Category Archives: My Setup

My 730€ gaming PC build

context 2 detail 1 detail 2On a Thursday in June, I ordered 457,11€ worth of PC parts online. As soon as they were delivered on the following Friday, I grabbed my camera and filmed as I opened the boxes and assembled my first self-built gaming PC! Enjoy!

After a few weeks of waiting, AMD finally launched its latest RX 480 GPU. I went ahead and ordered the model with 8 GB of VRAM (for future-proofing reasons):

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Me, iDevices and jailbreaking

The term "jailbreaking" refers to the process of circumventing the security features found in Apple mobile devices in order to get access to the entire filesystem, which, among other things, allows for the installation of applications that are not allowed in the App Store.

If you are unfamiliar with the term “jailbreaking”, please read the corresponding Wikipedia article.

ME, iDEVICES AND JAILBREAKING

It all started in winter 2009. Apple had just unveiled the third generation iPod Touch. I got my first iPod Touch that christmas and loved it from day one. It was the cheapes model available at the time, but the 8 GB of storage were enough for me back then. I did jailbreak my iPod, but only for a few tweaks such as Activator (gesture-based actions) and SBSettings (quick settings toggles).
Some time later, around June 2010, iOS 4 dropped. It brought some amazing new features to iOS, most importantly: multitasking. However, after installing the update, I was shocked to find out that my iPod was actually a second-generation iPod Touch (see last paragraph here), which did not support multitasking.

THIS IS WHERE JAILBREAKING COMES IN

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