Belkin to disable router "ad redirection" Belkin has announced that they will be disabling a controversial behavior in their routers via an upcoming firmware update. In order to promote the "parental control" features in their routers, every eight hours random HTTP requests were redirected to a page on Belkin's website advertising those features. More.
Panther's cost is justified A Buffalo News review of Panther discusses the various costs of OS X upgrades over the past few years, but concludes that "Panther justifies making a dent in the credit-card balance." More.
Panther Text Rendering A Daring Fireball article discusses the improved text handling in Panther: "what I find even more impressive is even further under the hood: on-screen text rendering in Panther is significantly improved. This has nothing to do with shadows or ligatures or new fonts. I?m just talking about the way text is rendered on screen." More.
Previously we noted:
- Risks of Panther access changes #2
- Troubleshooting Mc OS X 10.3.1 Update: Files updated; USB fix?
- Troubleshooting Mac OS X 10.3 #13: FileVault; AOL issues; Unmounting FW drives; Microtek drivers; Faxing from Word; Contribute 2
- Odds and Ends: FileVault security issue