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Firefox 4 received quite a bit of fanfare when it finally rolled out of beta. Unfortunately for some Mac users, Mozilla decided to drop support for PowerPC processors and therefore Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger from FF4, meaning that G3, G4 and G5 users were left out in the cold. If you're one of these u...

April 27th 2011 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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Back in April of 2005, Apple released the much-awaited Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger" OS. One of the big new features of Tiger was Dashboard. The overlay feature supported Widgets, mini-apps that were the descendants of Mac OS 9 Desk Accessories, and that some might consider the precursors to modern iOS ap...

December 3rd 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple has just released a new security update for client and server users of Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) and 10.5 (Leopard). This Security update 2008-005 is "recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X," and includes fixes for a dozen or so features in Mac OS X. This update fixes a Qu...

July 31st 2008 at 10:45pm 0 Comments
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Adium X, my IM app of choice, has released version 1.0.5-- mostly bugfixes, and no major additions to the interface. A bug which deleted chat transcript indexes has been fixed, as well as a crash that was showing up during text-to-speech. And since libpurple was upgraded to 2.0.2, moving ICQ buddies...

July 10th 2007 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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I just bought a new MacBook, as I'm stepping down from owning a Pro and moving to a MacBook/iMac setup (more on that later), and I noticed something a little disconcerting: after going through the generic setup out of the box, Mac OS X's firewall was not enabled by default. I didn't fiddle with any...

September 18th 2006 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Amidst all this Leopard broohaha, it's good to know Apple can still remember 'the rest of us' still using the now old 'n busted Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. MacRumors and AppleInsider are reporting that Apple has seeded a Mac OS X 10.4.8 update to developers for their ninja code skills to scrutinize. The fa...

September 1st 2006 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Then you probably don't have a television that includes a digital input like DVI or HDMI. If you own an older HDTV that is a likely scenario but not one that should prevent you from enjoying the 1080i Apple loving that our friend Ben has shared with us. robg of Mac OSX Hints.com  has created a...

March 20th 2006 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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As I was walking through the bookstore the other day (yes, I still use paper), I noticed that there were a lot of Tiger books on the shelves. This surprised me for two reasons: 1) The Mac shelves of this particular store are usually pretty poorly stocked, and 2) The public release really wasn't that...

July 14th 2005 at 4:00pm 0 Comments