Aug 31

Software Updates

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Neometric Software has released version 1.2 of Catalog, their disk inventory utility, while Widget Machine has released new versions of their MacWorld and Notepad widgets for OSX 10.4’s Dashboard. For portable users, Raging Menace’s Alex Harper has released the final version of SideTrack 1.2.1, with support for the new trackpad hardware in 2005 PowerBooks and iBooks.

Aug 31

Software: Safari Update 2.0.1

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Apple has released Safari Update 2.0.1. Safari version 2.0.1 for Mac OS X Tiger improves website compatibility, application stability and support for 3rd party web applications.

Aug 23

It looks like Google Talk is live!

I’m signed in right now, with these iChat Jabber account settings. I’ve gotten reports that it works for Adium too.

Description: mrbill@gmail.com
Jabber ID: mrbill@gmail.com
Password: mypassword
Server: talk.google.com
Port: 5223
Connect using SSL selected
Allow self-signed certificates selected

Update: Looks like Google Talk has been officially released. They only have a client for Windows right now, but provide instructions on using Jabber-compatible IM clients on other platforms.

Aug 17

Security Update 2005-007

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Apple has released Security Update 2005-007, available via Software Update.

Security Update 2005-007 delivers a number of security enhancements and is recommended for all Macintosh users. This update includes the following components:

AppKit
BlueTooth
CoreFoundation
cups
Directory Services
HIToolBox
Kerberos
loginwindow
Mail
OpenSSL
QuartzComposerScreenSaver
Security Interface
Safari
X11
zlib

Aug 02

Apple releases “Mighty Mouse”

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Apple has released the Mighty Mouse, featuring multi-button fuctionality along with a “scroll ball” that allows multi-directional scrolling within a document.

Yes, hell has frozen over and Apple has released a two-button mouse.

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