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-image-Pwn2Own Wrap Up

in the wee hours
TippingPoint | DVLabs | Pwn2Own Wrap Up: "We are all wrapped up from this years CanSecWest and pwn2own contest, and again it was a great conference, and a successful competition. The contest uncovered 4 new and unique critical vulnerabilities affecting the latest and greatest versions of IE, Safari and FireFox. The Chrome browser gets a small nod for being impacted by one of the flaws, although exploit is not possible using any current known techniques. I’m sure they’ll get it fixed up Read more [...]

-image-Magnifique Customizes Your OS X Theme [Downloads]

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Magnifique Customizes Your OS X Theme [Downloads]: "Mac OS X only: Not keen on Leopard's default theme, or just prefer to ditch the status quo for something more your style? Free application Mangifique quickly and easily swaps custom themes in OS X. Magnifique is surprisingly easy to use. After you install it, you can browse through a handful of available theme downloads to find one that suits your fancy. Once you've chosen a theme you'd like to try on, just download it via the Magnifique browser Read more [...] – 10.5: Create a direct Screen Sharing shortcut icon

in the wee hours – 10.5: Create a direct Screen Sharing shortcut icon: ”
Just type vnc://machine_name in the address bar in Safari and drag that to the desktop. “

(Via macosxhints.)

-image-ByPass US restrictions to watch Hulu from Canada

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Denied the right to watch TV online? You've been geo-blocked: "There are fixes for Canadians frustrated at barriers keeping them out of sites like Hulu and many as a half-million Canadians, among 5.5 million Web surfers worldwide each month, are already using to do just that, according to David Gorodyansky, founder and CEO of the northern California company. AnchorFree offers an ad-supported virtual private network called Hotspot Shield that, in addition to boosting Read more [...]

-image-11 Cool (& Sometimes Useless) Things You Can Do With Your Macbook |

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11 Cool (& Sometimes Useless) Things You Can Do With Your Macbook | “Cool applications utilizing the Sudden Motion Sensor feature of Mac laptops.

(Via makeuseof.)

-image-Spice up your website with BannerZest

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Aquafadas is delighted to announce the immediate availability of BannerZest 1.4, their Flash presentation application for Mac OS X. The new version 1.4 of BannerZest (Standard and PRO) comes with new themes named Bouncy and Fading Grid that will let you add gorgeous content on your web site in just a few clicks. Need some animated footer for a web page, or a need to showcase some products or media in a limited space on your page ? Search no more. These new themes will elegantly solve this problem. The Read more [...]

-image-Next Generation iPhone: 7.2Mbit, Video Camera, More?

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Next Generation iPhone: 7.2Mbit, Video Camera, More?: “Last week some more details about the next iPhone revision continued leaking out.

First, there were spottings of new Apple device IDs found embedded within the iPhone 3.0 firmware. Silicon Alley Insider then claimed that the next iPh…”

(Via MacRumors.)

-image-Carbonite Backup Utility Comes to OS X

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Carbonite Backup Utility Comes to OS X: "The most popular Windows backup tool, Carbonite, released a Mac version this week—so if you've been wanting to get Carbonite's excellent backup service on OS X, you're in luck. Not a fan of Carbonite? Check out some other excellent alternatives. If you want a more detailed look at how it compares to the other popular backup utility, Mozy, check out our Mozy vs. Carbonite faceoff." (Via Lifehacker: Featured Mac Download.) Read more [...]

-image-US iPod scammer brought up on federal charges

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US iPod scammer brought up on federal charges: “Scammer exploited Apple’s return policy

Prosecutors have just brought federal charges of fraud and money laundering against Nicholas Arthur Woodhams of fraud and money laundering.

(Via Macworld UK.)

-image-ConnectDots Kids Game App Released

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ConnectDots Kids Game App Released: Haymarket, VA - ConnectDots is for kids aged 3 to 103! It will keep everyone entertained. This fun, interactive game helps children recognize the shapes of animals in their habitats. It also allows adults to experience their childhood again with good old ‘connect the dots.’ Once all the dots have been connected, dive in and color the illustration that is revealed. With sixteen different illustrations in the gallery and the 16 different crayon colors Read more [...]

-image-Safari 4 beta tweaks

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Safari 4 beta tweaks: “Rob Griffiths demonstrates some tab tweaks for Safari 4 Beta—specifically, how to move the tab bar back below the bookmarks bar, and for those who prefer the new top tabs, how to use color to make the active tab more distinguishable from the inactive tabs.

(Via MacCentral.)

-image-Troubleshooting Mac® OS X, Leopard® Edition (X Lab)

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The X Lab™ has published "Troubleshooting Mac® OS X, Leopard® Edition," dedicated to preventing or resolving common problems with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. This is the fourth e-book in The X Lab's continuing "Troubleshooting Mac OS X" series. The e-book format enables the reader to quickly find the solution to any of the numerous Mac OS X problems addressed in the over 450 pages of "Troubleshooting Mac OS X, Leopard Edition." The book is extensively hyperlinked and cross-referenced, both within Read more [...]

-image-Highlights of Apple’s iPhone OS 3.0 Preview: Copy and Paste, A2DP, MMS, Much More

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Highlights of Apple's iPhone OS 3.0 Preview: Copy and Paste, A2DP, MMS, Much More: " Apple today hosted a preview event for its upcoming iPhone OS 3.0, highlighting a few of over 1,000 new APIs for developers and over 100 new features for users. Full details are available in our live updates, but here are some of the highlig..." (Via MacRumors.) Read more [...]

-image-Set Safari 4 Beta’s Top Sites page as home page

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Set Safari 4 Beta's Top Sites page as home page: "If you'd like Safari 4 Beta's Top Sites screen to be your default home page, here's all you need to do. Open Safari 4's Preferences, and choose the General tab. In the Home Page box, enter topsites://, then close Preferences. Your home page is now set as the Top Sites screen -- click the Home button in Safari 4's tool bar, and your current page will be replaced with the Top Sites screen. (Via Read more [...]

-image-Make the green button set a window to full screen size

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Make the green button set a window to full screen size: "If you like working with full-screen windows, you might want to try Right Zoom, a nice little freeware which modifies the behavior of the green button on OS X windows. Once installed, clicking the green button will always expand a window to full screen size. Right Zoom runs in the background without a dock icon, and as far I can tell, uses few resources. This older hint introduced shortcuts for doing this using the keyboard, but I didn't see Read more [...]