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AgileIt's been a long time since I've published anything and that is about to change soon. But first, I had to add a new category for the news section which is "Agile". Continue to read more...
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Google Chrome as default browser on Mac


TechnologyWhile I love Safari and the swift integration with iOS and OSX I DO love the speed and simplicity in Google Chrome. However, a few things frustrates me about Chrome and the following is my findings in working around these... Continue to read more...
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Happy new year


Site newsOnce again a year has passed. Thanks for the time spent here... Continue reading for more...
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6 MUST-HAVE apps for Mac


TechnologyRecently I've been receiving an ever-growing number of e-mails asking me what kind of apps I use on my Mac. Continue reading for a list and a brief explanation.
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Jailbreak for iPad2 officially live


TechnologyiPhone hacker, Comex, has finally let loose with JailBreakMe 3.0. This time it's for real and not a leak. Continue reading for more information...
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Running iOS5 Beta 1 (Updated!)


TechnologyApple released the next generation iOS5 last night at WWDC2011. Running it on iPhone4 and iPad2 gives me the chance to test this first beta out. However, a few apps does not work. Continue reading for a full list...
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Apple issues Snow Leopard Security Update 2011-03, removes Mac Defender threat


TechnologyApple has issued an update which detects and removes (if found) the MacDefender malware and its known variants. Continue reading for more information.
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Firefox 4 leaked a day early


TechnologyFirefox 4 has been leaked for Mac and PC a day before the company said it would be officially available. Continue reading for download link.
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Firefox 4 to be released on March 22nd


TechnologyMozilla has confirmed that the final release of the popular browser, Firefox 4, will be released on March 22nd. Continue reading for details...
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Adobe ready with Flash Player 10.2.152.26


TechnologyAdobe, home of the Flash Player (amongst others) has released an updated version of its popular Flash Player which highly improves perfomance on Macs. Continue reading for more information.
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It's been a while - I'm back though


Site newsLike the title says - It's been a while since I posted news on the site but I'm partially back and will do my best to update you on cool stuff...
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Cydia coming to Mac


TechnologyWhen it comes to jailbreaking, there's probably no name as familiar to the development community than that of Jay 'saurik' Freeman. Jay is the brain behind the Cydia App Store, and this morning he gave the attendees of 360|MacDev an overview of his upcoming jailbreak store for Mac OS X, cycript, and Cydia Substrate. Continue reading for more...
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iPhone iOS 4.1 Jailbreak - Greenpois0n Release Announced


Select CategoryThis morning The Cronic Dev-Team, makers of the Greenpois0n jailbreak, has announced that they are going to release their software soon. Continue reading for release date/time and download links.
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SHAtter Jailbreak: Jailbreak iOS 4.1, 4.2, and ABOVE for LIFE


TechnologyA new exploit called the SHAtter Jailbreak will allow all iOS users including iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPhone 2G, iPad, iPad 3G, and iPod touch to jailbreak their mobile devices for life. Read on for detailed information.
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Apple announces iTunes 10 with Ping social network


TechnologyThe next version of iTunes, available today, includes Ping, a social music discovery tool that allows users to follow friends and artists, helping customers to discover and share new music. Continue for more information.
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Apple releases Snow Leopard Graphics Update for Mac OS X 10.6


TechnologyApple on Tuesday released Snow Leopard Graphics Update, a patch for Mac OS X 10.6 that is said to improve performance and reliability of popular titles like StarCraft II and Portal. Continue reading for more information.
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iOS 4.02 (8A400) is out, Jailbreakme.com security hole closed


TechnologyApple on Wednesday patched a PDF exploit found in its mobile devices with iOS 4.0.2 for the iPhone and iPod touch, and iOS 3.2.2 for the iPad. Continue reading for more information.
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Jailbreak for iOS4 is public


Select CategoryJailbreakme.com is back! For those not in the know, jailbreakme.com was by far the easiest and quickest way to jailbreak your iPhone and iPod touch running the 1.1.1 firmware a few years ago. Continue to read for instructions on jailbreak.
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iPhone 4 hits 17 new countries Friday


TechnologyiPhone 4 will be available for purchase in the following countries by Friday: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.
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Apple preparing first betas of Mac OS 10.6.5


TechnologyThe next bug fix and maintenance release for Apple's Mac OS 10.6 Snow Leopard operating has progressed through the company's internal verification process and will soon make its way to developers for broader testing. Continue reading for more information.
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Apple releases iOS 4.0.1


TechnologyApple has just released iOS 4.01 as a free software update for all iPhone users. Continue to read more.
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YouTube servers encounted an error


TechnologyIt doesn't happen very often - but this is a proof that it DOES happen once in a while.
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iOS 4 update for Exchange


TechnologyImmediately after updating to iOS 4, some users may notice that Exchange ActiveSync Mail, Contacts, or Calendars do not sync, or sync very slowly. In addition, some Exchange Server administrators may notice their servers running slowly. Continue reading for a solution.
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Apple releases iOS 4 for iPhone, iPod touch


TechnologyApple's latest operating system upgrade for the iPhone, iOS 4, was released Monday, packed with over 100 new features including multitasking and folders. Continue reading for more information.
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Apple releases iTunes 9.2 with support for iOS 4, iPhone 4


TechnologyIn preparation for next week's release of iOS 4 and iPhone 4, Apple on Wednesday updated its iTunes desktop media application to version 9.2, adding support for iBooks, PDFs, and Apple's latest handset. Continue for more information.
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Apple releases OSX 10.6.4 update


TechnologyApple Mac OS X Snow Leopard builds on a decade of OS X innovation and success with hundreds of refinements, new core technologies and out of the box support for Microsoft Exchange. Now it's released in version 10.6.4. Continue reading for more information.
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Apple releases Safari 5


TechnologyApple has released the next version of their browser Safari with a bunch of improvements. Continue reading for more information.
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Apple releases Java for OSX 10.6 update 2


TechnologyApple has released an update for Java this evening. This is just a 'minor' security- and stability update. Continue reading for detailed information.
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Steam coming to Mac o May 12th


NoticeableThe Steam-platform from Valve (featuring, among others, Counter-Strike and Left 4 Dead) will be released for Mac users on May 12th. Continue reading for more information.
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Banksy goes to the movies


NoticeableThe street artist ('space invader'), Banksy, is starring in a new documentary about the way he works and about the space invader culture. Continue reading for more information.
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iTunes 9.1.1 released


TechnologyApple Inc. has released an update to iTunes, the widely popular mediaplayer and controller for Apple mobile devices. Continue to read more for download link and release notes.
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Steve Lukather has announced new album title


NoticeableFormer Toto member, Steve Lukather (aka 'Luke') has announced the title of his next solo album due this fall in 2010. Continue reading for more information.
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Geohot Jailbreaks the iPad


TechnologyWhile Apple just recently released the iPad for costumers, the iPhone Jailbreaker, George Hotz aka Geohot, has just shown that he has jailbroken it. Continue reading for more information.
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Screencasts are now available


Site newsI'm pleased to announce that grantzau.com now offer a limited amount of screencasts in a brand new section on the site. Continue to read more.
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iPhone 4.0 officially confirmed; Apple event on Thursday


TechnologyApple has sent an invitation to the press and invited them to an event they are holding on Thursday, April 8 at 10:00 AM.
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Apple releases iTunes 9.1 with support for iPad


TechnologyWith a few short days before Apple's iPad goes on sale to the masses in the U.S., Apple has released iTunes 9.1 bringing the ability to sync with the new device. Continue reading for more information.
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Apple has released OSX 10.6.3 update


TechnologyLong awaited, Apple Inc. has finally released a 757MB update for its operating system, OSX Snow Leopard 10.6 which puts it to version 10.6.3. The update addresses, among others, a fix for Quicktime and OpenGL application. Continue for release notes.
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Apple release Boot Camp Software 3.1


TechnologyApple has released an update for its Boot Camp software which allows Mac-users to run Windows operating systems via dual-boot on their Macs natively. The update features support for Windows 7 and Magic Mouse. Continue reading for changelog.
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Apple releases Safari 4.0.5


TechnologyApple has released an update to it's browser, Safari, pushing it to version 4.0.5. The update includes stability- and performance fixes for a wide area of services. Continue reading for changelog.
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Apple inches Mac OS X 10.6.3 closer to release


TechnologyApple on Friday distributed yet another beta of Mac OS X 10.6.3 to its developer community with no known issues, as the update to Snow Leopard moves closer to a public release.
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Toto reforming in July 2010 (updated)


NoticeableAfter the members of one of the best rock bands in the world, Toto, decided to go seperate ways back in June 2008 - they now come together for one last time on a European tour to honor the brother Mike. Continue reading for announcement.
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Adobe is readying Creative Suite 5


TechnologyIt might not be of 'Shock Value' but Adobe is getting ready to release Creative Suite - the standard package for most designers and photographers 'out there' for a spring 2010 release. Continue to read for more details.
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Apple makes iPod Touch software 3.0 free for all


TechnologyWhen the iPhone/iPod 3.0 software was released in summer 2009 iPhone users could update freely while iPod Touch users had to pay a small fee. Apple has now changed that. Continue for more information and howto.
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Mac OS 10.6.3 build 10D548 seeded to developers


TechnologySome news from the Mac development realm today: OS X 10.6.3 build 10D548 was released to developers last night. Continue reading for seed notes.
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iPhone 3.1.3 is out


TechnologyApple Inc. has just released update 3.1.3 for the Apple iPhone. Jailbreakers should stay OFF this update for now. Continue reading for detailed information.
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Apple releases iTunes 9.0.3


TechnologyApple has just released the next update for iTunes labeled 9.0.3. Continue reading for release notes and download link.
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Apple release tablet as expected named iPad for $499 (Updated)


TechnologyLive from the Apple 'latest creation' event we now have confirmation that Apple has released the long expected tablet unit.
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Mozilla releases Firefox 3.6


TechnologyMozilla today released Firefox 3.6, an update to its popular, free and open source Web browser. The latest version of Firefox introduces cutting-edge features, support for a wide variety of Web standards, and access to more than 6,000 free add-ons that allow users to customize their browser to their liking
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Apple release Security Update 2010-001


TechnologyThe first security update of 2010 has been released by Apple Inc. this evening. Continue reading for content.
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Boot Camp Software Update 3.1


TechnologyApple has updated its BootCamp software which enables users to run Windows alongside their favorite Mac OSX. The update enables the long awaited support for Windows 7. Continue to read for changelog and what to expect.
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Intel promo confirms Apple's plans for Core i5 MacBook Pros


TechnologyAn e-mail sent to members of Intel's Retail Edge promotional program highlight a forthcoming MacBook Pro from Apple sporting a new Core i5 processor, AppleInsider can confirm.
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Apple updates Remote Desktop


TechnologyApple has just pushed an update to Apple Remote Desktop which improves the overall stability and performance of Apple Remote Desktop. Continue for changelog.
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Mplayer OSX relaunched as Mplayerx


TechnologyWhile words on the street has it that Video LAN lacks OSX developers for VLC - the competitor in MPlayer OSX is now ready with a relaunch of the versatile player which supports many of the Mac-based techologies.
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Apple begins public testing of Snow Leopard 10.6.3


TechnologyApple on Wednesday began widespread testing of Mac OS X 10.6.3, the third planned maintenance and security update to its Snow Leopard operating system, early betas of which already includes bug fixes to over seven dozen system components with an emphasis on stabilization.
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Facebook 3.1.1 for iPhone is out with push notifications


TechnologyLong awaited, Facebook has finally released an update to their iPhone application with push notification (and more). Continue reading for more information.
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Firefox 3.5.7 released - Small fixes


TechnologyMozilla has released an update to the popular open-source browser, Firefox, this morning. The update fixes some stability issues and the way that updates are presented to the user. Continue reading for changelog and download link.
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Facebook rolling out new design to some users


TechnologyFacebook is notorious for tweaking their layout on a regular basis. Back on December 19th, we got word that they were testing a new design and that it would go live in the coming weeks. Now, it seems that they have finalized the design.
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Next-gen iPhone for second half 2010?


TechnologyTaiwanese sources suggest the debut of an all-new model iPhone, equipped with a 5-megapixel camera, could coincide with the currently mooted WWDC 2010 event in June.
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Mozilla releases Firefox 3.6 beta 5


TechnologyWith the 5th beta release of the popular open source browser, Firefox, Mozilla is getting closer to a final release. Continue to read more for beta 5 changelog.
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Firefox 3.5.6 released


TechnologyThe free browser from Mozilla has been updated with several security- and stability fixes. Continue reading for more information.
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Psystar is no more


TechnologyApple won the permanent injunction against Psystar that it was seeking today. According to Groklaw, it's total, including Snow Leopard.
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Demonoid is back - ready for X-mas


TechnologyOne of the most popular torrent trackers on the Internet, Demonoid, is back online after more than a Month offline. The Ukrainian based tracker lost a huge amount of code and backup and have fought hard to revive.
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Apple preparing first betas of Mac OS X 10.6.3


TechnologyAccording to sources, the first external builds of Mac OS X 10.6.3, the next incremental update to Apple's Snow Leopard operating system, should arrive this week.
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Geohot to provide untethered jailbreak in return for a favour


TechnologyGeohot, a iPhone jailbreaker and author of Blacksn0w, has indicated that he will make the community an untethered jailbreak in exchange for some help... Continue for more information.
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RUMOR: Apple already working on OSX 10.7?


TechnologyLess than three months after the launch of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, evidence has surfaced that Apple is already working on the next version of OS X, presumably to be designated Mac OS X 10.7. Continue for more details.
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iPhone home screen concept becomes reality


TechnologyThe Teehan+Lax iPhone home screen concept is about to become a reality thanks to iPhone developer, saurik. Continue reading for screenshots and more.
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iPhone Dev-Team vs Geohot: Cat-fight is in the making (Updated)


TechnologyJailbreakers on the iPhone scene has begun, what appears to be, a fight. Today iPhone Dev-team member, Musclenerd, has called out original jailbreaker, Geohot, on a newly discovered bootrom hole. Continue to read more.
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Firefox 3.6 beta 2 released to public


TechnologyMozilla has released the next beta-software of the open-source browser, Firefox kicking it to a version 3.6 beta 2. More stability and more performance added. Continue reading for a complete changelog and advisory.
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Apple Releases Mac OS X 10.6.2


TechnologyApple today released Mac OS X 10.6.2, the second maintenance update for Snow Leopard, via Software Update and the company's software downloads page. The update brings several bug fixes, reportedly including one for a serious issue involving Guest accounts that has caused some users to lose all data from their primary user accounts.
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Firefox 3.5.5 released


TechnologyThe free browser, Mozilla Firefox, has been released in a updated version fixing some stability issues. Continue reading for the complete changelog.
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Apple 10.6.2 10C540 seeded to testers


TechnologyApple 10.6.2 build 10C540 seed hits Apple TV, VMWare kernel, Airport on new iMacs. This could indicate an integration with the newly released AppleTV 3.0 - but there's still issues around those speculations. Continue reading for more information.
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iPhone jailbreakers get hacked


TechnologyiPhone jailbreakers gets hacked If they don't change your default root password. A hacker can log into their iPhone (or iPod touch) and gain full control very easily. A Dutch hacker even demands €5 for instructions on how to secure the iPhone. Continue reading for instructions and how to save you €5.
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Firefox 3.6 Beta 1 Now Available for Download


TechnologyFirefox 3.6 Beta 1, now available for download, features support for personas, full screen video, and improved performance. Also fixes a known bug with Growl. Continue to read more.
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iTunes 9.0.2 out with support for Apple TV software version 3.0


TechnologyiTunes 9.0.2 out with support for Apple TV software version 3.0 and dark background for Grid View, other improvements. Continue reading for more information.
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Mac OS X 10.6.2 to update nearly 150 Snow Leopard components


TechnologyAccording to AI, Apple this week is equipping developers with a new beta of Mac OS X 10.6.2, the second maintenance and security update to the company's new Snow Leopard operating system that will perform upgrades to nearly 150 components.
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Windows 7 on Bootcamp plays nice - but...!


Site newsI wanted to install the new Windows 7 operating system from Microsoft on my Snow Leopard Bootcamp. But I faced a problem during the installation with an error 0x80300024. Continue reading for a fix.
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Jailbreak ready for iPhone 3.1.2 software


TechnologyDev-Team has released an updated PwnageTool for jailbreaking the newly released 3.1.2 iPhone- iPod Touch software from Apple Inc. Continue reading for instructions.
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Apple release iPhone software 3.1.2


TechnologyAt 10.20AM PDT on October 8th 2009 Apple released the 3.1.2 version (7D11) of the iPhoneOS. Continue reading for detailed information on Jailbreak and release notes.
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Apple seeds Mac OS X 10.6.2 to developers with dozens of fixes


TechnologyA pre-release build of the next update to Mac OS X 10.6 was seeded to developers Monday, bringing a long list of changes, fixes and tweaks.
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Thousands of Hotmail passwords leaked online


TechnologyNeowin has received information regarding a possible Windows Live Hotmail 'hack' or phishing scheme where password details of thousands of Hotmail accounts have been posted online.
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Lack of news and updates


Site newsI've received a fair amount of mails asking me why I haven't updated the site for ages. The main reason is because my priorities shifted slightly last week as my wife gave birth to our baby-daughter. Continue reading for more information.
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Facebook Lite is a reality


NoticeableEverybody wants to be like Twitter. Or at least Facebook does. Launching a 'Lite' version of the popular networking site last night opened up for a new way of using Facebook. Continue reading for detailed information.
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10.6.1 released by Apple


TechnologyThe next-in-line update for the newly released Snow Leopard operating system from Apple hit the streets yesterday evening. Update 10.6.1 is recommended for all users. Continue reading for insights.
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Firefox 3.5.3 released


TechnologyThe open-source browser, Firefox, has been released in version 3.5.3 - a maintenance (service) release that fixes bugs and stability.
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Apple releases iTunes 9 (UPDATE)


TechnologyToday at Apple's 'Let's rock and roll' event in San Francisco, they officially announced the updated iTunes, releasing version 9 today.
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Finetune what Apple will not - The Aqua theme refinements (Updated)


NoticeableBack in the days of OS/X 10.2 Apple introduced the skin 'Aqua' as it's frontend theme. Since then 'Aqua' has been through some modifications - but apparently Apple left out 2 details... Continue reading for more information and a down-loadable fix.
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Morgenavisen Jyllands-Posten launches new website for photo journalists


NoticeableMorgenavisen Jyllands-Posten has launched a new website this morning (at 09.09.09 09:09) for the papers photo journalists.
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Apple Seeds Mac OS X 10.6.1 Build 10B504 to Developers


TechnologyMacRumors has received word that Apple has seeded a new version of Mac OS X 10.6.1, Build 10B504, to developers this evening. Continue reading for more information.
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Snow Leopard 10.6.1 (10B503) seed build notes


TechnologyThe 10.6.1 build 10B503 notes were posted today by World of Apple. Along with the following improvements, the build includes an updated version (MAC 10,0,32,18) of Adobe's Flash Player which was a few revs behind when released last week. Continue reading for detailed information about this build.
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Snow Leopard shipping August 28th for $29


TechnologyApple has relaunched the Apple Store with news that could be anticipated - if you wasn't waiting for the iTablet or iPod Touch with camera. Continue reading for more information on Snow Leopard.
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Snow Leopard GM isn't actually 10A432


TechnologyA new version of the next generation OS from Apple has been seeded to selected developers. This means that previous rumors that build 10A 432 was the Golden Master were not entirely correct. Continue reading for what's new...
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Snow Leopard GM not booting into 64-bit mode automatically


TechnologyFor those running Snow Leopard on newer Macs, you might be disappointed to know that you are probably running in 32-bit mode. The problem: No matter how burly the hardware you are running is, Apple automatically puts you into 32-bit mode (except Xserves).
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Snow Leopard Golden Master and Safari 4.0.3


TechnologyAccording to sources familiar to the case, Apple has pushed Snow Leopard into 'Golden Master' with the latest build 10A432 which means that a release is close. Meanwhile Apple also pushed Safari 4.0.3 to end-users.
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Microsoft patch up just-released Office 2008 Service Pack


TechnologyJust recently Microsoft released Service Pack 2 for Office 2008. Today their are releasing a patch for the very same service pack. Continue reading for more information.
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Apple today released Mac OS X 10.5.8 via Software Update


TechnologyAs expected, Apple has released what could be the final update for OSX Leopard - 10.5.8.
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Mozilla releases Firefox 3.5.2


TechnologyMozilla on Monday issued an update for Firefox that fixes four critical security bugs in the popular open-source browser, including one exposed last week that could make it easy for attackers to spoof SSL certificates used to secure websites.
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Apple keyboard hack gives full control of systems


TechnologyAlong with the iPhone SMS exploit, the DEFCON convention in Las Vegas last week also revealed a vulnerability in Apple keyboards, exploiting the hardware's 8kb of flash memory and 256 bytes of RAM.
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Apple releases iPhone 3.0.1 software to fix SMS exploit


TechnologyResponding to a dangerous security exploit unveiled this week, Apple released an update to its iPhone operating system Friday to patch the security hole.
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SMS vulnerability on iPhone to be revealed today, still isn't patched


TechnologyAccording to Engadget, the nasty SMS vulnerability in the Apple iPhone recently advertised on the Internet by security expert Charlie Miller, will be revealed at Black Hat. And Black Hat is this weekend.
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OS X 10.5.8 Development Wrapping Up?


TechnologyMacRumors has received word that Apple seeded OS X Leopard 10.5.8 Build 9L30 to developers last night. This could be the final update for OS X Leopard.
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