Archive | November, 2009

Re: The Old Copycat Debate, Revived

November 19th, 2009


(Repost from, my personal website.) This is a response to an article in Win7 News, which you can read in its entirety here. The author, Deb Shinder, is a Windows/Microsoft fan. I am decidedly more in the Apple camp. In her article, Shinder talks about the popular perception that Microsoft copied aspects of OS […]

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Snow Leopard Theme Pack for Windows 7

November 17th, 2009

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I just threw together a Windows 7 theme pack with Snow Leopard’s wallpapers and some sounds from OS X. Here’s a preview: You can download the Snow Leopard theme here, and I’ve also taken the liberty of making a Leopard/Tiger theme as well, for those of you who are partial to the older wallpapers. If […]

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Quick Fix to get 10.6.2 Working on Atom Netbooks

November 11th, 2009


Have you updated your little Atom-based hackintosh to 10.6.2 and now are stuck with an unusable lump of plastic? Well, there’s an easy fix: downgrade your kernel. These simple instructions (courtesy of meklort) should get you back on your feet: Boot from whatever medium you used to install OS X. Go to Utilities -> Terminal. […]

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Latest Snow Leopard Update Breaks Atom Support, Makes Pandas Cry

November 10th, 2009


There have been rumors about it happening for awhile, but now that the 10.6.2 update has hit, it looks like it does break Intel Atom support, so for all of you using Atom-based hackintosh’d netbooks, it’s some pretty bad news. But, on the bright side, like Jeff Goldblum said in Jurassic Park, “[Hackers] will find […]

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AppDelete- Removing programs the right way

November 1st, 2009


Recently, you may have noticed the new AppDelete ad we put up. AppDelete 3.0 was just recently redesigned to be lighter and faster, yet remove even more crap than ever before. For those of you who are completely clueless as to what AppDelete it is, allow me to quote (the designer’s site). “AppDelete is an uninstaller […]

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