news of 2004-09-24

Apple acknowledges iMac G5 noise problem

And offers to exchange the power supply for affected 17" models. At least in Germany, that's already out. We're expecting an official statement later today.

[ written by fryke™ on 2004-09-24 at 15:23 CET ]
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Mac.Ars and Camino

In an interview with Pinkerton, Mac.Ars takes a look at browsing on the Mac. While I'm no particular fan of any mozilla-based browser (long story made short: I thought Netscape was a very badly hacked together application on classic Mac OS and never warmed up to the idea that a few hundred or thousand people got to mess with a messed-up source code as big as Alaska...), I have to admit that of all mozilla-based browsers, Camino (and Chimera earlier) was always the best and leanest. And the interview also gives some insight on historical (non-)events, such as Camino almost ending up as AOL/Netscape's Mac browser...

[ written by fryke™ on 2004-09-24 at 01:39 CET ]
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Java 1.4.2 Update 2

Apple is offering it now through Software Update. Apple seeded a final candidate of the software two weeks ago (as we mentioned) and has apparently fixed remaining bugs now.

[ written by fryke™ on 2004-09-24 at 00:21 CET ]
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