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QTFairPlay - Unlock iTunes FairPlay DRM Once Again

Published on February 28th, 2007
Category: Audio and Video, Hacks
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So many milestones have happened since I last wrote about DRM-stripping with Hymn. For one, Apple plugged the iTunes hole that Hymn exploited in its iTunes 6 release. Later on, a talented cracker by the name of “igorsk” revealed an exploit program for the iTunes 6 DRM. Apple responded by patching that hole with its next release of iTunes 7. Then miraculously - less than a day later - igorsk cracked the FairPlay iTunes 7 DRM!
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tabinta: Insert “Tabs” in TEXTAREA Fields Instead of Moving Next

Published on February 14th, 2007
Category: Design and Publishing, Extensions/Plugins, Internet, User Interface
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Messy code … I hate it. It annoys me when programmers don’t use line breaks after their semicolons. It bugs me that some programmers write with irregular brackets. Most of all, it totally irks me when programmers don’t tab their code to distinguish between functions, “if” statements, nested elements, etc. White is bliss. Less is more. Spacing is good. Don’t jumble everything up for goodness sake!
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VMWare Player and Virtual PC - An OS in an OS

Published on February 9th, 2007
Category: Cool Stuff, Utilities
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After a decade of plain-jane, boring, error-prone Windows machines, alternatives began to rise in popularity. This is the time when many of today’s die-hard Apple and Linux users were born. I knew an Apple-only friend who would debate with me the pros and cons of owning an Apple or a PC. One of my main arguments was compatibility. Most programs are originally for Intel-architecture Windows PCs. His comeback, OS X can run Virtual PC, which can run windows, which can run any program you want. At the time Virtual PC cost several hundred dollars. Plus, another Windows operating system purchase would be necessary for legal purposes … and that’s not much fun is it?
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