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Posts from — September 2009

Apple approves Commodore 64 emulator for iPhone

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Prince McLean, AppleInsider

A previously rejected iPhone title offering emulated play of Commodore 64 titles has been approved after the developer made changes to align it with Apple’s SDK. It allows the iPhone to act as a system that was what was once Apple’s staunch competitor.

Apple approves Commodore 64 emulator for iPhone

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September 6, 2009   11 Comments

Inside Mac OS X Snow Leopard: Exchange Support

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Daniel Eran Dilger

Windows Enthusiasts like to spin Apple’s support for Exchange on the iPhone and in Snow Leopard as endorsement of Microsoft in the server space. From another angle, Apple is reducing its dependance upon Microsoft’s client software, weakening Microsoft’s ability to hold back and dumb down its Mac offerings at Apple’s expense.

Inside Mac OS X Snow Leopard: Exchange Support
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September 5, 2009   27 Comments

Inside Mac OS X Snow Leopard: GPU Optimization

Daniel Eran Dilger

As jingle-pundits desperately try to denigrate Snow Leopard as a “Service Pack,” Apple’s new operating system reference release actually expands the reach of the Mac platform in several important and under-reported new directions. Here’s the third in a series looking closer at some of Snow Leopard’s well-known, but often misrepresented or misunderstood features.

Inside Mac OS X Snow Leopard: GPU Optimization.
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September 4, 2009   3 Comments

AT&T defends its iPhone network via YouTube outreach

Daniel Eran Dilger

AT&T has published a YouTube response to the mounting complaints about its network to explain the issues involved and assure subscribers that it is working hard to address the massive new demand related to iPhone use.

AT&T defends its iPhone network via YouTube outreach
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September 4, 2009   9 Comments

Inside Mac OS X Snow Leopard: 64-bits

Daniel Eran Dilger

As jingle-pundits desperately try to denigrate Snow Leopard as a “Service Pack,” Apple’s new operating system reference release actually expands the reach of the Mac platform in several important and under-reported new directions. Here’s the second in a series looking closer at some of Snow Leopard’s well-known, but often misrepresented or misunderstood features.

Inside Mac OS X Snow Leopard: 64-bits.
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September 2, 2009   25 Comments

Inside Mac OS X Snow Leopard: QuickTime X

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Daniel Eran Dilger

As jingle-pundits desperately try to denigrate Snow Leopard as a “Service Pack,” Apple’s new operating system reference release actually expands the reach of the Mac platform in several important and under-reported new directions. Here’s the first in a series looking closer at some of Snow Leopard’s well-known, but often misrepresented or misunderstood features.

Inside Mac OS X Snow Leopard: QuickTime X
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September 1, 2009   13 Comments