It’s not a perfect solution, but it’s a step in the right direction.
Lifehacker recently posted a way to turn these off, but at the moment Facebook only really allows you to do it on the desktop.
We can turn it off for Android and iOS devices, but only if they’re using GPRS/3G/4G (ie, not WiFi), which is understandable, but unfortunately it doesn’t help my issue.
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When I first heard of AirPlay, I figured “Apple only”, being the proprietary types that they are. I’d always seen it bandied about with words like “Apple TV“, “iMac” and “Macbook Pro“.
As the only Apple devices I own are iPhones and iPads, I never really looked much further into it.
A few days ago, I started trying to see if I could find an application that would allow me to record my iPhone or iPad display to a video file, for including in a tutorial video I was putting together.
As it turns out, there ain’t an app for that – at least not one that runs on the device itself.
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The very first result that Google gave me when trying to find information on running XBMC on the CubieBoard (which is powered by the Allwinner A10), was this link.
This, in clear letters states…
“Avoid hardware that uses the Allwinner series of chips (such as the Allwinner A10). Development is not going well for these devices.”
Yes, “Avoid” really is written in bold. This does not bode well.
I shall try, none-the-less. After all, I have my backup img files for when things go horribly wrong.
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This is one of those posts that’s purely here for my own reference documenting what I need to do in the event that I need to start all this over from scratch.
This isn’t necessarily the exact order in which I’ve done things this time, as it’s taking me longer to resolve some issues over others, and I’ve reordered things into the process I plan to use in the event that I do need to start over.
Continue reading Cubian from the beginning… →