Apple has released security update patch 2010-005 for both Leopard and Snow Leopard Mac OS X. The security patch will fix maliciously crafted embedded font, maliciously crafted PDF file, vulnerabilities exist in ClamAV, disabling anonymous TLS/SSL connections, maliciously crafted PNG image in PHP, multiple vulnerabilities in PHP 5.3.1, and more.
Find out more: About Security Update 2010-005
Apple has released version 10.6.4 updates for both Mac OS X and Mac OS X server. Busy week for Apple after announcing iPhone 4, Mac Mini and Safari 5.
From Apple, here are the features of the update:
- resolve an issue that causes the keyboard or trackpad to become unresponsive
- resolve an issue that may prevent some Adobe Creative Suite 3 applications from opening
- address issues copying, renaming, or deleting files on SMB file servers
- improve reliability of VPN connections
- resolve a playback issue in DVD Player when using Good Quality deinterlacing
- resolve an issue editing photos with iPhoto or Aperture in full screen view
- improve compatibility with some braille displays
Apple has released 438MB Mac OS X 10.6.3 in both client and servers versions, offering a number of bug fixes, tweaks, and performance improvements.
- improve the reliability and compatibility of QuickTime X
- address compatibility issues with OpenGL-based applications
- address an issue that causes background message colors to display incorrectly in Mail
- resolve an issue that prevented files with the # or & characters in their names from opening in Rosetta applications
- resolve an issue that prevented files from copying to Windows file servers
- improve performance of Logic Pro 9 and Main Stage 2 when running in 64-bit mode
- improve sleep and wake reliability when using Bonjour wake on demand
- address a color issue in iMovie with HD content
- improve printing reliability
- resolve issues with recurring events in iCal when connected to an Exchange server
- improve the reliability of 3rd party USB input devices
- fix glowing, stuck, or dark pixels when viewing video from the iMac (Late 2009) built-in iSight camera
The guest account bug on Apple’s latest OS X update, Snow Leopard, will wipe your user account data if you use the guest account.
Apple said, We are aware of the issue, which occurs only in extremely rare cases, and we are working on a fix.
To avoid this bug, disable your guest account before upgrading from Leopard to Snow Leopard.
Apple’s next update to Mac OS X is now out. Where can you get it cheaper other than Amazon. The upgrade version is 14% cheaper at $29. Snow Leopard 5-license Family Pack is selling for $44, a savings of 10%.
Apple has also slashed the price of Snow Leopard Server from $499 to 444.99, a savings of 11%.
Adobe has now released a FAQ regarding their CS products on Apple’s next OS, Snow Leopard. The new Mac OS X product will be out tomorrow but users of CS3 may find problems using it on the new operating system.
The FAQ states that CS4 will run fine with minor problems of auto-updates to Flash panels and Adobe Drive/Version Cue. So far Adobe has not tested CS3 on Snow Leopard.
Source: Adobe Snow Leopard FAQ
One of the cool feature Apple is adding to Snow Leopard is the Chinese character input using the Multi-Touch trackpad in your Mac notebook. The input window that pops up offers suggestions for subsequent characters based on what you chose. There is no mention that it will work with other Asian character sets.
Apple will release its new operating system Mac OS X for Mac computers this Friday on the 28th of August. Upgrade will retail at $29 if you own OS X Leopard otherwise Snow Leopard will cost you $169.
Apple will release its new operating system Mac OS X for Mac computers this Friday on the 28th of August. You can do an upgrade for $29 if you own OS X Leopard otherwise Snow Leopard will cost you $169.
One of the sort after feature of Snow Leopard is the native support for connecting with Exchange. There will not be the need to use Entourage with this upgrade.
We are not sure why Apple has such a lousy box art for the release for Snow Leopard.
Amazon has added Apple’s next upgrade to Mac OS X, Snow Leopard, to the pre-order list. At the moment the OS is at the top of the Software Bestseller’s List. Apple has announced that the new OS will appear in September.
Amazon is selling the single license for $29 and the 5 users license for $49.
Apple has revealed the $29 upgrade to your Mac OS X Leopard to Snow Leopard which will be available in September. Apple has lots of new features to the next upgrade to the OS which Apple has grouped on the website to Better. Faster. Easier., Next-generation technologies., More accessible than ever., and Exchange support.
Press Release: Apple Unveils Mac OS X Snow Leopard