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Hackintosh/Osx86: How to Install Lion 10.7.2 on Dell XPS M1330 Using USB Install Method

// November 30th, 2011 //
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54 Comments » // Posted in Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X

Dell XPS M1330 can run OS X Lion 10.7.2 vanilla build just fine. This journal will show you step-by-step on how to Install OS X Lion and update it to the latest.

How to Get Around Internet Censorship

// November 16th, 2011 //
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8 Comments » // Posted in Linux, OS X, Windows // Tagged as

Fortunately DNS filtering is easy to get around to. You just have to change the DNS settings in your machine and that’s all! In this journal I will show you how to do that in Linux, OS X and Windows.

My Take on Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101

// October 30th, 2011 //
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No Comments » // Posted in Android, Hardwares // Tagged as

Initially I was having a hard time deciding between Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Asus Eee Pad Transformer. From the price / performance ratio (Galaxy Tab is roughly $100 USD more expensive) and with the software updates it’s obvious that Asus Transformer is the winner here. After I spent some time with it I’ve found out that I like my Transformer a lot.

Asus Mid Valley Megamall Bad Service

// October 14th, 2011 //
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No Comments » // Posted in Hardwares // Tagged as

I asked them to repair my Asus Transformer charger and instead of repairing it they lost it.

Static Compile GLFW and GLEW

// August 31st, 2011 //
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2 Comments » // Posted in C, OpenGL // Tagged as ,

I need to compile and statically linked GLFW and GLEW into my OpenGL application but apparently it’s not as easy as I thought it was.

Hackintosh/Osx86: How to Install Snow Leopard 10.6.8 on Dell XPS M1330

// August 15th, 2011 //
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15 Comments » // Posted in Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X // Tagged as

This journal is about installing Snow Leopard using vanilla kernel on XPS M1330. Since it can run vanilla build just fine I would suggest you use this method instead of using custom hack builds like iATKOS, iDeneb, Kaliway, etc.

How to Install Chameleon Boot Loader v2

// July 21st, 2011 //
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6 Comments » // Posted in Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X // Tagged as , ,

Chameleon is THE boot loader when it comes to Hackintosh. What’s really nice about it is that it supports loading custom kext for OS X and supports for custom theme (it’s a boot loader with nice icons). It can also boot Linux, BSD and Windows partition.

Hackintosh/Osx86: How to Tell If QE/CI (Quartz Extreme and Core Image) Are Active

// July 1st, 2011 //
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2 Comments » // Posted in Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X // Tagged as ,

With OS X there is no direct information that can tells whether its running on accelerated graphics or not. That makes people like me who are running Hackintosh wondering whether the graphic card hardware and driver are functioning properly or not.

Open Multiple Text Files as Tabs in GVim on KDE 4

// June 18th, 2011 //
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2 Comments » // Posted in Linux, Vim // Tagged as , , ,

This journal is on how to open multiple text files from Dolphin file manager and display them as tabs in GVim.

Change Eclipse Workspace Location

// June 2nd, 2011 //
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4 Comments » // Posted in Eclipse

Sometimes I need to change my Eclipse workspace location. Especially when I share my “workspace” between Linux & OSX.


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