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-image-How to find and remove the OSX.RSPlug.A malware

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How to find and remove the OSX.RSPlug.A malware: "As reported in many places, including Macworld, there's a new OS X malware in the wild, first reported by Intego, who named it OSX.RSPlug.A (where do they get these names?).I spent some time this morning looking at this malware, and wrote this article explaining how to find out if you've been infected, and how to remove the programs if you have. If you want all the details, you can read the article. If you just want to know how to remove the malware, Read more [...]

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Google to launch FaceBook rival: “Google launches unified approach to social network programming

Google this week will unleash its strongest response yet to the rising threat and skyrocketing popularity of MySpace and Facebook.

(Via Macworld UK.)

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Google mobile OS to surface in 2 weeks?: "Google is planning to announce its first mobile OS and unsettle the phone industry in as little as two weeks, according to anonymous sources speaking with the Wall Street Journal. The financial paper claims the search engine is ready to reveal an open-source OS for phones that would wrap together some of its core web programs, including Gmail, Goo... (Via MacNN.) Read more [...]

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10.5: Set the Time Machine backup interval: "If you think Time Machine backs up too often (or not often enough) for your liking, navigate into /System » Library » LaunchDaemons. There you'll find a file named com.apple.backupd-auto.plist. Open it in your favorite text editor, and look for this section: <key>StartInterval</key> <integer>3600</integer>Change the 3600 number to some other time interval in seconds, and you'll have changed Time Machine's backup interval.[robg Read more [...]

-image-Installing Leopard From DMG

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Installing Leopard From DMG: “My good friend Gerald Buckley posted a really cool article on how to install Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard From a DMG. Here is the article:

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(Via MacMegasite.)

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10.5: Change the Dock's background and separator: "I know a lot of you are not a fan of the 3D dock, however I love it. One thing that was bugging me was that little curve that was in it. It seemed so unnecessary and I felt made the dock look a little too busy. In trying to see if I could remove it, I found out that whole background is one PNG image. The image is found here: /System » Library » CoreServices » Dock. Control-clik on the Dock file and select Show Package Contents Read more [...]

-image-Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: the Ars Technica review

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Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard: the Ars Technica review: Page 1: "What's emerged is quite a strange beast: beautiful on the inside and, well, a bit unlovely on the outside. I hope a few years of user feedback will file down some of the sharper edges, even as my dream of a radical new look is postponed until 10.6 or later. It'd also be nice if Apple...." (Via arstechnica.) Read more [...]

-image-The OSx86 Scene Forums • View topic – [GUIDE] Installing Leopard 9a581 GM on a Hackintosh

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The OSx86 Scene Forums • View topic - [GUIDE] Installing Leopard 9a581 GM on a Hackintosh: " [GUIDE] Installing Leopard 9a581 GM on a Hackintosh by BrazilMAC on Thu Oct 25, 2007 2:01 pm INTEL ONLY! Complete Guide on How to Patch your 9A581 (GM) DVD to Work on a HackinTosh (UPDATED 26th of OCTOBER) First, I just want to let you know that depending on your configuration, you may need some files that are not included here (meaning, kexts). After compiling your Patched DVD, you may wa" (Via Read more [...]

-image-Apple points to Unsanity’s Application Enhancer for causing BSODs on Leopard

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Apple points to Unsanity’s Application Enhancer for causing BSODs on Leopard: “While the support article titled Mac OS X 10.5: ‘Blue screen’ appears after installing Leopard and restarting doesn’t identify Unsanity by name, it does recommend checking the Leopard compatibility…

[read more at MacMerc.com]

(Via MacMerc.)

-image-Cool Leopard features

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Cool Leopard features: “Macworld’s Jason Snell, Christopher Breen, Rob Griffiths, and Dan Frakes demonstrate some of their favorite features from Mac OS X Leopard.

(Via MacCentral.)

-image-Facebook chooses Microsoft over Google

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Facebook chooses Microsoft over Google: "Facebook will sell a $240 million minority stake to MicrosoftFacebook is to sell a $240 million stake to Microsoft. In addition to the ownership piece, Microsoft will also extend its existing agreement to provide banner ads to Facebook in the US. With this deal, Microsoft will become Facebook's exclusive third-party ad platform, as well as provide Facebook ads internationally." (Via Macworld UK.) Read more [...]

-image-Mac OS X Leopard Reviews: NY Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today

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Mac OS X Leopard Reviews: NY Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today: "Apple has seeded the usual technology reviewers with early copies of Mac OS X Leopard for review. The reviews were published tonight. Overall, Leopard is described to be a solid upgrade with only minor bugs encountered in the testing by the reviewe..." (Via MacRumors.) Read more [...]

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An Apple store will also move into the Pacific Centre Mall in downtown Vancouver, Canada. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2009 where Apple will occupy its first western Canada store, which should see completion by the holiday season as well as the 2010 Olympic Games that will begin in February.

-image-Map Gmail IMAP Folders to Mail.app Default Folders

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Map Gmail IMAP Folders to Mail.app Default Folders: "With the release of IMAP for Gmail (was I the only one who thought this would never happen?), one can finally keep his / her Gmail account synchronized across the web application and a desktop mail client, such as OS X's Mail.app. Google provides instructions for setting up the Gmail IMAP account in Mail.app, but, by default, your standard folders such as Sent, Drafts, Trash, etc. will be stored in a separate folder in Mail's side bar and not Read more [...]

-image-MailSteward version 7.8.9

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MailSteward (www.mailsteward.com), is the ultimate email archiving solution for the Mac. MailSteward archives email in a relational database for easy access and safe backup of all your email. Whether you manage a business, are an independent professional, or just a person with a lot of email, for legal reasons, business reasons, and personal reasons, it is essential to be able to safely archive and easily search your email. MailSteward provides an elegant solution to the growing problem of organizing, Read more [...]