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Saturday, November 4, 2006


Apple Places Encrypted Binaries In Mac OS X

A computer researcher has made public information that Apple has encrypted at the binary level critical parts of its Mac OS X operating system. These "Apple-protected binaries" can serve to protect the OS from being pirated and also to make it "nontrivial" to run Mac OS X on non-APple hardware.

Roger O'Donnell: One Man, One Instrument

Symantec Details OS X 'Macarena' Virus

Symantec has posted details about what it calls a "low risk level" virus affecting Mac OS X called OSX.Macarena. The company has already updated the daily virus definitions file used by its Norton Anti-Virus software for the Mac to address the problem.

Apple: Aperture Plug-In Interest Exceeding Expectations

New And Improved

OmniWeb: Web browsing that puts you in control.

TextMate: For expert scripters and novice users alike.

Printfolio: Create print designs for your business and personal needs.

Windowshade X: Three different minimization styles performed on a window.

w2w: Publish your site from iWeb to a local folder, w2w will then detect which files have been changed and upload those via ftp to your web server.


Apple iPod Shuffle (2nd Generation)

Not only is hte player small, but it's sleek and convenient to carry or wear.

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