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Shairport: Airport Express Private Key hacked

Posted by Donny Torrefranca James Laird, an independent developer, is either a future household name or the next target by Apple. By literally hacking open a girlfriend’s broken Airport Express, he was able to reverse-engineer then system and re-write Airport Express and call it “Shairport”. He was then able to share iTunes music to his computer and other iDevices without …

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**RELEASED with Instructions: iOS 4.3.1 untethered jailbreak**

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Posted by Donny Torrefranca SKIP TO THE BOTTOM TO SEE THE UPDATE WITH LINKS: It has been rumored for a few days now that the release is inevitable for PwnageTool and RedSnow, as indicated by MuscleNerd of the iPhoneDevTeam. But for the latest news that’s worthy of posting…well It HAS BEEN released, however, it is password protected for now. If …

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iOS 4.3.1 Jailbreak Coming If #sundayisfunday Becomes a Trending Topic

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Posted by Andre Levesque Stefan Esser, better known as i0n1c, suggested today that if #sundayisfunday becomes a trending topic, perhaps the iPhone Dev-Team would release redsn0w/PwnageTool for iOS 4.3.1 Of course, he also said he can’t verify or deny what the dev-team would do. However, MuscleNerd of the dev-team definitely leads us to believe that Sunday is a great day …

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Sony PS3 & iOS Jailbreaker Geohot raps about Sony

Geohot, the man responsible for the recent Sony PS3 jailbreak, and the man responsible for Blackra1n, is in hot water with Sony.  For those that do not know George Hotz, AKA Geohot, do some reading as you will be hearing about him quite a bit with the recent lawsuit Sony has launched. Geohot has decided to lash out with a …

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XBMC version 2.0 released for Apple TV and iOS devices

The team over at XBMC have been hard at work since the launch of XBMC for iOS devices such as Apple TV2, and the iphone/ipad.  While the application  plays many types of video/audio files, it was obvious that this is a work in progress. So let’s take a look at the progress we get from version 2 of XBMC. Changelog: GUI …

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Netflix Canada still lacking content [Netflix vs Blockbuster]

Netflix vs Blockbuster, by Jamie Forestell In September of 2010, Netflix launched their digital streaming service in Canada. While this was a big step forward, I am still asking myself if $7.99 per month is justified. With the thought of $7.99 being roughly the cost of one movie at Blockbuster or Rogers Video, it would seem like a great idea. …

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XBMC for iOS AppleTV (ATV2) [Quick Look]

So we were able to get our Apple TV jailbroken to 4.2.1 (4.1.1) and install XBMC, so here in a nutshell is our findings. 720P/1080P .mkv playback worked with the odd freeze, but definitely exciting to try this out.  It found no problem accessing our SMB shares. And no iTunes! XMBC does a great job handling the scrapers which identify …

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XBMC for iOS devices is now available via Cydia

Users with jailbroken iOS devices can rejoice as XBMC is now available for all iOS jailbroken devices including Apple TV 2nd generation. XBMC plays back videos/pictures/audio files including the popular xvid and mkv files through SMB network sharing. XBMC was first created for the original Xbox but has come along way since then. XBMC is still a work in progress …

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