Wednesday, December 30, 2009

iPhone Apps -- TweetDeck For iPhone

It is a application in your mobile for you to keep staying in touch with what is happening now on Twitter from your iPhone. Besides, it can also support Facebook so that you can keep knowing your friends status in Facebook from one application.

Before that I am using "Echofon" for Twitter updates but now I changed to "TweetDeck for iPhone". Because the interface is cool and you can update your status of Facebook too ! And it is free !!!!
Here is the web site of TweetDeck.
In this web site, there is a desktop software called "TweekDeck" for you to manage Twitter, Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn in one application. It looks good and I will try it !

Monday, December 28, 2009

PPTV Solution on Mac

If you want to watch online TV or P2P TV , may football matches.......
There are only two ways to do it on Mac (as I know).

1) Download TVUPlayer
I tried this and it is quite good. Although there are lots of area need to be improved, it is the only way that I can find for Mac.
Go here to download.

2) Go to to watch the P2P TV via the web browser. From my experience, it is now not support the 64bit Safari, you need to use Firefox (I am sure this must work :p) or other browsers .

If you know any other ways, please let me know !

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Sony Reader Touch Edition --- PRS600BC

Finally, I decided to buy the e-reader from Sony --> PRS600BC black in color.
The reason that I choose SONY because I found that Kindle from Amazon gets a good point that I can buy e-book easily from Amazon . However, it is the weak point for me to have Kindle also. This is because it doesn't support the PDF very much. If you want to read the PDF in your Kindle, you need to send it to Amazon to convert for you. Which means if I don't buy the e-books from Amazon, then I can hardly read the PDF (books) from my mobile reader.
Besides, I like the "pen" to mark something on my reading. SONY reader can provide this but Kindle can't. Although Kindle get a better display (e-ink, 16 Gray), I finally choose to buy SONY PRS600BC.

I asked my friend to buy it for me from US and I will update the photos after I get it . :)
Looking forward ---- SONY PRS600BC !

Saturday, December 19, 2009

iPhone Apps -- Sleep Cycle

Recently, I bought a very good apps from apps store. I can't stand to share with you.
This is "Sleep Cycle" .....
First of all, it is still on sale. It only costs you US$0.99 !
Secondly, it use the iPhone's accelerometer to monitor your sleeping movement to determine which sleep phase you are in.
And "Sleep Cycle" will wake you up in your lightest sleep phase.
For details, please go to developers web site.

This is one of my sleeping graph :P .

Friday, November 20, 2009

Chrome OS !!

First what the introduction of Chrome OS.

If you want to try the Chrome OS, you go here to download. (Chrome OS VMware image or VirtualBox image)!

Here is some tricks.
1)Change the network setting to NAT.
2)Login: chronos , Password:

Then you will see the a "chrome browser". In fact, there is nothing to play and I have some comments after testing.
1. The running speed of the OS is not that fast. I don't know whether it is related to the VM image or not.
2. The image will hang after some while.

Hopefully, it will be better after the real product on Netbook.

Friday, November 13, 2009

iPhone Apps -- TuzkiSnap

If you are fans of Tukzi, you must not miss this iPhones apps. It is sample apps that you can create your Tuzki themed pictures with cool stamps!

For details or become a fans of Tuzki, please go to here .

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Apple Releases Safari 4.0.4

Apple releases Safari 4.0.4 today. It brings some improvement on Javascript and history search performance .....

- Improved JavaScript performance
- Improved Full History Search performance for users with a large number of history items
- Stability improvements for 3rd-party plug-ins, the search field and Yahoo! Mail

It is available via Software Update now. Go and update it :)

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Road to Jailbreak ~~~~~~~!

First of all, I need say

Thank you very much !!!!!

to my friend Raze ! As he provided me a lot of information and support about this operation.

It is amazing that nowadays you only need to double click a software and it will help you to do everything to jailbreak your iPhone. That is ! It is crazy that it only takes me for 5 minutes to finish it .......

And you can't believe that there million programs in Chinese web site with a software like iTunes for you to install the iPhone programs ...... How crazy it is...... ......

It is good to have background process, new themes, categories .......

I can only say it is a good trip to jail break .....

Monday, November 9, 2009

Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.2

Apple releases Mac OS X 10.6.2 as the second maintenance update for Snow Leopard. This update brings bug fixes and some serious issue.......

- an issue that might cause your system to logout unexpectedly
- a graphics distortion in Safari Top Sites
- Spotlight search results not showing Exchange contacts
- a problem that prevented authenticating as an administrative user
- issues when using NTFS and WebDAV file servers
- the reliability of menu extras
- an issue with the 4-finger swipe gesture
- an issue that causes Mail to quit unexpectedly when setting up an Exchange server
- Address Book becoming unresponsive when editing
- a problem adding images to contacts in Address Book
- an issue that prevented opening files downloaded from the Internet
- Safari plug-in reliability
- general reliability improvements for iWork, iLife, Aperture, Final Cut Studio, MobileMe, and iDisk
- an issue that caused data to be deleted when using a guest account

Update your Snow Leopard now :)

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Parallels 5 launch !!

Finally, the war of virtualization on Mac starts again !!!!
After VM Fusion 3, Parallels 5 launch. Traditionally, Mac user would like to use Parallels as their first choice. Because the interface of Parallels is better and it a little bit more efficient than VM Fusion. Now everyone needs to compare again or we can wait for the 3rd party comparison between these two.

For version of Parallels, there are the new features:
- Fully support Snow Leopard
- Support 64 bit Windows 7 and Aero & Flip 3D in Windows 7
- Better 3D accelerate support
- Better support in Linux
For more features, please go to Parallels .

For the pricing, Parallels Desktop 5 for Mac will be US$79.99 and US$49.99 for upgrade client. And you only need to pay US$49.99 if you have a serial number of VMware Fusion 2. (This trick is cool! :p)

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

VMware Fusion 3 release !

VMware released Fusion on Wednesday. It offers more than 50 new features. It is available for US$79.99.
Here are some features:
1) Optimized for Snow Leopard.
2) Ease to migrate your PC to Mac.
3) Best-in-Class 3D Graphics.
4) Run Windows Apps in The Mac Way
5) Maximum Performance with Finely Tuned.

Parallels will launch their latest software soon. So no need to hurry to buy now.
From VMware.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

New Apple Products !

Apple announced new iMac, Magic Mouse, MacBook .........
It is really really cool ! How can you resist to buy a iMac like this ?
27" 16:9 wide screen
3.0xGHz Dual CPU
with Bluetooth keyboard and new Magic Mouse
And it only costed you HK$11,xxx .
It is very attractive to me. I would buy it at once, if I didn't buy my iMac six months ago.

Monday, October 19, 2009

Chrome for OSX !!

Google browser ---- Chrome comes with pre-beta version. It is a very good browser in Windows environment. In the past, I used Firefox very often. But now, I usually use chrome. This because I can try the question that I want to search in Google. And it is really fast, and even faster than Foxfire. But it is not God. There are still some problems in browsing some web sites but there is not in Foxfire. Furthermore, Chrome is not as light as before sometimes it consumed a lot of memory in Windows.

Besides, I think Safari with Snow Leopard is perfect match! I don't know how good Chrome will be when it is running on Snow Leopard. Unless, there is a lot of support that it is much better than Safari in Snow Leopard, I will not change to Chrome for some time.

If you want to download, please click here.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

iPhone Apps -- 3HK Bill Lite

This is an application that helps you to check the billing information from 3 HK. However, it is not a office apps from 3 HK. But it is pretty good ! It is free ! And it can show you the data you used, how many sms, air time , etc.... . Almost all the information the you need to check from the web of 3 HK can get from this apps . I downloaded and recommend you if you are using 3 HK as your service provider. Here is the creator.

Click here to download!

iPhone Apps -- Photo ID DIY **Free TODAY***

It is a software to create standard ID photo, passport photo visa photo and other identification photo.
The most important thing is that it is free today (18 Oct, 2009 HKT) ! Go to download it now !
Here is the creator's blog.

Friday, October 9, 2009

iPhone OS 3.1.2 live now

Apple's just release iPhone OS 3.1.2 which suppose to fix. For details, please refer to Apple website.

For me, it is only the bug fix or security fix. And there is no new features or improvement, especially for the iPhone 3g .


Thursday, October 8, 2009

Kindles for Internationally Wireless

Finally, Amazon announced that Kindle for international sale ! I wait for long time and now it only costs US$279. The item will be released on 19th Oct. I really really want to place order!

But Amazon launch the Kindle internationally at the moment, it may imply that he wants to enlarge his market shares a little bit faster than his rivals. As there are some e-read coming out from the market, that means I may have more choices in the near future. Furthermore, rumors about the Apple Tablet would go this direction.....

It is a hard time for me to think about whether I should buy Kindle or not.

Monday, October 5, 2009

Update: Wacom Touch & Pen !

It reaches Hong Kong finally and the suggested price is HK$900.

Do you think it is expensive ?

Besides, there are rumors that Apple will launch new wireless keyboard and mouse. It seems that the mouse get the multi-touch function.

It is worth to wait.

I will wait for the new mouse and keyboard from Apple before I decide buy this Bamboo or not.

How about you ?

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Symantec Researchers Issues First Mac Botnet Malware Warning!!

The news comes from 9to5mac .
Firstly, I would like to find out what is "Botnet Malware" Botnet is a term for a collection of software robots which run autonomously and automatically in the "Zombie Computers". For details, please refer to WiKi.

There two malware bundles are called OSX.lservice and OSX.lservice.B and appear to be spread within pirated copies of iWork09 and Photoshop CS4, distributed on P2P torrent network.

Every Mac users, please beware of downloading software from torrent network .....

For details, please refer to the following link

Friday, October 2, 2009

Another E-Reader on Market!

An new e-reader is available on market! This comes from Astak .

Personally, the design is not eye-catching. And I like the e-reader with a pen so that I can make some re-makers on the book.
However, the cost is US$250 which is around the market price for 5-inch 8-level grayscale E-ink screen.

It features a 400Hz CPU, 512MB of memory and an SD card slot. Furthermore, there is a replacement battery good for 8,000 page turns per charge and a MP3 player which can run in background.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

iPhoto Auto Launch When Connecting iPhone

If you want to stop the auto launch when you plug your iPhone into you Mac.
Here are two ways to do
1) Change the setting in iPhoto
Go to iPhoto's preferences and click on the "General tab", and then choose "No Application" in the pull down manual of "Connecting camera opens".
But after that, whenever you connect any digital camera to you Mac, you need to launch iPhoto manually.

2) Keep you iPhone Camera Roll album empty
After the import of your photos from iPhone to iPhoto is completed, tell iPhoto to delete the photos from your camera. This will remove all the photos and movies from your iPhone's Camera Roll. Then iPhoto will not automatically launch unless you have new media needs to be imported.
But if you need to keep a copy of those photos on your iPhone, then you need to place them into an album in iPhoto and then iTunes to sync those album with your iPhone.

Your call !

Information comes from

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Cool Speaker !

LaCie's Sound2 PC speakers look good! Although I don't know where it sounds good or not. But if you have such a sexy designed speak with your mac. It must be a cool thing !

It can boast 30 total watts of peak power and it only require you one free USB port or Line in for input. It can connect to your Mac, PC, iPod or iPhone. And it will get its power supply via the USB port to you Mac or independent power supply.

How much it cost ?? It only costs you US100 !

iWork '09 Update 3

Today, Apple releases a update 3 of iWork '09. I don't know what it updated and anything improved. Let me update first and try try .... ;-)

Monday, September 28, 2009

Bamboo Touch and Pen !!

Finally, Wacom formally announced this Tablet -- "Bamboo Touch & Pen "!

It is a really good device with Mac OSX. If you have a Mac Book , Mac Book Pro or any notebook from Mac. You will know that how good of the note pad and the multi-touch gesture ! And we can use it in the iMac !!

I will certainly buy this tablet. If it support the Chinese writing input with Snow Leopard. Then it will be perfect! Hopefully, it will support !

Friday, September 25, 2009

Another new E-reader .....from Korea

Another new E-reader comes to the market ! Hopefully, there will be more and cheaper and then I can buy one !

Thursday, September 24, 2009


There is one more new e-Reader on market. The news comes from engaget.
In fact, I love e-Reader, I think it is a cool device to bring a lots of book out
side to read. Before that I am consider the Kindle from Amazon and Sony also has one called "Reader Touch Edition".
Do know which one I should buy ? ;p

Here is the Kindle Dx from Amazon.

The is the one from Sony PRS-600

New iPhone Home Screen ??

One news from maclife , someone brings this new Home Screen to the iPhone. Do you like it ?? I like it !

But certainly Apple doesn't allow this kind of modification to iPhone.

My Favorite Device ---- E-Journal ! Microsoft Courier

The following information comes from Gizmodo.
It is 7-inch dual screens device. The function is really cool !
But it comes from Microsoft secret project. Do you really think that Microsoft can develop such cool devices ?
But I really love this !
When will it on market ?

Sunday, August 16, 2009

Snow Leopard comes !

I really love this OS. It is a good OS upgrade that you only need to pay HK$238 for a true 64bit OS. You can find many others good features from Apple.

For me, I really love the new Safari and the improvement of boot time and the computer turn off time. Can you imagine that you only take five seconds may be ten to shut down your computer ? You will never experience this in Windows !

Besides, it is a true 64bits OS ! Unlike, Windows 7, you are really using a 64bit OS and some applications. If you used 64bit Windows 7 with 64bit IE, you will find that something you can't do in 64bit IE. It needs you to use 32bit IE to do it. It sucks !

Do you update your Mac OS ?

Thursday, April 23, 2009

iMac Home!

Finally, I threw my PC away and now there is no PCs in my room. The reason why I bought this iMac is my old desktop was very very slow!! It took me 5 minutes for me to turn on till it was really for use. It is a common fault of Microsoft Windows. Your windows would becomes slower slower and slower.
But it doesn't happen in Mac. Now, it takes 40 seconds to boot up till it is ready to use. It is brilliant !

I'm loving it.