Apple TV's "Take Two" upgrade rocks; Causing problems with Leopard for anyone else?

[photopress:SG100264.jpg,full,center] So I had to wait an extra day for some reason, but last night I got my Take Two upgrade for my Apple TV up and running. I rented an HD movie (The Simpsons, for th

Translucent menu bar optional in next Leopard update; Stacks fixed, too

[photopress:newstacks.jpg,full,center] That awful translucent menu bar in Leopard is now optional. Leaked screenshots of 10.5.2 show the option to turn on/off that menu bar “feature,” whic

Vista, you're so silly

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Why Apple's Time Capsule is good but Time Machine is still weak

I’ve never liked the idea of Time Machine – I back up the things that are important to me on my own schedule, and I know where it all is and how it works. Time Machine strikes me as a blac

Apple updates Mac Pro, Xserve: Penryn processors

[photopress:08mp_display.jpg,full,center] A prelude of things to come next week at MacWorld? Apple speed bumped the Mac Pro and Xserve today; both now use Intel’s recently-released Penryn proces

Video: 'Get a Mac,' now referee-approved

Here’s Apple’s latest “Get a Mac” ad, which comes only a few weeks after its Christmas-themed one. This one uses sports to parlay the fact that the Wall Street Journal called L

Apple preps OS X 10.5.2

Apple has begun distributing to developers a massive 362MB update for Leopard. OS X 10.5.2 build 9C7 includes over 70 fixes for problems related to the OS. According to Apple insider, developers have

List time: The top 15 tech disappointments of 2007 (or so says PC World)

The year 2007 will soon draw to a close, meaning we’ll be seeing plenty of year-end retrospectives on every Web site in Creation. I don’t expect many of them to be worth the time of day, y

Skype Beta for Mac offers Leopard support, better video

Skype 2.7 Beta for Mac OS X was released a few days ago and, in case you missed it, the popular VOIP service now plays nicely with Leopard and offers 640×480 video if your camera can handle it. &

Rant: I want you to die, Leopard

I know I’ve bitched and moaned about Leopard in the last few weeks, but I just can’t handle it anymore. I’m going to search for my Tiger disc and reinstall it over the weekend. Leopa

Is Leopard the new Vista?

Well, I wouldn’t presume to say, but this fellow at PC Magazine seems to be less shy about it, and he has a bone to pick with Cupertino’s latest opus. He’s concerned about the stabil

Boot Camp Beta dead to Apple starting 2008

We all knew it was coming. The announcement that Apple would stop supporting the Boot Camp beta some time after Leopard came out was not well received, but once people figured out it didn’t mean

Leopard upgrade freezing some portables' keyboards

If your Intel-based Apple portable is having keyboard problems after the Leopard upgrade, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re alongside legions of other users. The bug comes and goes intermi

Patched Mail security hole re-opened – don't touch that .jpg

Just when you thought it was safe to hit up that sharapova_hott_champ.jpg some random dude sent you, a once-forgotten security hole from the depths of 2006 comes to claim your kernel. A nearly 2-year-

Will Boot Camp be the end of OS X apps?

Looks like Apple might be mulling over the inclusion of Boot Camp in Leopard according to a statement released to investors last week. may deter developers from creating software applications for Mac

Who upgraded to Leopard and is this happening to you?

So last week I did a clean install of Leopard onto my 2GHz Core Duo MacBook and every time I go to watch a video on YouTube or whatever, the fan immediately fires up. I can’t figure it out. I do

How to fix Leopard's beef with firewalls

I don’t know what any of this means, but I’m sure some of you with Leopard have run into the firewall issues so maybe you might make some sense out of this. Thanks for the tip, windexh8er!

Developers hard at work on Leopard fix

I’ve held off on upgrading my MacBook to Leopard because I know things are bound to go wrong the first time through. I’m in no rush and I certainly don’t want to get a headache over this when I

Iomega MiniMax and UltraMax work with Leopard's Time Machine right out of the box

Iomega’s newest MiniMax and UltraMax hard drives were designed with Leopard in mind. Both drives come preformated with HFS+, the file system used by Leopard (and previous version of OS X). So if

Leopard is pornorific

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