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Safari 3.0 Install Snafu Cripples Some Macs

Some Mac users who have tried the three-day-old Safari 3.0 browser beta are hopping mad at Apple Incorporated because several notable applications won't work after installing the application. Numerous postings on Apple's user-to-user support forum... More...

Patched Macs Vulnerable to Samba Bug

Mac OS X is running with an outdated and vulnerable version of the open-source file and print program Samba, according to Symantec's DeepSight Threat Analyst Team. The vulnerabilities, first published on May 14, involve multiple... More...

Web Experts Advise Switch to Macs

Sophos security said that the 10 most commonly found pieces of malicious software all targeted Windows machines. In contrast, it said, none of the "malware" were capable of infecting the Mac OS X operating system.... More...

Skype comes to Intel Macs

Skype has released Skype 1.4.0.49 for Mac OS X, bringing native compatibility for Intel-based Macs to the free communication software as a Universal Binary. The software can forward calls to other Skype names or regular... More...

Intel Equipped Macs Shine

AppleInsider is reporting that Intel powered Macintosh computers, recently deployed to a select few developers, are noticeably faster than the current Motorola/IBM powered variety. The developers received an interesting set of hardware over what one... More...

Apple Updates Dual-Processor Power Macs

Just in time for the release of Apple Computer Inc.'s new Mac OS X "Tiger" operating system, the company announced upgrades to its line of Power Mac workstations Wednesday. And many of the latest enhancements... More...

Cherry OS lets PCs emulate Macs

Microsoft Corp.'s Virtual PC software has been lauded by critics as a convenient way for Mac users to run Windows applications on their Macs, but what if you need to do the opposite? Maui, Hawaii-based... More...

Road paved for liquid-cooled Macs

Start-up firm Cooligy yesterday announced a new processor-cooling technology, developed in cooperation with Apple, Intel, AMD and DARPA. The technology – Cooligy's Active Micro-Channel Cooling – was developed at Stanford University's mechanical engineering department. It's... More...

Best Buy starts test selling Macs

Best Buy Co. Inc. will soon start a test selling Macintosh computers in some of its stores. Dawn Bryant, a spokeswoman for Richfield-based Best Buy, confirmed that the company is running the pilot program in... More...

Macs get America's Army

America's Army -- the first person action game that serves both as entertainment and a recruitment tool for the United States Army -- is coming to the Mac, as MacCentral first told readers in May.... More...

Macs to drive on HyperTransport links

Apple Computer plans to discuss how it will incorporate HyperTransport, a rapid chip-to-chip communications technology, into future computers later this month at its developer conference. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company will use HyperTransport... More...

IBM gives vision for future Macs

A look into the future of the chipset that Macs use is expected when IBM announce their new 64-bit Power4 processor, which is expected to support the Altivec multimedia extensions which have been set out... More...

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