Posts Tagged ‘leopard’

[MacOS] Is EFI-X illegally using 3rd Party Program Code?

About a year ago a company called ASEM released a device called EFI-X. This device has been claimed to be capable of booting several Microsoft Windows versions and Mac OS X Leopard. Legal concerns From the beginning there were question regarding the legal status of the device. But ASEM claimed the device is legal, although […]

[MacOS] Recommended Apps: QuickSilver

I. Abstract You don’t like Spotlight, because it is too slow? But you want to to speed up command execution? Yes there is a nice freeware solution available called QuickSilver by BlackTree. Wikipedia writes: Quicksilver “allows users to use the keyboard to rapidly perform tasks such as launching applications, manipulating files and data, running scripts, […]

[News] Steve Jobs back in Business

We’re almost sure, you read it already all over the net: Steve Jobs is back in his office. Rumors say he was transplanted a liver about two months ago and he is in good health condition. Our comment Does all these news affect anything? Currently it seems no. Apple’s presentations can also be run by […]

[MacOS] Recommended Apps: SimplyRar and MacPar Deluxe

I. Abstract Coming from the Windows world most of us people know the .rar archive format very well. Besides the newer 7zip format, Rar allows a good compression and is widely used on internet distribution. II. What do we need? People who only need to have a decompressor for compatibility reasons can use MacPar Deluxe. […]

[MacOS] Yet another Still Waiting for Root Device

Long time no see to this old friend called “Still waiting for root device”. But with 10.5.7 the time had come again. As some of the tipps we compiled below helped us there is no warranty that it will help you. As the reasons for this funky brother are too indifferent. Used Hardware Gigabyte GA […]

[MacOS] PearC Clone Supplier admonishs German Blogger

According to the MacNews.de, the Germany based PearC, besides Psystar the second supplier of Mac clones, admonished the operator of the german blog Caf’é Digital. Café Digital reported about legal concerns of selling ready made Mac clone hardware with pre-installed Mac OS. For their report, Café Digital used a modified PearC logo and told certain […]

[MacOS] BluRay eventually coming to the Mac?

Together with the newly seeded iPhone OS 3.0 a new iTunes 8.2 has been seeded to developers aswell. MacRumors now posted a screenshot that includes reference to BluRay support. As Apple currently does not support BluRay this step is overdue anyway as Microsoft Windows user can play BluRay movies on their computers for the last […]

[Virus] First Mac Zombies in iBotnet

In their latest “Virus Bulletin” Symantec employees report that obviously the first Mac OS based botnet has appeared. They call it the iBotnet. Two trojan malwares could be identified as: OSX.Iservice OSX.Iservice.B Technique The trojans aim at gaining the user password or the root password – depending on what configuration you’re running. By default the […]

[MacOS] Snow Leopard Beta Build 10A314 Seeded

Since yesterday Apple seeds a beta build 10A314 of the forthcoming Snow Leopard. Developers report Apple recommends them to test 64-bit kernel extensions (Kexts) to speed up transition from 32-bit to 64-bit. It does not seem that this build contains the rumored new User Interface (UI) called “marble” , that AppleInsider.com has reported a couple […]

[MacOS] EPOS I. – EFI Post Install for White-Box PCs

We were working quite some time on this. Now here is EPOS I. – the “EFI Post Install” Script for white-box PCs that are almost hardware compatible with Apple’s devices “EPOS I.” is an “EFI Post Install” Script What does it do? EPOS helps installing retail DVD’s of Apple’s Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard on […]