Remember those hackers in the Washington Post story who claimed to have hacked a MacBook's wireless drivers to gain control of it? Then remember the follow-up story where the author, Brian Krebs basically, um, how shall I say: 'slightly falsified' his way through backing up the original story with excuses that the flaw does exist in Apple's drivers, but Apple 'leaned' on them not to publicize this so they decided to use a 3rd party card?
It looks like the developer's preview of OS X Leopard is making its way through the various torrents sites... The release called APPLE.MAC.OSX.LEOPARD.V10.5.WWDC.PREVIEW-OSX, is reported to be build 9A241, the same that was handed out at last week's WWDC.
From the .nfo file:
The company has posted the OS X 10.4.7 kernel for Intel-based Macs, after delays left some wondering whether an open source version would ever be released
Apple this week released the kernel for Mac OS X 10.4.7 to open source developers, on the first day of its Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.
On Monday, Apple ended its transition to Intel-supplied chips with a bang, replacing its Power Mac desktops with the Mac Pro. This high-end desktop runs on two dual-core Xeon chips at speeds ranging from 2GHz to 3GHz; more important, the chip?s ability to deliver more performance per watt means that Apple can replace the cooling systems included in its G5-based desktops with more features such as drive bays.
At its developer conference in San Francisco on Monday, Apple announced that the next version of Mac OS X will not be ready till the first half of 2007.
Microsoft has said it plans to release Windows Vista in January. However, it has hedged somewhat, and many analysts believe the update won't arrive until later in the year.
"One more thing the odds-makers in Vegas can bet on is which is going to ship first," said Michael Gartenberg, an analyst at JupiterResearch.