The guys at AppleInsider have their Mac radars beeping again. This time they say they’ve heard the Mac mini is for the chop as Apple seeks to supersede it with the Apple TV.
Now call us cynical, but we’re filing this one firmly in the “doubtful” folder.
See, while the Apple TV is essentially a slimmed down Mac mini, it’s not geared up (or powerful enough) for proper computing, although some hackers have forced it to work as a micro-sized desktop Mac.
Apple on Thursday released 13 patches, fixing 17 vulnerabilities in Mac OS X.
Among the patches is a fix for four flaws in BIND, the most serious of which can be exploited in a remote DoS attack, according to an advisory released yesterday by Apple.
The flaws exist in OS X versions 10.3.9 and 10.4.9 and OS X Server versions 10.3.9 and 10.4.9.
Apple also patched a file vulnerability that can lead to arbitrary code execution or unexpected application termination when running commands on a malicious file.
iPod-maker Apple is threatening to sue a sex shop over a vibrator that hooks up to an iPod and has similar advertising to that used in posters for the digital music player.
Apple is demanding that stores remove all posters for the gadget, called an iGasm. "We hope this request to remove it immediately will prevent us having to consider further action," said Apple lawyers.
Apple Inc., which made a big deal earlier this month about offering Paul McCartney's 25-album catalog to its iTunes music store, was the odd man out Tuesday as most other online sellers and subscription services added the former Beatle to their portfolios.
In a press release May 15, Apple said: "Paul McCartney's full catalog of 25 solo albums will be available for the first time digitally on iTunes later this month."
UK consumers are more likely to buy an iPhone than a device from established smartphone manufacturers such as RIM and Palm, according to a survey by Reading-based research firm Canalys.