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June has arrived and for Apple fans and investors that means just one thing -- a new iPhone.
The encore to the original iPhone, which launched nearly a year ago amid unprecedented industry buzz, is widely expected to be the main attraction when Chief Executive Steve Jobs takes the stage at Apple's developers' conference next Monday.
The new iPhone will be accompanied by support for corporate e-mail and a slate of new programs that could help boost sales of the devices, which sport a touch-sensitive screen, wireless Internet access and iPod-style media functions.
How do you get yourself banned from Apple Stores? It's easy, all you need to do is jailbreak a store-owned iPhone. That is what four teens did at the Apple Store in downtown Palo Alto, prompting Apple to send out the teens' mugshots to all of its retail stores, warning employees to be "on the lookout".
There is a certain perversity in the IT software environment, in that the greater the number of bugs or vulnerabilities that are found in a piece of software, the greater must be its popularity. Thus whilst engineers frantically write patches, CEOs can be taking satisfaction that their company's product has reached a level of awareness that people are looking for bits to attack. Hence it was that Apple OS X users last week 'experienced' upgrades of 100MB plus to their operating systems.
Microsoft has released a formal warning to Safari users and urged them to stop using Apple's web browser until the company comes up with a patch to close the vulnerability which affects all versions of Windows XP and Vista.
The Microsoft advisory describes how the blended attack could potentially affect millions of Windows Safari Users.
According to Secunia, the issue is caused by a combination of processes related to the default download location in Safari and the way Windows desktop handles executable files.
The hardworking Hackintosh community has released a Hackintosh 10.5.3 Combo Update a day after Apple officially released 10.5.3. This update is for Intel SSE3 CPUs only and apparently may cause boot problems for those of you with a 7xxx NVidia and ATI series graphics cards. The 3 step process doesn't seem too difficult; but as always with things that have been hacked together; you might very well find yourself with a system that refuses to boot.