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Symantec: There are no viruses for Mac OS X -- currently In an apparent reversal from a late-June press release claiming the existence of a "new Mac OS X Trojan," (that threat description now appropriate defines the treat as a proof-of-concept), Symantec has posted a message to its weblog stating that "there are no file-infecting viruses that can infect Mac OS X."
The posting, from Todd Woodward, concludes:
"[...] no operating system is without imperfections, and no computer connected to the Internet will ever be 100% immune from attack. As Apple Computer points out: 'A Mac … Read more
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Get fullscreen in QuickTime Player without paying for Pro Ars Technica notes a tiny AppleScript that allows QuickTime Player to display movies fullscreen without the purchase of QuickTime Pro.
Apple purportedly sneaks new logic board into whining MacBook Pros We've covered an issue with MacBook Pro whining extensively (see our MacBook Pro special report), and now some outlets are reporting that the company is using a new logic board design that does not exhibit the same irritating noises.
"MacBook Pro user Rickard Almqvist sent in his MBP for some repairs and got it back with a … Read more
MacBook Pro: With Apple thermal paste vs. custom thermal paste Mac Geekery has posted a piece comparing the operating temperature of MacBook Pros with Apple's thermal grease application against MacBook Pros with custom thermal paste application. The conclusion: There is not a significant difference.
Knowledge Base updates#301451 Scripts folder not created during Soundtrack Pro installation #301792 Soundtrack Pro: Non-looping Apple Loops preview gets cut off #301552 Soundtrack Pro: Pasting audio into the right channel does not work #302083 Soundtrack Pro: Normalize script does not analyze files before processing #301781 Soundtrack Pro: Switching between multitrack projects #302081 Soundtrack Pro: … Read more
Lack of PGP for Intel-based Macs frustrates users, release soon? MacFixIt reader Paul Derby inquires:
"From the numerous inquiries made to PGP,Inc. that have gone unanswered and no disclosed progress toward any sort of PGP client for the Intel Macs since they were made available to the developer community over 1 year ago, the only conclusion one can draw is that PGP has frozen their Macintosh offerings and has no plans to release any solution for the Intel Mac."
Universal Flash Player 9 beta for Intel-based Macs released TUAW reports that a Universal Binary edition of Flash Player 9 -- in beta form -- has been released. As previously noted, a PowerPC-only edition of Flash Player 9 was released earlier this week.
Knowledge Base updates#303971 QuickTime MPEG-2 Playback Component: Playback of 4:2:2 profile MPEG-2 files is not supported #303927 Unable to publish to .Mac with iWeb #61798 Apple security updates #303414 Setting the maximum volume limit on iPod #303100 iPod: Recording voice memos #303952 About the security content of iTunes 6.0.5 #303915 iPod displays &… Read more
MacFixIt Editor appears on Tech Night Owl Live MacFixIt Editor Ben Wilson will appear on Gene Steinberg's Tech Night Owl Live radio broadcast tonight discussing Mac OS X 10.4.7 troubleshooting issues, MacBook/MacBook Pro issues and more.
Other guests include Macworld's Rob Griffiths and Julian Miller of Script Software, who talks about some of his company's shareware applications, such as ChatFX.
Knowledge Base updates#303853 iSync 2.3: About using a Motorola Razr V3x phone #106176 Mac OS X: About This Mac "build" information
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