Most Popular MacGeekBlog Posts (Top 10)

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Here is a compilation of the most popular posts reported by Google Analytics:

1. Boot OSx86 from a pendrive
2. Leopard 10.5 running on a PC
3. JaS 10.4.8 Intel/AMD combo SSE2/SSE3!
4. ATV4mac 1.5.1 available!
5. XAR – *NEW* MacOS X 10.5 package format
6. JaS 10.4.8 DVD Intel SSE3 available!
7. OTB 1.1.2 iPhone unlock: Bootloader exploits!
8. Dual boot Vista & OS X86 w/ Darwin Bootloader
9. Play backup games on XBOX-360 w/ Benq drive
10. EFI-X : Install Mac OS X on PC from Original DVD!

Play backup games on XBOX-360 w/ Benq drive

I just got a Xbox-360 for free and decided to play around with it.
Have you ever heard it was possible to play backups of your favorite games on XBox 360?
Well all depends on the drive you got inside the Xbox 🙂

I have the Benq, and from 5th November, it is possible to run backups on that drive too.
It requires that you open the Xbox 360, void warranty, and flash the drive firmware.

Hey don’t get mad at me, I’m not switching to Microsoft anyway, don’t worry 🙂
Told you I got it for free, it’s not like i wanted to buy one 😉

Ok, now lets see how it works…

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XAR – *NEW* MacOS X 10.5 package format

New package format in MacOS X 10.5 implemented by Apple.
They chose XAR.

Seems they made the decision a few months ago, but it’s finally implemented in the last seed of MacOS X 10.5.

The latest release seeded to developers has the xar tool and libxar.

Package Maker and Installer have been adapted to create and install packages using the xar format (respectively). Should we expect a major update of Pacifist software soon?