is a few tutorials out there and I am sure it works perfectly as we are all […]

21 Jan 2008
Posted in Mac

Fluid

I don’t about you, but having Firefox crash 5 or so times a day because of some random javascript or flash ad while I have Gmail, Google Reader and a Google Document I was working on open doesn’t really help in the productivity department. The session restore option in Firefox […]

18 Jan 2008
Posted in Mac, Video

Leopard Front Row subtitle blackout

Leopard’s new Front Row look great and acts great and all, but there is a very crucial problem with it. If you have Perian, which is an open source QuickTime component that adds native support for popular video formats suchs as DivX and Xvid, installed on your system; you used […]