Apple TV 2.3 Update Breaks Boxee, Other Hacks

Apple TV updates generally always wipe away all third-party software you may have installed, but usually, most things can just be re-installed. Not so with yesterday's 2.3 version update however, which has closed the door used to install software like Boxee via a USB patchstick. So if you love your Boxee like we do,… » 11/20/08 6:40pm 11/20/08 6:40pm

Spectacular Video of Jules Verne Apocalyptical Re-Entry

Here's the video of the fiery re-entry of the Jules Verne Autonomous Transport Vehicle » 10/12/08 5:00pm 10/12/08 5:00pm, the huge European Space Agency spacecraft that carried almost five tonnes of food, air, water and fuel on board the International Space Station. It was taken in high definition from a NASA's DC-8 at 37,000 feet, 90 miles north of…

First Picture of Jules Verne Spacecraft Re-Entry Destruction

This is the first picture of the spectacular re-entry of Jules Verne, the Automated Transport Vehicle that fell from orbit today at 9:31AM Eastern time. Taken from a DC-8, it shows the moment in which it starts to break at 9:43AM, just before falling into the Pacific Ocean. Apparently, the show was amazing because… » 9/29/08 12:13pm 9/29/08 12:13pm

aTV Media Center Hack for Apple TV is Back, Now With GUI Installer and…

After disappearing for a while due to a fair use scuff-up, the aTV software that helps turn the Apple TV into the media center it should have been is now back and freshly updated. Big new features are a GUI installer for loading the hack onto a USB stick, eliminating the messy command line work that used to be… » 7/25/08 5:00pm 7/25/08 5:00pm

Hack Apple TV In One Step With the aTV Flash Drive

The idea behind AppleCore LLCs aTV Flash Drive is that users can reflash their Apple TV and add all sorts of cool and useful functionality without having to waste time scrounging around the internet looking for hacks. According to the product website, all you need to do is install the drive and it will do the… » 5/27/08 4:40pm 5/27/08 4:40pm

Bazooka ATV Mountable Speakers Make Hunters Squeal Like a Pig

These 6.5" Bazooka "Outdoor Tubbie" speakers are hilarious on numerous levels. First off, they are designed for hunters—which is why they are camouflaged. The idea is to hook them to your ATV roll bar, which I can only presume is useful for those interested in hunting wild game whilst blaring music. » 1/24/08 8:00pm 1/24/08 8:00pm

Earth Electric Utility Vehicle Should Be The New ATV

The Model One ATV is an electric, all terrain vehicle outed as the the world's first "Earth Utility Vehicle." A creation of Barefoot Motors, the Model One has Mythbuster legend Jamie Hyneman as design engineer. Their goal was to create a vehicle designed to work in nature that would be eco-friendly while still… » 11/05/07 8:27pm 11/05/07 8:27pm