How To: Turn Your Boxee Box Into A Fully Functional NAS Drive

How To: Turn Your Boxee Box Into A Fully Functional NAS Drive

Media boxes like the Apple TV and Boxee Box are great for bringing Internet content from your PC to your living room. Being an owner of both said devices, my recommendation for everyone is ultimately the Boxee Box. Although it does have a higher price tag than the Apple TV, it allows you to do so much more with built-in apps, local media streaming, and even social networking. As the days go on I find more and more reasons to love the Boxee Box. A recent discovery lead to resolving an issue I had that many content hoarders can relate to – no network storage.¬† Continue reading →

App Review: TimePlay for iPhone

App Review: TimePlay for iPhone

Ahh, the movies! While people seem to be going to them less, they are still an experience like no other. But theaters are hurting and need your patronage. One way to get you into the theaters are the previews for¬†movies that look so good you have to see them in the theater. Like most of us, I am not a fan of movie previews though. Even good ones are a part of a huge set that are so lengthy you tend to forget what movie you came to see. TimePlay is one theater chain’s way of getting you to be there for those previews by using fun to get you there early. Continue reading →

Apple Announces Mountain Lion’s Release Date During Earnings Call

Apple Announces Mountain Lion's Release Date During Earnings Call

Apple announced the release date of its latest operating system, Mountain Lion, during its earnings call today. Tomorrow, July 25th, will mark the day that you can buy Apple’s ninth operating system for only $19.99. That’s $10 cheaper than Apple’s previous OS release, Lion. However, users will only be able to buy it via the Mac App Store – no USB keys or discs. 9to5 Mac reports that users can buy one copy of the OS and download it onto 5 other Mac computers using the Mac App Store’s purchased apps feature. Continue reading →

Verizon HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE Review

Verizon HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE Review

Yet another installation into the 2-year-long Droid Incredible lineup, the Droid Incredible 4G LTE fits right in. As someone who owned the original Droid Incredible (in fact, it’s still lying around somewhere around here) and whose wife carried the Incredible 2 for a while, I was very eager to get my hands on this device. With obvious cues to its heritage in its form factor and color, the newest addition to the family has some obvious upgrades, but I’m still waiting for the “Ultimate Incredible.” Continue reading →

How To: Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 On Apple TV 2 With Seas0nPass

How To: Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 On Apple TV 2 With Seas0nPass

Are you sick of the limited functionality of your new Apple TV? It kind of sucks that you can’t stream HD videos from your computer straight to your TV, right? If you’re nodding your head, jailbreaking your Apple TV is something you should consider. New apps like XBMC can release the limitations of your Apple TV by allowing you to stream HD video over your network. You can even add a fully functional web browser for surfing the web from your couch. On top of all that, the latest version of iOS for the Apple TV is able to be jailbroken without being tethered! Let’s get started. Continue reading →

App Review: BitDefender for Android

App Review: BitDefender for Android

Never before had I been worried about my phone happening upon a virus. I had installed some antivirus apps on my Android phones in the past to test them out, but I was yet to put one on my Galaxy Nexus. But once a few friends with Android devices started coming to me with complaints of their phones acting up and asking for advice, I began to look into some protection for my Galaxy Nexus. I happened upon Lifehacker’s guide to the “Best and Worst AntiVirus Apps for Android” which helped to guide me in the right direction. Continue reading →

How To: Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 Using GreenPois0n Absinthe 2.0

How To: Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 Using GreenPois0n Absinthe 2.0

Earlier today the Jailbreak Dream Team released its latest iOS jailbreaking tool for iOS 5.1.1 called Absinthe 2.0. This jailbreak release has gained more attention than usual because of its ability to jailbreak the newest iPad which has never been done before. It also allows everyone to update their devices to the latest version of iOS, which fixes security issues and bugs. Read on to learn how to jailbreak your iOS device running iOS 5.1.1! Continue reading →

Absinthe 2.0 Pushed To The Public, Jailbreaks iOS 5.1.1

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The Jailbreak Dream Team has officially release its latest jailbreak tool, Absinthe 2.0. The group, which consists of members from both the Chronic Dev Team and the iPhone Dev Team, release the tool just minutes before their 2 hour speech ended at the Hack In The Box Security Conference in Amsterdam. Certainly this is most popular and highly anticipated jailbreak – the team even released a press release for the jailbreak, which was never done in the past. Continue reading →

Verizon Debuts The New 4G HTC Droid Incredible

Verizon Debuts The New 4G HTC Droid Incredible

A new Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone will be hitting the Verizon shelves soon. Verizon and HTC once again have teamed up to release the new HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE smartphone. The phone comes packed with a 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, a 4 inch LCD qHD screen, and an 8 megapixel camera. Unfortunately, there hasn’t been much talk about price or an exact release date – just a vague availability of “in the coming weeks”. Continue reading →

New Future iPhone Mockups – Apple Worthy?

New Future iPhone Mockups - Apple Worthy?

Forum users over at the 9to5 Mac Forums have posted two iPhone mockups based on current iPhone rumors. Of course these mockups almost never reach users hands, they’re still fun to imagine using. And then there are some people who take mockups a little too far. Below are two mockups that were created to reflect rumors surrounding the new iPhone that will be released this year and iOS 6 which will be released during Apple’s WWDC in June. Continue reading →