It seems as though Apple Inc. can't be satisfied by booming sales and record profits. Cupertino's evil empire has decided that it would be best to put tamper resistant screws into the iPhone. Of course that may be best for Apple's bottom line and not necessarily best for their customers.
Now, when faithful Apple customers bring their iPhones into an Apple store for a warranty repair, the standard Phillips screws are to be replaced with "Pentalobe" screws. Read more
Due to a glitch at my hosting provider, tuxtweaks.com was down for several hours today. I didn't discover the problem until I got home from work this evening. A quick call to tech support and they were able to resolve the issue in a manner of minutes. My apologies to anyone that was unable to access my site today. Thanks to Derek and the rest of the team at InMotion Hosting for the quick resolution.
I became a father this past June. If you're a regular reader of my site, you've probably noticed my decrease in posting frequency since then. Much of the time that used to be spent tinkering with Linux is now spent changing diapers, buying diapers, feeding my daughter, etc. Read more
I just read a couple of articles (x264Dev and Phoronix) about the latest open source decoder for the recently open sourced VP8 codec from Google/On2. It turns out that the new ffvp8 decoder library from the FFmpeg developers is already outperforming the libvpx decoder that was released as open source by Google back in May. Read more
I just saw a story on ABC news tonight about Apple refusing to sell their beloved iPad's for cash. They would only sell them to credit card customers. They claim that it was to cut down on gray market sales.
Well, sorry Apple Geniuses. Have you ever taken a moment and read the words on a dollar bill? Read more