iOS 4.1 beta shows performance improvements for iPhone 3G

Ever since upgrading to iOS 4.0 my iPhone 3G performed like a piece of crap. I’ve seen that Apple published an iOS 4.1 beta on its iPhone developer network website and I was willing to give it a try to see if there are any performance improvements. To make it short: yes, there are. While it’s …

ASUS P6T & OS X 10.6.4 update – still no TRIM support?

This morning, I successfully updated my Asus P6T Hackintosh from 10.6.3 to 10.6.4 using the OS X online updater. As usual I had to reinstall marionez’ AppleHDA kext to get sound with the Realtek ALC1200 but other than that updating went smoothly as usual. Detailed information about the 10.6.4 release is available here.

iTunes: The required file cannot be found

Lately, I always get an error message when I try to sync my iPhone in iTunes. The message simply says “The iPhone cannot by synced. The required file cannot be found.” Unfortunately, iTunes doesn’t say exactly what file is missing. While playing with the sync options in iTunes I found out, that the problem is …

Apple Aperture 3 flickr upload lacks GPS data… not!

Ever since the release of Aperture, Apple only half-heartedly supported metadata in exported photo’s. I don’t know why but Apple decided not to export extremely useful metadata information like lens model and many others as well. Unfortunately, this is still the case with Aperture 3 :( Lens type is still not included in any exported …

Aperture 2.1.3 fixes (some) missing EXIF export tags…and more!

Yesterday, Apple released a new version of it’s photo management and raw conversion software Aperture. The issues addressed include: Nikon images imported using a direct camera-to-computer connection now display thumbnails correctly in the Import window. Fixed an issue that could cause duplicate image versions to be created after rebuilding a library. Fixed a library issue that …