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Posts from — November 2007

Ten Myths of Leopard: 7 Premature Death for Existing Macs!

November 7, 2007   10 Comments

Kevin Poulsen Attacks Ron Paul, iPhone, Mac Users In a Single Broad Brush of Wired Incompetence.

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Daniel Eran Dilger
Embarrassed over a sensationalist article he commissioned on iPhone security panic, Wired editor Kevin Poulsen pulled no punches to cover over his sloppy work by publishing an inaccurate, politically-tained smear piece that mixed in a conspiracy theory regarding presidential candidate Ron Paul into the discussion of Apple’s iPhone security. Someone with Poulsen’s tainted history in computer security issues should know better.

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November 6, 2007   11 Comments

Ten Myths of Leopard: 6 Time Machine Eats Hard Drives!

November 5, 2007   7 Comments

Troy Wolverton Digs Up Rob Enderle In Desperate Apple Attack

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Daniel Eran Dilger
Seething Apple critic Troy Wolverton sifted through the company’s latest stellar earnings reports in a desperately transparent bid to find something bad to say about the company. He ended up complaining that “iPod sales grew just 8.2 percent last fiscal year to $8.31 billion.” Yes, what’s a half billion dollar revenue increase, 31% unit growth, and industry leadership in a market that wags like Wolverton tried to concede to giant Microsoft, which is losing billions?

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November 5, 2007   13 Comments

Ten Myths of Leopard: 5 “Back To My Mac” Security Panic!

November 5, 2007   8 Comments

WYE, WYG: Taking Out the Trash Talkers.

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What You Expected, What You Got: Taking Out the Trash Talkers.

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November 3, 2007   16 Comments

Ten Myths of Leopard: 4 Java 6 Abandonment!

November 3, 2007   18 Comments

Ten Myths of Leopard: 3 Nothing New for Developers!

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Daniel Eran Dilger
Myth 3 in the Ten Myths of Leopard.

Ten Myths of Leopard: 1 Graphics Must Be Slow!
Ten Myths of Leopard: 2 It’s Only a Service Pack!
Ten Myths of Leopard: 3 Nothing New for Developers!

Ten Myths of Apple iPhone
Ten Myths of the Apple TV

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November 1, 2007   8 Comments

An Introductory Mac OS X Leopard Review: Developer Tools

An Introductory Mac OS X Leopard Review: Developer Tools
Among all of the new and improved applications Apple delivers to users in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, some of the most important are those that developers can use to build applications of their own. If you’re not a hard core programmer, Leopard also offers a variety of more accessible tools: Automator for scripting, DashCode for building widgets, and Quartz Composer for creating audio and visual plugins, screen savers, image filters for iChat and music visualizations for iTunes. Here’s the trail Apple’s developer tools have followed, and how Apple nearly killed itself several times by not providing adequate tools in the past.

AppleInsider | An Introductory Mac OS X Leopard Review: Developer Tools.

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November 1, 2007   1 Comment