Latest Jon Lech Johansen Stories

2011-02-15 11:53:00

SAN FRANCISCO, February 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- doubleTwist today announced the availability of AirTwist(TM) in a major update to the popular doubleTwist AirSync(TM) Android app, giving users the freedom to enjoy their photos, videos and music on any TV connected to an Xbox or PlayStation 3. "With more than 100 million game consoles in households today, and more than 300,000 Android devices activated daily, there is a real need for users to easily and reliably enjoy their media...

2010-01-25 12:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- doubleTwist(TM) today announced the availability of Multimedia Sync by doubleTwist, a custom version of the critically acclaimed media management software that will be available for free to T-Mobile Android(TM) smartphone customers. A custom installer will be pre-loaded on the T-Mobile(R) myTouch(TM) 3G Fender(TM) Limited Edition, and customers can download the software for free with other devices including the T-Mobile G1, Motorola Cliq(TM), Samsung...

2009-12-23 10:39:53

Reports have surfaced stating that Amazon's Kindle e-reader has had its copyright protection hacked. According to BBC News, an Israeli hacker is apparently claiming responsibility for the hack. The hack will allow e-books stored on the Kindle to be transferred as PDF files to any other device. The hacker responded to a challenge that had been posted on hacking.org, an Israeli hacking forum. This comes as the latest hack in a series of Digital Management hacks, the most famous being the...

2008-06-16 00:00:08

doubleTwist Corporation, a company devoted to helping consumers liberate their media, unveils the full release of their popular application, doubleTwist desktop version 1.0. The latest release incorporates a number of new features, including video sync, the ability to preview media received from friends through a browser, and enhanced sync support for select devices from Motorola, RIM, Apple, Microsoft, Sandisk and LG. In addition to helping consumers sync their music playlists to a wide...

2008-02-20 00:00:00

A Norwegian hacker has released software capable of allowing music purchased from Apple's iTunes to be used on other devices. Until now, the only device that could play iTunes music was the iPod. Users were able to transfer songs by burning them onto data discs, but at the risk of losing sound quality.Jon Lech Johansen, known for cracking the encryption codes on DVDs, released the software through his San Francisco-based company, DoubleTwist.According to the company, by using the free...

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