Apple seeded developers with a new build of Mac OS X 10.4.11 Thursday. Notes accompanying build 8S144 (PowerPC) and 8S2144 (Intel) list only one known issue involving systems occasionally hanging at shut down. This newest seed corrects a handful of additional issues with Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, bringing the list of documented bug fixes to about two dozen. Among areas addressed with 10.4.10 are: USB modem issues, CoreAudio and m4a audio files bugs, WebCore Editing, VPN and L2TP, AFP server, CUPS, and networking.
According to Macworld UK, Apple has officially informed retailers that its AppleWorks software has reached "End of Life" status. End of Life (EOL) products are those Apple no longer plans on selling or updating.
In 1984, AppleWorks creator Robert Lissner wrote the program for the Cupertino, California-based company. Soon after, Apple released the product to much fanfare on the popular Apple II computer. During one point in its life, AppleWorks became the most popular software in the industry and is still credited with being one of the best-selling programs in history.
If you are already running tiger on your Windows box there’s almost 99% chance that Leopard will work on your computer. never installed tiger before? If you want to install OSX (tiger or leopard) on your Intel or AMD computer, your computer processor needs to support at least SSE2. You can check this with a program called CPU-Z. Don’t even dare to try this stuff if CPU-Z only states SSE, it won’t work. If you got SSE3, you’re lucky because everything will go [synonym for extremely] fast.
So your CPU supports at least SSE2? Doublecheck it and read on.
According to the usual suspects, now you can 100%-unlock the iPhone using a Turbo SIM card, without depending on the version of your current carrier card. Testers say it will give you full calling, SMS and GPRS data capabilities with any network. You won't need extra hardware, since it only requires you to modify the $80 blank SIM using your own iPhone.
The hackers are claiming that this method doesn't use card readers and it doesn't depend on your previous card version either, so it doesn't matter if it is a V1, V2 or V3. All of them will work fine.
A report in the New York Post today claims that Apple is secretly gearing up to push its iPhone - and perhaps its new Apple TV device - as gaming platforms.
Taking last week's furore over Nintendo filing for a patent for a motion-sensitive DS-style device as its queue, the article cites "various on- and off-the-record sources" as claiming "Apple has been secretly plotting its foray into portable video games for months, looking to add games to its hot iPhone".