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Mac OS X 10.3.7 Update

Apple quietly releases a much-needed update to Mac OS X, after the rather buggy and slow 10.3.6 release. Been experiencing application slowdown, Finder freezes, quirky networking in the previous release. The 26MB 10.3.7 update installed without problems. Everything seems slightly snappier. No problems or known problems as yet. According to Apple’s technotes, the update resolves […]...More

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Mac OS X Lagfest

If you haven’t downloaded and installed it already, the Mac OS X 10.3.6 client and server updates are available for download from Apple servers. Released yesterday, noted improvements and changes are: – network volumes are now available in the Finder sidebar and Desktop for convenient access – improved file sharing and directory services for Mac […]...More

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iMac G5 Launch : Where did the computer go?

MyMUG crew – Sean, Azul, me, Alvin, Chris (Azxel) + Juan (Qwerty) The where-in-heaven’s-name-is-the-computer iMac G5 was officially launch with much fanfare and excitement last night at Velvet Underground : Zouk. Rudy of the Hitz.fm Morning Crew emceed and he was as entertaining as he was funny and spirited. I had attended the event with […]...More

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Things Designers Do When They Are Stressed…

Continuing from where I left off yesterday. The almost resolved and recovery from the System Meltdown. Here’s a pic to prove that I can still monkey around in times of distress. By the way, that’s the kevlar plastic casing from a spanking new eMac on my head. My partner-in-crime Andy and I took apart two […]...More

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System Meltdown

Not quite the Holocaust or Armageddon, but however I look at it, the past three days have been rather hellish to say the least. Firstly, our laggy 1.25Ghz dual processor G4 server went down like a bitch. Locking up at startup, faster than you could say “Apple Rocks”, the server just refused to boot. Entering […]...More

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Top ten real reasons Rob Glaser is going after Apple

This is really good. Published by Bill Palmer of iPodGarage, this pokes fun at the current fiasco between Real Networks and Apple, and obvious ramblings over the ‘opening’ of the iPod and iTunes. Check out the list of top ten Real reasons below: 10. Didn’t think that ten years of crappy versions of RealPlayer had […]...More

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When medium, is a large not small problem

And… I’ve just made another coaster. My fourth attempt to burn a backup of my stuff has yet again, failed. Lying in the bin, in no particular order, are 4 spanking new Sony CD-Rs. Unusable. Toast Titanium 6 (the best CD-burner app on the planet?) kept bugging me with a “Medium Error”, just when it […]...More

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