Original iPhone owners who prefer not to give away or sell their old iPhones after upgrading to an iPhone 3G can instead keep their devices and use them as WiFi-enabled iPods, AT&T has confirmed.
The exclusive US provider for the Apple handset issued a series of documents and videos this week instructing existing iPhone owners on the steps necessary to hand down their old phones to family members or friends after purchasing a new 3G model.
he Mac accounts for 7.94 percent of computers on the Internet, and Safari is the browser of choice for 6.31 percent of the same audience, so says marketshare.hitslink.com.
This increases Mac users' worldwide presence by nearly two percent from a year ago. In June 2007, 6.4 percent of the internet used a Mac, and 4.85 percent used Safari.
The most significant thing about what's changed in OS X 10.5.4 may be what hasn't changed with Monday's release of the OS X update. The ARDAgent security hole--discovered just a few weeks ago--remains unplugged. This actually isn't all that surprising--if the chatter around the Internet is to be believed, Apple has been working on the 10.5.4 update for quite a while, predating the discovery of the ARDAgent issue.
Apple on Monday evening released Mac OS X 10.5.4, the latest significant revision to Leopard and a key part of its online strategy. Also, Security Update 2008-004 and Safari 3.1.2 for Tiger address security issues for earlier Mac OS X versions.
Overclocking a computer—tweaking its internal clock speed to boost performance—has been a tradition of modders and hackers since the early days of PC clones in the 80s. Overclocking Macs hasn't had quite the same level of popularity, in part because Apple tended to make it difficult to do. But some brave folks have taken to overclocking their Macs; I moved around some tiny surface-mount resistors on my iMac to overclock it 33MHz, back when that was a significant improvement. But these days, it's possible to tweak CPU and bus speeds via software tools.