the JoshMeister and Ed Marczak reminisce about major Apple news and products of 2009.
the JoshMeister talks with Neil Ticktin about improvements in VMWare Fusion 3 vs. 2 and Parallels Desktop 5 vs. 4 and whether the new versions are worth the upgrade.
the JoshMeister interviews Will Urbina, creator of the OS Xbox Pro—a triple-booting Hackintosh inside a customized Xbox dev kit case. Will talks with Josh about making the OS Xbox Pro, and they also discuss a couple of Will’s other creations, videography, and how to get companies to sponsor mods.
Watch the YouTube video of the build process (WARNING: some of the music may not be safe for work or around children):
For more details on the OS Xbox Pro, see:
Don’t forget to vote for the OS Xbox Pro in the Intel Core i7 Custom Challenge before December 7th:
Neil Ticktin talks with Chuck Joiner about the current state of Mac and iPhone modding. Neil mentions one of his own Mac mods, explains how upgrading to more power-efficient Macs pays for itself, and goes into greater detail about why MacTech decided to acquire MacMod.
For the full interview—including more about MacTech’s history, the magazine’s 25th anniversary issue, why readers of MacTech Magazine have asked for more ads, the advantages of print magazines over Web content, and even a discussion about technology in education—download all 34 minutes from MacVoices:
the JoshMeister talks with Jon Frisby of MrJoy about Hordes of Orcs on MacHeist and iPhone vs. Mac platform development.
Big-O and the JoshMeister discuss a couple of wooden casemods (a PC and an iPod mini) and a mod to keep the dust bunnies out, plus Josh reports on his hands-on experience with Apple’s new iPhone 3GS.
Lifehacker’s Top Freebies of 2009
Our faves: Dropbox, VLC, The Unarchiver, Adium, and Firefox
Wooden iPod mini Mod
Modding Front Row
Anti-Dust Bunny Mod
In this episode of the MacMod:LIVE podcast we recap WWDC, cover the latest modding news, Big-O gives his first impressions of iPhone OS 3.0, and the JoshMeister gives his first impressions of the Palm Pre.
Custom Vase Case Prototype
The iBed, your bedtop computer
TinkerTool ready for Safari 4
Multiple tab home pages in Safari
iPhone OS on Mac Pro (it’s fake)
Tether your iPhone without jailbreaking
Opera Unite: Run a Web/chat/file/photo/music/video server from your browser
Big-O and the JoshMeister discuss the latest news on the fiftieth episode of Macmod:LIVE!
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Add a welcome message to your Mac
2009 Scion XB with a Mac mini, touch screen, uses Coverflow to select albums
Psystar files voluntary bankruptcy
includes TechTool Pro 5, Parallels Desktop 4, NetBarrier X5
Power Mac G4 Cube Transformer Robot
Apple Plans $1 Billion iDataCenter
Palm Pre syncs with iTunes on a Mac just like an iPhone