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Twelve things to do with an old Apple computer

As I type this article on my MacBook Pro, I can't help but glance over at my poor PowerBook Lombard G3 with its awesome translucent bronze keyboard, sitting in its dusty laptop bag. The battery is long toast. When I last booted it up, the clock thought that the system time was close to 1970 thanks...

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Apple TV hacks coming fast and furious: VLC, SSH, VNC, Apache and more

The Apple TV hacks are coming fast and furious as recorded on both the Something Awful thread we already told you about, and at the Apple TV Hacks blog. Over at Something Awful, user macado shows the Apple TV successfully decoding a 720p XviD clip using the open source VLC player (though only for 6...

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Headdress

Headdress is a nifty little application that makes turning on and off PHP very easy, but that's not all. It also takes care of modifying the Apache config files, so your little old Mac can serve up a number of websites (locally) without you having to worry about nesting files or anything like that....

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Korean Apple online store defaced

Last Thursday Silicon.com found out that Apple's Korean online store was hacked. The hacking was done by a dude going by the name 'Dinam.' He claims to be Turkish, but there is no way to confirm that. It seems he gained administrative control over the webserver (which was running Apache) that serves...

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Apache and PHP on a Mac

One of the very first cool things I learned about the guts of OS X was the existence of Apache, an industrial-strength web server, built in to the OS. O'Reilly has a nice piece on getting started with Apache, so start there if you're new to web serving on your Mac. Imagine hosting your own pages for...

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