Few days ago I saw in the AnandTech test that the 2 560 x 1 440 mode was not possible in HiDPI with a 4K screen. Nevertheless, with the help of the developer from SwitchResX, an excellent utility , I succeeded.
Changing the startup sound on a Power Mac. When I asked if it was possible, I was told that was impossible . When I searched on the Internet, I found messages indicating that it was impossible. But obviously, Doug Brown has not read the Internet or asked anyone : he just did it. I contacted him, he helped me a little, and I did it, too.
Today, let’s have an Inglorious Hack . Indeed , I recently bought the NoIR camera for Raspberry Pi, a sensor able to see infrared. The issue : how to take nice pictures with the Raspberry Pi plugged into my office? This is where the NoIR RaspCamera project begins …
Since the release of the iPhone 5s, I wanted to test something: try to bypass the fingerprint reader Touch ID of the device. German hackers have done it before me (and better), but I still wanted to try.
Have you ever used the location on your computer? I bet you have : Mac OS X have been integrating Core Location since Snow Leopard and OS X Mavericks will integrate Maps. On Google Maps, a small button can be used to get located directly on a map, and it usually works pretty well. But de you have an idea of how it works and do you know it’s pretty easy to completely distort this location?
Today, a tutorial: how to use a Thunderbolt graphic card on Mac. This is the holy grail for some: it is possible to use a Thunderbolt graphic card on a Mac. This is not easy and there are a few issues, but it works pretty well.
Working on a hack for the blog, I found a security flaw on iOS that allows you to brute force attack the code used for restrictions, despite Apple’s protections. Let me explain.
Note : iOS 7 correct the flaw.
Panic spots an issue : the Lightning adapter to HDMI has quality concerns. Indeed, the adapter does not send a raw image on the screen, and the output is limited to 1600 x 900 instead of 1080p (with an upscale, for instance).
It is possible to install a 3.0 USB card on a Mac Pro or MacBook Pro, and to make it directly recognized by Mac OS X.
Good news, OS X 10.8.2 tolerates Fusion Drive and it is possible to create manually a Fusion Drive.