Posts Tagged ‘macos x’

[MacOS] Codeweavers To Give Away CrossOver For Free On Oct, 31st

Codeweavers do it again. The company behind the commercial version of Wine named CrossOver will be giving away free copies of it again. On Wednesday October, 31st, everybody can get a free copy of CrossOver with 12mths support. CrossOver is an emulation layer for MacOS X and Linux. In contrast to virtualization solutions like VMWare, […]

[Apple] Certified Apps Only As Of Mac OS X 10.7?

According to Rixstep.com Apple plans to set up an App Store starting with the introduction of Mac OS X 10.7. Developers planning on marketing software for 10.7 will submit their products to the App Store as iPhone and now iPad developers have already done. 10.7 will have kernel support for (‘insistence on’) binaries signed with […]

[MacOS] Comprehensive Gigabyte Hardware Specification List

With the advent of Snow Leopard many users have issues installing it onto PC based hardware. Well this is not very curious, since a PC is no Mac. Anyway as Gigabyte motherboards proved to be very close to the original Apple Intel specifications many people decided to buy those boards. With the release of Snow […]

[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 […]

[News] UltraEdit for MacOS and Linux in Alpha Testing

Many Windows users say this is the best editor in the world. Mac Switchers always said they were desperately searching for something like it, but we did not find it. As we are long time UltraEdit users this is good news, as we will not need to run UltraEdit in Codeweaver’s Crossover anymore. Anyway there […]

[MacOS] Apple recommends using Virus Scanners

Apple has released a technical note recommending the use of Mac antivirus software. For the first time Apple admits that Macs need protection like other operating systems aswell. Apple recommends three Anti Virus solutions: Intego VirusBarrier X5 Symantec Norton Anti-Virus 11 for Mac McAfee VirusScan for Mac The open source virus scanner ClamXav is not […]

[e-Biz] Apple Asks Court To Dismiss Psystar’s Countersuit

After Psystar countersued Apple a month ago for anticompetitetive business practices (read here). Apple’s attorneys now respond on 23 pages. Apple’s argumentation in short: Psystar violates Apple’s license agreement when putting Mac OS X on Psystar’s OEM computers. In the paper Apple tries to circumvent the whole monopoly issue by argueing that there is no […]

[MacOS] MacOS X Leopard Update 10.5.5

Finally Apple released update 10.5.5 yesterday. Features of 10.5.5 include Apple’s recent security updates, Addressbook bugfixes and lots of other fixes (read all details here). To sum things up: Apple recommends to apply this update as soon as possible. And yes we will obey. All genuine Mac users can safely update. There are no reports […]

[MacOS] VMWare Fusion 2.0 beta to include McAfee Antivirus

VMWare has released VMWare Fusion 2.0 beta for MacOS X. Fusion will integrate McAfee Antivirus solution with an upgrade and update plan for 12 months. Moreover Fusion 2.0 will be available as a free update for Fusion 1.0 customers. Further features: Application sharing: link filetypes from MacOS X to run a specific Windows program (on […]

[e-Biz] Psystar countersues Apple

Mac clone manufacturer Psystar said to countersuit Apple for anticompetitetive business practices on Tuesday (see our recent report here). For this operation Psystar hired antitrust specialist attorney Colby Springer from Carr & Farrell. Psystar will file sues on the basis of two U.S. american laws to prevent monopolies and cartels (see Sherman Antitrust Act and […]