Posts Tagged: hack

0Samsung Galaxy Note 2Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Mods, Tips, Tweaks & more

I recently wrote about ways to enhance and tweak the Samsung Galaxy S3.  Since then my partner has acquired a Galaxy Note 2, which is rather like an oversize S3.  Now that I’ve had chance to play with it a bit I’ve updated my original article to cover the tweaks that work for both phones.  Any differences are noted there.  I’ve also written a new article with a guide to how to root the Note 2.  Enjoy.

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0VLC logoPlaying BluRays with VLC

There have been a couple of interesting articles on Anandtech in the last couple of days. First was a review of a cheap CEC device by Pulse-Eight which hopefully signals the arrival of more choice for HTPC remote controls. Of greater interest is the news of a “hack” for VLC which enables the play-back of commercial (encrypted) BluRays. Nightly builds of VLC since 1.2 include support for BluRay playback. All you need for it to fully function is an AACS keys database, a quick google should provide one.