Ramon Reyes had a problem. He could only get sound from one channel on his iPod video player. At first, he thought his ear-buds were busted. But he replaced them with a pricey new pair made by Sony, and it didn't make any difference.
So on a recent sunny afternoon, Reyes stood outside his office in lower Manhattan, chewing gum, and waiting for a visit from Demetrios Leontaris, better known as the iPod Doctor. Leontaris spends his days cruising Manhattan and tending to the needs of distressed owners of Apple's ubiquitous portable music player.
The latest reports about a little-known company that's attempting to sell Mac clones—PCs that run Mac OS X Leopard—have ignited the imagination of PC users all over the world. The ability to run Leopard and earlier Mac OS versions on a PC might drive changes in the PC and Mac markets, regardless of whether Psystar—the company that started the fire—actually manages to build a successful, lawsuit-proof business.
A new build of Apple's upcoming Mac OS X 10.5.4 update shows the patch all but finished with most bugs already taken care of in the past, AppleInsider has learned
People aware of the newest build, titled 9E17, say the beta fix again lists no known issues and that just two fixes have been made in the ten days between releases, both of which center around bugs with iCal's shortcuts and sync.
Although Apple is marketing Mac OS X Snow Leopard as an operating system update with "no new features," under the hood improvements will actually translate into a slew of new enhancements, five of which are described herein.
Yesterday, an anonymous reader released details on a local root escalation vulnerability in Mac OS x 10.4 and 10.5, whichLocal root escalation vulnerability in Mac OS X works by running a local AppleScript that would set the user ID to root through ARDAgent’s default setuid root state.