Apple's iPhone Configuration Utility 2.1, released last week, isn't designed as an end-user troubleshooting tool--it's really meant to help enterprise users create configuration profiles for device deployment.
Unveiled at the Intel Developer Forum, the upcoming Moblin 2.1 operating system will run on mobile devices, Netbooks, and nettops, putting it in competition with Windows.
Some users may experience an issue where, after updating to Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, the SuperDrive update, 2.1, runs and subsequently quits after their Mac restarts.
Software development kit is for the version of its mobile operating system that powers the Nexus One smartphone.
The Motorola Cliq and Droid soon will get updates to the Android OS.
Sometimes you may have an old Mac lying around that you would like to retrieve files from. Thinking it's an easy task, you grab your nearest USB stick only to find the computer does not have any USB ports, or for that matter, any FireWire ports. As such the majority of transfer devices, including flash drives, CD/DVD drives, and external hard drives, will not work the the older machine.
When you invoke QuickLook on a folder in OS X, you are shown the folder icon along with some information about the folder. While this is convenient, QuickLook does contain a hidden "X-ray" feature that allows you to preview items in the folder, similar to the option in Windows where pictures are displayed in the enclosing folder's icon.
As the flash war between Apple and Adobe heats up, other companies seem to be taking their own stance on the issue. Among these, Google seems to be taking the high road and incorporating all of the available standards in its latest beta release of the Chrome browser.
Since last October, Adobe has been releasing small updates to its beta version of Flash 10.1, which brought new features to the plug-in, including hardware acceleration; however, the new hardware acceleration was limited to the Windows version. At the release of the last version, some claimed that Apple had not been forthcoming with the code for Adobe to properly implement hardware acceleration. Following this announcement, Apple released the code, and now the 10.1 beta for Flash has been rereleased with hardware acceleration.
The most common ways for launching applicaitons in OS X are to either double-click them directly in the Finder, or to click those that are in the Dock. Besides these methods there are several alternative ways to access applications, which may be useful depending on various problems or situations you may find yourself in.